Don't stop at bringing in houseplants that spent the summer outside; you can also pot a few annuals to brighten your home.
Updated: September 21, 2010, - 03:24 PM
Our warm summer seems to have encouraged Japanese beetles, a garden scourge that doesn't really need a whole lot of help.
Updated: August 31, 2010, - 04:29 PM
Removing faded flowers keeps plants producing and looking good, but it does take some time.
Updated: August 10, 2010, - 04:09 PM
There aren't many flowering vines that bloom in heavy shade, but there are shade-tolerant vines with good-looking foliage.
Updated: July 13, 2010, - 04:16 PM
Here are some plants that do well in shady spots. Remember that all plants need some sun. Few plants thrive in dense shade.
Updated: June 22, 2010, - 02:47 PM
Trying to maintain turf grass in the shade will be a challenge.
Updated: June 22, 2010, - 02:43 PM
Most spring-blooming shrubs should be pruned shortly after they've bloomed, but many don't need to be pruned at all. If you have lilacs that are out of control, here's some advice for taming them.
Updated: June 15, 2010, - 04:17 PM
Keeping plants healthy - and doing some hand-to-hand combat - will help keep your plants pest-free.
Updated: May 11, 2010, - 04:34 PM
You can plant to put food on the table, but remember to start small, improve your soil, choose plants wisely and expect the unexpected.
Updated: April 13, 2010, - 03:24 PM