I have a strip close to the street where I'd like to plant annual flowers. The soil is not too...
Updated: March 27, 2009, - 10:04 AM
A number of shrub willow species (Salix spp.) bear fuzzy silver-gray catkins in late winter or early spring. These showy catkins appear on male plants and often stay in the cute "kitty" phase for several weeks before a burst of yellow pollen-bearing stamens cover the catkins.
Updated: April 15, 2008, - 07:48 PM
Why would you care about a shade tree in February? In Minnesota our shade trees go bare for nearly half the year, so it's worth considering a tree's winter appearance.
Updated: February 19, 2008, - 06:13 PM
Though often overlooked, evergreens are the workhorses of the winter garden, adding color, structure and interest, blocking wind and creating a year-round screen.
Updated: February 12, 2008, - 03:50 PM
Even if you're a veteran seed starter, here are some new plants you might want to try inside later this winter or right in the garden, come spring.
Updated: February 05, 2008, - 03:21 PM
Updated: January 30, 2008, - 01:31 PM
Now that it's garden catalog season, you can shop with abandon - and caution.
Updated: January 22, 2008, - 05:35 PM
WINTERGREENGaultheria procumbensWintergreen, a shrubby evergreen ground cover, displays its festive combination of glossy green leaves and bright red fruit from...
Updated: December 31, 2007, - 01:12 PM
Fresh Christmas trees are a renewable, enjoyable resource that can be recycled in your garden. Here's how to make sure you get the right tree for you.
Updated: November 27, 2007, - 05:03 PM