Check out the video below from Marianne Binetti on a great way to store cannas through the winter with bubble wrap!
After a long, hot summer, fall is so welcome. We look forward to cooler temperatures and the sound of crunchy leaves under our feet. But the change of seasons also brings with it typical yard chores — all a labor of love, of course. The bonus of following through is that if you take care […]
Fall is the time to plant spring and summer flowering bulbs, but how do you know exactly when to do that? It’s easy if you follow these tips from our friends at ColorBlends® who tell us that you know it’s fall planting time when . . . Fall nighttime temps stay between 40° and […]
Peonies are one of the most beloved perennials, but they always seem to come on quickly and end quickly. They’re also often victims of early summer storms which, despite our best efforts to stake and support our graceful plants, can do major damage. Our readers have shared some of their favorite tips for for extending […]
Everyone hates weeds. We do anything we can to murder them but they keep bouncing back. But here’s a fact. If you follow this fool-proof formula, you will win the weed war. What’s the catch? Only one…. you must follow these instructions exactly. Pick a manageable area to tackle and stay focused on it. The […]
Back in the day – when drought was a new concept to many gardeners – our lawns were a given. It was as if the very definition of a garden included a lawn by default. In those golden times, a minority of gardeners in extremely dry locations may have had creative landscapes without a lawn, […]