How To

Avoid This All-Too-Common Garden Disaster

The phone calls come in every year and they break our hearts . . . An eager gardener – novice or seasoned – has accidentally used a sprayer, one... (read article

Growing with Greenhouses 

All things considered, gardening can be thought of as the art and science of environmental engineering. When we grow plants, we take great care to... (read article

Tips for Beautiful Water-Wise Gardens

Saving water and enjoying the environmental benefits of low-water plants is easy and hugely beneficial to your wallet. This thoughtful approach is built on... (read article)

Tips for Repotting Your Houseplant 

When your plant’s roots fill its container and begin growing out the bottom – it is time to repot and provide more growing space... (read article)

Watering: How Much and When? (most folks get the basics wrong . . .)

Spring flowering bleeding hearts appreciate morning waterings Improper watering is the top cause of plant stress and the number one killer of houseplants... (read article)

Protect and Attract Pollinators for Productive, Beautiful Plants

Over the past decade, you have likely heard of the pressing issue of pollinator decline, particularly the decline in honeybee populations.... (read article)

Cloning Can Duplicate a Favorite Plant
and Save You Money

Do you have a favorite plant? Perhaps a sentimental one, a gift from a family member or friend? Or do you want to stretch your gardening dollars... (read article)

Kick-Off the Season With an Herb Garden

Ready to get in the garden, but winter weather is spoiling your plans? Not to worry; fresh garden edibles and bright flowers are still within reach. Think containers... (read article)