Big beefy dahlias with their dinner-plate-sized flowers are darlings of the garden from summer through the first autumn frosts. Although many gardeners treat dahlias as disposable annuals, it’s easy to store them over winter – and save money – for another display the following year. It’s simply a matter of digging up the tubers and roots after the first fall frost.
Purple coneflowers (Echinacea) have been a staple in my garden for 25 years. I’ve grown them from seed, purchased them in ...
Brace yourself. I’m going to smack you across the kisser with a cold, wet herring of truth: Gardening ain’t easy.
A gardening story recently caught my attention. At which point, some of you might ask, “Hey, you’re a garden writer.
If ever there was dark side to an avocation based on goodness and light, it is the idea of a “gardening competition.”
A garden clad in lustrous green velvet – what could be more beautiful? Time to reconsider moss.