Make the most out of shrubs—follow these tips on where to plant them.
Gather ripe seed in the fall, when red seeds are visible on the fruit. Plant them right away or keep them in a cool, dark, moist place for planting the following spring.
Japanese flowering apricot is a small ornamental tree that grows best in full sunlight in moist, well-drained soil that’s both fertile and acidic.
It all started with a pickle bucket. As a new homeowner (and yard owner), I got the bucket as a freebie from a local deli.
Call it an “a-ha” moment. As I chatted with a neighbor about how many leaves we’d had to rake that year, she lifted a narrow shrub rake and proceeded to deftly pluck out all the leaves behind her foundation shrubs.
You can’t beat a good garden hat for protection from heat and harmful rays.
Add color, texture, and weed-control with the right mulch.
They swarm. They annoy. They bite. What works—and what doesn’t—for keeping pesky mosquitoes at bay.
Some of the popular Canadian-bred Explorer roses, such as ‘William Baffin’, ‘John Davis’, and ‘John Cabot’, are not true climbers, even though they’re sold as climbers.
Rosa ‘Zéphirine Drouhin’ is a wonderful old Bourbon rose, medium pink in color and with a strong fragrance.