What to do when spring bulbs start to sprout in late winter.
Squirrels are almost everywhere—they live in urban and rural settings, in the North and the South, on the ground and in trees.
Follow these 10 tips to keep your holiday tree bright and festive.
Beloved in cutting gardens and among dried-flower fiends, strawflower comes in a rainbow of colors and a range of heights.
A North American native with shiny leaves that turn red to reddish purple in autumn, often decorated with dark blue-black fruit at the same time.
White-green thistle-shaped heads in midsummer fade to brown in the fall, and then sport snowy hats in winter to stand guard over the sleeping garden.
This small tree was introduced to North America as an ornamental shrub, but it escaped from cultivation and is choking many forests and woodland areas.
This old-fashioned favorite, native to eastern North American woods, is cultivated by porch dwellers for its rapid growth and dense foliage. Odd little flowers, shaped like Dutch pipes, give the plant its common name.
Korean Mountain Ash is covered with clusters of white flowers in the spring, bright red or orange fruit in summer and fall, and gray, beechlike bark in the winter.
These green and brown hoppers are generally beneficial in the garden. They eat some weeds, attract birds and other wildlife, and their droppings enrich the soil.