Mountain mint boats clusters of small white (sometimes lavender) flowers appear in late summer—a welcome bit of cool in the final weeks of summer heat.
Pollen production can be a real pain, but for gardeners, an abundance of healthy, ripe pollen is the rich vein of gold that produces our most popular food crops, from apples and cucumbers to tomatoes and corn.
Tomatillos are not just little tomatoes—they’re a different fruit altogether, and a staple in Mexican and Central American cooking.
Learn how to prepare, use and store garlic with the following tips.
This shrub or small tree has dark purple flowers in the spring, bright red berries in the fall, and a fall coat with multiple shades of red and purple.
Horseradish will happily settle in any sunny corner of your garden, but beware: You’ll have a hard time evicting it if you ever change your mind. Each tiny piece of horseradish root that stays in the ground can sprout a whole new plant.
Knees are infamous for giving out, so protect them and keep them healthy.
Keeping houseplants free of mites can be a challenge, especially mite-prone plants such as ivy and palms.
Blueberries are among the easiest fruits to grow, because they have few insect pests.
What herbs are best for starting an herb garden?