Roses reward us in many ways.
Different kinds of plants cause allergies at different times of the year.
If your houseplants have brown, crusty patches, or look like someone sprayed them with soda pop, your plants may be infested with scale insects.
Lawn grubs are a major pest.
It's a cruel April Fool's joke: Overnight, your seedlings are chomped down near ground level.
Imported fire ants came to the U.S. from South America in the 1930s.
What would springtime be without weeds (such as crabgrass)?
Boasting cheery, daisy-like yellow flowers, coreopsis brings sunny color to the summer garden.
Butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees love the violet-blue flower spikes that bloom on anise hyssop from midsummer to early fall.
A rolling stone gathers no moss, they say, but a flower pot can.