GARDEN

Pruning | When and How to Cut Back Your Favorite Plant

Pruning and tree trimming is one of those landscaping tasks that, when done right, keeps plants healthy and productive. It improves their appearance, helps control their size and shape, can ...
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Best in Bouquets | Collecting the Right Vase for the Right Flowers

It’s that cold and dreary time of year, and the lack of foliage can really take its toll on us. However, spring is on the way, and with it, the ...
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The Buzz on Bee Houses | Help Bees Establish a Home in Your Garden

Bees are our friends, but sometimes they get a bad rap; it depends upon your experience with them. Observe them flying outdoors and see a fuzzy, button-shaped insect with wings ...
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The Internet for Gardeners | Another Tool in Your Gardening Toolkit

As any gardener can tell you, there seems to be an infinite quest for knowledge to help manage your garden. What’s this bug on my plants? When can I cut ...
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Birth Flowers | Flowers Speak Their Own Language

Floriography, the language of flowers, is an ancient art form that Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Greek, and Roman cultures practiced through their poetry, art and floral arrangements. Victorian lovers took ...
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Plant Now, Bloom Later | Fall Planting for Spring Flowers

While visualizing next spring’s garden may be the furthest thing from your mind right now, fall is the time to plan and execute your spring flower plans. Most of spring’s ...
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Magnificent Magnolias | Turn On the Southern Charm in Your Yard

When it comes to the most popular flowering trees of the South, there’s nothing that tops the magnolia. This landscape staple has it all: good looks with its glossy leaves, ...
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Protecting Pollinators | “Bee” the Solution in Your Back Yard

English ivy cascading over old tree stumps and wisteria climbing trellises are both charming, hardy plants that seem to define the South in photographs and literature. But are they good ...
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