Why go and spend a fortune at the nursery on new tools, when there is probably a wealth of unused stuff tucked away in your kitchen that will do the job.
A simple solution for the end-of-winter doldrums is to plant flowers that will bloom in late winter, such as witch hazels, snowdrops and hellebores.
In Bonnie Plants’ Third Grade Cabbage Program, third-graders from across the nation grow oversized plants. Lucky students in the competition have the chance to win a $1,000 education scholarship in statewide drawings, and everyone learns lessons about plants, patience and perseverance.
In an effort to bring Loveland, Colorado’s two greatest claims of fame together, the local not-for-profit organization Engaging Loveland invited local artists to decorate 5-foot-tall fiberglass hearts with a key element of Loveland's history or culture, or a local landmark.
STIHL, maker of the No. 1 selling brand of chain saws, and garden expert P. Allen Smith offer tips and tricks for pruning in the winter to enjoy a garden that blooms beautifully in spring and summer.
The Portland Japanese Garden offers garden lovers in the Oregon city Far Eastern beauty in the Northwest. Through plants, stones and water, beautiful, serene areas emerge to harmonize with nature. Five garden styles, each ideal for meditation and contemplation, make up the attraction.
Compost is great for the garden and the environmen, and using a compost bin is a great way to recycle.
The weed-lined former swimming pool in Sidney, Neb., becomes a beautiful memorial garden, thanks to a local government receptive to fresh ideas and a community willing to volunteer time and labor toward a common goal.
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