Yard and Garden

Practical advice for gardening and yard maintence. Advice on growing flowers, trees, shrubs, vegetables, fruit and herbs. Plus, lawn care, structures and machinery.

On the Garden Path-Living Memorial Gardens

Courtesy of the LMG Association

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.


On the Garden Path: Queen Elizabeth Park

Story and photos by Neoma Foreman

Perched atop mountain, Canadian park full of stunning sights


Backyard Landscape Plan - Think About Your Family's Lifestyle First

By Jeanette Joy Fisher

If you've been considering changing you're home's landscaping, don't forget to consider your family's lifestyle as you create your initial plans. Everyone's routines and daily activities need to be considered before you make any significant changes.


On the Garden Path: Liberty Garden

Story and photo by Karen Ann Bland

Kansas garden honors those who lost their lives in 9/11 attack


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Garden Clippings: Watering Methods

By Mike Lang

I sometimes catch flak about the amount of resources that go into my lawn and garden.


Garden Clippings: Ready for Harvest

By Mike Lang

A recent trip through the vegetable garden reminded me that even with the heat, this time of year is a gardener's delight. Buckets of tomatoes and peppers make us oblivious to insect bites and sweat on the brow.


On The Garden Path: Flower Farming

Story and photos by Caleb Melchior

Flower Farming


Garden Clippings: Attracting Hummingbirds

By Mike Lang

Tips for attracting hummingbirds to your garden.