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.

Garden Clippings: Basic Gardening Terminology

By Mike Lang

To produce a better garden crop, gardeners should know some basic gardening terminology.

On The Garden Path: San Luis Obispo Botanical Gardens

Story and photos by Kathy Manney

California garden celebrates Mediterranean

On The Garden Path: City of Lilacs

Story and photos by Bernadine F. Wells

A beautiful variety blooms in Washington’s ‘City of Lilacs’

Garden Clippings: Planting Trees for the Future

By Mike Lang

Plant trees in public places for all to enjoy in the future.


Garden Clippings: African Violets

By Mike Lang

Books have been written about growing them, and they have their own special potting soils and fertilizers.

On The Garden Path: Bulbs

Story and photos courtesy of Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center

Plant bulbs in spring for beautiful summer blooms

On The Garden Path: Silver Plants

Story and photos by Caleb Melchior

Shimmer of silver plants brings glamour to garden

Garden Clippings: Getting Your Garden Ready In February

By Mike Lang

February usually includes a few warm days that get the blood flowing and the thoughts heading in the direction of the garden. Once there, gardeners ponder the question, 'What can I do?'

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