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: February To-Do List

By MIKE LANG

Suggestions given to gardeners of things to do during month of February


Garden Clippings: All-America Selections 2006

By MIKE LANG

All-America Selections has chosen three flowers, four vegetables and four bedding plants as 2006 winners.


On the Garden Path: Silver Springs Attraction

by FLO KELLOGG

Theme park set in a jungle atmosphere.


Herbs can spice up your winter

by Cappers

Gardeners considering growing herbs at home to add some special flavor to their winter can look to the Internet for some inspiration.


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Garden Clippings: Buying and Caring for Holiday Plants

By MIKE LANG

Poinsettias, Christmas cactus and amaryllis are some of the plants we bring into our homes for color during this time of year. With care, these plants will provide cheer throughout the holiday season.


On the Garden Path: Ornamental Grasses

By DOROTHY RIEKE

Grasses belong to one of the largest and most varied families in the plant kingdom. Recently, different grass varieties are being incorporated in landscape plantings. Several reasons exist for this trend.


On The Garden Path

by ELINOR FILICE

In summertime, when I visit my son in Dunkirk, N.Y., two patches of flowers in a garden catch my eye. I walk up and down the road past the garden many times during my stay, admiring the gorgeous flowers.


Garden Clippings: Autumn Planning

By MIKE LANG

It might seem odd, but this is the time of year I begin preparing for next season?s annual planting. Not for my plantings at home, which I like to experiment with and either have a terrific splash or a horrific flop from the choices, but the plantings that will go into the annual beds at the university where I work.