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.

Gardening terms can often be confusing

By Mike Lang

Herbicides seem to be difficult to understand for the novice gardener. There are two phrases that are used to describe how an herbicide works: pre-emergence and post-emergence.

On the Garden Path: Valentine's Day Tulips

by Cappers

Suggestions for giving the gift of flowers this valentine's day.

Garden Clippings: February To-Do List


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

Garden Clippings: All-America Selections 2006


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


On the Garden Path: Silver Springs Attraction


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.

Garden Clippings: Buying and Caring for Holiday Plants


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


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.

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