Hacking tops of crape myrtles is commonly called “Crape Murder
Trees that are adapted to your site should grow well and not have troubles. Trees become infested with insect pests, parasites and diseases when they are in stress and sick
Pecan trees and most other fruit trees can be grown organically with great success
Roses are actually easy to grow and should only be grown organically since they are one of the best medicinal and culinary herbs in the world
In my opinion, drip irrigation works in one situation – row crops where there are emitters at the bases of plants. Even there the system isn’t perfect
Have you ever wondered what to do with those chemical fertilizers you are never going to use?
Well, we may have a new imported, invasive pest. The good news is that the control should be easy – and of course it’s organic
Your soil test says "Warning, Warning – too much phosphorous." Don’t use a fertilizer that contains phosphorous or manure for 3 - 5 year
As many of you already know, not only was April 22nd Earth Day, but the entire month is Earth Month, the perfect time to take a moment and really think about the impact that we all have on the planet we all share -- and that we all rely on...
Spring means planting and a new buffet for the hungry wildlife that frequent your landscape. Protect your investment with a little preventative and ongoing care
A Garden Guide to expose you to great Garden Gift Ideas for those you love or for yourself!
Following an article I wrote about davidsuzuki.org, the official website of The David Suzuki Foundation, I had the chance to pose questions to Ian Hanington, the foundation's Communications & Editorial Specialist
With all of the information (and, unfortunately, some misinformation)out there regarding climate change, which is arguably one of the more serious issues we currently face, how can one to find information that is certain to be reliable?
Birds are the most accessible and abundant of wild creatures that live among us, and every home – apartment to estate – can offer them a safe way station to refuel
The national Bonnie Plants cabbage-growing program illustrates the best form of teaching… making learning fun and engaging
Leafing through home and garden magazines I’ve always been envious of the women in photos carrying bulging armloads of colorful blooms. What are they? Drought hardy, low-maintenance and surprisingly lush Australian natives
If you didn’t join the “grow your own” vegetables craze this spring, it’s not too late to join in. You can produce a bounty of vitamin-rich veggies from plot or pot to plate this fall, plus you’ll save a bundle by growing them yourself
Summer is winding down and soon it will be time to drain the gas from the lawn mower and safely store the string trimmer. You may feel like summer yard work is done for another year. But don’t turn your back on your lawn just yet
Growing Home is an example of some of the best in Chicago, people working together to make lives better
Whether cutting firewood or felling small trees, the MS 210 C is an ideal chain saw for homeowners and occasional users. With the new Easy2Start system, these jobs can be completed easier right from the start.