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Looking for some help in the garden? Many of nature's most useful critters lie literally at our feet, underappreciated and ignored despite their ability to eliminate insects, condition soils and pollinate plants.
Gardening can be an intoxicating hobby, especially if the botany is booze-related.
Vegetable gardening is an exercise in patience. Sweet potatoes can take more than 100 days to ripen; some tomato and watermelon varieties require five months.
Gardens can be great training grounds for fitness buffs.
In many of the seed catalogs arriving soon in mailboxes, the headliners will be grafted vegetables, in which one or more different varieties grow from a single rootstock. Tomatoes seem to be the grafted transplants most frequently offered, provi...
Fall is the best time to prepare lawns for the next growing season by mowing, raking, aerating and fertilizing. The game plan changes, though, if drought-stressed grass has been dormant for a long time.
Mid- to late summer is prime time for gardeners a last chance to grow a second batch of fresh vegetables before plant-killing cold weather arrives. Add a few protective enclosures, such as cold frames, overhead sheets and hoops, and the h...
As recently as a decade ago, the word "heirloom" was used to describe jewels, furniture or handicrafts one-of-a-kind items of uncommon quality or design that were passed down by families over generations.
Landscaping with cactus has been an acquired taste for many gardeners, but it appears the appetite for the robust plants is growing. Lingering drought, watering bans and low-maintenance requirements are making cactuses more popular.
Sweet potato vines decorating window boxes? Blueberry plants prized more for their foliage than their fruit?