Fall is for Planting - Don’t Forget Bulbs

Warm Soil + Cool Air = Happy Plants   Just about everyone prefers moderate temperatures to summer's scorching and humid heat of zone 7. That’s true for plants …
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Top Plants for Shady Gardens

There's a common misconception that a shady garden means a dreary garden, but just because your garden doesn't get full sun all day long doesn't mean it can't …
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Stressed? Head to the Garden!

Avid gardeners have long known that working the soil is good for you mentally and physically, and now a new study proves it. The National Institutes of Health …
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Rose Care 101: Tip for Planting and Tending Roses

Roses are one of the most beloved flowers due to its beautiful bloom, fragrant scent and cultural significance. From coast to coast, these stunners can make a …
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Vegetable Plants that Thrive in the Fall

Do you think you've reached the finale for your garden? Think again. You're just entering the third act! Autumn is a wonderful time of year to plant and grow …
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How to Safely Keep Pets from Damaging Your Garden

You wake up one morning to look out at your beautiful garden and admire your hard work. Suddenly you gasp in dismay — those beautiful flowerbeds and that …
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The Foodscape Revolution

By Guest Author Brie Arthur “Garden to Table” is the best way to describe my passion for adding purpose to landscapes in suburban neighborhoods, office parks, …
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5 Night-Blooming Flowers to Plant in your Garden

Sitting outside on a beautiful summer afternoon is nice, but you don't need the sun to enjoy your backyard. When the warm air cools off, the blazing sun goes …
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Why Gardening is Good for Your Health

If you're an avid gardener or just have a few vegetables you plant each summer, you're most likely aware that gardening is a great form of moderate exercise. 
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Surprising Veggies to Grow Vertically

Fresh vegetables and fruits are one of the best things about spring and summer. Growing your own can be rewarding, and you don’t need a big garden plot to fill …
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How to Attract Bees to Your Garden

If you’re a gardener, you’re already well aware of the essential role bees play in ensuring a productive harvest. But far beyond the backyard garden, bees are …
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How to Repair Your Garden After a Spring Frost

Maryland springs are unpredictable. One day you'll be enjoying a sunny afternoon out on your patio. The next week you're bundled back up in a winter coat and …
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