Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Tasty

Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Tasty

Dill may be associated with pickles, but give it a try in other dishes as well. Both the new seeds and leaves are edible, and the blowsy leaves, delicate yellow blossoms and 3-foot elevation (some forms are shorter) add a…

Central Plains Gardener's March Checklist

Central Plains Gardener's March Checklist

March means cleaning in the backyard. Additionally, it is a great month to maintain the lawn, since you won’t be tripping over dead plant stems. So get in there and include the ornamental elements you have been missing, like grasses…

Northeast Gardener's June Checklist

Northeast Gardener's June Checklist

As stated by the Farmer’s Almanac, the summer solstice will occur on June 21 in 2013. As we approach that date, times lengthen gradually and our gardens eventually become full of activity and so do we. My automobile is generally…

Fantastic Design Plant: Blue Fescue

Fantastic Design Plant: Blue Fescue

Without doubt, certain plants are tied to certain garden styles and are restricted by climate and available square footage. But the final thing I’m searching for in landscape design is another rule to follow. Grasses are extremely flexible — that…

Fantastic Lakes Gardener: Things to Do In July

Fantastic Lakes Gardener: Things to Do In July

It’s July, and the frenzy of gardening activity has slowed for Great Lakes anglers, however that is no time to conceal with air conditioning or rest in the hammock. There are still lots of tasks, good things to eat and…

Pacific Northwest Gardener: Things To Do in April

Pacific Northwest Gardener: Things To Do in April

April is a flourishing month at the garden, as as temperatures warm, many garden crops are unfurling fresh leaves and bursting into bloom. It’s a great time to set out begins of annual flowers and cold-hardy vegetables, because by planting…