'The Fairy' rose (Photo by Sheridan Nurseries)

‘The Fairy’ rose keeps on blooming

Judith Adam

The Fairy rose is one of three plants that keep blooming. Any plants that can keep showing a flower into November are well worth having in duplicates.

Corydalis ochroleuca photo by Brendan Zwelling

Why you should fertilize your lawn this fall

Judith Adam

The first three weeks of October are prime times for feeding turfgrass, and an autumn feeding is the most important meal of the growing season. Cool air temperature in early October slows the growth of grass blades, allowing nutrients to strengthen roots for better winter survival.