Physalis alkekengi (Photo by Carol Pope)

Physalis alkekengi: 4 facts about this decorative fall plant

Carol Pope

To get into the Halloween spirit, pick up a decorative pot of Physalis alkekengi, a.k.a. liv’n lantern, Chinese lantern plant, strawberry ground cherry...

'Gladiator' pumpkins. (Photo courtesy of stokeseeds.com)

Pumpkins as groundcover

Judith Adam

Last week a young hemlock had to be taken down at the back of my garden, a victim of high ...