Colchicums are a welcome surprise in fall. (Garden Making photo)

Fall-blooming colchicums

Lorraine Flanigan

One of the loveliest fall bloomers are Colchicum. Colchicums also make ideal container plants. How to grow, and common misconceptions about colchicums.

How to seed a new lawn

Garden Making

Thick, green grass can be started from seed, too. This free tip sheet on how to seed a new lawn tells you how to save money and select a custom mixture.