Troublesome crabgrass(Photo from Flickr by Pollyalida)

How can I eliminate crabgrass?

Judith Adam

How can I eliminate crabgrass? Unfortunately with this year’s drought the only thing growing is crabgrass. So far, I have been digging it out.

Winter protection helps roses survive winter. (Garden Making photo)

Hilling roses

Garden Making

Hilling roses isn’t meant to protect the wood above ground, but to ensure the vulnerable bud union won’t be exposed to severe freezing. Leaves can be good for hilling roses, providing you can keep them in place around the shrub.