After nearly 20 years of letting things be in our lawn, we decided early last spring to give the lawn a makeover. Early spring, when temperatures are cool and rain is expected, is an excellent time to renovate turfgrass. Fall is good, too. Summer is not recommended.
Here are 8 basic steps to follow to successfully plant a tree in your garden.
Elegant in their simplicity, Japanese moss balls, called Kokedama, are easy to create. We show you how, but be warned—there are strings attached.
Tips on how to grow and brew your own herbal tea. Learn how to prepare your home made brew, and which herbs pair best with one another.
With some know-how — and a “cane”-do attitude — you can successfully prune roses and enjoy more blooms this season.
Overwintering rosemary indoors can be a challenge, but there are ways that you can enjoy this Mediterranean herb year-round.
From callas and cannas to begonias and dahlias, here are 4 steps to give summer-flowering tender plants the TLC they need to survive the winter.
Hydrangeas are one of the easiest flowers to dry, and given their size, you need only a few to fill a table arrangement or decorate a wreath.
Spring is not the time to plant spring bulbs. But it is the best time to plan where to plant the spring-blooming bulbs in the fall.
After a hard winter, the last thing you want to do is lose plants to a late spring frost. Know how to provide frost protection for plants.
How to lift, divide and store dahlia tubers for next year’s garden. Colourful dahlias make a superb cut flower, but need to be stored over the winter.
In the fall, you can store calla and canna lilies for next year. Both are easy to overwinter. Dugald Cameron explains how to bring plants indoors.
Tuberous begonias are often flowering at their best in late summer, just when it’s time to bring them indoors. How to store tuberous begonias over winter.
The optimal planting time depends on what you’re planting. Perennial plants are best planted in spring, but it’s better to plant peonies in the fall.
When building a raised garden bed, you can use almost any material — straw bales, rocks, concrete, logs. A popular choice is lumber.