GROUND COVERSNative Alternatives to English Ivy, Japanese Pachysandra and Periwinkle
These shade-loving ground covers are good for the environment and say something about where you areFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Jeffersonia Diphylla
The long-lasting foliage of this eastern North American native excels at filling in a shady gardenFull Story
EARTH DAYThe Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
Work less, help the environment and foster connections by just saying no to typical turfFull Story
GARDENING GUIDES15 Ideas to Try in Your Garden This Year
These gardening stories were tops among Houzz readers. Which ideas might you try this year?Full Story
BLUE AND GRAY FOLIAGEGreat Design Plant: Donkey Spurge
Yes, there's the awful name, plus the sap issue. But this plant's foliage and flowers bring something special to Eastern U.S. gardensFull Story
LANDSCAPE DESIGNDare to Mix Things Up in the Landscape
Courageously contrast plantings, materials and structures in your garden to create unexpected beauty and intrigueFull Story
GARDENING AND LANDSCAPINGGarden Tour: Colorful, Serene Woodland Near Boston
Exuberant perennials, outdoor rooms and a surrounding woodland come together to create a beautiful landscape in MassachusettsFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESDo You Have This Invasive Plant in Your Yard?
Garlic mustard is spreading across the U.S. Here’s how to spot it and what to doFull Story
EDIBLE GARDENSNatural Ways to Get Rid of Weeds in Your Garden
Use these techniques to help prevent the spread of weeds and to learn about your soilFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Sensitive Fern Shows Its Strengths
Wondering what will thrive in your wet, shady garden? It’s Onoclea sensibilis to the rescueFull Story
Poison Oak/Poison Ivy?
Poison Oak and Poison Ivy near compost pile
Reminder To Self: Dead Poison Ivy Is Still Poisonous
Is this poison ivy or poison oak?