Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...
To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.
Trees are our oldest living organism; they have been on our earth for about 370 million years. One of the most beautiful varieties is the Tulip Tree.
While we mourn the dearth of flowers, new images and dimensions are revealed to us.
Try to plant shrubs to provide a succession of bloom from spring into fall.
If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.
As we walk around our gardens hoping to find that last rose of summer, we are already dreaming of roses yet to come.
The name "gladiolus," is from a Latin word meaning "little sword" because of the shape of the plant's leaves.
There are many stories and legends about its magic and purifying power.