Should you prune your flowering shrubs, flowering shade trees, and evergreen privacy plants? Although doing so can render them “a cut above” those of your neighbors, proper timing and technique are essential, so that you don’t accidentally eliminate potential blooms instead.
Vegging Outdoors: Planting Organic Vegetable Gardens
Recent studies have proven that vegetables grown organically are more nutritious because they are less coddled. Since they have to fight harder for...
Picking a Winner: Choosing the Right Flowering Tree
Since the blooms on flowering trees generally don’t last long, you’ll want to keep in mind what will succeed them. To provide a full line-up of “coming attractions,” you can plant several trees which will bloom one after the other: redbud in early spring, dogwood in late spring, and crape myrtle in summer, for example.
The Kindest Cuts: Pruning Your Roses, Hydrangeas, Crepe Myrtles, and Evergreens