But before you start cutting down everything in sight, some perennials benefit by not being cut back in fall. Keeping their ...
Growing flowers seems like an idyllic occupation, especially when it’s combined with nurturing a large country garden in a ...
Al Kovalesky studies the physiological processes that determine how plants control cold hardiness and dormancy during the winter and how that leads to budbreak and flowering in spring. This knowledge ...
Perennials work really well for informal displays that have a more natural feel and fit in with wildlife-friendly planting ...
Fall-blooming perennials usher the growing season out with a flair. Potted perennials from garden centers can be planted yet this fall and autumn-blooming types will be in full glory next year at ...
Q: Are poinsettias annuals or can I keep them year-round? I never see them sold any other time of year, which makes me think they’re short-lived. If they are perennial, when would they bloom again and ...
You may not think your flowers need much attention during the winter, but preparing your flower beds is necessary for ...
Rust is one of the most common fungal diseases of garden plants. With the wet weather coming on, one of its ideal growing ...
The universal response? They believed them to be annuals. Garden chrysanthemums are actually perennials, hardy in horticultural zone 5 (including Chicago) through zone 9. That means they can ...
The recent warm spell has resulted in questions about lawn management much later than normal. When should a homeowner last ...
It’s nice to come across a Christmas album that more-or-less avoids the usual suspects that tend to appear out of the ...