Window boxes can be difficult to maintain in the winter. For a little something different this fall, try these easy and budget-friendly window boxes using ornamental kale, corn, and gourds. Read on to find out how.
Fall is a great time to wind down the growing season with a little preventative maintenance for your yard and garden. The topic of fall cleanup is a matter of much debate among gardeners – some believe in keeping things tidy, while others prefer some organic clutter. Whatever your style, a little fall housekeeping can go a long way in preventing disease and insect problems next year.
In the fall, and sometimes in late spring, you can find great end of season discounts on perennials, shrubs, and trees. However, many of the plants may be doomed, no matter how carefully you tend them, and a dead plant is no bargain at all! Read on for some tips on how to shop for bargain bin plants.
Fall and spring are the most important times of the year for establishing and strengthening lawns, as well as preparing them for the harsh temperatures of winter and summer. Read on to find out how to take care of your lawn during the fall.
Though we tend to regard summer as the heyday for growing vegetables, cool-season crops in the spring and fall can be just as rewarding. The cool daytime temperatures and occasional light frost yield the sweetest, crispest, most flavorful vegetables around. Read on to find out how to grow 10 cool-season vegetables in your yard.
Many fall-blooming perennials add to the traditional autumn color palette with reds, yellows, oranges, and purples, but that’s not all. There are also plenty of choices in pink, blue, white, and lavender for a softer look.
Mulching is a natural way to build up soil and add nutrients, but if you let your leaves stay where they fall they can create a natural habitat for pests and some diseases. If you put your leaves in a compost pile you may notice that many are still intact while the vegetable matter is broken down.