Fall Lawn and Garden 2012

10 Stories • Available August 2012
Growing Cool-season Veggies

Growing Cool-season Veggies

Fall and winter are usually known for scarves, soups and snowmen. But what if these seasons could be synonymous with cabbage, crops and kale? For the majority of gardeners, spring planting and sum

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Pests

Pests

Q: We found a beehive in a hollow tree that had blown over in a storm. The tree is in the back of our woods, so there's no immediate threat to the bees or to us. We have checked online, and it seem

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On Rocky Ground

On Rocky Ground

Are you planning to put rocks in your garden? Their uses can be as varied as the colors and shapes you can find. Rock gardens can be purely ornamental or completely functional. They do well in wetl

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Garden Lighting

Garden Lighting

A nicely landscaped garden isn't just to be enjoyed during the day. The right lighting allows your yard to come alive at night and you to make the most of your outside space no matter the hour. "I

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Mary Gardens

Mary Gardens

For gardeners with a special devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Mary garden is a good way to plant some lovely flowers, to honor the Lord's mother or to create a quiet prayer area. The earlies

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Backyard Ponds

Backyard Ponds

According to the 2012 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects, decorative water elements -- such as ornamental ponds, splash pools

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Hosta La Vista

Hosta La Vista

With their elegant foliage and dependable growing habits, hostas are a popular choice for filling out flowerbeds and adding lush greens to landscape gardens. From damp, shady nooks to sunny hillsi

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Planting Perennials

Planting Perennials

Whether you're an experienced or a novice gardener, you probably love perennial flowers and plants. They're easy to care for, and their continuous growth means you'll enjoy their beauty for a long

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Top Mulching Mistakes

Top Mulching Mistakes

Mulch is a protective layer of organic material placed over the soil in your landscaping. A good layer of mulch retains moisture, reduces soil erosion, provides valuable nutrients for your plants a

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Indoor Gardening

Indoor Gardening

Houseplants are a great way to bring the outdoors inside. Whether or not it has flowers, a plant can add a cozy touch to any home. *Going Green "Many houseplants actually improve the air quality

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Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 1

Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 1

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Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 2

Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 2

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Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 3

Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 3

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