Information on selecting the best varieties of plants for home gardening, including vegetables, berries, fruits, hydrangeas, cactus and succulents, bleeding heart, azalea, chrysanthemums, hostas, boxwoods and flowering houseplants.
Review of a book by Susan Freinkel about the demise of the American chestnut tree and attempts to restore it.
Stories of Cultural and Crop Diversity in Urban Gardens in Philadelphia
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Join us for two days of classes that will prepare you for the new gardening season.
Many factors determine which tomatoes you should plan to plant. Learn how to select the varieties that are right for you.
How to choose the perfect Christmas tree and keep it fresh.
Sandy Feather, extension educator in Allegheny county, has prepared this list of trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials that don't just survive but will thrive in our long, hot summers.
In this guide, sowing annual seeds both indoors and outdoors is explored, as well the care and management of seeds.
By Jim Sellmer, Ph.D., J. Robert Nuss
Information for over 100 shrubs, including: the selection and aesthetic qualities of shrubs, and shrubs for specific conditions.
Fresh flowers on my dining table, kitchen counter, and desk brighten my home and make me smile. Bringing profuse bouquets into the house, however, means a limited show in the garden.
Plant gorgeous vines and beautiful groundcovers to solve some common problems in your garden.
Plants often spark memories for me. Bleeding heart has a special place in my garden and my heart.
Heirloom tomatoes come in almost every color of the rainbow, with subtle variations in color, texture, size, shape and flavors.
Hostas are a go-to plant for almost any gardener dealing with shade to part-shade in the garden.
No matter how big or small your garden is, for successful vegetable gardening it is crucial to know the difference between cool-season and warm-season vegetables.
The woodlouse hunter spider preys on pill bugs or sow bugs (order Isopoda) and derives its common name from the British common name for these crustaceans.