It’s time for the 13th annual Great Long Island Tomato Challenge!
Come to your senses at LI's sensory gardens
See, hear, touch, smell and even taste your way around these spaces to become more attuned with nature -- and yourself.
How to attract hummingbirds to your LI garden
Native hummingbirds, which range in size from 3 to 5 inches long and nest in trees, require nectar from specific native plants. Here are some of their favorites.
Here's your calendar of August gardening chores
Here's what you need to do in the garden in August.
How to (almost) never weed, water or use pesticides again
From plastic straw bans to reusable shopping bags and increasing concerns about climate change, toxic chemicals in common household products and the shifting of local and national policies, the environment looks to be having a moment.
A grab bag of gardening questions from LIers this week
DEAR JESSICA: Any idea what this plant is? It comes up every year and spreads itself even though I yank ...
31 garden chores and tips for July
“Summertime, and the livin’s easy!”
Pesticide (and herbicide) safety measures you should be taking
The word pesticide is derived from the English word "pest," which typically is defined as an annoyance, and "cide," taken from the Latin word occidere, which means to kill. And that shouldn't be taken lightly.
Shrub, perennial die-off reported on LI
Shrubs and perennials took a hit on Long Island last winter, especially those unprotected by mulch.
LIers prose to the challenge in Newsday's Garden Poetry Contest
In May, I invited readers to express through poetry the kindness they've received — or sown themselves — through their ...
New, disease-resistant impatiens available on LI
Lovers of Impatiens rejoice!