Hydrangea pruning guide
Find out which species of hydrangea you have and learn when you need to prune it in order to avoid sabotaging blooms.
How to make compost
I like the idea of transforming garbage into free mulch and fertilizer. It's a win-win situation when I can save money and keep my eggshells, coffee grinds and weeds out of landfills. Compost is the single best additive available for improving any soil. Soil too sandy? Add compost. Too much clay? Add compost. Lacking nutrients? Compost. No wonder gardeners call it black gold.
Pruning guide for trees and shrubs
Late winter is the perfect time for pruning most woody plants. They're still dormant, you can better see what you're ...
How to start seeds indoors
Five steps for growing vegetables, plus make your own seed pots and know when to plant.
How to plant ground cover
Thinking of replacing your lawn? Here's everything you need to do to ensure your ground cover will flourish.
Garden Minute video: Save money on plants
Keep your money in your wallet: propagating plants with cuttings is easier than you might think. Here's how: ...
Make-your-own pretty pots
As I browsed through the myriad garden catalogs piling up on the horizontal filing cabinet that doubles as my dining ...
How to eliminate poison ivy
Tips for identifying and removing poison ivy -- once and for all.
Gardening Minute: How to plant tomatoes
This week, let's look at the best way to plant tomatoes to ensure you grow healthy plants and reap the ...
How to grow tomatoes on Long Island
Follow these growing practices for a successful Long Island tomato harvest.