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Follow these tips to help prevent freeze damage — but be prepared to do some repairs or replacements.
Dirt is healthy, and manicured lawns and gardens aren’t ideal — those are two of Steve Smith’s takeaways for 2020.
Don’t know what to get? Why not try a Farmer’s Almanac, bird feeder, houseplant or gardening tools.
We live in a horticultural paradise, so be adventurous and tend to your own lemon and lime trees.
The seasonal perennials, also known as hellebores, have many lovely hybrids and bloom all winter.
Steve Smith pays tribute to the resilience of nature after a fire burned half his back yard landscape.
Unless you’re allergic, go for a living noble, Fraser or Douglas fir. The trees have a host of benefits.
The plants are just a taste of what’s to come in the new year. Try one or more in your 2020 garden.
Fertilize the lawn, prune the roses and spread a lot of mulch to prevent a big weed problem.
Spring-blooming bulbs like tulips, daffodils and hyacinths can be tricked into flowering out of season.
If you plant bulbs now, you’ll enjoy cheerful color in the dead of winter. And it couldn’t be easier.
If you’re serious about trying to preserve some of your plants for next year, time is of the essence.
October is a time of transformation in our landscapes — and we’re not just talking falling leaves.
They’re great in the fall garden, either sporting vivid colors and attractive berries, or even reblooming.
Sunnyside Nursery in Marysville offers a sneak peek at what breeders have in store for the 2020 season.
Focus on foliage when making your winter containers — but don’t forget to add a pop of color.
Another great choice is the fall-blooming Japanese anemone — just don’t let it take over.
Roll up your sleeves, don your gardening gloves and tack these seven tasks in September.
Ornamental grasses have graceful motion, attractive form, interesting texture and striking colors.
There is a seemingly endless number of cultivars, but here are seven to zero in on.