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Steve Smith is happiest when weeding, pruning, fertilizing, mulching and planting new plants.
Containers, smart design and savvy plant choices are the key to a small garden with big impact.
Steve Smith has been gardening for most of his life — so he’s heard all sorts of wives’ tales.
Here are some beautiful bloomers to consider that are sure to put you in a better mood.
The philosophy of the nature-focused movement is that healthy soils will produce healthy plants.
Scientists say a bacteria found in dirt boosts serotonin levels, making you feel relaxed and happy.
This time of year, chorus frogs can be heard singing for a mate in evenings and mornings.
Some of the birds live here year-round, but most head south for the winter.
Time will tell if there is winter damage, so don’t get in too much of a hurry to pull plants out.
Arborvitae, junipers, spruce and pines, for example, exhibit juvenile and adult characteristics.
Plants have evolved to tolerate the weather conditions of where they are growing.
At the top of the to-do list: Treat your lawn with an organic product to get rid of moss for good.
Here is Steve Smith’s gardening to-do list for the month of February. Weeding is a top priority.
Steve Smith is giving you permission take it easy in the garden until Feburary arrives.
Not ready to get back into gardening? January is still a fun time to poke around a garden center.
If you want to get in on the house-plant trend but you don’t know where to begin, read this column.
Now is the perfect time to dream big and make plans for the next growing season.
A pile of decomposed and recycled organic matter is the gardener’s gift that keeps on giving.
If you haven’t finished your November gardening tasks, here’s a list of chores to do this month.
When decorating for the holidays, Steve Smith goes for the real deal. He lists some pros and cons.