Landscapes with a Tapestry of Textures
Landscapes with a Tapestry of Textures

It’s the middle of winter, and your landscape has settled into a sleepy dormant period. Deciduous trees and shrubs, now barren of leaves, show their skeletal twigs, branches and trunks. Conifers as well as evergreen trees and shrubs now hold court with their greenery. While…

Paste Tomatoes
Paste Tomatoes

Juicy, flashy and intensely flavored tomatoes seem to get all the glory these days, so it may come as a shock to tomato aficionados that not everyone swoons over a platter of luscious love apples. Some gardeners don’t care for fresh tomatoes, yet they enjoy…

Ease Into Growing Edibles
Ease Into Growing Edibles

Do you remember Y2K? As we left the 1900s in the dust and entered a new century, we were advised to garden for survival. A decade later, the message was to garden for happiness and well-being. In 2020, while facing a global pandemic and home…

Azalea Fall Color
Azalea Fall Color

Encore — “a demand by an audience for an additional performance.” When you think about azaleas, most likely you have an image of masses of color in the springtime, blooming along with dogwoods and other spring-blooming trees, shrubs and flowers. And rightly so because that…