Susan_Jensen_SmithNewtown, CT, US
Don't let an early heat spell or a heavy spring rain ruin your peonies.
Indeterminate tomatoes will grow forever if frost, extreme drought, or some other thing does not kill them. Pruning can keep that endless growth in check, but you first need to choose a means of support for your plants. The best method is to support the plants from above.
From the depths of winter it can be hard to believe that spring will ever come. While spring can be shyer in some regions than others, she eventually smiles on us all. Show us yours and we'll show...
Here is the full list of evaluated campanulas (Fine Gardening issue #157), as well as those unable to be rated due to under performance. Plants were weak and declined quickly the first summer. Campanula 'Milkshake' (1) Weak plants the first year and severe crown loss in winter. Gradually died out the...
Two seasoned gardeners impart words of wisdom to help you avoid their mistakes and share in their successes. Here are Plant ID's that accompany the story in Fine Gardening May/June Issue #157.
Last spring, we challenged our readers to design a container that featured a single color. The results are in. And yet again, we’re astounded by the talent and vision of our readers.
The theme for the 2014 Container Challenge is "Containers of Tomorrow." The possibilities are mind-bloggling!
Contest rules for the Spring Happens reader photo contest.
Translation: FineGardening Senior Editor Michelle Gervais will share our reader’s gardens featured in “Garden Photo of the Day” at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show next week!
Deviating from three common design principles frees you to create a truly unique garden.
Gail Gee’s home in Fulton, Maryland, features a front door that isn’t visible from her parking area, so she designed an inviting pathway and garden to lead the way.
The honeybee has enjoyed many interesting living quarters over the years.
This question is almost as old as asparagus itself . . . well, about 15 minutes younger, I'd guess, because that's how long it takes us to break down the chemical culprit that lies within, namely...
We asked, and you responded in earnest! Our call for fantastic holiday arrangements brought out the creative best in our readers. But then again, we were not surprised - we know what you are capable...
A Facebook reader sent us a great question about black rot on a grape plant. Good news - there are eco-friendly ways to handle this!
The talented work of Island-based artist Catherine James is showcased in the first miniature sheet of stamps of 2014
Repurpose tomato cages into spectacular Christmas trees!
It is with great anticipation that I await the announcement of Pantone’s Color of the Year. And the color for 2014 certainly did not disappointment!