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  • Swiss chard growing in a rocky vegetable garden
    How-To

    Which Vegetables to Grow in Rocky Soil and Which to Avoid

    Here in the Northeast, rocks are just a part of gardening life, and even if you are raising vegetables in an old garden (one that's been well tended for decades),…

  • Design

    Lady Slippers in Massachusetts

    Michael C. LaFerney in Lakeville, Massachusetts, shared a few photos with us . . . . . . of some lady slippers. Okay, bad joke, but wow! That is an…

  • Purple-leaf sand cherry
    Design

    Shopping-List Plants for the Northeast

    If you’ve run into a garden rut, we’ve got you covered. It’s time to start planning for your first trip to the local nursery or garden center. What plants will…

  • Falling in Love common poppy
    Design

    Discover Expert Tips on Cultivating Poppies and the Best Varieties to Grow

    Poppies (Papaver spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) are one of the most beloved and desirable garden flowers, but they aren't as easy to please as many sources make them out…

  • pink fringed tulip blossom
    Design

    Dreaming of Tulips in New York

    Today we’re visiting with Lee, who gardens in central New York State. We’ve visited Lee's garden before (Early Spring Blooms from the Mohawk Valley). Greetings from the Mohawk Valley. We're…

  • new annuals for summer
    Design

    New and Unusual Annuals to Try in Your Garden This Summer

    Gardening is, or at least should be, an ongoing learning process. It can include trial and error (and sometimes failure), but for me, the most exciting part is discovering new…

  • Design

    Sue’s Favorite Foliage Plants

    Hi from Sue Webel in North Canton, Conneticut (Zone 6a). Recently you asked for us to share some of our favorite foliage plants. Creating interesting foliage vignettes has always been…

  • spring planting plan northeast
    Design

    Spring Planting Plan for the Northeast

    In her article "Spring Planting Ideas," Michelle Gervais beautifully illustrates the magical time that is the start of spring: "Our winter-weary spirits lift as hints of green begin to appear.…

  • bouquet of white and yellow daffodils
    Design

    A Year of Bouquets From the Garden

    I’m Maria Nieuwenhof from Quebec, Canada (Zone 5). I was going through my pictures over the last few days and trying to figure out what annuals I will start from…

  • variegated pagoda dogwood
    Design

    Three Amazing Understory Trees and Shrubs

    While many of us think of trees as super-tall giants or stand-alone specimen plants, we also know that most trees naturally grow in forests and that forests aren’t all made…