lilacs

  • Design

    Making a Beautiful Garden in Zone 3

    Today’s photos come from Marion Taylor, who gardens in a very cold climate in Manitoba, Canada, but doesn’t let that stand in the way of growing beautiful plants. I receive…

  • Design

    Patty’s Spring Favorites

    Welcome to spring favorites in Patty Clark’s garden. It has been a couple of years since I have posted photos of my rural garden in the Yakima Valley in Washington.…

  • Design

    Memories of Spring

    Beth Tucker shared her previous garden in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, with us before. In that post, she showed us how it looked in winter, but today we’re visiting this beautiful…

  • Article

    You Can Eat That!

    For years we’ve seen flowers used as garnishes. Peppery nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum spp. and cvs., annual) add a nice bite to salads, and violets (Viola spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness…

  • Lilacs
    How-To

    How to Prune Lilacs

    Whether it's an ancient shrub or a vigorous young plant, all lilacs can benefit from some well-placed cuts