Reproduction

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Seeds and the Art of Hitchhiking

    Reproduction may be science, but seeds have hitchhiking down to an art.

  • Design

    Regional Picks: Late-Winter Interest – Northeast

        1. Weeping Norway Spruce Name: Picea abies ‘Pendula’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7 Size: Up to 5 feet tall; width is variable and controllable Conditions: Sun to partial…

  • Article

    Ways to Improve Pollination in the Veggie Garden

    Procreation in the garden is pretty simple. The pollen from a flower’s stamen has to find the ovary (pistil) in another—or sometimes the same—flower; the plant is now pollinated, and…

  • How-To

    Successful Seed Starting Beyond the Basics

    There are some people who just seem to be able to propagate anything. I am not one of those people. When I moved to a new garden in New Jersey,…

  • Design

    6 Seed-Starting Myths

    Growing plants from seed is one of the few practices that people of all gardening abilities do annually. But whether you are a newbie or someone who has been starting…

  • Article

    Starting From Seed

    The development of a seedling is like a person waking up in the morning. There’s the dormant period (sleep). External stimuli, such as temperature and moisture, tell the seed that…

  • Article

    Got a Little Ground to Cover?

    One garden cliché that drives me crazy is that ground covers are rambunctious troublemakers. The problem is that a few aggressive thugs give the entire lot a bad name. Most…