Spring Gardening

  • regional plant picks

    Shopping-List Plants for Your Region 2024

    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…

  • scooping top-dressing from a wheelbarrow with an aluminum scoop

    Reader Tips for Simplifying Early Spring Chores

    Here’s the scoop on top-dressing I prefer to top-dress my flower beds while my perennials are napping safely underground, but I often find myself doing this while the plants are…

  • Corona extendable DualLINK bypass loppers

    Essential Garden Tools for Spring

    Prune effortlessly with these adjustable loppers A good pair of loppers can make spring pruning a breeze. However, most loppers seem to make even a strong person feel pathetically weak…

  • plants to buy in spring

    Shopping-List Plants for Your Region

    Little kids have Christmas. Gardeners have spring. To anyone who loves plants, this is the most wonderful time of the year. As warmer weather approaches, gardeners across the country eagerly anticipate…

  • shopping for spring

    Ready, Set, Spring! | Letter from the Editor

    Do you make a spring shopping list for your garden? I do, although the way I develop that list has changed over the years. Now, instead of writing, say, “‘Blue…