Sweet alyssum

  • Article

    Scenes From Lynne’s Garden

    Today we’re in Zone 6, visiting Lynne’s garden. Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima, annual) makes low clouds of tiny white flowers. They can bloom all summer long as long as the weather…

  • lady bugs

    How to Attract Good Bugs to Your Garden

    It happens every spring. First, a few aphids appear on the cold crops. I barely notice. A week later, the aphids have doubled. I start to get concerned. After another…

  • Article

    Parterre Garden in Ottawa

    Today Bas Suharto is sharing a beautiful front garden with us. I live in Ottawa, Ontario (Zone 5b), and today I’m sharing pictures of my front garden. It is a…

  • Design

    GPOD on the Road: Butchart Rose Garden

    We’re back with what is going to be a semi-regular feature of taking the GPOD on the road to visit great public garden spaces. Today friend-of-the-GPOD Cherry Ong is taking…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Attract Beneficial Insects to Your Garden

    Get acquainted with the good bugs and lure them to your garden by planting flowers they like. It's a green way to keep your vegetables healthy.