Landscaping & Gardening
 
 
 
Gardens
 

Five Great Plants for Winter Color

Between white snow and bare, grey tree branches, most landscapes can look pretty monochromatic during the dead of winter, but homeowners in search of winter plants to add a splash of color to their snowy front yards are in luck...
 
Gardens
 

Soil pH: What It Means and Why It Matters

If the plants in your lawn or garden aren’t doing so well, don’t be too quick to blame it on some horrible plant disease. There’s a good chance your plant troubles are the result of a pH imbalance, a problem that is relatively ...
 
Gardens
 

Lawn Plants for Shady Sites

Shade can spell trouble for lawns and gardens. Lack of sun can keep many plants from ever reaching their full potential. If you have a spot under a tree, beside a fence or on the shady side of your house where nothing seems to ...

 
Gardens
 

Easy Home Vegetable Crops for Container Gardening

If you’d like to start growing your own produce but lack either the space or the time to cultivate a large vegetable garden, consider container gardening. A wide range of home vegetable crops are easy to grow, and grow well in ...