Topics :: gardening

Fall Gardening Tips

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
As the weather cools and fall approaches, it is not time to hang up your hat, gloves and trowel for the year. Autumn provides optimum weather and ample opportunity to keep growing and harvesting delicious, healthy produce well into the season.

Californians Tear Out Lawns to Cope With Draught

By Amy Taxin | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
As California faces an historic drought, more residents are tearing out thirsty lawns to cut down on water use.

Native Americans Connect to Past Through Gardens

Monday Aug 18, 2014
The American Indian Center in Chicago, Il. is one of a few organizations across the country to plant gardens and help visitors retain a sense of history and cultural heritage.

A Surreal Art Garden in the Mexican Jungle

By Teresa de Miguel Escribano | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Discover Las Pozas, a dreamy, little-known garden of surreal art, where sculptures evoke the ruins of ancient Greece but are overrun by exotic jungle plants. It was created by the late Edward James, a British multimillionaire and arts patron.

Wal-Mart Looks to Shake Winter With Sales Push

By Anne D’Innocenzio | Friday Mar 21, 2014
Wal-Mart is hoping the same storms that kept shoppers away in the winter, will bring them into stores in the spring. Starting Friday, Wal-Mart is having a weeklong sale of up to 50 percent on more than 60 outdoor items.

Nearly Extinct Lily Stolen from London Garden

Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
A minuscule, nearly extinct water lily has been stolen from London’s Royal Botanic Gardens, officials said Monday.

Atlanta’s High Museum of Art Hosts Show on Tuileries Garden

By Kate Brumback | Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
Atlanta’s High Museum of Art is bringing a little piece of Paris to Peachtree Street. "The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden" runs through January 19.

Some Like It Hot: Tomato Terms, Types and Tips

By EDGE | Monday Jun 17, 2013
Who doesn’t like a juicy, ripe tomato? Even with a small garden or indoor window sill that receives a lot of light, you can have fresh tomatoes all summer long by following these simple guidelines.

Think Inside the Box

By EDGE | Friday May 3, 2013
Who says you need a backyard garden to give your green thumb a workout? Here are six tips for growing your favorite herbs and vegetables in small spaces.

Gardeners Make Plans With No Certainty in Forecast

By M.L. Johnson | Monday Apr 29, 2013
Drastic shifts in weather patterns are leaving gardeners in a drought or flooded with concerns over how to keep their plants alive.