Flower the season with low-maintenance plants.
Breaking up is hard to do, especially during February—aka Valentine’s Day's host month. Days leading up to 2.14 are festooned with hearts, flowers, sweets and romance (genuine and otherwise). But some good things must come to an end, including, on occasion, your relationship with—a tree.
Decorating for Thanksgiving can be just as fun as Halloween, and the best part is you already have some materials to use.
Even if the first things that comes to mind are pumpkins, don’t forget flowers. What pairs well with pumpkins? Garden mums.
Mark and Cathy Sackett’s backyard is teeming with life.
The hot days in August always seem to take summer annuals to a point of exhaustion.
It’s obvious the coneflower, or echinacea, with its show-stopping color, is hard to miss in any garden, but it also benefits the wildlife all summer and even into fall and winter. The coneflower is great for multiple winged species.
In the language of flowers, black-eyed Susan symbolizes justice.
When Kathleen and Rich Pomerleau moved to their Maple Grove home 38 years ago, their backyard was a blank slate.
As you approach the Straate home, you can’t help but notice the two-tier fountain, front and center of the brown brick two-story home. All four windows on the second floor sport window boxes filled with colorful trailing begonias and greenery.