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How Realistic is A Beehive-Friendly Hill Garden?

Newspaper articles tell how urgent it is to save bees, whose numbers have been decimated from changes in farming, climate, chemicals and predators all...

How to Rid Yourself of Bamboo Roots

We planted a stand of bamboo years ago, thinking it would be a wonderful screen – and boy, it has been. But I never...

Don’t Fence Your Tree Boxes

My healthy indoor Clivia plant has not bloomed since we moved across the street.  I swear I have put them in identical light and...

How to Improve Compacted Soil

Gardeners spend January sitting by a cozy fire reading garden sales catalogues. I can't. My New Year's Resolutions are too URGENT. Please help me...

Plant Your Fritillaria Bulbs Sideways

I plan to buy some Fritillaria bulbs this fall. Judging from pictures they’re very tall and stunningly beautiful. But a gardening friend made a...

A Monarda Plant that Doesn’t Wander

My gorgeous scarlet Monarda Didyma refuses to stay put. It wanders around in the garden. Is there any Monarda that stays in one place...

What to Do When Wisteria Has No Blooms

What can I plant to hide the old leaves of daffodils? And, when my Virginia bluebells die back to nothing, as they do –...

More Flowering Quince, or No?

In April I realized my Flowering Quince, which burst suddenly into glorious peachy-orange blooms, is the biggest star of my garden. It has lived...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

My beautiful Boston fern of many years became so pot-bound that I had to remove it from its pot, cut off the dried mass...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

It’s November, already. How late can one still plant spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils? Until the ground has frozen solid. But best before that –...
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