Why I’m Not a Fan of the Latest and Greatest Plants »

I love going to botanical gardens to see the various ways professional landscape designers have arranged plants and structures into pleasing compositions. And Read more…

A Lesson Learned from North Carolina »

Gardening for Everyone

A Lesson Learned from North Carolina

Donald McInnes, Ph.D.

 

Recently my family borrowed Read more…

It’s Time to Fertilize the Lawn »

Timing

How many of you have jumped the gun and fertilized your lawn too early? Now that it’s May and our soil temperatures Read more…

It’s Spring, and a Young Middle-Aged Man’s Thoughts Turn to Love Weed Control »

Gardening for Everyone

It’s Spring, and a Young Middle-Aged Man’s Thoughts Turn to Love Weed Control

Donald Read more…

Plantpourri »

Gimme Green

I recently checked a short film called Gimme Green  out of the Richland Library. It’s a film from 2006 by Read more…

Trees – How To Avoid Planting a Lemon »

Now that most of the deciduous trees have lost their leaves, it’s a great time to transplant trees, or to plant new ones. Read more…

Weeds »

This time of year our lawns are winding down. Although they are still green, their growth is slowing down to near zero. You Read more…

Emerald Ash Borer »

Death of cialis cheap a Tree—good for birds, bad for people?

Donald McInnes, Ph.D.

The emerald ash borer Read more…

Gardening Trends »

Gardening Trends

Like apparel or automotive design, gardening goes through trends. Last year’s trend was vertical gardening, with living walls and treillage seeming Read more…

Preparing the Landscape for your Vacation »

The bags are packed, Fido’s been dropped off at canine camp, Aunt Martha has agreed to watch the budgie, and you’re ready to Read more…