Some towns are encouraging residents to mulch their fall leaves and leave them to decompose right on their lawns, garden blogger Janice Peterson writes. Have you tried the idea?
Gardeners often discuss plants using scientific names instead of the common ones. With scientific nomenclature there is only one name for any plant.
Not all fall colors are pretty ones, as tar spot disease of maple demonstrates. But the fungus is mostly a cosmetic one, garden blogger Janice Peterson writes.
It's a gift to live in an area with changing seasons, garden blogger Janice Peterson writes.
As Halloween approaches, big pumpkins are getting a lot of attention. But the small ones are fun, too, garden blogger Janice Peterson writes.
I always enjoy having something in my garden that makes my neighbors say "What the heck is THAT?". In the past it's been black tomatoes and pretzel bean vines. This year it's my castor bean plants, which I situated so they are easily...
Though many people have heard of Master Gardeners, few know exactly what they are. But the answer is less complicated than you might think.
This is a great time to visit public gardens! They are still in good shape and it's the perfect opportunity to get ideas for your own garden next year. And the cooler weather makes garden touring a pleasure.
Garden blogger Janice Peterson comes to the defense of goldenrod, a flower that often takes heat during fall allergy season.