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seasonal plant care

Fall garden chores

October 26, 2016

Packed with recipes, garden designs, décor suggestions, and lists of the most important garden chores, The Kitchen Gardener’s Handbook is an irreplaceable seasonal resource.

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The best time to prune

October 5, 2016

Why is winter the ideal time to prune the deciduous trees and shrubs in your garden?

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Comparing seasons in the Northeast garden

April 8, 2015

The author of Growing the Northeast Garden reflects on a region well-known for its seasons and takes us through one of its many beautiful gardens. You’ll often hear that the Northeast “has” seasons. Most every place does, but given our place on the map, this speaks to how the differences between ours are more pronounced. […]

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Seasonal care for succulents

December 4, 2013

An in-ground garden in USDA plant hardiness zones 8 to 11 (based on the average annual minimum winter temperature) comprised primarily of succulents needs maintaining on average four times a year. The plants may need to be thinned, deadheaded, and have old leaves or branches removed; any that aren’t thriving, replaced; weeds and pests dealt […]

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