Recent grants to the Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association will support ongoing projects in Groton and New London. A grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation, awarded as part of the foundation’s food access and education mission, will support farm-to-table programming at Grasso Technical High School. Students in the school’s departmentRead More →

One of my favorite local gardening professionals is Lilian R. Jackman, who owns and operates Wilder Hill Gardens in Conway. I met her several years ago when she was speaking at the Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association’s Spring Conference in South Deerfield on Downsizing. She made many useful observations aboutRead More →

Juliet WadeGetty Images The gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show are nothing short of spectacular, but owners of small gardens may just look at them and think they couldn’t create something quite so stunning. However, there are plenty of smart little garden ideas that can help you make theRead More →

EUGENE, Ore – Flowers in a pot can add an instant splash of color to your home. The only question you should ask yourself when selecting plants, do you have sun or shade? If you have sun it means you have 8 hours or more of direct sun. “Plants likeRead More →

Mike Garten The best part about miniature gardens: they are impossible to spoil! And each one looks totally different and unique, considering all the possible accessories. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the options floating around on Pinterest, here are the fairy garden essentials we suggest for you. See theRead More →

Take your gardening tools. Cathy Isom gives us some tips to have everything you want for your spring garden even if space is limited. It happens on this land of ours. Vertical garden ideas It’s time to start thinking about not only what vegetables and herbs you’ll grow in yourRead More →

Debbie Hugues | Special to The News-Press Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and their wives were practical and successful owners of remarkable gardens in Southwest Florida. A hundred years ago, they planted some of the varieties of plants that have proven to be efficient, low maintenance, disease resistant and heat tolerant.Read More →

Gardening should not be reserved for country dwellers who have real “gardens” – everyone can exercise their green thumb. All you need is a little imagination and creativity to transform even the blandest concrete outdoor space into a beautiful plant-filled sanctuary. Here are our favorite tips for urban gardeners: 1.Read More →

For over 20 years, the Chanticleer Garden has charmed visitors, educated home gardeners, and pursued an exuberant and idiosyncratic aesthetic. Founded by Adolph Rosengarten Jr. (an heir to the pharmaceutical fortune Merck) on his estate in Wayne, Pa., The 35-acre botanical garden is open to the public from April throughRead More →

Looking for something to do with all those clay pots that have collected dust in your garage or garden shed? Here is a decorative approach, using paint, stencils and a little imagination, that will give them pride of place on your patio, patio or veranda this summer. MATERIALS AND TOOLSRead More →

Gardening oi-Anwesha The accepted convention is that the greenery is beautiful. When people cultivate gardens in their apartment, they want to have greenery in their house. However, you may disagree and say that too much greenery is boring. Greenery is beautiful and calming, but a splash of color can actuallyRead More →