Just like an art museum, each time you visit a public garden there’s always something new to appreciate and inspire.
The Japanese Garden in Portland, OR.
Once springtime arrives and I’m finally out in the garden, it’s almost impossible to pry me away from home. I hate the thought of missing a single minute. When the weekend c [...]
If you want your 2011 vegetable garden to produce more food for your table, planning is the key. No matter how much experience or growing space you have, taking time to map out your garden is the best way to maximize your efforts.
If you want your 2011 vegetable garden to produce more food for your table, planning is the key. No matter [...]
Gardener’s Supply staffer Debbie Page goes to Nicaragua with a few packets of seeds and the goal of starting a garden.
Rudi and I planted a garden in a cement box that was part of the hospital ruins.
Nurses from the Miskito villages along the Rio Coco in northwestern Nicaragua choose seeds to plant.
Local children are curious [...]
Check out our new, interactive tool for planning a vegetable garden.
The High-Yield Garden is one of six pre-planned gardens in the Kitchen Garden Planner. You can also use the planner to design your own garden.
Here’s some good news! It sounds like more people than ever before are planning to grow a vegetable garden this year [...]
Think you’ve had a hard year in the garden? You’re not alone. Vegetable gardeners are calling this season the worst in recent memory.
A squash plant in our display garden, during better times.
A squash vine borer, one of the many challenges of summer 2009. More than 50 percent of the squash plants in our d [...]
A basket of just-picked tomatoes will be welcome in the staff lunch room.
Planting your fall beds with Super Hoops in place makes it easy to add protection when colder days arrive.
This week I have been planting fall garden beds. The timing is about right, here in Zone 5, for putting in beets, carrots, turnips, snap peas and cold-tole [...]
Not to be outdone by the White House, the folks over at the USDA started up their own organic vegetable garden outside the agency’s headquarters on the Mall.
No matter how you feel about the new administration and about our new Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, Washington’s newfound enthusiasm for gardening is pretty darn wonderful.
A tunnel of laburnum outside the Palace at Kew Gardens in London.
There are all sorts of good reasons to consider adding an arbor, pergola, tuteur or another type of freestanding trellis to your garden this spring. Here are just a few:
1. Create instant impact. Trees and shrubs serve an important role in a garden or landscape. They c [...]