Byline: By LEE REICH

Give a child a box of crayons and a piece of paper, and ask for a flower, and you very likely will get a picture of a daisy.Daisies also hold...

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — Remind me not to plant camellias.Not that camellias (Camellia japonica) aren’t wonderful plants, with their elegant, sometimes...

It’s not easy to figure out which maples you want on your property. The good ones are the sugar maples, their leaves ablaze each fall in yellow...

Nature abhors bare ground, and so should you. Her response to naked earth is to clothe it, a job at which many weeds excel.Bare soil is too easily...

Topiary is the art of growing trees and shrubs as living sculptures — cubes, spheres, obelisks, animal shapes or combinations of these.The...

Gardeners, let's praise the hoe

7/19/19

Hopefully, I’ve caught you in time, before your weeds have grown lusty. I want you to consider the much-maligned hoe.Wait! Don’t stop reading. I...



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