4 Must-See Washington Gardens

The U.S. Botanic Garden located at the National Mall features several themed gardens worth meandering when visiting the nation’s capital.

In Support of Beginning Gardeners

This year, I witnessed a community of beginning gardeners learning as they grow, and those of us with more experience should be there to lend our support

Gardens of Quebec

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit Quebec City for the annual Garden Writer’s Association conference. It was an excellent opportunity to network with garden writers from around the world and tour some of the brightest gardens in the city.

Save H20: Water Your Garden Using a Rain Barrel

Only about 2 to 3 percent of the Earth’s water is fresh, and of that percentage, a scant 0.3 percent is available for use. With every living thing on the planet utterly dependent on it, fresh water will become more and more valuable over the coming years.

Off with Your Deadhead

As usual, there’s so much work to be done in the garden that I can barely keep up! One of the tasks I’ve been delaying (simply because it’s one of my least favorites) is deadheading.

Gardening Magazines to Pass the Winter Lull

I have always been a big magazine reader, especially those related to gardening. Although my preferred magazines have changed over the years, for the past 20 I have subscribed to at least three different ones at any given time.

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