The Garden Guru: Simple lessons of a foreign lifestyle

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

A trip through Amish Country leads to quiet contemplation.

The Garden Guru: Good deals help color in landscape

| Friday, Jul. 11, 2014

This container-loving gardener makes an exception for a few impulse buys.

Neil Sperry: Start planting for fall gardens now

| Friday, Jul. 04, 2014

Tomatoes and pumpkins lead the way in the second, cooler growing season.

The Garden Guru: Potting fans can’t contain their enthusiasm

| Friday, Jun. 27, 2014

The options for plant choices and decor are boundless, so it’s no wonder avid gardeners are embracing this trend.

Neil Sperry: Plants need a shot of iron, too

| Friday, Jun. 13, 2014

Little things matter to growing things. Here’s how one nutrient can affect your entire landscape.

Neil Sperry: The tropical beauty of bougainvilleas

| Friday, Jun. 06, 2014

The plants’ brightly colored bracts will delight in summer — but say goodbye when winter hits.

Neil Sperry: Pomegranate pointers

| Friday, May. 30, 2014

This small tree yields pleasing qualities, whether you plant one for its showy flowers or its sweet fruit

Neil Sperry: The mystique of summer lawn care

| Monday, May. 26, 2014

Late May is the best time to start turf, plus more expert advice to mow — er, mull — over

Neil Sperry: Timing your plantings is critical

| Monday, May. 19, 2014

You still can plant trees, vines and more, but remember to water them well.

Neil Sperry: When the grass isn’t greener

| Friday, May. 09, 2014

There are shade-tolerant options, but they aren’t the ‘miracle’ turfs being pitched.