The Garden Guru: Surviving winter

| Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Keep damage to a minimum by choosing the right plants and growing spots and planning for freezes.

Talkin’ turkey: Holiday decorations add whimsy to family get-togethers

| |Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

The star of Thanksgiving spreads its wings, making appearances on dishware, accessories and decorative items.

Neil Sperry: Late-season lawn questions answered

| Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

From mowing and planting sod to keeping weeds out, these tips will help save you time and money.

Neil Sperry: Why plants behave the way they do

| Friday, Nov. 07, 2014

Plants are like people. Differences, sometimes subtle ones, can affect the appearance and health of growing things.

Neil Sperry: Still a lot to love about dear old mums

| Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

These fall favorites can take the cold and keep on blooming.

Let the room-makeover dreams begin

| |Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

A bounty of new home design books offer dreamy ideas and inspiration for DIY decorators.

The Garden Guru: Funky fences

| Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

There are few limits to what can be done with bricks, pickets or iron.

Hail the harvest season with fall decor

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Special seasonal touches on a front porch put out the welcome mat for autumn.

Get Your Poe On

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Metal crows, ebony taffeta and black candlesticks add some Edgar Allen Poe creepiness to your spirited decor.

The Garden Guru: ‘Neoregelia’ bromeliads offer color, toughness

| Friday, Oct. 03, 2014

You might be charmed by these unusual plants and their “pups.”