For this week's Sprout Home, expert Tara Heibel is answering common questions about nightshades. Find out what this plant is all about.
Not only is the American bittersweet a multifaceted plant in one's garden but it can also be part of your cut-flower arsenal. Before the birds gobble up the tempting berries, cut off a couple of misdirected branches and bring them inside.
Trying to Get Answers We have heard a lot of hearsay and rumors about keeping Chickens and Bees in Miami-Dade County and no one seems to know the full...
Our goal is to create the world's first planter-based botanical garden as a way to make this concrete jungle we call home a more beautiful and livable place for everyone. Anyone else out there ready to join our army?
Times are changing, though, and localism is taking root in our city's culture. Here in East Dallas, a nearby Baptist church hosts a green fair every other weekend in their parking lot. But no sign of progress has been so inspiring as the garden springing up over our own church parking lot.
What does Chicago smell like? That's the challenge that Tru Fragrance, a private label perfume company based in the Windy City set out ...
When I first saw Callicarpa, otherwise known as beautyberry, I thought it was a joke of some sort. Or perhaps a modern invention for gardeners who want a certain color of purple in their garden.
George Bernard Shaw once said "There is no sincerer love than the love of food," and certainly Chef Govind Armstrong would wholeheartedly agree.
I teach sustainability at Kaimuki Middle School. Welcome to my classroom.
Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.
At its most basic, a garden is a piece of land shaped into a place where fruits, vegetables and flowers bloom, but these flora-filled oases can be so much more. A place for contemplation, relaxation or a haven to unwind and enjoy the world around.
I will always fondly remember visiting my aunt and uncle at their cave, feeling like a wild child, almost a Flintstone.
Many admit that they would love to have plants in their house but they fear they have a black thumb. "I can't even grown cacti," one friend confessed. As you can imagine, the #1 question that I get asked is "What plants won't I kill?"
Are your needy, thirst-driven, water-demanding garden plants wilting beneath the sun's relentless rays like last night's limp, leftover linguini? Hang in there, pilgrim. There's a better solution.
Saving seeds doesn't only help improve agricultural biodiversity, but helps farmers and researchers find varieties of crops that grow better in different regions, especially as the impacts of climate change become evident.
Throughout the growing season I love walking through my flower garden. Even from one day to the next subtle changes catch my eye with amazement. But a midsummer walk reveals a landscape unique to that time of the year.