Latest by Dean Fosdick

Published on February 25, 2020 - Page 17
Chemicals are routinely applied around residential landscapes to kill insect pests and troublesome weeds, but many are indiscriminate and devastate...
Published on February 9, 2020 - Page 8
Fiercer and more frequent natural disasters in recent years have many homeowners re-evaluating their landscaping. Many are restocking with trees and...
Published on January 23, 2020 - Page 5
Houseplants are quick to tell you when they need help. They display discolored leaves, drooping stems, and little or no growth. That usually gives...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 7
Gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends...
Published on December 28, 2019 - Page 6
Another growing season is building momentum with the arrival of the 2020 seed catalogs. Gardeners are drafting plans for new harvests. There’s such a...
Published on December 14, 2019 - Page 11
Gardeners skimming the newly arrived 2020 seed catalogs should spend less time on the tempting photographs and more time focusing on what retailers...
Published on December 1, 2019 - Page 32
Wind-driven air and too little precipitation are common wintertime side effects that can damage drought-sensitive trees, lawns and shrubs. Help...
Published on November 16, 2019 - Page 10
The outdoor growing season is over in most of the U.S., and it’s time to pause and take stock. Review those gardening impressions that delighted you...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 9
Fresh-cut flower arrangements are fleeting, but you can keep them lively longer by taking a few simple steps in selection, conditioning and...
Published on October 27, 2019 - Page 32
Fall is the best time of year to get new trees, shrubs and perennials into the ground before cold weather sets in, and it’s often the best time to...