Healthy soil is essential for healthy plants. Using cover crops in the home garden is one way to promote soil health.
Master gardener Leimone Waite answers readers’ questions about plants, garden tools and their use, and gardening techniques.
On a warm, sunny day before Christmas, I started pulling out a large bed of English ivy (Hedera helix) that had taken over the ground under several small, native pawpaw and sassafras trees. I wrote ...
Right about now, we all need a little something to lift our spirits and to inspire our gardens for the coming spring, summer ...
Many grow it in a rock garden or around a pond. The lime-green-gold tone of the small, round leaves is the major draw. It ...
I tend to avoid using groundcovers, but there are a couple that I don’t mind in certain circumstances. One of my favorites is ...
Mango trees are blooming across Brevard County give your trees extra care now, and pick lots of fruit this spring ...
The short answer is that it doesn’t hurt to be safe for our cats, dogs and wildlife. Even though the berries are one of the ...
When winter sets in, frost can be the hour of reckoning for gardeners. It's that moment when the plants that have adapted to ...
Leaving kale to bloom, at least for a while, brings benefits to a garden and the environment. The flowers are an important ...
Here are nine tips from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) about what to do ...
In today's "Fielding Questions" column, Don helps a reader figure out what caused this issue on jalapeno skins.