How To Plant and Grow Agave Pups
Agave plants bloom once and then die. However, agave do produce 'offsets' or as they are often referred to, agave...
The Beautiful Flowers of Cacti
Don't dismiss a cactus as a boring plant. Imagine how beautiful it looks for a few months when it is...
How to Freeze Fresh Tomatoes, Step-by-Step
If you harvest a bumper crop, follow this easy process to freeze tomatoes for fresh-tasting soups, sauces and salsas.
Low-Litter Plants for Landscaping Around Swimming Pools
Who doesn’t love to take a dip in the pool on a hot summer’s day? I certainly do. But I
Focus on Natives: Indian Blanketflower
Budget gardeners looking for a terrific pop of color in their gardens from spring through fall (and nearly year-round in
Flowering Plants For Full Sun
Do you have an area in your garden where the sun just beats down relentlessly, making it hard for your
Focus on Natives: Live Oaks and Spanish Moss
Perhaps no image is more representative of the southern outdoors than a giant live oak dripping with Spanish moss. When
Yesterday a group of Girl Scouts and their leaders came over to the garden to learn about growing vegetables in
Globe Mallow Plant: Native Perennial With a Floral Surprise
Globe mallow is a native shrub that brings a 'cottage garden' look and feel to a desert garden. In spring,...