“Grow up.” That’s what I tell some of my plants.
The agastache comes with a lot of common names like anise hyssop, giant hyssop and hummingbird mint, but, I assure you, “outstanding,” will be one of your adjectives if you grow it. About a ye…
Coop by coop, backyard chicken keeping is gaining ground in my area of Hampton Roads, Va., and elsewhere.
PITTSBURGH | People who fix up old houses pour countless hours of sweat equity into their projects. Jim Bonner likes to joke that the three-story Victorian he and his wife, Leslie, have been r…
What you can’t see can hurt your wallet, or worse.
Floppy perennials that hog too much space or smother their neighbors in August are far from my mind in May, when the garden seems short of foliage and full of promise.
Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Be warned: there’ll be plenty of competition
Show your workhorse appliances a little TLC, and they may stick around a bit longer.
I was thinking about this just the other day, because it’s been warm enough recently in Philadelphia to turn on the air conditioning.
Violets afforded one of my earliest gardening experiences. Working toward a Girl Scout conservation badge, I transplanted a host of common blue violets on a bank in the scout camp to help cont…