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Did you know that deck collapses have increased by 20% since 2007? The good news is that deck failures are preventable. Using the proper structural connector...

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Nothing beats purple foliage for all-season color, because colorful foliage stands out even when the blooms fade. There are new plant introductions each ye

We have a really old and huge plum tree. It has many burls on it, and we are wondering if it is possible to cut some of them off? We

Question: I’m going to be planting some fruit trees this spring, and I’m wondering if it’s better for me to buy the trees in a big pot from a nursery or if I should get them from a mail order place that sends them with no soil on their roots.

Grace, like many qualities, is difficult to define but easy to recognize. That’s the case with certain shrubs: They’re undeniably graceful

To see where the Earth's climate is headed, we have to see where it's been. A new Francisco State University study outlines a mathematical technique that uses a basic law of plant growth to improve estimates of historical temperature and rainfall from tree rings.

Many flowering trees are in their splendor, especially deciduous magnolias. Some of these magnolias are a few weeks early and their blooms are quite spectacular. Enjoy these blooms now as they are very susceptible to frost and cold weather, which is possible next week. Many of these are at their peak not only in residential …

March 8 - 10, 2019
Saturday, March 9. 2019 10am-9pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 10am-6pm
The New England Outdoor Living & Garden Show is not to be missed by Outdoor Lovers, Home Design Followers, Cocktail Enthusiasts & Foodies! Come experience amazing walk through displays from March 8th to March 10th at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Our talented artists, designers, and gardeners have…

After the Empire State Building, don’t miss a trip the iconic Flatiron Building and Whitney Museum of American Art

This week Charleston Allergy and Asthma measured high counts of pollen, which is a typical indicator for the Lowcountry that the heavier spring time pollen is just around the corner.

A bonsai thief has stolen seven tiny trees worth at least 13 million yen ($118,000) from a garden space in Saitama prefecture near Tokyo.

Indoor house plants are affordable, easy care and fit in small homes. Popular species at Nipomo, California, wholesale nursery Pacific Sun Growers include fiddle leaf fig, philodendron and peace lily.

Suckers. To a child this word brings visions of candy. To adults, one vision may be of nuisance stems growing from the base of trees.

I have long admired the simplistic beauty of bare stems in the winter garden. It’s a unusual juxtaposition, where vulnerability meets strength, allowing us to appreciate the dormant face of

Elinor Teague writes a weekly gardening column for The Fresno (CA) Bee. This week, she gives tips on how to prune and care for Japanese Maples and Crape Myrtles

Last week’s column discussed the lack of seed-eating birds at backyard bird feeders.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - More than two months later, families impacted by Hurricane Michael are still trying to pick up the pieces.

And so it begins again. Years ago, this was hog-butchering time. Now it has unfortunately become crape myrtle-butchering time.

This website is intended to serve as a singular place of sharing, communication, and contact with the families of those who lost their lives that day.

A list of the top 10 nutrition facts that almost everyone agrees on. Despite all the controversy in nutrition, there are a few widely accepted truths.

The University of Queensland
21 November 2018
Avocado aficionados will benefit from a Queensland research project that aims to strip bare the avocado to reveal detailed information about the popular fruit’s biology
University of Queensland researcher Professor Robert Henry said data from a $13.3 million Horticultural Tree Genomics project could lead to better quality avocados
“Despite its global popularity and cult-like status in some countries, there…

Also, Loma Linda University School of Nursing has signed a transfer agreement with Mt. San Jacinto College and a La Verne professor is focusing on climate change.

This is the time of year when snow birds and tourists return to the island.

New research reveals 800 years of history of the tropics, including how they've shifted over centuries and their connection to climate.

While fall is a time of garden cleanup and planting bulbs and garlic, it's also a perfect time to test your soil.

Aloe varieties splash color, thrive with only modest needs for water or care

Fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs — the best time, in fact, for most of them.

All plants need water- even those that are tolerant of our summer dry conditions. Water makes up 90-98 percent of every plant we grow. It's needed for photosynthesis, as well as reproduction and defense against pests.

Providing shade and beauty, trees are a joy to behold, but some trees require more maintenance and upkeep than homeowners are willing to give. Invasive or

LISLE, Ill. - The troll dubbed Joe peers out over the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway and the suburban sprawl beyond, one hand shielding his brow as…