Jeff Rugg / Gardening

The Greener View: Garden Gift Ideas Part III

We are down to the last week of shopping for Christmas presents. I have a few last minute gift ideas that are still available.

Create a basic gardeners gift package and add more items as you find them. Start with a pair of gardening gloves, as ...

The Greener View: Garden Gift Ideas: Part II

As you may know, Adam and Eve were the first gardeners. They maintained the Garden of Eden. As we head into the Christmas season, many gardeners are looking for gift ideas. Some people are going to get a bible for Christmas and there is one ...

The Greener View: Garden Gift Ideas

The garden and front landscape are often created to help make the house more attractive. It is not very often that a part of the house can also be a part of the garden. Rain gutters channel water from the house into the garden, but as functional ...

The Greener View: Saving Trees From Snow

As I am sure you know, there has been a lot of lake-effect snow around the Great Lakes. Much of this snow is heavy, wet snow that can weigh so much it breaks tree branches. If these areas get rain, the snow and rain will turn to ice and weigh even...

The Greener View: Forcing Spring Bulbs

Question: I bought several kinds of spring flowering bulbs. I intended to plant them outside, but winter came six weeks early and now the ground is frozen. I noticed on the packaging that some of them say they are "good for forcing." I am not sure...

The Greener View: Easy Winter Color

Q: I have grown amaryllis bulbs in the past and I see they are back in the stores again. I almost always get just one flower stalk with three or four flowers. I have seen other people's bulbs have two or even three flower stalks with four or five ...