Gardening With Tony

Gardening With Tony

UNITED STATES—Flowers were originally colorful only to attract pollinators. Breeding has improved the color and quality of many garden varieties of flowers, to make...

UNITED STATES—Lawns composed of turf grasses are the most functional, but also the most demanding forms of groundcover. That is old news. There are...

UNITED STATES—There is no way around it. Just about every garden has some degree of shade. Even low profile single story houses without eaves...

UNITED STATES—Turf grasses are the ultimate in groundcover. They are very durable, and useful for covering large areas in a very user friendly manner....

UNITED STATES—A Great Basin bristlecone pine tree of the eastern Sierra Nevada can live more than five thousand years. A giant sequoia tree of...

UNITED STATES—Too much of a good thing can be a problem. That is why bacon is not one of the four basic food groups....

UNITED STATES—If there are any cool season vegetables left in the garden, they should probably be harvested pretty soon. If left too much longer,...

UNITED STATES—It is easy to see why there are optimum times to prune, and just as easy to see when pruning should not be...

UNITED STATES—They are weeds for a reason. They grow like . . . well, weeds! By definition, they are unwanted. Yet, they typically proliferate...

UNITED STATES—Cherry blossoms are such an excellent tradition in Washington D.C., as well as in Japanese neighborhoods of the West Coast. 'Kwanzan' and 'Akebono'...

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