Blueberries

June 27, 2019

Did you know that the modern blueberry is a 20th-century invention? Before the 1900s, the only way to enjoy these North American natives was to find them in the wild. Then, scientists started to unlock the secrets of cultivating blueberries—and we’re glad they did! Here’s how to grow blueberries in your garden. Plump, juicy blueberries are now easy to grow in your backyard on bushes that are resistant to most pests and…

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Peonies

April 27, 2019

The peony is outrageously beautiful in bloom from spring to summer—with lush foliage all summer long. Here’s how to grow peonies and get the best peony flowers in your garden. Peonies are perennials that come back every year to take your breath away. The plants may live longer than you do—some have been known to thrive for 100 years. Many nurseries offer early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, making it possible for you to…

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