Life is full of unexpected pleasures. Find out why we started backyard birding, and get the scoop on what we’ve learned along the way. It’s a hobby you will never regret!
For years, I’ve tried to successfully grow basil in my garden. We love the fresh, fragrant taste of basil and pesto sauce in our home cooking. This year I’ve decided to try in earnest. Find out what I’ve done differently this year and if I have succeeded!
Let’s see how my homemade, backyard compost fares against the store-bought kind. I’m putting the tomatoes to the test!
At the home of political gridlock, I found harmony in nature – a kitchen garden on Capitol Hill. Find out where. Get inspired to create your own.
Need a little color inspiration? Let nature choose your palette. Get select color codes from this image for your next design.
I’m eagerly awaiting for a bountiful crop of basil to grow. I’ve got plans!
I was so excited to buy my first home more than 20 years ago! But then I realized – WAIT – I’ve gotta take care of this garden! Yikes! Find out how I turned the garden I had inherited into my own, little natural haven.
I caught these two busy bees doing what they do best.
See the robins and starlings dive and splash in their community bird bath at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.