Any type of greens are healthy for the body, but kale is a powerhouse. It is rated as one of the best veggies for absorbing free radicals, which have been linked to diabetes, Alzheimer's, and rheumatoid arthritis. Lacinato Kale, also known as Dinosaur or Tuscan Kale, has a sweet, mild flavor, especially when harvested at a young age. It's a gorgeous blue-leaf Italian heirloom variety that tastes fantastic in soups.
Low-Maintenance Perennials for the Midwest
Choose these perennials for a bold, beautiful, low-maintenance garden that fills your yard with color all summer lo...
Create Stunning Hanging Baskets
Use these easy plant-by-numbers recipes to put together the most beautiful hanging baskets in your neighborhood.
Plant a Living Wreath
Plant this low-care, living wreath to hang on your doorway, fence, or deck for beauty through the season.
For many gardeners, annuals are a go-to solution for many garden needs. Annual flowers are a quick way to fill empt...
New Varieties for 2013
Learn about the hottest new perennial and annual flowers, as well as vegetables and blooming trees and shrubs.
Top Flowering Shrubs for the Midwest
Pretty, long-blooming shrubs are a perfect fit for gardens old and new. Check out these expert picks for Midwestern...
Home Landscaping 101
Here's how to get begin planning a practical home landscape that will grow more beautiful over time.