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Autumn Dos and Don'ts

By Neil Peterson
Autumn is a super time to work in the garden. Here are some useful tips.
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Caring for plants during drought

By Neil Peterson
How to help ease plants through drought conditions
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Why do Japanese Maples and Ornamental Conifers cost so much?

By Neil Peterson
I'll explain why certain plants are so much more expensive than others.
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Hanging Basket Care

By Neil Peterson
Advice on how to keep hanging baskets looking good until frost.
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bulbs!

By Neil Peterson
Why, how, and what to plant for superior spring color.
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Emerald Ash Borer

By Neil Peterson
What the borer is and what you need to know
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Pruning your flowering shrubs and trees

By Neil Peterson
A short run-down on the proper timing and methods to prune flowering plants.
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hollow trees

By Neil Peterson
The truth about trees with cavities
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Resilient Midwestern Perennials

By Neil Peterson
With weather that seems to fluctuate wildly-it's imperative to choose plants that can roll with the punches. This is a short list and discussion of some of those plants and what makes them garden champs.
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Winter in the landscape

By Neil Peterson
A short discussion on winter landscape tips and ways to appreciate the winter garden.
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Winter in the landscape

By Neil Peterson
A short discussion on winter landscape tips and ways to appreciate the winter garden.
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Fall tips and suggestions

By Neil Peterson
A discussion on plants, suggestions, and tips for gardening in Autumn.
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Maintaining beautiful plants in summer

By Neil Peterson
Drought, excessive rain, insects and disease can ruin a gorgeous garden. By using some simple tips and choosing the right plants, you can help keep the landscape in top condition all season.
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May Gardening

By Neil Peterson
Planning a season long landscape
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Spring Tasks

By Neil Peterson
Neil writes about tasks for spring. Lawncare, perennials, etc.
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