Model your garden after Monticello with these six plants Thomas Jefferson grew that you can grow today.
Learn gardening lessons from Thomas Jefferson, our founding farmer.
See helpful tips for planting mums in your garden this fall.
Get fresh flavors in the fall and winter by freezing or drying your summer herbs.
See petunia planting tips from Oma’s Antik Haus owners and expert growers, Jerry and Fay McDaniel.
Pretty purple petunias attract attention to Oma’s Antik Haus.
Grow your own fresh herbs this year with our easy, DIY Mason jar herb garden.
Enjoy the taste of seasonal vegetables from your garden year-round.
Expect the unexpected at the annual Tennessee Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show in Jackson.
Visit garden workshops and demonstrations at the 11th Annual Blooms Days Garden Festival and Marketplace.
Get helpful tips for planting tomatoes from Alainia Hagerty, owner of Tomato Baby Co. in Brighton.
See and taste the early signs of spring in and around the garden.
Learn how to plant your own lettuce garden in three easy steps.
Learn how to grow herbs indoors for fresh flavor year-round.
Learn which tasks to tackle during winter gardening in November, December and January.
Preserve your summer bounty by canning fresh produce.
Protect your garden from cool weather with these helpful fall gardening tips.
Read gardening expert P. Allen Smith’s tips on how to tell when to harvest summer vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers and squash.
Learn how to grow fruits and veggies in containers, raised beds and window boxes.
Keep your grass and garden alive this summer with these simple tips on watering.
This annual event features perennials, too. Visitors can also learn about trends in landscaping, lawn management and garden design at the Blooms Days 2013, which takes place Mother’s Day weekend in Knoxville.
Worm Works fertilizer is a natural, organic way for gardeners to give their plants the nutrients they need.
Overflowing with gorgeous color and landscaping, the 96-acre property at Memphis Botanic Garden, located right next to the University of Memphis, dazzles visitors with 28 specialty gardens, providing an in-depth look at a variety of flowers, plants and trees.
Inspired to incorporate some edibles into your home landscape? Here’s how to do it.
Try the new gardening technique that incorporates edible plants into landscaping.
Japanese cornel dogwood and hybrid witch hazel are perfect winter-flowering shrubs to brighten up any landscape.
Plant your new trees and shrubs in October, when dormant plants will be under less stress, for successful growth.
Make your fall landscape pop with an abundance of flower choices from Willow Oaks Flower Farm in Brownsville.
Learn about the USDA’s new plant hardiness zone map, which is the standard by which gardeners can determine what plants are most likely to endure winter temperatures at a given location.
IPMLite, a mobile applications developed by the UT Institute of Agriculture, helps gardeners with pest control, how-to info, pruning schedules and more.
Interplanting flowers, herbs, vegetables and fruits creates some benefits that enhance the overall success of my garden.
Inmates at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center planted the Garden of Hope in March 2011, spending around three hours each morning working to see their garden grow.
The perfect perennials are on display at Delano Daylilies.
Mulch. You know it’s good for your landscape, but with so many choices, how do you choose which one to use?
Whether valued for their foliage or their flowers, used in foundation planting or as screens, shrubs are an integral component in any landscape. Here are my favorites, divided by season.
The University of Tennessee Extension offers an affordable basic soil test so gardeners can learn the proper amount of lime and fertilizer needed for lawns and gardens.
Gardening for wildlife is a great way to enhance your landscape, create a fun project for you and your family, and contribute to local conservation efforts.
These critters can wreak havoc on lawns and gardens, but control depends upon which you have. So how do you know if you’re fighting moles or voles?
Learn how to save water for a sunny day with rain barrels and rain gardens.
Periodical cicadas will return to Tennessee in early May, bringing with them a shrill song and the potential for damage to young trees and plants.
Master gardener shares her tips for natural remedies prevent garden pests.
Red-hot chili peppers please the eye and the palate.
Read our tips for planting herbs this spring, and share your herb gardening experience.
The arrival of spring means it’s time to break out the lawn mower and tackle your lawn.
In a peaceful clearing on the spacious grounds of Ellington Agriculture Center in Nashville, irises of more than a hundred varieties and colors pop up from the ground every spring.
Learn how to prune peach trees by following these simple tips.
Don’t think you have enough space to grow your own veggies? Think again. Raised-bed gardening allows you to concentrate soil preparation in a small area, resulting in the efficient use of soil amendments and an ideal environment for vegetable growth.
Here’s what our gardening guru would love to see under her own tree.
Farmer’s Almanac makes a good gift for any gardener.
The holly family is huge, with hundreds of selections existing for almost every landscape situation. They make popular landscape plants because they are easy to grow.
Beautify your landscape any time of the year with a species of this flowering tree and shrub
Plant a garden in your backyard and watch the happiness grow.
Myers Greenhouse in Bulls Gap can help just about anyone start a bountiful garden.
Tips for growing an eco-friendly garden, including natural pest control, using rain barrels and composting.
Reasons to eat fresh fruit and vegetables from your garden or local farm include phytochemicals, increased energy and reduced weight gain.
Rollins Farm in Giles County sells a compost called R-GROW, a mixture of natural waste and fresh wood shavings, blending carbon and nitrogen to emit as little odor as possible.
Gardening can lower blood pressure and reduce depression as well as nurture creativity and positivity.
Find out how many calories you burn by weeding, raking and other gardening tasks.
Evergreen varieties in shades of yellow, plum and blue add color to your winter landscape.
Easy lemon balm deserves a place in any herb garden.
Three easy ways to dry and preserve fresh flowers: air-drying, pressing and framing, and microwaving flowers. (Yes, you read that correctly.)
Good seeds, good dirt and good luck pay off in Allardt, home to the Great Pumpkin Festival and Weigh-off.
Plant a variety of vines in your garden to liven up your landscape.
Plant heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables for seed preservation – and because heritage varieties simply taste better.
Use lunar cycles to know what and when to plant.
Marianne Jones doesn’t grow just any old tomato – she’s out to grow every old tomato.
Nothing is more delightful than Tennessee in springtime, when the gray-brown woods of winter seem to burst into vivid color almost overnight.
Container gardening can add beauty and creativity to your plants and landscaping.