START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

tag: fall gardening

How to Garden When the Body Won’t Bend

Aging is particularly hard on gardeners who must bend, lift and stretch to make their beloved green things grow. But you donít have to give up on gardening when your body no longer cooperates. "No …


Here’s How to Plant Trees the Correct Way

Although springtime is associated with growing new things, in many places in the country, fall is the best time to plant trees. Temperatures are still above freezing making the ground easy to dig; rai…


6 Flowering Plants for Your Garden’s Shady Spots (Slideshow)

By Bonnie Alter, TreeHugger In every garden there are varying degrees of shade. There is the deep shade where serious woodland-type plants are the only thing that will grow. And then there is part…


6 Best Plants for Your Garden’s Shady Spots (Slideshow)

By Bonnie Alter, TreeHugger Mid-August is when gardeners start to get depressed. The best time for the garden is over and all its failings are starting to show. Like the shade areas: these are al…


4 Ideas for Your Summer Goals List

Instead of waiting for a new year, I like to set seasonal goals for my life. With each season comes renewal, so itís the perfect opportunity. Care to join me? Here are some ideas for goals you can add…


Winter Garden Preparation

In many regions, tis the season for dusting off winter coats, drinking hot tea and gazing out of the window at frosty mornings. The cooler weather†means it's also the season for winter garden preparat…


Fall Garden Chores

August to early September is one of the worst times in the garden. But it precedes one of the best times to work in the garden--fall. Even though the heat is still on, the beginning of September signa…


meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

Red foods don't contain vitamin A unless you're talking about red meat.

I'm going tomorrow!

Of course they've been hiding the damage they've been doing. Look how long the tobacco companies li…

Our local farmers' market is now twice a month, 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, instead of just on…

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!