October2018 Archive:

haunted garden

Garden shines at haunted mansion in Salem, Mass.
Mike Palm

A stunning garden in Salem, Massachusetts, offers a peek into the past at the Ropes Mansion, which is said to be haunted.

Huge disbud mums, which have only one large flower, are on display in the show.

Fall Flower Show at Phipps: 125 Years Of Wonder in pictures
Doug Oster

Fall Flower Show celebrates 125 year anniversary of Phipps

Bellflowers

Doug’s mailbag: Bellflowers, sweet potato vine, deer/garlic and more
Doug Oster

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a mystery flower, whether sweet potato vine is edible and if deer will eat garlic.

Ellen Zachos is the Backyard Forager, author of two books on the topic.

Acorns, dandelions, crabapples and more foraged for tasty meals
Doug Oster

Backyard foraging is fun, easy and provides tasty food

This pretty white anemone is a forgotten flower. Planted years ago and somehow blooming through a tall ornamental grass. Photos by Doug Oster

A forgotten flower
Doug Oster

This forgotten flower is a beautiful surprise

Lemon tree

Doug’s mailbag: Lemon tree, Knockout roses, soil repair and more
Doug Oster

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about a lemon tree, Knockout roses, soil repair and more.

Morgan Livingston is agricultural innovations manager at the Greater Washington County Food Bank. She looks over the raised beds at the garden behind the food bank. Over 450 pounds of produce came out of the garden for clients.

Food bank garden helps the hungry, shipping container project will feed more
Doug Oster

Food bank garden helps the hungry, shipping container project will feed more

Tomatoes

New Gardener: Tomatoes still growing strong and planning for the fall
Mike Palm

Tomatoes are still going strong in October for the New Gardener, and it’s time to start planning for the fall, but warm weather is causing some delays.

Butterfly weed

Doug’s mailbag: Butterfly weed, tomato seeds, rose bushes and more
Doug Oster

Everybody Gardens editor Doug Oster answers questions about butterfly weed, saving tomato seeds, winterizing rose bushes and more in this week’s mailbag.

Dan Tomcik shows off his harvest of garlic he inherited from Dennis Gilkey.

Garlic gift inspires young gardener
Doug Oster

A gift of garlic inspires a young gardener to carry on a planting legacy.

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