Effective Watering Strategies for Northern Gardeners

Whether it’s hot like it is now or you just want to conserve a precious resource, understanding effective watering strategies is important for northern gardeners. Here are a few basic questions to consider when deciding when, how much and how to water. How Much Water Do My Plants Need? This depends a lot on the…

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20 Best Garden Tips from 2020, part 2

This is a continuation of the earlier post on what we’ve learned in 2020. Here are 10 more garden tips from our top 20 garden tips from 2020. Read more great information, inspiration and garden techniques in every issue of Northern Gardener. Garden design rules. By Design columnist Diane McGann reviewed several rules for garden…

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Best 20 Garden Tips from 2020, part 1

The end of the year is a great time for reflection about what’s ahead and what we learned during the season. In 2020, despite all its challenges and upheaval, each of the six issues of Northern Gardener contained advice, inspiration and information that cold-climate gardeners could put to use immediately. In this post and the…

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