The U.S. National Arboretum is breathing new life into a plant related to both the blueberry and cranberry.
The home and garden of the poet Anne Spencer are lovingly restored to keep the literary connection alive.
Washington Post gardening columnist Adrian Higgins took questions on how to improve your garden in the summer.
These five can refresh your hot, tired garden. Here are tips on how to grow them and where to find them.
The D.C. gardens get to shine this weekend at their most popular event, the annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival.
The colorful natives of the Southwest deserts will last a season or two in sunny Mid-Atlantic gardens.
Taking stock of the entire known plant life of a region — its flora — is methodical and painstaking work.
Even in the withering heat of July and August, these varieties won’t wilt.
Two books chart the glory and long-term decline of a beautiful and gentle insect, the bumblebee.
If you’re scared of bees, there are ways to gently suggest that they buzz off.
Most of them won’t bother humans unless we bother them first.
Kurt Bluemel, 81, who re-created an African savannah for a Disney resort in Orlando, dies of cancer.
Washington Post gardening columnist Adrian Higgins takes questions on how to improve your garden in the summer.
Hydrangeas are one of the most valuable shrubs in the garden, but this winter has taken its toll on them.
The stalwart of the Washington garden make magnificent cut flowers that fit almost any design style.