Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

We're on the cusp of springtime and you gardeners are just itching to get outside and turn over some dirt. But before you dust off the shovel, take some time to stop, plan and think. Here's what you need to consider. ...

One magical sign of summer is the flutter of backyard butterflies, and although we hear plenty about the imperiled monarch, plenty of other species are threatened, too. Learn what's wrong and how you can help. ...

Bright, colorful and ever-changing, our garden favorites come in a variety of fantastic blooms this year. Discover which are worthy of your backyard landscape this spring. ...

Our neatly manicured lawns may be a source of pride, but at what cost to our wildlife? Jamie Johannsen explains why it's time for a new mindset in residential landscaping. ...

Sure, they brighten up a room and add some color on these white-and-brown winter days, but did you know that houseplants can also help us to keep a clean, healthy environment? Discover a few popular houseplants that have a good effect on your home. ...

Fall is a great time to prepare for next year's gardens. Learn from the local experts on what to plant and how to plant it, for beautiful results next year. ...

It's finally time to make our gardens look beautiful and colorful. NWQ's nursery experts suggest some of this year's delightful new plants and some time-tested favorites that will keep your gardens looking lush all season. ...

If you've never strolled through these three magnificent gardens maybe this is the year to stop and smell the roses ... and hundreds of other flowers. Discover the horticulture at three of our favorite local attractions. ...

Break the winter blands with a little greenery indoors. Learn about the most popular options for indoor gardening, and discover some special arts that combine creativity and gardening. ...