Gardening on what was until recently a construction site, this spring it's been hand-to-ground combat with very compacted soil in my yard. The combination of heavy machinery and heavy building ma... More »
As spring marches onwards, now is when gardeners look at empty pots and planters and think about what to put inside them. Container plantings are perfect for gardeners with limited outdoor space, and ... More »
This is your last weekend to get in on the 183rd Philadelphia Flower Show. Unless you've been distracted lately, you know that this year the theme is Hawaii. You may have also noticed that despi... More »
Nicole Juday started gardening when she became the owner of an overgrown yard and realized she didn’t know the names of anything growing in it. A desire to learn the basics of gardening eventually led to a career change, and the has worked in the horticultural field for more than a decade. Today she keeps chickens and bees, grows a lot of flowers, and writes and speaks about gardening and natural history. See what else she’s up to at www.nicolejuday.com.
NewsWorks would like to congratulate all of this year's Rutgers University graduates. You are the school's biggest graduation class ever. School officials say the class of 2013 included an estimated 14,302 graduates from the university's More »
When Superstorm Sandy damaged the beaches in the Delaware River bay, it left horseshoe crabs without a place to nest. The loss of spawning grounds dramatically worsened the plight of an endangered shorebird which depends More »