8 Autumn Chores for the Lazy Gardener

Rake and leaves

Gardening seems to lose its appeal when the weather turns nippy and rainy. But if you do these simple autumn chores now you’ll save work in the spring and help your garden survive winter.

How to Build Fertile Soil


Soils in coastal gardens are usually porous and low in nutrients and it may take a few years to achieve a fertile soil.

How to Manage Weeds in the Garden


Take advantage of modern research in weed biology to manage unwanted weeds without back breaking labour or environmentally unfriendly herbicides.

Bee Balm in the Landscape


If you have a damp spot in the yard, fill it with bee balm. Then, in early summer, feast your eyes on the amazing display of flowers produced by the showiest member of the mint family.