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Nutmeg tree canopy

Nutmeg Tree: Growing Two Tropical Spices

Warm climate gardeners can grow and enjoy the tropical nutmeg tree… and get both nutmeg and mace as a result! We explain how to do it.

Leaf mulch

Leaf Mulch: Tree-Powered Garden Additive

Not enough people put leaf mulch to use in their gardens, and they should. These lovely gifts from deciduous trees build incredible soil!

Rudbeckia hirta

16 Flowers That Look Like Sunflowers

There’s a surprising number of flowers that look like sunflowers out there but that don’t grow to skyscraper heights. Let’s explore them!