In the Garden: Fall Planting for Lilacs

How to Plant and Grow Lilacs Fall is a great time to plan ahead for your spring garden. Lilacs are among the most carefree of all shrubs. Their needs are simple: plenty of sunlight, good drainage, fertile soil, and annual pruning. Choose a planting site carefully and the only care needed is yearly pruning to maintain a nice shape.

In the Garden: Trees for Tennessee

Trees for Tennessee: What you need to know Tennessee is a wonderful place for trees! Bloom colors of yellow, white, pinks, and purples begin in early spring followed by the lush green of tall canopy trees. Native evergreens provide shelter year around for much of our wildlife. Many cultivars, native and borrowed from other countries, grow well in the Nashville area.