We gardeners are as varied as the spaces we create. Finding meaning in a sparse but thoughtfully executed space.
Arm yourself with the knowledge to ensure you purchase beautiful, healthy plants that will increase the curb appeal of your home and garden.
The common fig is a beautiful ornamental tree that can take on the profile of a very full shrub, depending on how you decide to prune it.
Many of the plants that are recommended for a sensory garden also work well in a variety of landscape designs. Some can even do double duty.
Turn this often overlooked area into an enticing and useful outdoor space.
Planning to add a stone patio to your landscape next year? Here's what to consider before getting started.
Grow it for the edible fruit or its good looks alone . This citrus cousin will brighten any gray winter day.
With its large size and copious golden flowers, this shrub can cover walls or screen unsightly views
U.S. native plants: Roll out a welcome mat for pollinators to keep your landscape in balance and thriving.
Don't let Box blight limit your plans for garden designs.
Get colorful drama along with dear resistance, drought tolerance and low maintenance - plus a butterfly or two.
Spiky blue flowers and a high tolerance for poor soil make this plant ideal for tough sites.
Low water plants in a wide range of colors, shapes and sizes. Check out our favs here.
Looking for plants that calm with color in the heat of the summer? Look no further than these 14 soothing beauties.
Go for a more natural look that's easier and less expensive to maintain by giving your plants the right amount of growing room.
Fall Planting: Delight the eye through three seasons with bright flowers placed just right. Late summer is the time to plan.
Vivacious orange flowers for you. nectar for the butterflies and bees. Asclepias tuberosa is worth planting for more reasons than one.
As pretty as a party dress, " Sugar Tip" has layers of pink that catch the eyes of the butterflies.
Vivid blooms and striking shapes make these annuals and perennials a delight in the autumn garden.
Thinking like a butterfly leads to fresh perspectives in the garden and in life.
A boulder can be a thing of beauty in the landscape. Here are 10 ways to display them to full effect.
Instead of letting the lawn sprawl, make it a shapely design element in your yard. You'll reap benefits both practical and aesthetic.
Go ahead let the limited garden space drive you up the walls. With these six way to train plants vertically, it can be a beautiful thing.
Create a garden that not only looks beautiful but also nurtures native bees - and helps other wildlife in the process.
Have a shady, damp spot in your garden that needs a lift? This Southern U.S. native may be the solution.
Bring the areas of your garden together to give it a unique sense of purpose.
Lacy flowers cover native white fringe tree in spring, and birds feed off of its berries in winter.
Inland sea oats is an easy native grass for a moist, shady garden spot
Indian pink is a top hummingbird plant for shady sites.
Dig in to create a simple, beautiful Japanese-inspired hanging garden.
Dispel the stereotype of weeds and try these wildlife-supporting native wildflowers in your garden.
These outdoor areas will have you looking at your own backyard through fresh eyes. Dare to be different?
Add a riot of color to your windowsill, table or balcony by repurposing old cups and saucers as little planter pots.
Try growing these tasty plants with your ornamentals for an attractive garden and fresher meals.
This shrub from the anise family brings a ray chartreuse sunshine to the woodland garden
Set up this succulent in native conditions ans see just how little care it need to thrive in the landscape.
A garden designed to be viewed from above gets new drought-tolerant, wildlife friendly plantings.
Get involved to help bees,butterflies and moths thrive. National Pollinators Week June 19 to 25.
These fresh ideas for living table toppers don't need much water or care.
Take a peek into exceptional landscapes usually closed to the public or dig deeper by attending a garden workshop.
These pant combinations show how to create a lush look with vibrant low-water flowers, shrubs and succulents.
The Elegant arc of a moon gate creates tranquillity and a hint of mystery in modern gardens.
Enjoy the amazing flowers and edible fruit of U.S. native Pasaflora incarnata ( also knows as maypop ) - the butterflies sure do.
Great blue lobelia, a flowering native plant that prefers moist soil, adds a calming blue hue to the late-summer garden.
Beautiful swamp milkweed makes it easy to help monarchs and other pollinators in eastern U.S. gardens.
Branch out from typical nursery fare, with lessor-know Rudbeckia species that have delightfully unexpected features.
Grow this long blooming, flashy flowering vine to cover a fence or arbor and attract hordes of hummingbirds all season long.
If your looking for some awesomely strange foliage and low care requirements, this succulent is right up your alley.
Bottlebrush blooms, gorgeous fall color and delightful fragrance give us this U.S. native shrub 4 season appeal.
Bright spring foliage, pretty summer flowers, white berries in winter...Symphoricarpos albus is a sight to behold in every season.
Beautiful, succulent leaves reach toward the sky, adding texture and beauty to the drought tolerant landscape.
Amazing colors, exuberant blooms, low maintenance, ... is it any wonder Echeveria is so popular?
Don't dismiss these common annuals, perennials and shrubs - there are reasons they've been popular for so long.
Hummingbirds and butterflies are not the only ones who will notice when you introduce a blaze of orange into your garden.
Wild or mild, the humble boxwood still brings style and order to all kinds of gardens.
Mix up the garden experience and let the flowers and shrubs play together.
Keep the garden wonderful with these stalwart perennials.
Hardy succulents for the cooler
You can upcycle your old typewriter, paint cans, tires and many more things into places for your plants.
This sprawling, resilient palm can be used in many ways.
Celebrate the season with potted displays rich in color and texture.
See how to combine this time-honored paving material with other types, such as concrete and stone.
You can design your garden to to feel like a secluded backyard retreat, a world apart from the hustle of daily life.
This large group of undemanding, water-wise plants offers pretty and practical answers to your gardening dilemmas.
Learn how to grow vivid flowers that will bring hummingbirds to your garden.
See if you agree that bold, spiky agaves and soft, luminous grasses make a perfect pair.
These trample-proof, low water plants can cut down your water bill while greening up your garden.
With their foliage and flowers, these succulents bring interest to mild-winter landscapes.
Get fun ideas, useful tips and step- by- step advise for organizing a successful event in your neighborhood.
Hedging are often called the gardener's architecture. Here is how to keep different kinds healthy and attractive.
Follow these guidelines to ensure your indoor succulents remain happy and healthy.
These perennials and shrubs have long -lasting color and beautiful blooms, and they attract birds and butterflies too.
Add structure, highlight forms and direct the eye with plantings in blocks, bands, cones and spheres.
Answers these seven questions to find the gravel size, color and texture for your needs and landscape style.
This quirky, trailing succulent is easy to grow on a bright windowsill or out of a hanging basket.
Easy-care Sedum moganianum is perfect for hanging planters and mixed containers.
Don't let limited space prevent you from welcoming wildlife into your garden.
Use Vines. vertical gardens, trellises, screens, espaliers and more to transform your exterior walls.
Announce you landscape beautification efforts with this flowering vine that perks up hot, dry gardens.
Quit cringing. This not-weed plant is a sight to behold in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies.
Some Houzzers may lack ground for gardening, but they are never short on imagination.
Add form to garden beds, edge walkways and create Interest with these sophisticated shrubs.
Designers show there is more than one way to execute this popular material pairing.
Whether in formal or natural landscapes, grasses or succulents planted en masse elevate the garden.
Boring patios and lackluster views, begone!
Verbena bonariensis works wonders as an airy screen, back-of-bed flower, window box plant and more.
New Project: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe.
With long lasting blooms and exfoliating bark, this ornamental tree brings color and a unique form to the landscape.
Ready you furniture with these tips for removing sunscreen stains, mildew and more.
Abundantly welcoming, plants rooted in pots, hanging in baskets, or climbing up a trellis add life to a porch.
Set your containers free from the patio-placed among plantings in the ground, they fill unsightly gaps, let you experiment and more.
This annual is a classic favorite that thrives on neglect and decorates warm-season gardens.
Revive summer-weary gardens with late bloomers such as toad lily, Russian sage, blanket flower and more.
Their easy-care is well deserved, but a little TLC will turn succulent into star plant.
With better resistance and fewer demand, these improved garden beauties are worth a spot on your wish list
The bright purple berries of Callicarpa americana feed winged beauties and make the Southeast U.S. native a fall garden standout.
For low-maintainance and wildlife-friensly landscape, use Southern natives that withstand heat and humidity.
Here's how to grow more succulents from the plants you already have.
Have a sunny window? Enjoy the flavor of fresh herbs year-round by growing them in the house.
Give your yard a hit of color, a waft of fragrance and the buzz of bees with this sun-loving, low -water perennial.
Flavor your garden and favorite dishes with edible flowers.
Hummingbirds - unique to the Americas - zip through open landscapes seasonally or year-round. Here's how to attract them.
New weather-based and sensor-based controllers take the efficiency of your sprinklers to the next level.
These easy-to-grow succulents make great house plants in bright, sunny spaces.
Even if your space is limited, there are ways to add an open roof to create the feel of an open room.
Get the front of your house looking it's best in time for summer.
Fruits, flowers, vegetables and herbs come together in potted combinations that are as pretty as they are productive.
Find out if a repair is worth making before you put your house on the market.
Select plants in these color combinations to create an outdoor space that's cheerful, energizing or calming.
Having allergies doesn't need to mean giving up your garden. Here are some options that will let you garden sneeze-free.
These container-friendly trees make great specimens for pots on the patio or marking an entrance.
Home gardeners are growing vegetables and fruit in raised beds, on arbors, on bean tripods and even a repurposed boat.
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts.
With this DIY water feature in your yard, serenity is just a few steps away.
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