Information About Garden Spaces

Garden space design depends on many things. How large is your space? What types of plants do you have in mind? What garden space layout will work best for your situation? Whether it’s space saving gardens for small areas or a grand garden design, you’ll find what you’re looking here. Creative garden spaces are possible for everyone. Learn how to garden in small spaces, large spaces and all spaces. Designing a garden space for your needs is easy, so browse through the following articles, as you’re sure to find something to fit the space you need.

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DIY Moon Gate Ideas To Create A Zen Outdoor Space

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Click here for ideas on how to add a DIY moon gate to your outdoor garden or Zen space.

Backyard Picnic Ideas

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

Click here for some picnic in the garden ideas to help you create the perfect garden for a summer picnic.

Heat Tolerant Plants For South-Facing Walls

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

A south-facing wall can be too hot for many plants, but some beautiful ones thrive in the heat. Read on for more info.

Declutter With A Minimalist Garden

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

If cluttered spaces make you claustrophobic, try designing a minimalist garden. Defined by hardscape and understated planting, you can create a more austere atmosphere for a calm and serene garden environment.

Cottage Garden Plants

By Amy Draiss

There is just something appealing about an English cottage style garden. Read on for design tips and our favorite cottage garden plants.

1920s Garden Design Ideas For Your Home

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The typical 1920s garden was rich in color, texture, and movement. Read on to learn how to make your own 1920s style garden.

10 Classic Cottage Garden Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Those who wish to create a cottage garden of their own are limited only by their imagination. Here are our top ten cottage garden plants.

How To Grow An Outdoor Green Wall

By Mary Ellen Ellis

A green wall is great for cooling and filtering the air and providing respite from the city. Click to learn how to grow a living plant wall.

How To Grow A Cottagecore Flower Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Cottagecore gardening is a popular aesthetic that brings a charming essence to the landscape. Click to learn how to make your own cottagecore garden.

How To Fix Excessive Rain Garden Overflow

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Rain gardens have become popular ways of dealing with excess water in the landscape. But they only work with the right drainage. Click for more.

St. Patrick’s Day Garden Ideas: How To Make A Leprechaun Fairy Garden

By Teo Spengler

Saint Patrick’s Day is here again. For a fun project to take on with family or friends, click here!

Forever Growing Garden Design – Learn About Forever Flower Gardens

By Laura Miller

What is a forever garden? Simply put, it's a long-lived garden filled with beautiful perennials and hardscaping features such as fences, walkways, and fountains.

Russian Garden Design Ideas – Growing Russian Garden Plants

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

Russian dacha gardens are something to be admired. They provide more than half of the Russia’s food supply, and they do it without pesticides, tractors, tillers or animals. Read on to learn more.

What Is A Shaker Herb Garden: Growing Medicinal Shaker Herbs

By Amy Grant

The Shakers were known not only for seeds, but also for medicinal Shaker herbs. There were hundreds of herbs grown in a Shaker garden useful for a variety of medical ailments.

Shakespearean Herb Garden – Growing Herbs From Shakespeare

By Laura Miller

Shakespeare often referenced plants and herbs in his many plays. These herbs from his quotes are often used when constructing a Shakespearean herb garden.

What Is A Scent Garden – Tips For Planting A Fragrant Garden

By Mary Ellen Ellis

A garden is not just attractive to the eyes; it is truly a feast for all the senses. Without sacrificing the visual, consider planting a fragrant garden.

Balcony Garden Ideas – Tips For Gardening On A Balcony

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Think you can't have a garden on a balcony? You just need some tips on how to garden on a balcony while you also think outside the box.

Downspout Vegetable Gardening – Planting A Rainwater Vegetable Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

One way to use rainwater is the creation of a downspout or rain gutter garden. Click here to learn more about growing downspout vegetables.

Garden Photography: How To Create A Photographer’s Garden

By Teo Spengler

For photographers a bright, lively and flourishing garden is a great opportunity for special plant shots and unique photo ops. If you want to make your backyard into a wonderful spot for taking pictures, click here to learn useful tips for garden photography.

Full Sun Japanese Plants – Planting A Japanese Garden In Full Sun

By Mary Ellen Ellis

If you have a love for Japanese aesthetic, a garden that embraces those elements can be a wonderful way to celebrate the culture. Read on to learn about full sun plants for a Japanese garden.

What Is A Kitchen Garden – Kitchen Garden Ideas

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

A kitchen garden is a centuries-old way to ensure fresh fruits, vegetables and seasonings within easy reach of the kitchen. Read on for more.

Grow A Balcony Flower Garden – Balcony Flower Care

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Many gardeners find themselves severely limited by space. This is especially true for those living in apartments and condos. It is for this reason that balcony gardening continues to grow in popularity. But what are the best flowers for a balcony?

Best Balcony Plants – Growing Balcony Plants And Flowers

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

What are good balcony plants for small spaces? Whether you want food, flowers, or exotica, find the best balcony plants to liven your outside area.

Small Raised Bed Design – How Small Can A Raised Bed Be

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you have a small garden space, you can still raise plenty of plants. You just need a plan. Read on to learn about tiny raised beds.

What Is A Bird Garden – Tips On Gardening For Birds

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Gardening for birds is just one way to bring more interest to the yard, as well as provide a valuable resource for our feathered friends.

Grow Your Own Wellness Garden – How To Make A Peaceful Backyard Garden

By Laura Miller

A backyard wellness garden is a healthy area to relax and reduce the stress of daily life. Read more about how to make one of your own.

What To Do With Balcony Space – Designing A Small Balcony Outdoor Space

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You don't need a large space to create a beautiful outdoor living area. Designing a cozy balcony is a great option. Read on to learn more.

What Is A Fitness Garden – How To Make A Garden Gym Area

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

There is little doubt that working in the garden is an excellent source of exercise, no matter your age or skill level. But, what if it could also serve as a garden gym? Read on to learn more.

Four Season Outdoor Living: Design A Year Round Backyard Space

By Laura Miller

The winter blues are very real. A good way to encourage yourself and your family to spend more time outdoors is to create a weather-comfortable, year-round outdoor space.

Arctic Gardening – Can You Garden In The Arctic

By Teo Spengler

Anyone accustomed to gardening in a mild or warm climate will need to make big changes if they move north to the arctic. The techniques that work to create a thriving northern garden are very different indeed.

Learning From South African Gardens – South African Landscaping Style

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The tendency to dryness makes gardening in South Africa a bit difficult unless you select native plants. Even with such a challenge, South African gardens can have amazing diversity and color. Read on to learn more.

Brazilian Gardening Style – What We Can Learn From Brazilian Gardeners

By Amy Grant

The sheer diversity of Brazil's ecosystems makes its gardening style a delight for anyone interested in botany.

Dutch Garden Style – How To Grow A Dutch Garden

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

The Dutch style of gardening is known for its formality, geometric design and efficient use of space. Read on to learn more.

How To Garden Like Monet – What We Can Learn From Monet’s Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Claude Monet’s garden, like his art, was a means of self-expression. Monet loved his garden so much that he considered it his most beautiful work.

Flea Market Gardening: How To Turn Junk Into Garden Décor

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and, for some gardeners, this statement couldn't be truer. Click here for creating junk gardens.

Growing Food For Christmas: How To Grow Christmas Dinner

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Growing food for Christmas is possible, but it does take some preplanning. Click this article for more information.

DIY Christmas Fairy Gardens – Fairy Garden Ideas For Christmas

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Want to have some fun? Learn how to make a Christmas fairy garden for festive home décor this holiday season. Click here for more info.

Planting A Giving Garden: Food Bank Garden Ideas

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Exactly what is a giving garden? How can you go about growing a food bank garden? Click here to learn how to grow a giving garden.

Winter Sunroom Vegetables: Planting A Sunroom Garden In Winter

By Laura Miller

Consider planting vegetables in a sunroom, solarium, or enclosed porch. These brightly lit rooms are perfect in winter. Learn more here.

Natural Halloween Decorations – Grow Your Own Halloween Decorations

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you love Halloween and want the perfect décor, try planning ahead and grow your own Halloween decorations. Click here for some ideas.

Flowering Fall Gardens: Creating A Beautiful Fall Garden

By Amy Grant

Gardening in autumn is a pleasure due to the cooler temps, but you need to plan ahead for truly spectacular flowering fall gardens. Find tips here.

Native Plant Border Ideas: Choosing Native Plants For Edging

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

There are so many great reasons for growing a native plant border. To get a few suggestions for edging a native garden, click here.

Native Garden Foods – Growing An Edible Native Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Growing an edible native garden is easy and cheap. These plants are plentiful and attractive to birds and other wildlife too. Learn more here.

Fairy Garden Shade Plants: Choosing Shade Plants For A Fairy Garden

By Amy Grant

How do you go about choosing miniature garden plants for shade tolerant fairy gardens? Click this article to learn about fairy gardening in the shade.

Double Duty Gardening – Growing Plants With More Than One Use

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Most of us are balancing a million things during the day, so shouldn’t our plants? Double duty gardening offers multiple uses. Learn more here.

Patio Furniture Ideas: New Outdoor Furniture For Your Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The design of our outdoor area is equally important to our garden layout. Click on this article for some summer garden furniture trends.

Backyard Vacation Ideas: How To Have A Vacation In Your Backyard

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

In uncertain times with limited travel, what does this mean for those traditional summer vacations? Click here for some backyard vacation ideas.

Midsummer Party Ideas: Fun Ways To Celebrate The Summer Solstice

By Amy Grant

Social media is full of ideas for a summer solstice party, but to get you started planning here with some of our favorite midsummer party ideas.

Summer Solstice Plants: What To Plant On The Summer Solstice

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The first day of summer is late to plant some crops, but there are plenty of summer solstice plants to start his time of year. Click here to learn more.

Moroccan Style Garden: How To Design A Moroccan Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Gardens in Morocco include heat-loving plants that are drought-tolerant. Design usually begins with a water feature. Learn more here.

Hawaii Vegetable Growing – Learn About Vegetables In Hawaii

By Laura Miller

Cultivating crops in a tropical paradise is not as easy as one might guess. Take a look at ways to make growing Hawaiian vegetables successful here.

French Garden Style: Learn About French Country Gardening

By Amy Grant

Interested in planting a French country garden? Click this article for tips on melding order and chaos together for a beautiful French-inspired design.

Egyptian Garden Design – Creating An Egyptian Garden In Your Backyard

By Laura Miller

Egyptian gardening combines an array of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Create an Egyptian garden in the backyard with tips found here.

Vegetables In Germany: Tips For Growing German Vegetables

By Amy Grant

German vegetable gardening has a different philosophy than that followed by most American gardeners. Learn about their traditions here.

Korean Garden Ideas: Learn About Korean Gardening Styles

By Mary Ellen Ellis

If you find inspiration in Korean art, culture, and food, consider expressing that in the garden. Korean garden design includes many elements found here.

Nigerian Gardening Style – Growing Nigerian Vegetables And Plants

By Laura Miller

Ever wondered what gardens in Nigeria are like? Nigerian vegetables are delicious. Find plants for a Nigerian inspired garden bed here.

Chinese Vegetable Gardening: Growing Chinese Vegetables Anywhere

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Whether it’s Chinese ancestry or simply the love of this food, Chinese vegetable varieties are versatile and delicious. Click here to learn more.

Japanese Vegetable Gardening: Growing Japanese Vegetables In The Garden

By Laura Miller

Most Japanese vegetable plants are easy to grow and do well in a variety of climates. Click here to see if growing Japanese vegetables is right for you!

Philippine Landscaping Ideas – Designing A Philippine Style Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you adore the tropical foliage and flowers from the Philippine region and want to try a Philippine-style garden, this article will get you started.

Australian Gardening Style: Learn About Gardening In Australia

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Planning an Australian garden design is just like designing a garden area in any other country. These tips may be helpful for success though.

Irish Vegetables – Growing Vegetables Found In Ireland Gardens

By Laura Miller

It's natural to think an Irish vegetable garden contains potatoes. However, let's take a look at what Irish gardening is really like in this article.

Ethnic Gardening: Heritage Garden Design From Around The Globe

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Growing heritage gardens allows us to recapture the stories of our ancestors and pass them down for generations. Find more information in this article.

Plant A Row For The Hungry: Growing Gardens To Help Fight Hunger

By Laura Miller

Have you ever considered donating vegetables from your garden to help feed the hungry? Learn about planting a row for the hungry here.

Memorial Garden Plants: Growing Plants To Honor Loved Ones

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Planting in someone's memory is a lasting tribute. There are many memorial planting ideas. Click here for ideas on what you might like.

Growing Jelly And Jam At Home: How To Grow A Jelly Garden

By Amy Grant

Sure, you can buy it, but wouldn’t it be more fun to grow your own preserves in a jelly and jam garden? Click this article to learn more.

What Is A Mother’s Day Garden: Planting A Garden Of Mother’s Day Flowers

By Mary Ellen Ellis

This year why not plant a garden for Mother’s Day? Honor Mom with something that will last for years. Click here for more information.

Growing A Spa Garden: Peaceful Plants For A Spa Experience

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Whether you want a garden to help stock your cupboard or just a spa-like retreat outdoors, choosing the right plants is essential and this article can help.

What Is A Time Capsule Garden – Using Garden Designs From The Past

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

If you’re looking for something different, consider garden designs from the past – a time capsule garden. Learn more in this article.

Irish Style Gardening: How To Make An Irish Garden Of Your Own

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Whether this is your ancestry, or you simply admire the beauty and culture, Irish style gardening and Irish garden plants can help you create a lovely outdoor space. Even if your climate doesn’t match perfectly, you can still add elements of Irish flair. Learn more here.

DIY Herbal Face Mask: Growing Your Own Garden Face Mask Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Did you know that plant-based face masks are easy to create, and you can make them with what you grow in your garden? That’s right! There are plenty of herbs and other plants that work well for this. Click here for tips on growing your own garden face mask plants.

Choosing Romantic Flowers: How To Grow A Romantic Garden

By Mary Ellen Ellis

What could be more romantic than spending time in a beautiful garden with someone you love? Or just having a beautiful outdoor space in which to relax and dream? Creating a romantic garden could give you just that. Learn more in this article.

Grow Colors For Your Team – Super Bowl Themed Garden Ideas

By Laura Miller

If you're a dedicated football fan, planting team colors in the garden is a great way to show support for your favorite team. Plus, you can use the flowers and foliage for game day corsages and tailgating centerpieces. And it can be fun for the Super Bowl too. Learn more here.

Super Bowl Vegetable Dishes: Make A Super Bowl Spread From Your Harvest

By Amy Grant

With a little forethought and planning, you can create a Super Bowl Sunday spread from the garden. And vegetable dishes won’t be the only things on the menu. How about pickled jalapenos to go on those grilled burgers? Click here for more Super Bowl feast ideas.

What Is A Corporate Garden – Learn About Gardening At Work

By Laura Miller

Whether you work in management or spend your day in a cube farm, encouraging your boss to create company gardens for employees can be a win-win proposition. Company gardening is an idea that's catching on in corporate America. Learn more in this article.

Care For High Altitude Plants – Growing A High Elevation Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

To garden at high altitudes means encountering many challenges. In mountainous regions, the soil is often poor and rocky, unexpected weather may occur, and the growing season is shorter. To learn more about high-altitude gardening, click the following article.

What Is An Adult Treehouse: Creating A Treehouse For Grownups

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Treehouses for adults are a new trending idea that can translate into an office space, studio, media room, guest house or simply a relaxing retreat. Click this article for some design ideas on how to make an adult treehouse of your own.

DIY Staycation Backyard Gardens – How To Make A Staycation Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

The goal of a staycation garden is to create a space that is so cozy, comfortable and inviting that you can enjoy a mini vacation any time the mood strikes you. How do you go about making staycation backyard gardens? Click here for a few staycation garden ideas.

Winter Cottage Gardens: How To Keep A Cottage Garden In Winter Appealing

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The cottage garden is a classic, charming English landscape feature. However, in winter your cottage garden can be left looking rather dull and bland. It takes some planning to have an interesting cottage garden for winter. Learn more in this article.

Experimental Garden Info: What Are Demonstration Gardens For

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

We can all use a little education on the things about which we are passionate. Experimental garden plots give inspiration and expertise from masters in the field. These demonstration gardens provide educational opportunities for everyone. Learn more here.

Cold Hardy Exotic Plants: How To Grow An Exotic Cool Climate Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Are exotic cool weather gardens a real thing? Even without a greenhouse, you most certainly can grow a variety of hardy, tropical looking plants that provide a lush and exotic aura to the landscape. For planning ideas in cool climates, click the following article.

What Is A Stroll Garden – How To Make A Stroll Garden At Home

By Teo Spengler

Just because you can take a leisurely walk around a garden doesn’t make it a stroll garden. What is a stroll garden? If you would like more information about stroll gardens, click here for some stroll garden ideas and tips on how to make a stroll garden of your own.

What Is A Green Doghouse: Making A DIY Doghouse Garden Roof

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

A floral roof or even succulents can pretty up an old doghouse and may even help keep the interior cool. A living doghouse roof should be considered another option for planting and adds charm to an unsightly canine abode. Learn about green doghouse design here.

What Is A Fantasy Garden: Learn How To Make A Magical Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

When it comes to fantasy garden designs, you’re limited only by your imagination and your own brand of magic garden inspiration. Click this article a few suggestions to pique your creativity.

Meditation Garden Ideas: Learn How To Make A Meditation Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

You don't have to belong to a certain religion to find numerous benefits in meditation which span mental, physical and spiritual areas. A meditating garden helps focus the mind and provides the ideal environment for the practice. Learn more in this article.

Moon Garden Design: Learn How To Plant A Moon Garden

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

It may be nightfall before we can find the time to sit down and relax. By this point, many of our favorite blooms may have closed up for the night. Designing moon gardens can be an easy fix to this common problem. What is a moon garden? Click this article for the answer.

What Is A Subtropical Climate – Tips On Gardening In The Subtropics

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

When we talk about gardening climates, we often use the terms tropical, subtropical or temperate zones. So exactly what is a subtropical climate? Click this article for the answer, as well as a list of plants that grow in the subtropics.

Growing A Beer Garden: Planting Beer Ingredients In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Knowing what plants are in beer and how to create a signature brew is the first step. Beer garden plants may be the perfect complement to an existing garden or to a completely new landscape. Click here for tips on how to grow a beer garden.

What Is A Green Roof: Ideas For Creating Green Roof Gardens

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

A large metropolis can become a much warmer climate than rural areas around it. Green roofs have become a popular solution for reducing this urban heat island effect. Click this article to learn more about how to grow a green roof garden.

Growing Plants For Cosmetics: Learn How To Grow A Beauty Garden

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

According to legend, Cleopatra credited her exceptional beauty to bathing in aloe vera gel. There are many other common garden plants that that can be grown and used in beauty care. Learn about creating a cosmetic garden and selecting plants for beauty gardens here.

Growing Your Own Bridal Bouquet: Learn How To Plant Wedding Flowers

By Liz Baessler

Growing your own bridal bouquet can be a rewarding and economical project, as long as you know what you're getting into. Learn more about how to plant wedding flowers and care for the wedding flowers you've grown right here.

What Is A Posy: Tips On Creating A Posy Plant Garden

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

We've all heard the verse: "Ring around the rosie, pocket full of posies?" Have you ever questioned, exactly what is a posy (or posey)? Click on the following article to learn the answer, as well as tips on how you can create a posy plant garden of your own.

What Is A Forest Garden – Learn About Edible Forest Garden Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

A forest garden isn't exactly a forest, and it isn't quite an orchard or a vegetable garden. Rather, a forest garden is a planting method that takes advantage of beneficial relationships between plants. Learn about planting an edible forest garden here.

Parterre Garden Design: How To Create A Parterre Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

In order to showcase their beloved plants, many Victorian gardeners chose to display them in Parterre knot gardens. What is a Parterre garden? These are a take on the traditional knot garden but slightly simpler to maintain. Learn how to create a Parterre garden here.

Virgin Mary Garden Ideas – Creating A Mary Garden In Your Backyard

By Teo Spengler

What is a Virgin Mary garden? It?s a garden that includes a selection of the many plants that are named after or associated with the Virgin Mary. For Virgin Mary garden ideas plus a short list of Mary garden plants, this article will help.

What Is A Saint Garden – Learn How To Design A Garden Of Saints

By Amy Grant

If you're fascinated by other people's gardens as I am, it probably hasn't escaped your notice that many people incorporate items of religious symbolism into their landscapes. Gardens are ideal places to pause and reflect, pray and gain strength. Learn more here.

Types Of Theme Gardens: Learn About Garden Themed Landscaping

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

You're probably familiar with theme gardens such as Japanese gardens, Chinese gardens, desert gardens, wildlife gardens, or butterfly gardens. Types of theme gardens vary widely, and you're limited only by your imagination. Click here to learn more.

Plants For A Shakespeare Garden: How To Create A Shakespeare Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What is a Shakespeare garden? As the name implies, a Shakespeare garden is designed to pay homage to the great English bard. Devising a Shakespeare garden design of your very own is every bit as fun as it challenging. Click here for a few tips to get you started.

Perfumed Garden Design: How To Grow A Perfumed Garden

By Liz Baessler

Smell is a very powerful sense, so why not plan your next garden around them by creating a perfume garden? Use the information in this article to learn more about how to grow a perfumed garden and how to pick the best fragrant garden plants.

What Is Le Jardin Sanguinaire: Tips For Creating Gardens Of Gore

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

What is Le Jardin Sanguinaire? Literally, it means Blood Garden and introduces plants with "blood" in the name or blood red color and those with traditional uses to improve blood health to the garden scheme. Learn more about these gardens here.

Plants For A Poison Garden: Tips For Creating A Poison Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Put your favorite “toxic” herbs in a corner of the landscape… fenced off from other more traditional plants.

Halloween Inspired Plants: Learn About Plants With A Halloween Theme

By Teo Spengler

There are many possibilities for plants for a Halloween garden. When you are selecting Halloween inspired plants, go for the interesting, the spooky and the night-blooming. This article has some tips on choosing plants with a Halloween theme.

Creating Ghostly Gardens: Ghost-Like Plants For A Spooky Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Creating ghostly gardens doesn't have to be just a Halloween gag, but can be incorporated as a permanent part of the landscape, reminding us of our place in the cycle of life while also adding a fun, exciting note of the macabre. Click here to learn more.

Plants For Fairy Gardens: What Flowers To Plant To Attract Fairies

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Plants that attract fairies are part of historic lore. It was believed that fairies in the garden were industrious and would help maintain the health of the garden. Click this article for some suggestions about plants for fairy gardens.

What Is A Nightscape: Learn How To Create A Nightscape Garden

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

Why not extend our outdoor viewing pleasure into the darkness by creating a nightscape? Garden nightscape design is easy and so much fun. There are many ways to create the nightscape of your dreams. This article will help get you started.

What Is Dogscaping: Tips On Designing A Landscape For Dogs

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

If you are an avid gardener and you have a dog, then you know what it is like trying to develop and maintain a backyard. We love our dogs, but the negative impact they have on the garden can be so discouraging. Learn more about dogscaping here.

Layered Garden Ideas: Learn About Planting A Garden In Layers

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Planting a garden in layers considers both vertical and horizontal eye appeal but also the aspect in which we view the area and seasonal interest. Learn how to build a layered garden with a brief tutorial on the process and its components here in this article.

Functional Garden Design – How To Create A “Grow And Make” Garden

By Liz Baessler

Want to do something interesting with your harvest - like natural dyes and wine making? Then try growing plants for hobbies. Learn more about functional landscaping and how to create a ?Grow and Make? garden in this article.

Legacy Garden Ideas: Tips On Creating Legacy Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

A legacy, according to Merriam-Webster, is something transmitted or received by an ancestor or predecessor, or from the past. How does that apply to the world of gardening? What are legacy garden plants? Click this article to learn more.

Writing With Bedding Plants: Tips On Forming Pictures Or Words With Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Writing with bedding plants is a technique often used to display a company name or logo, or to denote the name of a park or public event. But you can easily learn how to plant flowers to spell out words in your own garden. This article will help.

Wildflower Meadow Maintenance: Learn About End Of Season Care For Meadows

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Once established, maintaining a wildflower meadow requires little maintenance and end of season care for meadows is minimal. To learn more about backyard meadow care, especially in the fall, this article will help.

Plants With Healing Energy – Benefits Of Indoor Plants In Hospitals

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The benefits of indoor plants in hospitals may be more than visual and stimulating in form, scent and color. Using live plants in hospitals brings a promise of life and renewal of hope. Learn more about plants with healing qualities in this article.

Plants For Riparian Areas – Tips For Planning A Riparian Garden

By Teo Spengler

If you are lucky enough to live by a lake or stream, fill your backyard garden with plants for riparian areas. Planning a riparian garden can be easy and fun. A well-planned riparian garden creates a refuge for wildlife. Learn more here.

Tundra Gardening Information: Can You Grow Plants In The Tundra

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Tundra plants must be adaptable and tough enough to survive harsh conditions. Native northern plants are good choices for a garden in tundra regions. They are well adapted to the harsh, barren climate and short growing season. Read this article to learn more.

Chinese Garden Design: Tips For Creating Chinese Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

A Chinese garden is a place of beauty, serenity and a spiritual connection with nature that provides busy people with much-needed respite from a noisy, stressful world. Learn how to create one of these gardens in this article. Click here for more.

Cat-Friendly Garden Ideas: Tips For Creating A Cat-Friendly Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

If you are a cat lover and a gardener, you want to make your garden friendly to your feline friends. There are things you can add to your garden to help your cats and your plants get along together. Read this article to learn more about making your garden cat friendly.

Retro Garden Ideas: Pink, Black, And Turquoise Plants For A 50’s Garden Theme

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

While most 1950's style gardens and yards were filled ?all things tacky,? you can recreate a style of your own using some retro garden ideas from way back when. This article focuses on the use of pink, black and turquoise plants for a 50?s garden theme.

Soil For Rock Gardens: Information On Mixing Soil For Rock Gardening

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Although rock gardens are sometimes located on sunny, open areas, they are often created where they add beauty and stabilize the soil on difficult slopes or hillsides. Speaking of soil, what can be found in a rock garden soil mixture? Click here to learn more.

Buddhist Garden Ideas: Tips For Creating A Buddhist Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

A Buddhist garden may display Buddhist images and art, but more importantly, it can be any simple, uncluttered garden that reflects Buddhist principles of peace, serenity, goodness and respect for all living things. Learn how to create one here.

Islamic Garden Plants: Creating Islamic Gardens And Landscapes

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Creating beauty in one's surroundings is a human trait and also a reflection of religious beliefs. Islamic tradition includes historic gardens built as a result of the Koran's teachings and arid conditions. Click here for more info on this garden design.

Biblical Garden Design: Tips For Creating A Biblical Garden

By Amy Grant

Biblical garden plants are referenced continually throughout the Bible. In fact, more than 125 plants, trees and herbs are noted in scriptures. This article will explain how to create a biblical garden with some of these bible garden plants.

What Is A Jewish Garden: How To Create A Jewish Biblical Garden

By Jackie Carroll

A Jewish biblical garden is a great way to express your faith while creating a beautiful place for your family or community. It is a place for peaceful contemplation and meditation. Find out about creating Jewish Torah gardens in this article.

What Is A Hindu Garden: Tips For Creating Hindu Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What is a Hindu garden? This is a complicated, many-faceted subject, but primarily, Hindu gardens reflect the tenets and beliefs of Hinduism. Hindu garden designs are guided by the principal that everything in the universe is sacred. Learn more here.

Cairn Garden Art: How To Make A Rock Cairn For The Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Creating rock cairns in the garden is a great way to add something different to the landscape. Using cairns in gardens can provide a site for reflection, as the contrasting colors and shapes of the stones create a calming, peaceful feeling. Learn more here.

Japanese Zen Gardens: How To Create A Zen Garden

By Jackie Carroll

Creating zen gardens is a great way to reduce stress, improve your focus, and develop a sense of well-being. Read this article to find out more about Japanese zen gardens so you can reap the benefits they provide.

Using Geometry In Gardens: Planning A Golden Rectangle Garden

By Jackie Carroll

Using the elements of the golden rectangle and the golden ratio, you can create gardens that are compelling and relaxing, regardless of the plants you choose. Find out more about planning a golden rectangle garden in this article.

Weed Gardens For Wildlife: Creating A Weed Garden Bed

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

For some of us, the thought of letting weeds grow sounds crazy. But the idea isn't as nuts as it sounds. Find weed garden tips here.

Scary Gardens: Help With Spooky Garden Designs

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Nothing speaks Halloween like scary gardens. Within these plots, you may find unpleasant themes and all that is deemed spooky. But in spite of their gloom and doom appearances, these dark, spooky garden designs deserve a rightful place in the landscape. Learn more here.

What Is A Goth Garden? – Learn How To Create A Gothic Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Gothic gardens are not only popular around Halloween. They can be enjoyed year round with the right design. Whether it be gloom and doom or whimsical and magical, the tips in this article can help get you started in designing a gothic garden for your needs.

What Is A Reading Garden: How To Create A Reading Nook In Gardens

By Amy Grant

It is commonplace to find me outside reading. I love reading and my garden, so it comes as no great surprise that I am not alone, thus a new trend toward reading garden design has been born. This article has more info on reading gardens.

What Is A Rockery – Information On Garden Rockery Construction

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Often created to take advantage of a naturally sloped or terraced area, garden rockeries are focal points in the landscape. Read this article for more information and learn how to make a rockery of your own. All you need are rocks and Alpine plants.

Poolside Plant Info: Tips For Planting Around Pools

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you are lucky enough to live where an outdoor pool is a way of life, there are plenty of plants that are low on the mess scale that are suitable for planting poolside. What are some poolside plants? Read here for a few no-fuss suggestions.

Types Of Specialty Plants: What Are Specialty Herbs And Vegetables

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Specialty herbs and vegetables are ones that are hard to find, difficult to grow, don't grow well in your area, grow out of season, or are prized by gourmet cooks. Learn more in this article.

White Flower Themes: Tips For Creating An All White Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

White flower themes are easy to create and work with, as many plants for an all-white garden exist in numerous forms, sizes and bloom times. This article will help you to get started with creating white gardens.

Formal Garden Style: Tips For Creating A Formal Garden Design

By Anne Baley

Formal garden styles always rely on geometric shapes and straight lines and usually concentrate on green, leafy plants instead of flowers. Find out more about formal garden design in this article.

Garden Train Ideas: How To Design A Train Garden In The Landscape

By Anne Baley

For train enthusiasts who also love landscaping and digging in the dirt, a train garden is the perfect combination of both hobbies. Learn more about creating a train garden in this article.

Growing Alpine Plants: How To Use Alpine Garden Plants

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing alpine plants is a great way to fill difficult areas with unusual foliage and blooms. Get information on these plants and where to grow them in this article. Click here to learn more.

What Is A Sunken Garden Bed: Tips For Creating Sunken Gardens

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Looking for a great way to conserve water while having something a little different? Sunken garden designs can make this possible. For more information on creating sunken gardens, read this article.

Pink Plants In Gardens: Tips For Planning A Pink Garden Design

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Shades of pink make up a massive family of colors ranging from ultra vivid magenta to the palest of baby pinks. Learn more about using pink plants in gardens by reading this article.

Purple Garden Design: How To Create A Garden Of Purple

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Perhaps the hardest thing about planning a purple garden is limiting your choice of plant material. For plant options and tips on how to create a garden of purple, read this article.

Planning Red Gardens: Design Tips And Plants For A Red Garden

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

The color red emits thoughts of passion, love, joy and life. Red flowering plants have a dramatic effect when grouped in masses. Create a red colored garden using the tips from this article.

Gardens Of Blue: Designing A Blue Colored Garden Scheme

By Amy Grant

Ah, blue. The cool tones of blue evoke wide open, often unexplored spaces. Using blue plants in a small garden lends itself to creating the illusion of depth and an aura of mystery. Learn more here.

Orange Flowering Plants: How To Design An Orange Garden Scheme

By Jackie Carroll

Orange is a warm, vivid color that stimulates and creates a sense of excitement. There many different types of orange plants to choose from to create an orange garden theme. Learn more here.

Yellow Garden Design: Designing Garden Scheme With Yellow Plants

By Amy Grant

Yellow plants as a single color scheme greatly enliven the garden. Yellow gardens also bring warmth to the landscape. Learn how to design a yellow-colored garden in this article.

Plants For Sunrooms: Enjoying Sunroom Plants Year Round

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

A great way to enjoy some plants year round is by implementing a sunroom for all seasons. There are many plants for sunrooms that can provide interest. Find out about some of these in this article.

Color Schemes For Gardens: Creating A Monochromatic Color Garden

By Jackie Carroll

Monochromatic gardens make use of a single color to create a visually appealing display. Learn more about creating a monochromatic color garden in this article. Click here for more information.

Year Round Garden Planner: How To Create A Four Season Garden

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Designing year-round gardens ensures that your home is surrounded by color and interest through all four seasons. This article will help get you started on gardening for all seasons.

Entryway Plant List: Choosing A Plant For Front Entrances

By Amy Grant

For most homes, the front door garden is the guest's first impression of you and is scrutinized the most closely. Find out more about choosing a plant for front entrances in this article.

Planting Noise Blockers: Best Plants For Noise Reduction In Landscapes

By Jackie Carroll

The most visually appealing way to block noise is with a dense growth of plants. Noise blocking plants are especially useful in urban areas. Learn more in this article and block out those annoying sounds.

Creating A Gray Garden: Learn How To Use Plants With Silver Or Gray Color

By Jackie Carroll

Plants with silver or gray color serve as buffers between areas of intense color or changes in theme. Learn more about how to use silver foliage plants in the following article.

Chocolate Garden Plants: Creating A Garden With Plants That Smell Like Chocolate

By Jackie Carroll

Chocolate gardens are a delight to the senses, perfect for gardeners who enjoy the taste, color and smell of chocolate. Read here to learn more about how to grow a chocolate themed garden.

Plants For Graves – Flowers Good For Planting On A Grave

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Cemeteries are peaceful places for contemplation and reflection. The newly bereaved may wonder, ?Can I plant flowers in a cemetery?? Yes, you can, and this article can help with how and what plants are suitable.

Pergola Climbing Plants – Easy-Care Plants And Vines For Pergola Structures

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Some people use pergolas as a trellis over a walkway or to protect an outdoor living space. Use the following article for tips on the best plants for a pergola. Click here to learn more.

Colonial Garden Plants: Tips For Growing And Designing Colonial Period Gardens

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Looking for a garden that's practical and beautiful? Consider growing a colonial kitchen garden. Learn how to create a colonial garden here.

Plants For Bog Gardens: How To Build A Bog Garden

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Nothing beats the natural appeal of a bog garden. Creating an artificial bog garden is both fun and easy. Most climates are suitable for bog garden plants. Read here to learn more about how to build a bog garden.

Welcoming Wildlife In The Garden: How To Create A Wildlife Garden

By Jackie Rhoades

A garden for wildlife doesn't have to be an unkempt jungle. It should be a quiet refuge for you, birds and animals. This article can help.

Growing Cutting Gardens – How To Create A Cutting Flower Garden

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Growing cutting gardens is a worthwhile experience for anyone wanting beautiful flowers to adorn their home. There is no one-size fit all plan to growing a cutting garden, but you can get tips here.

Desert Garden Ideas: How To Make A Desert Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The key to a successful landscape is to work with your environment. Part of learning how to make a desert garden is finding out what plants are best for desert gardens. This article can help with that.

Prairie Garden Design: Tips For Creating A Prairie Style Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Creating a prairie style garden is an excellent alternative to a traditional lawn or landscaping scheme. Caring for prairie gardens is easy. This article will help get you started.

Rain Garden Instructions: What Is A Rain Garden And Rain Garden Plants

By Heather Rhoades

Rain gardens are quickly becoming popular in the home garden. Making a rain garden design for your yard is not hard, and the tips in this article will make it even easier. Click here to get started.

Black Flower Gardens: Information On How To Grow A Black Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Many people are intrigued with the Victorian black garden, and growing your own is not hard at all with careful planning beforehand. Use this article to help guide you during the planning process.

From Wasteland To Paradise: 10 Steps To Transform Your Backyard Landscape

By Gardening Know How

In our haste, we often forget the profound effect our surroundings have on our well-being. We overlook the potential for calm and tranquility that the backyard offers. Learn how to change that in this article.

A Garden In The Night: Ideas For A Moon Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Moon gardening at night is a great way to enjoy white or light-colored, night blooming plants, in addition to the intoxicating aromas. Read this article to get ideas for a moon garden.

Keyhole Garden Beds – How To Make A Keyhole Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Keyhole garden beds are commonly seen in permaculture gardens. These beautiful, productive gardens are ideal for small spaces. For more info, read on.

Plants For Rock Gardens

By Kathee Mierzejewski

When planning to do rock gardening, you want to make your rock garden plants and the rocks in the garden mesh with your home. Get information on plants for rock gardens in this article.

Wind Resistant Plants For Gardens

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

How does wind affect plants? Wind is air in motion, and strong winds can cause plants to sway excessively, pulling and tugging on their roots. This article can help with choosing wind-resistant plants.

Landscaping Software – Is Landscape Design Software Really Helpful?

By Jessica Marley

Landscaping always starts with an idea. Sometimes we have in mind want we want and sometimes we don't have a clue. Landscaping software programs can make this easier. Learn more here.

Japanese Flower Gardens – Plants For A Japanese Garden

By Shari Armstrong

Japanese flower gardens are works of art, if done well. The key to designing your own Japanese garden is to keep it simple and try to imitate nature in the layout. This article will help get you started with Japanese garden design.

Building A Berm: How Do I Make A Berm

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Berms are an easy way to add interest to the landscape and not as complicated as one might think. By following a few simple guidelines in this article, you can learn how to make a berm.

Plant A Privacy Screen – Plants That Grow Fast For Privacy

By Heather Rhoades

Sometimes, you have to plant a privacy screen fast. You have many options available to you if you are wondering what to what to plant for privacy. This article can help with that.

Backyard Rock Gardens: Building A Rock Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you are plagued by rocky soil or have a part of your yard that is simply prone to problems, you may want to consider building a rock garden. Learn more in this article and take advantage of those problem areas.

Fairy Gardens – How To Make Your Garden Into A Fairy Sanctuary

By Heather Rhoades

Fairy gardens are becoming increasingly popular in the home garden. With the tips from this article and a little creativity, you can learn how to create your own fairy sanctuary. Click here to learn more.

How To Design A Potager Garden

By Heather Rhoades

Many people wonder how to design a potager garden for their home. Designing a potager garden is easy if you just know a few things about them. Find out what those are in this article.

Creating A Dog Friendly Garden

By Heather Rhoades

Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the world. So, it would stand to reason that dog vs garden issues happen. This article provides tips that can help make your garden more dog friendly.

Creative Screening With Plants: Good Borders Make Good Neighbors

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

When creating these living screens, you should first determine its overall purpose, size, and location. Ask yourself questions to solve your particular screening problem. This article can help.

What Are Berms For: Tips For Using Berms In The Landscape

By Amy Grant

Many gardeners and landscape designers incorporate berms in the landscape. What is a berm and what are berms used for? They feature prominently in golf courses, but what about for the home gardener? Click here to learn how to use a berm in your own landscape.

Gardening With Ease: Creating A Low-Maintenance Landscape

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Creating a low-maintenance landscape takes careful forethought and planning. For more information on creating a low-maintenance garden, use the tips in this article. Click here to learn more.

Island Bed Garden Design: How To Make An Island Flower Bed

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

An island bed can put pizzazz into a landscape by adding color, texture, and height to the area. Take a look at how to design an island bed in the landscape using this article. Find out more here.

Specialty Gardens: Learn About Unique Gardening Styles

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Gardens are as unique as their designers. Specialty gardens allow gardeners to express their dreams, reflect on concepts, and pay tribute to gardeners from the past. What type of garden would you like to grow? Learn about different garden styles in this article.

Planning A Garden: How To Connect The Garden With Its Surroundings

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

A well-planned garden design should reflect the personal style and needs of its owner, but it should also give the garden a sense of belonging within its surroundings. Learn how to do this here.

Design Tips For A Beautiful Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

A well-designed garden can provide an attractive frame for the home and surrounding landscape. Use the following tips found in this article to create a beautiful garden of your own.

Winter Garden Design: How To Grow A Winter Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

While the idea of enjoying a pleasant winter garden seems highly unlikely, a garden in winter is not only possible but can be beautiful too. Learn more about winter garden plants here.

Landscaping Features: Creating Features For The Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

There?s more to gardening than growing plants. Garden features are an important part of the visual design. Learn more about creating interesting features for the garden in this article. Get started here.

Backyard Landscaping: Letting Your Imagination Soar

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

We all work hard in keeping our front yards well maintained. After all, this is the first thing people see. But what about the backyard? It can be just as important. Read here to learn more.

Creative Edging, Borders, And More

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

There are many ways to add finishing touches to your gardening projects, and landscape edging is just one way. Dare to be different. Read here for ideas on creative edging, borders, and more.

Creating A Mediterranean Style Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Did you know that many arid plants are perfect for an exotic Mediterranean style garden? Learn more about this garden style and its plants here.

Plants For Garden Rooms & Patios

By Heather Rhoades

The best location for plants is a garden room or solarium. Many plants thrive on patios too. Use the following article to get good plant choices for patios and garden rooms. Click here to learn more.

Creating An Exotic Jungle Garden

By Heather Rhoades

Got a tangled mess in your backyard? Turn it into an exotic jungle garden. With a little creativity, you can easily transform a messy landscape into a tropical paradise. Read here for tips.

Gardening With Exotics

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

You don't have to live in the tropics to enjoy exotic gardening. Gardening with exotics is something that can be done anywhere and in any climate. Read here for more information on creating an exotic garden.

Designing Native Gardens: Gardening With Native Plants

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

A natural garden can easily transform into a garden for all seasons. It doesn't take a genius to design a natural garden; however, some planning beforehand might be wise. This article will help.

Native Garden Plants: Native Plant Environments In The Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Because native plants are ?at home,? they are hardy, drought-tolerant and generally require no pesticides, herbicides or fertilizer. Try your hand at gardening with native plants, but learn about native plant environments beforehand in this article.

Renewing The Garden: Easy Makeovers For Your Home and Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

As landscapes mature, things change. Trees get taller. Children grow up. You get older. Making over your garden is often necessary as a result. Learn more in this article and give your garden a makeover.

Serendipitous Gardening: Enjoy The Unexpected

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Serendipity can be found in numerous places. It's all around us. What is serendipity, and what does it have to do with gardening? Find out more in the article that follows. Click here now.

A Wildflower Garden In Your Backyard

By Arista Hageman

Few things compare to the simple beauty of a wildflower garden, and with minimal effort on your part, it can become a reality. Read here to learn more about creating a wildflower garden in your backyard.

Learn The Basic Elements Of An English Garden

By Arista Hageman

The classic English garden may date as far back as the first century A.D., but they are still just as popular today. Read this article to learn more about the elements of an English garden.

Learn A Bit About Rock Gardens

By Gardening Know How

Rock gardening is a great way to make any yard welcoming, and it doesn't require much work. You can design your rock garden to be simple or complex. Learn more in this article.

How To Create An Eye-Catching Flower Garden Border

By Arista Hageman

Creating a garden border that will add beauty and intrigue to your landscape is simply a matter of letting your imagination explore the possibilities. Read this article to get more information.

Garden Designing For Winter Interest

By Heather Rhoades

Most of us give very little thought to designing our gardens for winter interest. This, however, can be an important aspect to consider. Learn more designing winter gardens in this article.

Learn To Plant A Basic English Cottage Garden

By Gardening Know How

English cottage gardens consist of vegetables and mixed fruits. In amongst this array of produce also grow flowers. For more information on how to plant a basic English cottage garden, read here.

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