Garden Design

Garden design should be one of your first considerations in planning a garden since it lends style and cohesion to a collection of plants. Find out what goes into designing a garden with these articles.

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How to Mulch

When preparing your home for the winter, don't forget to mulch your gardens to protect against winter burn. Mulching recycles nature's products to replenish your garden so that nothing is wasted. In the process, your garden will grow greener and healthier.


5 Amazing Backyard Waterfalls

Creative waterfalls for yards of all shapes and sizes. See more »

Can you start a garden in the summer?

As is usually the case, time is in short supply and has been slipping away from you fast. You had great intentions of preparing your summer garden months ago, but life got in the way. Is it too late? See more »

10 Flowers With Secret Meanings

Flowers are gorgeous to look at, but they've also got a lot to say. There's a secret flower language we'll clue you in on -- and you might be surprised by the message your favorite bloom is sending! See more »

Top 10 Prettiest Flowers

There's no such thing as an ugly flower, but some blooms definitely stand out. It took a lot of work, but we picked the 10 most beautiful flowers. Pick up a few of these stems to arrange in your home, and you won't be able to take your eyes off of them! See more »

10 Worst Plants for Your Allergies

If you're sneezing and scratching your eyes, it's probably because it's allergy season. Which plants are the worst hay fever offenders? See more »

How to Prune Grape Vines

You need to prune grape vines, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to prune grape vines in this article. See more »

10 Things Your Garden Wishes You Knew

Your garden is a place for you to zone out from the harsh reality of life and spend a little time with nature. There are just a few things your garden wishes you knew so that you both can live happily ever after together. See more »

How to Make a Scarecrow

You'd like to make a scarecrow to keep birds away from your garden, but you're not sure how to do it. Read this article to learn how to make a scarecrow. See more »

5 Ways to Garden with Aluminum Foil

Don't let your garden get the best of you; control weeds and ward off pests with one of your most common household items, aluminum foil. See more »

5 Ways to Create a Cool Rooftop Garden

So you live in a high-rise in New York City. That's no reason to let your green thumb grow rusty! Create an urban rooftop oasis -- we'll show you how. See more »