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.
Let leaves take centerstage in a lush, lovely foliage garden -- no flowers need apply. Foliage carries a garden through the seasons, long after the flowers have faded to a memory. Use our foliage garden ideas and garden photos to get inspired!
Delight two senses when you choose fragrant blossoms and foliage for your garden! Fragrance adds an ineffable, almost magical quality to a planting scheme, enhancing the beauty of the flowers. See our fragrant garden ideas.
When you create a habitat garden, wildlife like birds and butterflies enjoy it too. Birdsong and brightly colored butterflies not only add beauty to the environment, but also make the garden seem like a natural refuge. Get inspired with habitat garden ideas.
No matter what climate you happen to live in, there are garden plants that can thrive there. Our natural garden ideas and garden photos will help you select just the right thing for your plot of ground.
Cottage gardening is a beautiful way to manage many plant types in a small backyard or other garden space, because they display annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, and vegetables -- all growing quite happily together with an effect of controlled chaos.
Balance formal and informal in your garden and create a spot of English countryside with a formal carpet bed, an avenue of pleached limes, an ornamental pond and fountain or a well-filled perennial border. Read more about English gardens.
Just because you're interested in gardening, doesn't mean that you have to stick to the classic floral plot. There are many different kinds including rock, rose, and water gardens. Learn about the different garden types.
Your garden is a wonderfully complex place. The tips in this article will help you with all aspects of controlling growth of a complex and beautiful garden, including pruning, staking and preparing for winter.
Garden accents can be beautiful or whimsical containers, raised flower beds, or intricate pergolas, which in each their way can make your garden stand out. Learn to use accents to make your garden special.
Sunlight, soil, and water are the big three essentials when it comes to gardening. Every plant needs adequate light, moisture, and nutrients from the soil to thrive. Learn how to assess your garden conditions.
Composting, choosing low-maintenance plants, and using low-cost pest repellents can help you grow a successful garden without a lot of time or money. Learn about money- and time-saving tips to keep your garden under control.