Japanese maples, Acer palmatum, with their captivating bursts of gorgeous color in fall, add a touch of elegance to your landscape. Although they have plenty of intrigue on their own, there are wonderful companion plants for Japanese maples, sure to …
Planting two or more veggies together, known as intercropping, can have many positive effects in your garden. It can change the growing conditions for the plants.
by Kathy Diemer Whether novice or experienced gardeners, we all strive for gardens that look good no matter the season. And that is indeed a challenge. What can we do to maintain some structure and color when the temperatures hover …
What is permeable hardscape and why/where would I use it?
Get inspired by these great tips from Tucson gardener Tag Merrick on how to make your garden exceptional:
What can you tell me about bottle trees? I have only seen one in my area (New England) and frankly I don’t get it.
Take a few minutes this fall to clean up the edges of your garden’s beds and borders.
What is the difference between a hedge and a screen?
Here are tips on placing bulbs in the garden so that they grow well and look their best, too:
An assortment of potted succulents can make a beautiful garden for a patio, deck or courtyard—especially if you apply basic design principles to the entire grouping.
This week’s gardening tip is excerpted from Handmade Garden Projects (Timber Press, 2011) by Lorene Edwards Forkner. My collection of hundreds of small terracotta pots once belonged to a friend and next door neighbor. Gordon was a nursery man of …