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 …
The following tip of the week is excerpted from The Nonstop Garden (Timberpress, 2010) by Stephanie Cohen and Jennifer Benner.
Excerpted from The Flower Gardener’s Bible by Lewis and Nancy Hill (Timber Press, 2003). An edging defines exactly what is garden and what is not, and it gives the bed a finished appearance, often making the difference between a fine …