Get an intimate look at plant hunter Daniel J. Hinkley’s personal six-and-a-half acre garden in Washington.   
Commonly called air plants, tillandsias offer a jewel-like array of foliage and flowers, creating fascinating, symmetrical swirls & spikes of leaves.
Scott Shrader is known for gardens tailor-made for life outside. Check out his personal outdoor space and other designs. 

The Weekly Notebook

2015 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show Is ‘Going Wild’ Let yourself go wild at this year’s 2015 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show! From 15 display gardens, specialty shops in the marketplace, designers on hand for tips, seminars, and a new urban homestead with hands-on cheese making , every type of gardener will have something to go wild about! Read More »
Related Topics: Edibles | flower show | Flowers | San Francisco
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Witch Hazel Witch hazel, which blooms in the middle of winter, is a natural remedy for the wintertime blues. With flowers that resemble delicate bits of yellow, copper, or red ribbon, witch hazel is not only a burst of color, but can also produce a delicious and powerful fragrance in the icy air. Plus: We list six of our favorite witch hazel varieties. Read More »
How to Design a Window Garden If you enjoy the company of houseplants, consider cultivating a window garden, which is ideal for showing off plants in the winter. Creating a window garden is easy—you need only to extend the existing sill, and then mount, on the window frame, glass shelves, brackets (if you want them), and lengths of wire (for training vines). In my window garden, I paint horticultural portraits to emphasize the seasons. In this slide show, I'll show you the many different window gardens I've created in my ... Read More »
Frost Flowers Frost flowers form when when sap in the stem of a plant expands, casting long, thin cracks along the length of the stem. Read More »
Related Topics: capillary | frost | Winter
Tips for a Kitchen Garden Award-winning international garden designer Arne Maynard shares six tips for getting a kitchen garden started. Read More »
Creativity Blossoms at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show Spend Valentine’s Day hand-in-hand amongst alluring flowers at the 2015 Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle February 11 through 15. With the theme of “Romance Blossoms,” the displays and atmosphere is sure to capture your eye, and your heart. Read More »
Roses Bloom Early at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show New, low-maintenance varieties ‘demystify’ the rose-growing process at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show in March. Read More »
Related Topics: Chicago | flower show | Flowers | Roses
Winter Planning While your garden lay asleep for the winter, take a step back and spend some time on planning you garden. Landscape designers in Los Angeles, Connecticut, and Chicago share helpful insights on what you can do now to enjoy your garden this summer. Read More »
What’s Hot: Gardening Trends for 2015 Top gardening professional share the trends in gardening for 2015, including edible gardens, Cor-Ten steel, and native plantings.  Read More »
A Luxe Look for Less: How to Save Without Sacrificing Style The garden of your dreams doesn’t have to cost a small fortune, only look like it! Here we give you five ideas to give your garden a makeover that will leave your neighbors in awe. Read More »
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