See how several designers artfully incorporate fire into landscapes to create relaxing outdoor retreats that are perfect for cozy autumn nights!

For any garden anywhere, there’s a berry to suit the site. Read on to learn more about eight berry-producing plants. 
The blooms of late summer and much of fall provide plenty of enjoyment before the curtain falls for winter.

The Weekly Notebook

A Flowerbed Garden Our reader Thomas Hägg gives us a tour of his half-acre Swedish garden, located at the tip of a peninsula in the northern Stockholm archipelago, near Öregrund, an old fishing village. Read More »
Visit: Succulent Celebration in San Diego The relaunch of Garden Design magazine is finally here and what better way to celebrate than with succulents and our friends at Waterwise Botanicals! Join us on June 6 and 7 at the 2nd Annual Succulent Celebration in Escondido, California. There will be guest speakers, demonstrations, vendors, and more—all celebrating succulents! Read More »
Inspiration Point: Philip Johnson's Glass House Paul Keyes, a member of our Garden Design Advisory Board and a landscape architect, writes about how a PBS documentary about Philip Johnson ended up serving as a lifelong inspiration for him in his work. (Above, Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.) Read More »
Italy Inspired: A South Florida Landscape A South Florida landscape by Sanchez & Maddux is resplendent with old-world charm. Read More »
9 Garden Design Ideas to Try in 2013 recently released a list of trends popular in gardens right now. Check them out to keep up with the latest in outdoor design.  Garden Trends »
Related Topics: Design | landscaping | trends
6 Cutting-Edge Garden Trends from Australia From glass pool surrounds to modern landscapes, Matthew Cantwell of Sydney-based Secret Gardens shares what’s popular in Australia right now.  Australia Trends »
Related Topics: australia | Design | Ideas | Regional gardening | trends
The Zen of Rock Balancing As it turns out, you don't need sleight of hand or even mud to design gravity-defying cairns. You do need a bit of patience, though, and a knack for "knowing the rocks," according to Michael Grab, an land artist who has been balancing rocks since 2008. He builds his sculptures with rocks from the natural landscape, usually alongside water. Rock balancing is an internationally recognized craft; Grab has been invited to design ... Read More »
Related Topics: Colorado | environmental art | land art | rocks
Dry Wit: Margaret Joplin's Southwest Hacienda Garden A garden in Patagonia, Arizona, takes the Southwest climate in stride Read More »
A Multifaceted Garden Mirrors the Wealth of Idaho Ecosystems A Zen garden in Sun Valley, Idaho designed by Native Landscapes kept wise water use in mind, as well as wildlife habitat and use of local materials. Read More »
Related Topics: Eco-friendly | water wise
ASLA's 2012 Best Residential Landscapes Each year the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) awards professional awards to the year's best residential landscape designs. We have the winners from this year's competition, from a brilliantly reimagined former rock quarry (above) in Connecticut to a home in Mexico with spectacular outdoor rooms. Read More »
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