Sparked by shortening days, poinsettias burst forth with dazzling color just as the world outside turns gray and cold. 

For any garden anywhere, there’s a berry to suit the site. Read on to learn more about eight berry-producing plants. 

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

The Weekly Notebook

Stretch the Season with Container Plantings Fresh combinations for container plantings from Seattle landscape designers Glenn Withey and Charles Price.  Read More »
Grasses as Container Plants Grasses, sedges and rushes are major players in gardens from coast to coast. But their textures, colors and toughness also have them headed for stardom in another role – as container plants. Here against a varied backdrop of settings at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, are examples of the tall and the small, the bold and the delicate – something for everyone. Read More »
Fall Container Recipes The perfect balance of foliage and flowers, these container recipes from Ball Horticulture are guaranteed to delight Read More »
Outstanding Container Plants Plants that are great for containers and baskets Read More »
Saipua's Container Cutting Garden Sarah Ryhanen, the force behind Brooklyn's super-stylish Saipua flower shop, talks about how she started creating a cutting garden in containers, in front of her store and her apartment building. Read More »
Botanic Notables: An Upside-Down Forest in Juneau A glacier, a rainforest, and a forest of upside-down trees—naturally fallen spruce and hemlock, repurposed as flower pots—are some of the wonders in Alaska's Mendenhall Valley. Read More »
Now Forager: A Movie About Mushroom Hunters Love, marriage, and mycology. Read More »
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Inspiration for your garden is everywhere! Pay attention to hotel, restaurant and spa gardens to benefit from some ideas created by top flight designers. Here's an idea I brought back from Chicago for you to steal! Read More »
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Art & Botany: Prince Charles's Book of Plants Florigelia were popular in the seventeeth century. Often illustrated by eminent artists, the lavishly produced books catalogued the plants in a garden, or collected on an expedition. Who can afford to produce such a book today? A prince, of course. His Royal Highness, Prince Charles of Wales, who sponsored The Highgrove Florilegium, a collection of plants in the royal garden, and one of the most expensive books of modern times.  Read More »
Links We Love, 10/24/12 An energy-conscious “flower”, Caribbean produce in Brooklyn, mini gardening tools, and more in today’s Links We Love!  Read More »
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