Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Chaumont-Sur-Loire International Garden Festival

11.10.2015 - Since 1992 Domaine de Chaumont-Sur-Loire, a historic French chateau, has hosted the International Garden Festival, a showcase of creative display gardens...

My Garden: A Garden for Misfit Plants
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

A Garden for Misfit Plants

11.05.2015 - Ever wonder where the leftover or unwanted plants of a design go to pasture? Many of these plants find their way to designer Anna Brooks' Michigan garden...

Garden Photos from Napa
Dona Kopol Bonick (Homeowner)
Napa, CA

A Photographer Creates a ‘Picture-Perfect’ Garden

11.03.2015 - After years of photographing beautiful landscapes, photographer Dona Kopol Bonick decided to put her camera down and create her own frame-worthy garden...

Umbrella And Resin Pots
Digs Inside & Out
Portland, OR

Light Up Your Landscape

10.29.2015 - With the end of Daylight Savings Time arriving, now is a great time to consider the importance of lighting while planning out a landscape design...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Stylish Harvest Table Arrangements

10.27.2015 - Our friends at Studio Choo, Sullivan Owen, and Asrai Gardens share some great tips for a professional twist on your fall centerpieces and table decor...

Lavender Bundles, Drying Lavender
St. Lynn's Press
Pittsburgh, PA

How to Preserve Herbs

10.22.2015 - Gathering herbs at the end of the season is vital to keeping supplies available after the garden has gone quiet for the winter. To get the best of the garden...

Brick Arch, Herbaceous Border 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Contemporary English Garden Reflects the Past

10.20.2015 - In Hertfordshire, England a designer plays with the juxtaposition of old and new to create a garden in harmony with its history and surroundings...

July Garden
From-the-Garden Wreaths for Holiday Decorating: Slideshow
Monarch Gardens
Lincoln, NE

A Native Garden Designed for All Seasons

10.15.2015 - Keeping to the aesthetic of the tallgrass prairies, this garden looks great in all seasons and supports the surrounding wildlife as well...

Fall Décor, Wreath, Autumn Wreath
From-the-Garden Wreaths for Holiday Decorating: Slideshow
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

From-the-Garden Wreaths for Holiday Decorating

10.13.2015 - With a touch of charm and a wild, from-the-garden aesthetic, we rounded up these garden-inspired wreaths that are perfect for your décor from Thanksgiving to Christmas...

Tulip, Orange Flower
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Six Tulips to Plant Now

10.08.2015 - When the gray skies of winter loom in the distance, it’s time to get planting! Tuck in a quiet bed of bulbs and imagine a warm spring with brilliant blooms...

Seattle, Japanese Maple
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Seattle Garden Unites a Melting Pot of Styles

10.06.2015 - Described by visitors as “serene, peaceful, and relaxing,” Tatyana Searcy’s lush garden, located on a peninsula across the Puget Sound, belies its rocky beginnings...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Landscape Architecture Coast-to-Coast Presentation

10.01.2015 - Please join Garden Design magazine in NYC as landscape architect Edmund Hollander of New York and Landscape designer Richard Hartlage of Seattle share timeless principles...

Limelight Hydrangea
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Ideas for an Alluring Autumn Garden

09.29.2015 - Autumn is here and, in certain parts, the nights become cool and the sun throws a vivid spotlight on trees and shrubs as they change into their cloaks of color...

Succulent Pumpkin, Succulents, Pumpkins
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Fall for Succulents

09.24.2015 - Whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving feast or just getting in the autumn mood, we’ve found the season’s freshest ideas for decorating with ever-popular succulents...

Cercidiphyllum Japonicum Heronswood Globe
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Expert Plant Picks for Your Fall Garden

09.22.2015 - Dan Hinkley’s alluring plant selections for the fall garden offer up thrilling displays of purples, pinks, and reds as other plants and seed heads are turning brown...

Zigzag Path, Garden Path
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Using Planters and Pathways to Lure the Eye

09.17.2015 - In residential gardening, one of the toughest challenges is what to do with those narrow, cramped side yards and how to make them attractive passageways...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Designing a Contemporary Garden with Warmth

09.15.2015 - Tips on designing a contemporary landscape that is suited to the welcoming indoor-outdoor lifestyle modern gardeners are trying to create...

Modern Garden Deer Country
Johnsen Landscapes & Pools
Mount Kisco, NY

A Modern Garden in Deer Country

09.10.2015 - Deer and gardening do not mix. The deer chomp on everything. But have heart! You can create a stylish landscape using deer-resistant plants...

Pigeon Toe Tripots Blush
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Planters with Personality

09.08.2015 - Picking out plants for a container is only half the fun. Let the pot make as much of a statement as the plants! We’ve had our eye on some popular and unique containers...

The Power of a Garden Portal 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

The Power of a Garden Portal

09.03.2015 - A garden gate is a portal that signifies a transition into a new space and experience. Like Alice looking down the rabbit hole, a gate leads us from...

Outdoor Living Room, Retaining Walls
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Going Beyond the Straight and Narrow

09.01.2015 - This terraced garden in Portland, Oregon, exemplifies how good landscape design can maximize the livability of even the smallest spaces...

Flowering Shrubs
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Flowering Shrubs for Fall

08.27.2015 - One of my biggest and best downsizing strategies was to replace sweeps of mixed perennial gardens with flowering shrubs and conifers...

Pond, Bakwin Garden, Rubber Duck
The Bakwin Garden: A Woodland Treasure in New York’s  Hudson Valley
The Bakwin Garden

The Bakwin Garden

08.25.2015 - Thanks to the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program, landscape designer and author Jan Johnsen peeks inside the 50 acre Bakwin Garden in New York’s Hudson Valley...

Great Dixter, English Garden
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Symposium Demonstrates the Art of English Gardening

08.20.2015 - This two-day symposium in October features lectures from Fergus Garrett and Aaron Bertelson of Great Dixter in England...

Pruning Shears, Hedge Shears, Gardening Tools
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Cutting Edge: 10 Gardening Tools the Experts Are Using

08.18.2015 - We did a little scouting and found the best gardening tools recommended by expert landscape designers, horticulturalists, and nurserymen...

Hollister House Garden 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Explore the Nature and Design of Living Landscapes

08.13.2015 - September 12 & 13, Hollister House Garden in Connecticut, and the Garden Conservancy will present their fifth study weekend...

Gravel Path
Commune Design
Los Angeles, CA

The Path Less Taken

08.11.2015 - These homeowners hired the Los Angeles-based design firm Commune to transform their home and steep gardens into a series of...

Wood Stool, Onde Stool 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

8 Wooden Outdoor Stools & Side Tables

08.06.2015 - We’ve rounded up eight of our favorite drum-style furnishings that were inspired by one material: wood...

Dahlia, Summer Flowers, Fiori Floral Design
Fiori Floral Design
Seattle, WA

5 Dazzling Summer Bouquets

08.04.2015 - With bright colors and effortless beauty, summer blooms add a layer of joy to hot days. We talked to five floral designers about their current favorite...

Bruce Munro, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Lighted Flower Stems
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

6 Incredible Gardens to Visit at Night

07.30.2015 - Magic happens after dark when six botanic gardens light up the night with an amazing collection of illuminated displays. The gardens blend sculptural...

The Limestone Terrace
The LaurelRock Company
Wilton, CT

Restoring Balance

07.28.2015 - An award-winning landscape design by LaurelRock Company gives equal weight to aesthetics and the environment at this Connecticut home...

Drought-Tolerant, Entryway
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

5 Surprising Must-Sees at The Huntington

07.23.2015 - The Botanical Gardens at The Huntington have been delighting visitors for generations. Some of the original landscapes have become iconic...

Woodland Container
Janet Loughrey

Container Gardens Made for the Shade

07.21.2015 - We all seem to have that dark corner of our garden or porch that looks uninviting, cold, and in major need of color. Janet Loughrey offers solutions for livening up that shady area...

Serpentine Garden, Chanticleer
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Chanticleer's New Attractions for 2015

07.16.2015 - Home to more than 30 public gardens and historic landscapes, the Philadelphia region is a tourist mecca for avid gardeners. One garden not to be missed is Chanticleer...

Villa Del Balbianello, Lake Como
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

See an Aerial View of the Magnificent Lake Como

07.14.2015 - A breathtaking video, taken by French photographer, filmmaker, and environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand, shows the stunning landscapes...

"Dream Team's" Portland Garden
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Versatility of Espaliers

07.09.2015 - Espaliers in containers or planted along a brick wall provide interest and life to a barren visual space. Compared to ivy, the maintenance and price are...

Shaded Checkerboard Garden 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Groundbreaking Food Gardens

07.07.2015 - For the design-oriented gardener, growing your own vegetables brings to mind a functional but dull row of neatly planted rectangular raised beds. While they...

My Garden: Toronto Shade Garden
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Shade Garden Design Ideas

07.02.2015 - For some gardeners shade is a luxury, for others it is challenge. If you fall into the latter group, don’t give up. A thriving garden in the shade is possible...

Agave Victoriae-Reginae
Huntington Botanical Gardens
San Marino, CA

7 Water-Wise Plants for Desert Regions

06.30.2015 - Jim Martinez has been creating water-wise gardens for more than 30 years. He shares seven of his favorite plants to grow in dry conditions...

Kalamazoo Grill
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Our Fourth of July Favorites

06.25.2015 - Here are our 10 favorite foods, flowers, and outdoor accessories for your 4th of July celebration...

Yellow Flowers, Pea Flowers 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

I Love This Plant: Thermopsis

06.23.2015 - I love the pea family, from the edible to the ornamental. Ever since I started bush beans in a milk carton in Miss Goodwin’s first-grade class...

Italy Inspired: A South Florida Landscape
SMI Landscape Architecture
Palm Beach, FL

Italy Inspired: South Florida Landscape

06.18.2015 - Terry Rakolta has no trouble reeling off words to describe what she desired for her South Florida waterfront property, a wedge-shaped half-acre mostly...

Gardenista Considered Design Awards
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Gardenista Considered Design Awards

06.16.2015 - Calling all amateur and professional designers, and home gardeners, here’s your chance to share your home garden and outdoor spaces. Hosted by

Tower Hill, Garden Within Reach
Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Tower Hill Announces New Garden Within Reach

06.11.2015 - Envisioned as a special spot where anyone can experience the joys and benefits of gardening, the new Garden Within Reach at Tower Hill Botanic Garden...

Peonies, Garden Shed 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

From Barren Rock to Lush Hillside Retreat

06.09.2015 - Nestled on the edge of a forest in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, the hillside property is a breathtaking landscape composed of rock outcroppings, grassy slopes, and...

Oehme, van Sweden & Associates, Inc.
Washington, DC

Hamptons Haven

06.04.2015 - An ugly frame does grave injustice to a work of art. And an overgrown, unwelcoming garden is no fitting frame for a home, especially one with the character of...

Lemons, Wilson Lemon
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

I Love This Plant: Wilson Lemon

06.02.2015 - I’ll admit I’m not a huge fan of citrus as ornamental plants. Most can be big and gawky, some are wickedly thorny, and they must be schlepped in and out...

Sicilian Honey Garlic, Chicago Botanic Garden
Linda Rutenberg

Take a Photographic Journey of Gardens After Dark

05.28.2015 - A seldom-seen botanical nightlife captured while the world slumbers is revealed in the Garden at Night Exhibit, running June 6 through August 30, 2015...

Nature Garden
Hardy Plant Society of Oregon

Explore Gardening in a Changing World

05.26.2015 - We are often so focused on tip-toeing through the tulips in our own backyards that we overlook what’s happening in the wondrous plant world outside our...

Orchid, Butterfly Orchid, Endangered Species
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Fairchild’s Million Orchid Project

05.21.2015 - More than a century ago, South Florida was a natural orchid paradise, with masses of orchids blanketing every oak and mahogany tree. That all changed in the late 1800s...

Photos of Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca
Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca

Oaxaca's Ethnobotanical Garden

05.19.2015 - Discover the story behind Mexico's ethnobotanical garden in Oaxaca, one of the world’s most original public gardens, and a landscape of unexpected shapes and colors...

Succulent and Cacti
Succulent Cafe (Peter Loyola)
Oceanside, CA

Enjoy a Visit to the Charming Succulent Café

05.14.2015 - There aren't many places where you can stop in for a cup of coffee and leave with a succulent plant. In fact, the charming little Succulent Café in Oceanside...

Dry Stone Wall, Water Tough, Small Garden
Daniel Shea

Small London Garden Calls Day and Night

05.12.2015 - Known as the “Garden Capital of the World,” London is renowned for its magnificent formal gardens, including the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens and the gardens at...

Blooming Azeleas, Pine Trees Trunks
Hugh Stephens

Overgrown Hillside Becomes a Wooded Wonderland

05.07.2015 - Some of the most delightful gardens are those that come together haphazardly, with no particular plan in mind. Instead, they are the result of hard work...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Visit Cricket Hill Garden

05.05.2015 - Join Cricket Hill Garden in Thomaston, Connecticut for their annual peony festival from May 10 to June 21, 2015. Cricket Hill, a six-acre display garden, was founded...

Fiber Optic Flower
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Botanical Garden Aglow with Light

04.30.2015 - From this May through October, the Atlanta Botanical Garden will be aglow with hundreds of miles of fiber-optic lights as part of a stunning outdoor art exhibition...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Delightful Daffodils

04.28.2015 - With their starched petals, crisp trumpets, and dignified mien, daffodils have a military flair. But they’re also cheery team players...

Garden, Spring
Robin Hopper (Homeowner)
Metchosin, British Columbia

Artist Takes Creative Approach to Garden Design

04.23.2015 - A ramshackle 80-year-old farmhouse surrounded by 6 acres of rampant weeds, brambles, and invasive Himalayan blackberries hardly describes...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

04.21.2015 - During a trip to Puerto Escondido in Southern Mexico, I rediscovered the majestic agave, and ever since then they have occupied my conscious thoughts as well as sticking...

Tamara Paulat (Homeowner)
Portland, OR

A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes Birds & Bees

04.16.2015 - A common mistake gardeners make is adorning their flower beds with plants that appeal to them visually with little thought given to their impact on the environment...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

New Outdoor Furniture Collection Inspired by Nature

04.14.2015 - Beautiful gardens and landscapes are meant to be gazed upon and savored. To create a comfortable environment for those who love to watch their gardens grow...

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

2015 Tour Series Explores European Gardens

04.09.2015 - If you love wandering through beautiful gardens and have a passion for travel, then don’t miss an unforgettable series of tours that will show you some of the best...

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