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We teach you how to grow and care for your dream garden, and how to decorate with plants.
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Spring cleaning? Use these herbal recipes for cleaning products from garden expert Trisha Shirey.
Related Topics: How-To | Eco-friendly | herbs | Ideas
How to make arrangements using herbs and spring flowers that are perfect for the Passover or Easter table.
Creating striking arrangements doesn't take a genius—or a florist. Our step-by-step guide about how to DIY flower centerpieces at home.
Ever wondered how to grow petunias that will be the envy of your neighborhood or garden club? Here are 10 tips from Wave Petunias to help you grow perfect petunias:
Artist Frances Palmer, famous for her vases and pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. May is a great time to plant dahlia tubers and Palmer gives step-by-step instructions, along with photos of her beautiful dahlia garden in bloom and her beautiful vases.
Climate change is not only coming, it's already well underway. What can our gardens expect?
Related Topics: How-To | Eco-friendly
Sun printing on fabric lets you use the plants in your garden to create beautiful patterns, and the resulting fabric can be made into clothing or a framed work of art. We teach you how to make a cyanotype with step-by-step instructions.
Small is bountiful and politics is dirty in the world John Jeavons wants all of us to dig
The ladies of Brooklyn's Twig Terrariums give detailed how-to instructions for making your own moss terrarium.
In a series of guest posts, San Francisco's Academy of Art University will lend its landscape architecture knowledge to Garden Design. Its first post is a handy one—tips on how to help revive a struggling garden. 
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