How-To

How-To
We teach you how to grow and care for your dream garden, and how to decorate with plants.
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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. 
Last Friday, the York Minister Cathedral in England covered its entire nave in grass for a celebratory dinner.
An organic kitchen garden in Healdsburg, California, nourishes body, soul and the local community
In our latest column from Marigold and Mint, she takes us to the peony farms of Washington State, highlighting these majestic blooms and pairs the flowers with garden roses for arrangements and bouquets that are the delight of every summer bride.
As we head into these last few weeks of summer, lots of garden vegetables are ripe for picking. But what if you have too many vegetables? Kevin Lee Jacobs shows us his no-canning tips for how to preserve beans, herbs, leafy greens, onions, and garlic for up to a year by using the freezer and some pantyhose!
HGTV host Jamie Durie shares his tips for creating outdoor living spaces
The basic tools that every gardener—beginner or advanced—needs in their shed. 
Tips on remodeling your backyard from scratch
Ideas from Marigold and Mint about how to make a modern arrangement for mom with cheerful muscari and poppies. Plus: Tips for growing and harvesting muscari for arrangements.
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