For an unexpected twist on holiday decor, why not elevate the centerpiece into a hanging sculpture? Katherine Anderson, our flower arranging columnist does just that, by hanging marigolds from a large branch.
Artist Frances Palmer, well-known for her pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. After teaching us how to plant dahlias, she returns to GardenDesign.com to show us how to dig up and store dahlia tubers for the winter.
Our online editor attends a class taught by florist Ariella Chezar and share some of Chezar's tips for creating a natural, full but loose centerpiece. Chezar favors a more relaxed style of arranging that is inspired by the way plants grow in the garden and is a move away from the tightly bundled style of flower arranging.
Lindsey Taylor, our Style Director, is going to be a guest on the Living Today show on Martha Stewart Stewart Living Radio, today at 3:00 EST. You can listen for free online (and call in with questions!) to hear her tips about how to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces.
Now that Labor Day is behind us and the kids are heading back to school, Katherine Anderson of Marigold and Mint creates a few late summer flower arrangements with three favorite flowers of the season: sunflowers, zinnias, and dahlias.