Ideas

Ideas
From our garden to yours, we share inspiration from around the world for gardens big and small.
This modern roof terrace in Italy is an oasis of relaxation designed by landscape architect Gabriella Mazzola
Now that it is past the autumnal equinox we begin to think of coziness and warmth as the days begin to get shorter and cooler.
From a “forest floor” to the canopy of trees, this secret outdoor room provides deep shades of green
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More than 2,000 people “liked” this image on Facebook this weekend. Here’s a look at ten more vertical gardens around the world. Is there a great vertical garden near you?
Related Topics: Ideas | Green | Modern | Flora Grubb | Vertical Gardens
When you think of floral arranging like cooking, the recipes and flavors are endless. Here’s a recipe for a bountiful and beautiful autumn arrangement from an easy-to-use cookbook of floral design.
Daylight saving time may bring an early nightfall, but new lighting techniques and technology transform the great outdoors after dark.

 

Related Topics: Ideas | landscaping | Lighting

Landscape designer Maureen Gilmer shares tips for selecting trees with bright autumn colors. Learn how to ensure impressive fall color no matter your climate. 

Related Topics: Ideas | fall | fall color | Trees
From the authors of Bizarre Botanicals, here are some creepy plants to try for Halloween.
Related Topics: Ideas | Red | halloween | Photo tours
When leaves rustle and the wind howls, pumpkins become a favored medium for many artists. This gallery features artists with very diverse backgrounds—a musician, a sculptor, a forensic artist, and a farmer—and designs with equally different aesthetics, including pumpkins with flowers, pumpkins with dead musicians, and pumpkins with NYC pride. Check out these elaborate pumpkin carvings from six carvers—they're inspiring, scary, funny, and beautiful!
Now that it is past the autumnal equinox we begin to think of coziness and warmth as the days begin to get shorter and cooler. What better way to do that than with friends, sipping hot cider and devouring S’mores, around a beautiful fire pit or fireplace in furnishings that perform well despite fickle fall weather.
Related Topics: Ideas | Fire | Furniture | outdoor furniture
To create the sense of a secret outdoor room, partners Robert Khazzam and Kevin Treanor planted a woodland garden, complete with a “forest floor” and a canopy of trees that provide deep shades of green and dappled sunlight in their private oasis.
Related Topics: Ideas | Ideas | landscaping | my garden | New York | Photo tours
After much trial and error, gardener Bonny McKeough finally achieves her dream of growing a magnificent herb garden.
Related Topics: Ideas | Canada | herbs | my garden
Floral artist Gaige Clark shares simple tips for displaying and preserving cut flowers
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