Picket Fence, Traditional Fence
Walpole Outdoors
Walpole, MA

11 Inspired Spring Gardening Ideas

Bring on spring and enjoy your garden anew with these creative ideas from garden experts and enthusiasts across the web. We recently chatted with some of our favorite designers, authors, and retailers who told us what they’re excited about this season.

Shooting Star, Dodecatheon Meadia
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Spring Wildflowers

What could be more beguiling — or more intrinsically American — than masses of trout lily, trillium, Dutchman’s breeches and Virginia bluebells carpeting the woodland floor in early spring?

Gladiolusxgandavensis Boone 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

18 Stunning & Offbeat Spring Blooming Bulbs

Expand your horizons with easy-to-grow "geophytes" that offer toughness, drought tolerance, and brilliant blooms

Orange Plants, Buff Plants
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Five Spring Planting Ideas

Tim Pollak, outdoor floriculturist at the Chicago Botanic Garden, shares five design tips that will jumpstart your spring garden

Seven Types Of Lettuce
Wayne, PA

Spring Greens

As any kitchen gardener knows, you can't beat a salad made of greens picked the same day

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

How to Create a Container Planting

Bring fresh style to your garden this spring with the perfect container garden

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Perennial Garden Design

Spring is a great time to plant perennials so that they can establish before the crippling heat of summer sets in

Helleborus X Hybridus
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

17 Hellebore Flowers for Early Blooms in Your Garden

“Hellebores are among the earliest and certainly the most exquisite flowers in the spring garden,” says landscape craftsman Jerry Fritz

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Delightful Daffodils

In open areas, let daffodils naturalize along meadows and fences, spreading their cheerful white and gold swaths for a host of springs to come

Prunus Cerasifera 
Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Botanic Notables: Purple-Leaf Plum Tree

Pale confetti blows through the sidewalks, and a riot of pink blossoms fill the streets-it's springtime, and the cherry plum (purple-leaf) trees are delighted

Garden Design
Calimesa, CA

Botanic Notables: Texas Bluebonnets

Have you enjoyed the blue rolling hills of a springtime in Texas?

Summer Gardens
Fall Garden Ideas
Winter Gardening

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