Our how-to for using milk and water jugs to create your own planters to sow seeds in the snow. Yes, you can start sowing seeds now, even if you're snowed in, and be rewarded with hardy vegetables and flowers in the summer.
Don't think of containers as mini-gardens for the simple-minded. They're as complicated as they are chic — and worth every minute of your effort. Once you've sorted through the complexities of drainage, soil mixes and fertilizers, containers become tools for design. On the pages that follow, we'll share some of our favorite ways to bring fresh style to your garden with plants we love, matchmaking principles for pots and plants, color themes that work, tips on using planters as design features, and cheater's guides to getting the most out of your pots.
Creating striking arrangements doesn't take a genius—or a florist. Our step-by-step guide about how to DIY flower centerpieces at home.
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.
The ladies of Brooklyn's Twig Terrariums give a detailed how-to instructions for making your own terrarium.
So it's twenty degrees here in New York, but we're still dreaming of warmer days to come. And we are digging these free PDF plans to build your own portable outdoor kitchen from Studiomama—we can see this being the perfect companion to an outdoor pizza grill.
Whether it’s a landscape in Australia, America or Barbados, Jamie Durie follows a similar process. “It’s about creating a space that represents your lifestyle and stylistic preferences and also, simply, about being outdoors and letting nature soothe our souls,” he says.