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Take advantage of this time of year and plant a mass of Drumstick Alliums that will pay dividends next spring and summer.
Related Topics: Grow | flower gardens | Flowers | How-To | planting | Purple
Now is the time to get forced bulbs ready—we show you how! Plus: How a gin cocktail keeps paperwhites short and manageable.
GD advisory board sealArtist Karen Robertson, known for her nature-inspired designs, shows how to transform seaweed into artwork that will remind you of the ocean's beauty for years to come.
We review Rebecca Burgess's new book Harvesting Color, a guide to making your own dyes from plants for yarn and fabrics.
Related Topics: How-To | Blue | Green | Orange | Pink | crafts | DIY | dyes | Eco-friendly | fibers | How-To
Anna Laurent gives step-by-step instructions for how to turn found wood into a magnificent floor lamp that's easy, inexpensive, and super stylish.
How to make your own Easter tree, with hanging eggs from spring branches. Plus: Our tip for how to invisibly attach the hanging thread or ribbon to each egg.
Related Topics: DIY projects | Blue | Pink | crafts | Decor | DIY | Easter | How-To | Spring
Our latest Notes from a Flower Farm column, by Marigold and Mint, is a beautiful series of bouquets, all made with purple flowers. Whether arranged in groupings of single specimens or layered in a hand-tied bouquet in a range of tonal hues, these purple flowers are showcased in all of their glory in these gorgeous arrangements. Plus: Tips and tricks for keeping violet flowers at their best.
Our step-by-step slide show explains how to make three different types of yellow flower arrangements, including a spiral hand-tied bouquet and a traditional arrangement in a vase, by using roses, tulips, and other seasonal flowers.
ASLA member, Courtney McRickard's tips on landscape design in mountainous regions
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