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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.
Providing interest and life to an otherwise dull visual space, espaliers can work in almost any garden type: big and small, formal and informal, grand and modest. In this article, Nick McCullough presents a list of recommended fruit-bearing and ornamental trees that work great as espaliers, tips and tricks for training them, and photographs that display their versatility.
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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