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Have you ever wondered how to get those healthy, plump garden edibles you’ve always dreamed about? Nick McCullough shares his keys to growing a successful edible garden—providing tips on when and how to get started and his top picks for where to purchase heirloom seeds.
Related Topics: Grow | Edibles | planting | Seed guide | Spring | vegetables
Now is the time to dream of summer flowers – and buy seeds for some of them. I have run a landscape design/build company for almost 30 years and every year I make sure to include annual flowers in our clients’ landscapes. I know you may cringe when you hear that you have to plant these seeds or little flowers anew every year but the non-stop blooms are well worth it! Here are a few of my favorite annual flowers from some of our plantings. Please note that some are considered a perennial in warmer growing zones.
Related Topics: Grow | Annuals | Flower guide | flowers | planting | summer
Artist Frances Palmer, famous for her vases and pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. May is a great time to plant dahlia tubers and Palmer gives step-by-step instructions, along with photos of her beautiful dahlia garden in bloom and her beautiful vases.
Artist Frances Palmer, well-known for her pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. After teaching us how to plant dahlias, she returns to GardenDesign.com to show us how to dig up and store dahlia tubers for the winter. 
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
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Photos of Jacqueline van der Kloet's gardens around the world, showing her artful mix of fall bulbs in bloom in public gardens in New York and Holland and at her home. 
Dutch garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet plants bulbs in an unusual way, creating painterly results in the garden. Our profile of this revolutionary designer—just in time for fall planting season!