Native Plants - How & Why to Grow Natives

Create a beautiful landscape that benefits wildlife and the environment.

10 Ways to Start Building a Garden for Wildlife

Turn your garden into a wildlife sanctuary with these eco-friendly tips.

Eco-Friendly Lawn & Grass Alternatives

Give up your lawn for other more eco-friendly options.

Bee Garden Plants

Discover how to help save the bees by growing bee friendly plants in your garden. Get tips for creating a bee garden that will support pollinators and look great.

How to Make a Butterfly Garden

Create the perfect environment to entice butterflies not only to visit your garden, but to stay and lay eggs for a new generation.

The 24 Best Hummingbird Flowers

Invite delightful hummingbirds to your garden with these annuals, perennials, shrubs, and vines.

20 Drought-Tolerant Plants for Your Garden

Reduce your water use by choosing waterwise plants for your garden and landscape.

Eco-Friendly Pest & Disease Solutions

Learn how to safely deal with common garden pests including deer, squirrels, rabbits, aphids, and more; as well as diseases including powdery mildew and black spot.

Garden Pond Attracts Wildlife

A Delaware couple built their home and gardens around a natural pond that's a haven for wildlife.

A Sustainable Strolling Garden

Tour Rick Darke and Melinda Zoehrer’s 1.5-acre property in Landenberg, Pennsylvania.

Create the Illusion of Water with Plants

Pam Penick shares ideas for using grasses, trees, groundcovers and other plants to evoke water in a dry garden.

My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

Welcoming all that can fly in, this natural garden is home to birds, bees, bugs, and even bats. It’s also populated with native and ornamental plants that are both beautiful and kind to the environment.

Rain Gardens: Design and Benefits

Call it a bio-infiltration basin or, more romantically, a rain garden. Either way, it’s a shallow planted depression designed to hold water until it soaks into the soil-and a key feature of eco-friendly landscape design.

Global Warming and Gardens

Climate change is not only coming, it's already well underway. What can our gardens expect?

Portland Garden by a Dream Team of Eco-Friendly Designers

The owners of this Portland, Oregon, garden want to connect people with the Earth

7 Water-Wise Plants for Desert Regions

Jim Martinez has been creating water-wise, environmentally friendly gardens in Dallas and Marfa, Texas for more than 30 years. He picks seven of his favorite plants to grow in desert regions, including Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.

Growing Green in Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania state representative and his wife wanted to test their theory that sustainability and style can go hand in hand. Seven years later, they have their proof.

Water Wisdom: An Eco-Friendly Santa Fe Garden

A garden in Santa Fe honors the native landscape and makes the most of every drop of rain that falls

Green Roofs

Experimentation and fun transform the aesthetics of green roofs.

How to Plan an Heirloom Vegetable Garden

An organic kitchen garden in Healdsburg, California, nourishes body, soul and the local community

Herbal Household Helpers

Spring cleaning? Use these herbal recipes for cleaning products from garden expert Trisha Shirey.

An Organic Kitchen Garden

A collaboration between a garden designer and a culinary-arts-trained homeowner results in the ultimate potager, one so productive (and delicious) that chefs throughout Sonoma County clamor for its surplus

Greenlee Nurseries - Master of Ornamental Grasses

Grasses guru John Greenlee and landscape architect Ron Herman join forces at a Mediterranean-style estate in California

Desert Paradise

A garden in the Arizona desert designed by Christy Ten Eyck is both water-wise and chic

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