Summer Party in a Chicago Garden

Restauranteur Rick Bayless throws open his backyard to celebrate the community he's built around cooking and growing.

My Garden: Growing Locally and Sustainably in Chicago

A reader replaces a lawn with an edible front yard and plants her backyard with fragrant herbs that she and her husband use to make their own tea.

Hoerr Schaudt Garden in Chicago's Lincoln Park

City vibe meets Midwest charm in this harmonious Lincoln Park garden designed by Douglas Hoerr.

My Garden: A Native Garden Designed for All Seasons

Feeling the need to pay homage to the native landscape around him, Garden Design reader Benjamin felt inspired to create an ecological and native garden at his Nebraska home. Keeping to the aesthetic of the tallgrass prairies he loves, Benjamin creates not only a native garden that looks great in all seasons, but supports the surrounding wildlife as well.

My Garden: A Garden for Misfit Plants

Ever wonder where the leftover or unwanted plants of a design go to pasture? Many of these plants find their way to designer Anna Brooks' Michigan garden, where it’s ok to be a misfit.

My Garden: Maple Garden in Ohio

Today's My Garden is a charming collection of dwarf Japanese Maples and bonsai in a small pocket of Zone 6 in Ohio.

Prairie Modern: A House and Garden in Fargo, North Dakota

A thoughtful collaboration between Stahl Architects and Land Elements produces a landscape that celebrates old and new, in Fargo, North Dakota.

Out and About in Detroit

Incoming APLD president, Susan Cohan, gives us an introduction to the public spaces and gardens of Detroit.

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