Articles in the Summer 2018 Issue
FreshShow off your cut flowers. Pillows to pep up your space. A refreshing drink. Design with boxwood. Where the foods you love came from. Plant-based skin-care products. Preserve summer blooms.
GrowingIf there’s a single flower that represents sunshine and happiness, it’s the sunflower. Discover the range of colors and forms now available to brighten your summer beds, borders, and containers.
Landscape SolutionA runoff-prone slope is transformed into a colorful, interactive landscape loved by hummingbirds, bees, and the homeowners.
Plant HunterSouthern Africa’s Dierama graces gardens with nodding fairy wands of color.
ElementLook to these entries for ways to enliven the approach to your home and welcome guests in style.
Ecology In The GardenLearn how to make sure the beneficial insects stick around in your garden.
Backyard OasisA garden designer dramatically transforms her neglected landscape into a beautiful, lush garden for relaxation. Her guiding principle: Make it low fuss.
Into the WoodsA longtime plant lover trades city bustle for country quiet, creating a magical woodland garden where foliage steals the scene.
The Daily ShowGrow daylilies that are as beautiful to look at as they are easy to care for.
Vacation at HomeSee 15 backyard retreats designed for lounging, entertaining, play, and—most of all—pure enjoyment.
Drama in a PotThese stunning summer container designs combine architectural presence, sultry colors, and abundant textures.
The Secret GardenA small but mighty crew transforms a swath of Australian terrain into a perennial garden that’s nearly invisible from the house.
DetailsA custom-cut rock becomes a unique, naturalistic water feature in a garden.