Regional GardensFrom coast to coast, discover inspiring gardens from our archives
For 30 years we’ve been featuring incredible gardens, both in print and online. Browse our collection of gardens in your region, or take a virtual tour of areas you can’t visit in person. Rich photography and behind-the-scenes information brings each garden to life.
How Ione and Emmott Chase turned a parcel of former logging land into one of western Washington's most celebrated public gardens.
These Woodinville, Washington, homeowners worked on their garden for 10 years. Now that it’s complete, people are taking notice.
An “old school” grassy front yard in Bothell, Washington, is transformed into a thriving Zen-like retreat.
Tucked away in a quiet suburb of Seattle, this garden was carved out of native woodland on a rocky slope overlooking Puget Sound.
The owners of this Portland, Oregon, garden want to connect people with the Earth.
This Portland garden is home to birds, bees, bugs, and more. It’s also boasts plants that are beautiful and kind to the environment.
See how a Portland gardener turns her problematic sloped shade garden into a winter jewel box of hellebores and Lenten rose hybrids.
Portland's Rose Society was founded in 1889, and the city's collection of hybrids, floribundas, and grandifloras has been growing ever since.
This Napa garden features a butterfly garden, a tunnel made out of roses, meandering paths, giant timber bamboo, and a meditation labyrinth.
The story and photographs of one reader's winter garden in Petaluma, California.
This San Rafael, California, garden is colorful and perfectly suited for parties.
A party beneath olive trees at a winery in Napa is exactly as the garden's creators envisioned.
See how a 15,000-gallon koi pond was added to this Point Loma property that was once home to scrubby bushes and a patchy lawn.
In an enclave of Los Angeles sits a down-to-earth garden that takes shade and sloping terrain in stride.
In the foothills of Los Angeles, artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman created a garden that's part installation piece and part intimate memoir.
On a property in Venice, sits a gorgeous garden bursting with cannas and foxtail ferns, and the calming ambient noise of a koi pond.
Thomas Jefferson’s legendary garden in Charlottesville, Virginia, has undergone a 35-year restoration.
An ecologically friendly Virginia garden sets the groundwork for a new approach to landscapes of enduring beauty.
A garden labyrinth led one Maryland couple down the path to healing.
This Somerset, Maryland, property the home was facing an identity crisis and needed a cohesive exterior style.
An artfully designed composition of native and non-native plantings creates a beautiful orchestration of color and texture.
A garden in Pennsylvania kicks into high gear just as the growing season winds down.
Native (and extremely local) plants create stunning wildflower fields in 30 acres in rural Pennsylvania.
A photographer moves to a new house and discovers that it is brimming with plant treasures that she has always coveted.
A bountiful, four-season Oehme, van Sweden garden on Long Island breathes new life into an 18th-century farmstead.
Our exclusive photographs of Deborah Needleman's garden, in Garrison, New York.
Textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen brings an eclectic sensibility to his lush public garden in the Hamptons.
A woodland garden, complete with a “forest floor” and a canopy of trees in Dix Hills, New York.
An award-winning landscape design gives equal weight to aesthetics and the environment at this Connecticut home.
Owners of Bedrock Gardens in Lee, New Hampshire, share 5 things to consider when adding art to the garden.
In Natick, Massachusetts, 17 miles west of Boston, Joyce Ahlgren Hannaford has created a garden that is a neighborhood landmark.
The landscape comes first at this summer home on Fishers Island off the Connecticut coast.
Take a tour of this city garden that exudes modern Midwestern charm.
A reader replaces a lawn with an edible front yard and plants her backyard with herbs that she and her husband use to make their own tea.
This Chicago backyard serves as a place to grow food and entertain friends and family.
Leftover or unwanted plants find their way to designer Anna Brooks' Michigan garden.
Some 3,000 species of plants grow at Peckerwood, a 40-year-old, renowned private garden near Hempstead.
A garden in Austin was transformed from a scrubby parcel into a dramatically tiered, lushly outdoor space.
A French provincial garden is created when the new owners of a 1920s Texas home undertake the restoration of their unkempt property.
Residents of Marfa, Texas, have created vibrant gardens that bring life to the desert plains.
A South Florida landscape by Sanchez & Maddux is resplendent with old-world charm.
Landscape architecture plays a starring role in creating this utopian beachside community on Florida's northwest coast.
A distinctive mid-century home is flawlessly restored and given a fresh contemporary landscape.
Colorful garden walls and sculptural plants are used against a neutral backdrop for a lush, lively take on modernism.
The owners took their interest for unique, sick, and unwanted plants, and turned 4 acres in Charlotte into a garden sanctuary.
A late-season garden in North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains has profuse plantings of dahlias, asters, salvia, & more.
In her New Orleans garden, Mary Cooper has achieved lushness and abundance on an extremely small scale.
University of Georgia's famed football coach shares his passion for gardening and his biggest challenge.
A garden in the Arizona desert designed by Christy Ten Eyck is both water-wise and chic.
Take a visual stroll through this unusual arid landscape near Joshua Tree National Park.
A garden in New Mexico honors the native landscape and makes the most of every drop of rain that falls.
A garden in Patagonia, Arizona, takes the Southwest climate in stride.
A project in Aspen goes green from the ground up.
A home and garden on a steep hillside in the Rocky Mountains.
A Zen garden in Sun Valley, Idaho kept wise water use in mind, as well as wildlife habitat and use of local materials.
With steep slopes and barren rock, this Idaho garden took buckets of soil, innovation, blood, sweat, and tears to become a lush hillside retreat.
Lorraine and RJ Roberts of Plant Paradise Country Gardens in Caledon, Ontario planted thousands of perennials and established new beds in their garden.
The story of how Bonny McKeough of Chatham, Ontario, embarked on an ambitious mission to grow the perfect herb garden.
This once run-down property in Metchosin, British Columbia now boasts a 2.5 acre Japanese garden.
Garden writer Marjorie Harris shares her shade garden in Toronto, Canada, as well as a detailed list of plants she grows.