Countless landscape artists and amateur gardeners have successfully replicated the Mediterranean garden style in varying climates and terrain. You can, too!
These days, everyone laments the loss of privacy in our lives. But we seem to have forgotten an old but still powerful tool for rebuilding it: secret gardens.
The tradition of herbal lawns goes back at least to the medieval period. Here's how to grow your own chamomile lawn.
People have foraged and cultivated flowers for food, drink, and medicine for centuries. You will find squash blossoms in Italian food, rose petals in Indian food, and chamomile or jasmine tea.
The core principle behind companion planting is to grow two or more kinds of plants together with the hope of yielding mutual benefits.
With a little planning, you can grow a range of fragrant plants, hardy or delicate, to transform your garden into a sweet-smelling paradise.
The easy-to-grow, low maintenance daffodil will add a bright splash of color to your flowerbeds and will return year after year. The key is to plant and care for them properly.
These days, gardens are sprouting everywhere. People garden on rooftops, community plots, schools, and balconies. This means parents everywhere have more opportunities to share the experience of gardening with their children.
For your late-evening entertaining, nighttime strolls, or outdoor suppers, try these tips for a spectacular moonlight garden.
From its humble beginnings, the English cottage garden has evolved into a proud national tradition. Here's how to put a little "English" into your backyard!