A mini-meadow is essentially an area that gardeners have restored to the charge of nature. In these small plots, woodland violets, spring beauties, daisy fleabanes, and dandelions take precedence over Kentucky bluegrass and Zoysia. And for good reason.
Piet Oudulf is famous. One might say he is to landscape design what Mick Jagger is to rock n’ roll. His plant combinations are dynamic, breathtaking, and playful. We'll tell you how he does it! (Photo: Esther Westerveld)
With countless followers and a relaxed approach to gardening, American horticulturist Felder Rushing is changing the way people garden. You'll enjoy learning a thing or two from his carefree approach to green living! (Photo: Natalie Maynor/Flickr)
The tradition of herbal lawns goes back at least to the medieval period. Here's how to grow your own chamomile lawn.
You can labor less, work more efficiently, and maybe even spend less money on your garden with a few smart gardening shortcuts.
Instead of spraying chemicals on your plots, there are a few simple measures you can take to discourage deer from your garden. Here are some ...
Thawing winter and the spring rains soak the ground, and rivers flood into the lowlands. Low-slung corners in the garden can become muddy or even flooded, sometimes unworkable until late in the growing season. How do you deal with standing water in your garden?
If you’re among the many who have decided to start a backyard garden this year, you’ll need a small cache of tools to break ground. We give you a rundown of the essentials.
There’s a right way to do everything. When it comes to lawn fertilizer, the right way consists of a simple, straightforward set of guidelines anyone can master.
Investing a little time in winter garden preparations helps ensure your garden can provide a healthy home for your crops come spring.