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Garden & landscaping design ideas, inspiration & pictures

The garden is a piece of land used to cultivate and nurture plants, flowers and shrubs. This little, or big, patch of green not only adds to the …

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Gardenias (Gardenia jasminoides) are an evergreen shrub known for their soft, white blooms and intoxicating sweet fragrance. Gardenia can be grown outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 11. They also do well as a potted indoor plant if you take steps to replicate …

Plants

Learn How To Plant And Care for Your Spring Flower Bulbs

<b>Planting Flower Bulbs</b><p><b>When?</b><p>★ To achieve optimum flowering results, it is important to plant the bulbs at the right time. Flower bulbs that bloom early …

Gardening

The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

10 everyday household items that make perfect seedling starters

<b>We'll be the first to admit that, when spring rolls around, we're keen to get out and in the garden. But while there's still a chill in the air,</b> …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Rhododendrons: forget the flowers, check out the leaves

Gardeners love rhododendrons for the kaleidoscopic glare of their spring flowers, but their leaves are what captivates rare plant expert Robbie Blackhall-Miles<p>I am very lucky. I have one of the greatest and grandest gardens in the world right on my door step. The National Trust’s Bodnant Garden is …

Trending on Gardenista: Sowing Seeds

With small hints of warm weather, we’re inching toward spring—and starting to plan our gardens. Here’s what we’ve been thinking about this week.<p>In …

5 common houseplant health problems and how to fix them

<b>Although we enjoy a variety of houseplants in the home - an ivy in the bathroom, an orchid in the bedroom and an olive tree in the living room, for</b> …

Gardening 101: Stonecrops

Stonecrops, <i>Sedum:</i> “Surprise Succulents”<p>Say the word “succulent” to a lot of people and instantly they respond fearfully with worries about spiky, …

14 Companion Plants That Should Always Be Planted Next to Each Other

You may think that sunlight, soil, and water are all that a garden needs to flourish, but did you know that plants also thrive on companionship? While you won't find your flowers socializing, sowing certain types of seeds in pairs has been scientifically proven to culminate in healthier and happier …

Gardening

10 Gorgeous Plants You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

The "Just Add Ice" orchid is so easy, anyone can do it.<p>Filling your house full of greenery can be as simple as clicking "Add to Cart." Along with everything else under the sun, Amazon also offers an online nursery with some of the prettiest — and easiest — houseplants green thumbs love. Now just …

Botanical Garden offers stress reduction with butterflies, summer temperatures

Visitors walking through the Botanical Garden's Butterflies Go Free exhibit are often seen with a new friend latched onto their clothes, sometimes …

Why Peonies Are the "Ultimate Queen of Spring" Flower

<i>Erin Benzakein is the flower farmer and entrepreneur behind</i> Floret Farm <i>in Washington's Skagit Valley. There, she grows, teaches, and shares the</i> …

How to grow stuff: everything the novice gardener needs to know

If I were to plot my journey as a gardener, it would start with a basil plant from Tesco. I kept it on the windowsill of my university hall bedroom (it could have easily become an ashtray if left in the kitchen) and, when I came home in those cerulean-hued nights of summer term, its sweet heady …

South Korea scandal: Choi and Park cases in court

<b>The trial of Choi Soon-sil, the woman at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal involving South Korea's president, has got under way.</b><p>Ms Choi, a close friend of President Park Geun-hye, is charged with abuse of power and attempted fraud.<p>Separately, the Constitutional Court began considering …

South Korea

10 Home Decor Mistakes Designers Always Notice

Interior designers have seen the good, the bad, and the strange of interiors, and while some mistakes are obvious (see: Formica-filled chocolate brown bathroom), some are a bit more subtle but still catch their well-trained eye every time. Here, a few of our favorite designers and interiors gurus …