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Rehab Diary: From Garage to Tiny Cottage in LA, on a Budget

Fourteen years ago when Annette Gutierrez and her husband, Gustavo, bought their 1908 Craftsman house in Hollywood, it badly needed repairs. Or more. …

10 Ideas to Steal from English Cottage Gardens

The best cottage gardens look like they planted themselves. They didn’t, of course. But the design principles they follow are simple.<p>The English …

Tag: Garden Design 101

Field of Dreams: A New Kind of Farm—for Members—at Noci Sonoma<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Hardscaping 101: Decomposed Granite<p>by Ellen Jenkins<p>Everything You …

Table of Contents: Before and After

Who doesn’t love a Cinderella story? This week, we visit landscapes transformed: a lawn begone in California, a before-and-after Brooklyn backyard, …

Hardscaping 101: Hog Wire Fence

What I’ve noticed more and more lately (and admired) are hog wire panels: used for fences, gates, and trellises. A mainstay on ranches for decades, …

Vote for the Best Amateur-Designed Garden in the Gardenista Considered Design Awards

Our judges have selected the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for the finalists in each of 12 Considered Design Awards categories, on both …

How to Plant and Cultivate Nut Trees

Ed Laivo knows and loves nut trees. He has lots of favorites that are perfectly suited to home gardens big and small.<p>"If you're in a cold climate, a …

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How to Start Your Greenhouse Gardening – The Basic

<b>Greenhouse gardening</b> is of utmost interest, for many gardeners who want to use less storage for more strong and quick growth of plants. However, it …

Gardening

Top 10 Magnificent Gardens

Inhale spring’s breathtaking perfume in extraordinary landscapes that range from vast to intimate.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Butchart Gardens, Canada</b> <br>www.butchartgardens.com <br>This former limestone quarry was transformed into magnificent gardens in 1904. Located on …

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