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17 Garden Design Trends for 2017

Gardens matter. Are you looking for a way to make a difference this year? Support local wildlife. Buy well-made tools. Plant your supper.<p>Here are 17 …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

Gardening 101: Arugula

Arugula, <i>Eruca sativa:</i> “The Rocket”<p>Arugula is a bright, crunchy green that began its march across civilizations when the Romans realized it piqued …

Gardening 101: Fountain Grass

<b>Fountain Grass, Pennisetum: “</b><b>Whatever Works”</b><p>In every garden, as in every life, there are those easy-going players that make things a bit more relaxed …

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Required Reading: Sidewalk Gardens of New York

As New York City increasingly grows taller (i.e. downtown Brooklyn, a former low-rise area, is now a land of towering cranes and skyscrapers), the …

Garden Outpost: An Instagram Star on an Island in Denmark

Where long daylight hours are guaranteed but long summers are not, it’s a good idea to be ready when the sun does come out. Lifestyle photographer …

Gardening for beginners: the cheat’s guide to herbaceous borders

Daunted at the prospect of planning a new border? Help is at hand…<p>The herbaceous border is the ultimate demonstration of gardening skill: a masterpiece of juxtaposed shapes, colours and textures, all reaching a climax in the summer months. It has humble origins in cottage gardens, where flowers for …

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How to Find the Right Ground Cover Perennials for Your Yard

Accent your garden with a lush carpet of blooms or greenery.<p>These low-growing perennials include good choices for both sunny and shady locations, as well as options for light, moderate, and heavy traffic.

Growing Strawberries in Containers

Shutterstock/maljalen<p>It’s hard to beat the treat of juicy fruit picked at perfect ripeness, straight from the plant. But what if you don’t have …

Table of Contents: Best of 2015

Revisit the greatest gardening hits of 2015 with us this week:<p>Above: For more of this garden (and cat), see 11 Garden Ideas to Steal from South …

Gardening Design Ideas, Remodel and Decor Pictures

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Plants that have silvery foliage are some of the most valuable in the landscape because they look good with anything. Silver helps tone down bold, …

From fork to fork: five cooks and their kitchen gardens

Photograph: Emli Bendixen for Observer Food Monthly<p>Bruno grows purple carrots, amaranth and spaghetti squash.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/19/1439986879140/bcacffdf-480a-4326-9c4a-11efdc911612-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Emli Bendixen for Observer Food …

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It's Dry Out There: 11 Inspiring water-wise landscapes

Plant a Lush Succulent Container Garden for a Tabletop

To begin this project, you'll first need to pick a planter. A wide but shallow dish, bowl, or plate works, but you'll want it to have a drainage …

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Gardens: what to do this week

Sow some parsley, join in with the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout, and plant a fruitful tree<p><b>Sow this</b><br>First rule of herb gardening: you can never have too much parsley. Sow some seeds outside now (I like Italian flatleaf variety ‘Comune’) in drills 1-2cm deep, 25cm apart for bushy plants come autumn. …

How to Get Beautiful Texture in Your Garden

Add beauty and texture to your garden with leafy and flowering perennials, annuals, and grasses.<p>1 of 17<p>Variegated Variety<p>You don't need big showy …

Garden: Small Garden Pools Sydney, small pool, outdoor pool

Small Garden Pools Sydney<p>Home » Garden » Pools In Small Backyards Inspiration Ideas » Small Garden Pools Sydney<p><b>Garden, Small Garden Pools Sydney:</b> …

34 Gorgeous Garden Paths

Thyme-fringed pavers<p>Creeping thyme (<i>Thymus praecox arcticus</i>) grows from 2- to 3-inch gaps between sandstone pavers in this garden in Old Snowmass, …

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The All-Container Garden

Plan B<p>It started as Plan B: Annette Gutierrez and her husband wanted to create a great room in their Hollywood home but didn’t have the budget for a …

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Fall Vegetable Gardening: 5 Things To Plant Now

You probably look outside and see an abundance of tomatoes and cucumbers in your summer garden. However, August is fast approaching and we need to …

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas To Add Instant Curb Appeal

The front yard is typically the first thing that people see when they visit a home, and its appearance sets the tone for the rest of the house. While …

Container Gardening: Learning How to Grow a Survival Garden

Learn what you need to start growing your own self-reliant survival garden, even if you live in an urban environment...

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 …

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Inside food writer Diana Henry's magical garden

Diana Henry, the food writer, wanted inspiration rather than ingredients from her outdoor space. And the word that informed Jo Thompson’s wonderful design, she tells Mark Diacono, was enchantment<p>Once in a while, especially in this Facebook age, two apparently unconnected satellites in your life …

Chelsea Flower Show

8 Historic Gardens That Are Truly American Beauties

Visit these awe-inspiring spaces for a living glimpse into the past.<p>Visit these awe-inspiring spaces for a living glimpse into the past.

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23 Insanely Creative Ways to Recycle Plastic Bottles Into DIY Projects

Plastic bottles and glass bottles alike are leaving the environment in thousands of years if thrown away, never fully decomposing without harming the …

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How does your garden grow? Sue Cuthbert, Beccles, Suffolk

‘The borders are densely planted and although the overall size is small, there is an illusion of space and I manage to get lost in it’<p>I used to look out of my kitchen window in winter on to a muddy grass patch. I was recovering from a bout of agoraphobia and realised I had to change the view. The …

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