How to Plant an Allergy-Friendly Garden

If mowing the grass, trimming trees and pulling weeds causes sniffling, sneezing and watery eyes – commonly known as ‘hay fever’ – you’re not alone. The pollen from trees, flowers, grass and weeds are the most common allergy triggers, affecting more than 25.5 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And […]

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How to Landscape Around a Pool

Creating a resort-like atmosphere in your backyard space requires some thought, especially if you’re looking for a low-maintenance garden that provides privacy without creating lots of debris and even more pool cleaning. Whether you prefer a tropical theme, or one that’s more modern or desert-like, here are some smart poolside garden tips to create your […]

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12 Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Year-Round Beauty

One of the great pleasures gardening brings is layers of show-stopping color and texture at different times of the year. If you choose the right plants, you’ll have year-round interest in your outdoor space. In addition to sweet fragrance and pretty blossoms, flowering trees and shrubs are much easier to maintain than perennial flower beds, […]

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