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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How to De-clutter Your Garden

Want to enjoy your outdoor space even more? Consider making a clean sweep – getting rid of cracked flowerpots, dead plants, broken patio furniture and tools that are no longer up to snuff. Sound overwhelming? The key is to start small, but start somewhere! Here are some tips to make the job easier: Assess your […]

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How to Bring Music Into the Garden

The best gardens are sensory retreats – captivating visitors through gorgeous sights, smells and textures. And while water features add a relaxing tone to your outdoor space, incorporating music will enhance your experience even more. Here are some ways to bring sweet notes outside. Hang up various sets of wind chimes Whether you have a […]

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How to Grow a Countertop Garden

Love harvesting fresh veggies and herbs from your garden? Did you know you could enjoy delicious homegrown produce year-round – and grown inside? We asked horticulturist Shelley Levis, author of the new book Countertop Gardens, about how to set up and maintain an indoor edibles garden. When did you become interested in ‘thinking outside the […]

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