Delaware

  • native perennials for spring
    Design

    4 More Native Perennials to Add to a Spring Garden

    After months of cold and little to do but dream up next year's plans, the spring is finally upon us, and activity has returned to the garden. The awakening landscape…

  • Cherry laurel leaf covered in ice
    Design

    Ice Storm in Laura’s Garden

    Today’s photos are from Laura. After a sudden drop in temperature, my suburban Philadelphia garden was transformed with a shimmering coating of ice. Without much forethought but with my cell…

  • garden bed full of bright, colorful foliage plants
    Design

    Alan’s Rural Garden Beauty

    Today we're visiting with Alan Weisberg. I live in the foothills of Haycock Mountain in rural southeastern Pennsylvania, I’ve been gardening for 45 years on three acres of what was…

  • stone front steps with lots of plants on both sides
    Design

    Gardening in Pennsylvania

    Today Bob and Linda Vivian are sharing their Pennsylvania garden with us. There’s plenty of garden here to keep Linda and me busy. We don’t mind it at all. It’s…

  • coneflowers in various shades of pink
    Design

    Summer and Fall in Angie’s Garden

    Today we’re taking a look back at Angie’s garden in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Angie’s yard is small, so she uses a lot of pots to add extra color and diversity to…

  • front yard garden with shrubs and pink flowers
    Design

    Sharon’s Pennsylvania Garden

    Today’s photos are from Sharon Danovich Lupone. She gardens in Pittsburgh but loves the style of gardens from farther south. Since 2008, we have worked diligently to bring our yard…

  • native lawn alternatives
    Design

    Exploring Native Lawn Alternatives That Thrive in the Mid-Atlantic

    Jeff Lorenz and his team at Refugia Design specialize in creating native landscapes in the Philadelphia area. In addition to looking better than turf grass, the gardens they design also…

  • How-To

    March Garden To-Do List for the Mid-Atlantic

    Spring is just around the corner, and there is much to do in the garden. The weather can be finicky in March, but there will be plenty of mild days…

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    How-To

    Pruning Shrubs for Winter Color

    As winter wears on in the Mid-Atlantic, tasks in the garden are few and far between. However, one task that always remains is pruning. Winter is the perfect time to…

  • Nemours Estate
    Design

    Nemours Estate Brings Formal French Elegance to the Mid-Atlantic

    Nemours Estate, once the country home of Alfred I. duPont, is located on 300 acres in Wilmington, Delaware. Both the mansion and the beautifully interpreted formal French gardens that surround…