Projects

  • Design

    Tour a Landscape of Fascinating Garden Rooms

    As editors of a gardening magazine, we’re often asked, “What’s your favorite garden?” For me the answer is easy—Barbara Weirich’s garden in Benton Harbor, Michigan. It’s a landscape of garden…

  • tussie-mussie
    Design

    Create Winter Tussie-Mussies With Cuttings From Your Garden

    Tussie-mussies are small flower bundles that were worn, carried as fashion accessories, and given as gifts during the Victorian era. They were popularized by Queen Victoria, who often carried around…

  • Article

    Warmer Days in Peggy’s Garden

    Hi, it’s Peggy Fox from Gig Harbor, Washington. I’ve been a GPOD contributor a couple of times over the last few years. (Check out Peggy's articles here and here.) Today…

  • Design

    Dodging the Deer with Containers

    I am Surinder Chadha, I live in Old Tappan in northern New Jersey. Gardening has been my hobby since childhood. In Old Tappan, we are overrun by deer, chipmunks, and…

  • Article

    Dani’s Garden in Germany

    Today we’re off to Laufersweiler, Germany, to see Dani’s beautiful garden. I am sending some photos of my little rose garden. I am an American living in Germany and have…

  • Design

    How to Create an Easy Water Feature

    If you have ever been to a garden with a water feature, then you know how charming it can be. Water features create a quiet, contemplative mood in any space.…

  • Design

    Tour a Stylish Pollinator Garden

    In Designing a Stylish Pollinator Garden, author John Gwynne shared with us his tips for growing a pollinator-friendly garden. However, his design makes this garden a lovely spot for humans…

  • Design

    Build a Rebar Arbor

    Gardeners love arbors. Admit it: Once you’ve filled your cart with assorted plants at the nursery, you can’t help but wheel the cart past the department with all the arbors—and…

  • Design

    The Resurgence of Victory Gardens in the Mountain West

    In light of recent events surrounding the novel coronavirus, I want to discuss a wave sweeping the country, including the Mountain West—the resurrection of Victory Gardens. Between stay-at-home orders, reluctance…

  • How-To

    How to Direct-Sow Veggies

    Even though I consider myself a thrifty shopper, I often leave the grocery store feeling a lot lighter in the wallet. I just won’t compromise on some things, like healthy,…