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  • 6 Amazing Small Trees

    6 Amazing Small Trees

    Trees are critical backbones in a landscape and likely the biggest plant investment you’ll ever make because they generally have large price tags. Also, trees don’t transplant well once they’re…

  • Edging with downed-tree sections

    4 Tips for Early Spring Gardening

    Edging with downed-tree sections When a tree must be taken down in my neighborhood, I find a place in my garden for as many of the remnants as possible by…

  • Faelan’s First Snow tomato

    Expert Picks: The Best Tomato to Add to Your Veggie Garden

    Tomatoes are a favorite crop of many home gardeners, who love the fresh flavor and variety they can achieve when they grow their own. But despite the overwhelming number of…

  • How-To

    5 Tips to Help Your Garden Now

    Winning Tip: Plant tables I take over our patio every year to harden off seedlings, and I am always picking up clearance plants, many of which wait in my driveway…

  • Winter Containers

    Uncommon Options for Winter Containers

    Winter containers can be a challenge. With fewer plants available in many parts of the country, even the best container designers often resort to arrangements of cut greens and colorful…

  • Garden Photo of the Day

    Nan and David’s Garden on Long Island

    Welcome to Southampton, New York, where Nan and David Adams are giving us a tour of their garden. We have been married for over 50 years and are going strong…

  • 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…

  • Garden Photo of the Day

    From Annuals to Orchids in Connecticut

    Today we have more photos from the wonderful garden of Elle Ronis in Stamford, Connecticut. (See a previous post from her here.) Abelmoschus manihot (Zones 8–10 or as annual) is…

  • Garden Photo of the Day

    Gardening for Wildlife in Seattle

    Today's photos come from Debby Davenport. Growing up in St. Louis, I was inspired by my mom’s green thumb and her beautiful perennial beds. I developed a passion for growing…

  • Garden Photo of the Day

    20 Years in a Vermont Garden

    Today we’re visiting Cheryl Joslin’s garden in Warren, Vermont. I am very thankful to have the backyard that I have. It's taken me 20 years to get what I have…