Fine Gardening – Issue 107
10 Unusual Annuals
Tired of the same old thing? These underused showstoppers can breathe new life into beds and containers
These grasslike perennials act as dazzling stars or demure suporters in sun and shade
Making a Garden a Home
A garden is becoming a place to live rather than being simply an accent to the house.
Fir vs. Spruce vs. Pine: How to Tell Them Apart
Telling the difference among conifers can be tricky. To me, they are all Christmas trees. But calling them such doesn’t really mark me as a discerning gardener. There is, however,…
A Fresh Approach to Foundation Plantings
Given the practical advantages of foundation plantings, it’s not surprising that most houses feature them. What is surprising is the uniformity expressed in this realm of the garden: a ubiquitous…
Matching the Colors of Your House and Garden
A well-coordinated palette enhances and unifies your design
The Jury is Still Out on Compost Tea
Compost tea is currently hot in the gardening world, but will it also move beyond fad status?