garden design

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    Rachel’s Illinois Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Rachel, a gardener and artist living in Elgin, Illinois (Zone 5b). She moved in 2022 to 1.5 acres and is in the process of designing and…

  • long garden path with bridge that cuts through garden beds and small pond

    Garden of the Kings

    My name is Joanne Guerriero, and this is the garden created by my dad, Donald King, age 88. It's located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a 6B zone. Nineteen years ago…

  • close up of peacock gladiolus with sunset behind

    Summer in Wendy’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting Wendy’s garden in Cleveland Township in northern Michigan. In high summer, lush greenery is dotted with flowers, and there are lots of places to sit, look out,…

  • garden with bright orange and red flowers

    Favorites in Francis’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting Francis's garden in Hartsdale, New York. My hybrid hardy hibiscus (Zones 5–9) is a cross I made with the variety ‘Kopper King’. In front a phlox (Phlox…

  • garden border in the spring with blue conifer and pink flowers

    Wendy’s Garden in Wayne, Pennsylvania

    Wendy is sharing her beautiful garden with us today. We’ve visited her stunning garden before (Beauty From Wendy's Garden). Here’s a Clethra barbinervis (Zones 4–8) ready to bloom in August.…

  • Front window box with lots of different foliage plants

    Melina’s Seattle Area Garden

    My name is Melina. Welcome to my Zone 8a garden in the Seattle area. It has been a few years since I have shared photos of my garden with you…

  • garden bed with pink flowers and yellow ornamental grass

    High Summer in Alice’s Garden

    Alice Fleurkens is welcoming us into her Sweaburg, Ontario, garden today. It has been a bad year for bugs—thousands of Japanese beetles it seems—and they eat, and eat. It is…

  • garden bed with lots of conifers and some red flowers

    The Pearsons’ Sustainable Home Garden

    Today we’re visiting Yvette Pearson. The gardens at the Pearson home reflect the many memorable years with our family and friends. When we moved here in 1988, our love of…

  • garden at sunrise

    Summer in Kristen’s Garden

    We’re visiting Kristen Rembold’s beautiful garden today. Hello! It’s 90°F here in Virginia, and the gardens are lush and brilliant. Three of my grandchildren are spending July with us, and…

  • Textured Plants that Steal the Show

    Textured Plants That Steal the Show

    While color and form were important factors in choosing the plants, a mix of bold and fine textures makes the backbone of the ­design. Here are some of the most…