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  • Article

    Use Branches to Add Color to a Container

    At Chanticleer, a public garden near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, my main job as a horticulturist is to help create and maintain the innovative plantings that have made the garden famous. But…

  • Article

    Is Square Foot Gardening a Good System?

    I am not here to bash square foot gardening (SFG). Any system that has been encouraging people to grow their own food for the past 40 years should be applauded.…

  • Article

    Basics of Square Foot Gardening

    While in general, our experts do not recommend square foot gardening, there are some redeeming qualities to this method. Learn the basics of square foot gardening as well as some…

  • Article

    A Woodland Garden Design

    In 1989, after 13 years of marriage, my husband, Bud, and I ventured back to my hometown with our family of four. A beautiful piece of property awaited us: a…

  • Article

    How to Spruce Up Your Veggie Garden

    Edible gardens are, too often, purely utilitarian spaces relegated to the outer reaches of an overall garden design. But they can be so much more with just a few design…

  • Article

    8 Fall Chores That Can’t Wait

    By the time that October rolls around, most gardeners are ready to throw in the trowel, retreat indoors, and curl up by the fire with a good book. But if…

  • Article

    Clay Busters

    These tough plants scoff at heavy clay soils

  • How-To

    How to Train Tomato Plants

    Welcome to Homegrown/Homemade, a video series from FineGardening.com and our sister site FineCooking.com. We'll be following a gardener (Fine Gardening associate editor Danielle Sherry) and a cook (Fine Cooking Web…

  • Article

    An Enchanting First Impression

    Like many modern houses, Gail Gee’s suburban home in Fulton, Maryland (USDA Hardiness Zone 7), features a front door well away from and out of sight of the driveway where…

  • Article

    Designing a Lush Backyard Retreat

    Gardening has been a lifelong passion for both of us. For more than 30 years, we’ve gardened both at home and professionally, and we love spending time outdoors. We built…