spacing plants

  • Square foot gardening raised beds
    How-To

    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.…

  • Design

    Planting Ground Covers

    Proper spacing and regular care are the best ways to create a lush, weed-free carpet

  • bear's breeches and 'Little Honey' oakleaf hydrangea
    Design

    Breaking the Rules

    Whether I am visiting a public garden or in a landscape created by nature, I think about what makes these places special. I inevitably conclude that the gardens I love…