• Design

    Visiting the Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden

    Patricia Eckels is sharing photos of one of the most extraordinary gardens in the United States today, which was created by Pearl Fryar, an entirely self-taught sculptor of trees. The…

  • Article

    Creative Gardening With Topiary

    Ladew Topiary Garden in Monkton, Maryland, is a wonderful public garden with a lot to offer, but most notably, an astonishing collection of topiary. Topiary is the art of pruning…

  • Article

    Fashion for Foliage

    This time of the year, I really start appreciating foliage in the garden. As the heat of the summer drags on, many flowers begin to fade, but foliage just keeps…

  • Succulent Topiary

    How to Make a Succulent Topiary

    Everybody’s growing these trendy plants—but not like this

  • Design

    4 Ways to Design With Coleus

    If you're having trouble finding the right plant for the right place, this versatile performer offers a multitude of options