yearround interest

  • fragrant plants

    An All-Year Plan for Fragrance in Southwestern Gardens

    I grew up in the north, where my mother’s garden teemed with the intoxicating aromas of lilacs, sweet peas, and lily of the valley. When I moved to Oklahoma, I…

  • garden in spring with tree covered in pink flowers and yellow tulips

    Zone 4 Beauty

    Today we’re visiting with Matthew Kunnari, who gardens in chilly Zone 4 in northern Minneapolis. Grass flowers are wind pollinated, so they lack the showy large petals of those that…

  • close up of planting with white and purple flowers

    Yuliya’s New Jersey Garden

    Here are some photos of my garden throughout the seasons. I garden in northern New Jersey, Zone 6, although we may move up to Zone 7 soon. I planted thousands…

  • plants with 4 season interest

    Plants With Four-Season Interest

    Conifers don't have to be the only plants you rely on for year-round interest in your garden. The following are a few plants that look great in every season thanks…

  • orange shrimp plant

    Shrubs That Bloom All Year Long in the Southwest

    The Southwest winter landscape doesn’t just have to be filled with various tones of brown and green. There are many beautiful flowers that can bloom throughout the milder months in…