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Growing tips, planting advice and beautiful garden design for gardeners of all skill levels.

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Care of Summer-Blooming Bulbs - This Old House Summer Flowering Bulbs, Shasta Daisies, Compost Tea, Mother Plant, Peat Moss, Replant, Organic Matter, Planting Bulbs, Types Of Soil

Care of Summer-Blooming Bulbs

Bulbs are pretty easygoing, but with these tips you can help maximize blooms and increase the odds that they'll naturalize into more plants

An ingenious pruning method for growing an orchard in a small backyard Plum Tree, Peach Trees, Fruit Trees, Trees To Plant, Prune Fruit, Tree Base, Garden Insects, Tree Pruning, Red Skin

Grow Little Fruit Trees for Big Rewards

An ingenious pruning method for growing an orchard in a small backyard

In this DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a front entry planter for a homeowner that will last through the winter. Landscape Fabric, House Landscape, Landscape Design, Garden Design, Outdoor Planters, Garden Planters, Outdoor Gardens, Outdoor Decor, Ivy Plants

How to Install Winter-Proof Planters

In this DIY Smarts, Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a front entry planter for a homeowner that will last through the winter.

25 River Rock Garden Ideas for Beautiful DIY Designs – Mary C. Kramer 25 River Rock Garden Ideas for Beautiful DIY Designs Garden pebble mosaic by Graham Fry at Winding Path Pebble Mosaic, Mosaic Diy, Mosaic Garden, Rock Mosaic, Stone Mosaic, Mosaic Rocks, Landscaping With Rocks, Front Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas

85 Gorgeous Front Yard Rock Garden Landscaping Ideas - Decoradeas

Rock gardens can bring a natural, rugged beauty to any yard, including those with steep hillsides or other difficult growing conditions. Common rock garden plants grow naturally on high mountains, where they need to stand up to harsh conditions such… Continue Reading →

Garden Flowers - Annuals Or Perennials Dahlias Can Play A Leading Role In Your Garden's Finale. We Show You How To Fertilize And Deadhead Them To Encourage Recurring Blooms. Belle Plante, Flower Farm, Dream Garden, Belle Photo, Garden Inspiration, Champs, Beautiful Gardens, Gardening Tips, Organic Gardening

Dahlias: Late Summer's Drama Queens

In a showstopping array of colors, sizes, and shapes, dahlias can play a leading role in your garden's finale

New backyard patio ideas on a budget diy driveways ideas Terrasse auf ein Budget Einfahrten New backyard patio ideas on a budget diy driveways ideas - Modern patio on a budget driveways Pea Gravel Patio, Gravel Landscaping, Cement Patio, Flagstone Patio, Brick Patios, Landscaping Ideas, Walkway Ideas, Gravel Driveway, Florida Landscaping

A Private and Inviting Front Yard

A revamped facade and lush border plantings deliver street-side charm

Landscaping And Outdoor Building , Relaxing Backyard Paradise : Backyard Paradise With Cottage Plants Back Gardens, Outdoor Gardens, Flower Garden Design, Backyard Paradise, Garden Cottage, Flowering Vines, Plant Design, Shade Garden, Garden Planning

From Blah Lawn to Backyard Rose Garden Paradise

On the way to swapping turf for cottage-style plantings, this self-taught gardener discovered a passion for her new pastime

Plant a Better Window-Box Garden - This Old House Window Box Plants, Window Planter Boxes, Planter Ideas, Potato Vines, Best Windows, Foliage Plants, Garden Boxes, Flower Boxes, Flower Containers

Plant a Better Window-Box Garden

Packed with potential, these mini garden landscapes can benefit from a few design tricks of their own. Here are some window box ideas that’ll be sure to impress.

Garden Beauty on a Budget This iron bistro set, shielded from the street by a shingled privacy scree Cozy Patio, Backyard Patio, This Old House, Pocket Garden, Iron Pergola, Garden Yard Ideas, Patio Ideas, Backyard Ideas, Budget Patio

Garden Beauty on a Budget

A resourceful couple with a "more is more" philosophy and a talent for thrift carves a hardscrabble lot into a series of exuberantly romantic gardens

The boulders that border the flower beds—echoed on the patio pillars —were mostly dug up on the property, but some were purchased. “Yes, we actually paid for rocks,” Kathie confesses, with a smile. “Don’t judge! Flower Bed Borders, Flower Beds, Magic Garden, Container Herb Garden, Homestead Gardens, Growing Gardens, Practical Magic, Garden Edging, Survival Life

Practical Magic Garden Upgrade

A couple of plant pros coax a patch of bare soil into a series of gardens brimming with blooms—a few even fit for a pixie

Garden Designs Ideas 2018 : ‘Annabelle’ hydrangea, lavender, and gaura reflect the garden’s white-purple-pink color scheme. Hot hues are confined to the hellstrip. Cottage Front Yard, Front Yard Decor, Front Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Decking Ideas, Annabelle Hydrangea, Specimen Trees, Vegetable Garden Design, Back Gardens

Street-Side Gardens: Inspirational, Lawnless Front Yards

Where space is tight and lawn’s a yawn, street-side gardens are growing lush with specimen trees, showy shrubs, bold foliage, and riotous blooms. Check out the curbside plant life here—it might just inspire a front-yard makeover of your own

Garden Designs Ideas 2018 : ‘Annabelle’ hydrangea, lavender, and gaura reflect the garden’s white-purple-pink color scheme. Hot hues are confined to the hellstrip. Cottage Front Yard, Front Yard Decor, Front Yard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Decking Ideas, Annabelle Hydrangea, Specimen Trees, Vegetable Garden Design, Back Gardens

Street-Side Gardens: Inspirational, Lawnless Front Yards

Where space is tight and lawn’s a yawn, street-side gardens are growing lush with specimen trees, showy shrubs, bold foliage, and riotous blooms. Check out the curbside plant life here—it might just inspire a front-yard makeover of your own