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Grow a Grill Garden

If your summer meals are made on the grill, you need a garden of veggies, herbs, and spices to kick your kabobs and burgers up a notch.

How to Make a Bog Garden

Turn a mud puddle into the pride of your yard.

Celebrating the French Country Garden

Old-world features and luxuriant plant growth can adapt any landscape into the epitome of beauty and romance.

Create an Authentic Oriental Garden in Your Backyard

Create a place of rest and rejuvenation by adding a touch of the Orient to the landscape.

Controlled Chaos: Creating an English Cottage Garden

If you want a less formal garden that simply enchants, the English cottage garden happily obliges.

How to Design a Rock Garden

Want a low-maintenance landscape look? Here's your answer!

Creating a Single Color Garden Using Pink

Single color gardens are not only fashionable - they're startlingly beautiful.

Stone Garden: Concepts of Oriental and Western Design

East or West, anchor your garden with stone.

Elements of a Victorian Garden

When one thinks of the Victorian Age, "abundance" generally comes to mind.

Elements of an English Knot Garden

Look here for guidelines and tips to create this striking, formal garden.

Elements of a Zen Garden

From stones to streams to bonsai trees.

Planting an Apothecary Garden

Throughout Europe's Dark Ages, no decent monastery could fail to plant an apothecary garden filled with

Zen Garden Arrangement Ideas

A Zen garden brings an air of calm and permanence so it is no wonder they are often used to promote quiet

Design A Rock Garden With Succulents

A rock garden makes a wonderful feature and with succulents will be green all year. Location A rock

How to Make a Topiary from an Established Shrub

Topiary is just a fancy word for a designed shrub. Topiaries are shrubs that have been pruned in such

Zen Garden: Adding Water Features

A Zen garden traditionally is considered to be a dry landscape because there is no tangible water present.

Raking Your Zen Garden

Adding tranquility to your zen garden is a matter of raking circular patterns and enjoying the meditative

What to Avoid in Your Zen Garden

A Zen garden is a place of serenity and contemplation. Because it is meant to inspire meditative practices,

Caring For Your Zen Garden

Caring for your zen garden can be just as fulfilling and peaceful as creating one. Proper care will ensure

4 Plants for a Fragrant Garden

Constructing and maintaining a fragrant garden will provide you with fresh good smelling flowers throughout

Knot Garden Maintenance and Care

The formal structure of a geometric knot garden requires intensive maintenance, including mulch, consistent

Salsa Garden Pest Control Tips

While cultivating and harvesting your salsa garden for fresh, delicious foods, keep an eye out for insect

Build a Japanese Style Rock Garden

A Japanese style rock garden is a wonderful landscaping idea for most home gardeners. They are inexpensive

Designing A Path In A Zen Garden

Before building the path through your zen garden, sit down with a pen and paper and design it first.

6 Knot Garden Plants

A knot garden has landscaping plants laid out in geometric, intersecting shapes to create a living Celtic

6 Benefits of a Xeriscape Garden

The fringe benefits of a xeriscape garden include protection of the local environment, while saving yourself

How to Make a Mini Sand Garden

A sand garden, sometimes called a Japanese rock garden or zen garden, is simple and inexpensive to make,

7 Topiary Tree Design Ideas

Topiary tree is the art of training a tree into a position it would not naturally grow into. This can

Topiary Tree Care and Maintenance

Apart from the shape into which it has been trained, there is no difference between a topiary tree and

Topiary Trees: 5 Types of Trees

Although some cypresses are shrubs the majority of them are topiary trees. The cypress is a conifer and

Creating Designs out of Your Boxwood Shrubs

Pruning your boxwood shrubs should be somewhat regular yard maintenance especially if you hope to create

Container Salsa Garden Tips

Gardeners with acreage measured in square inches can still enjoy a salsa garden, by growing the key ingredients

How to Plant a Xeriscape Garden

Both professional landscapers and home gardeners are using xeriscape gardens [zair-ih-scape] today to

How to Make a Topiary Tree

A topiary tree is a fun and elegant way to spruce up any yard space or garden. In this easy to follow

Classic Japanese Tea Gardens

A traditional tea garden is place of repose and relaxation.

Back to Nature: Your Prairie Garden

Wherever the prairie had been indigenous, it can be restored again - including in your own backyard

Adding A Bonsai Tree To Your Miniature Zen Garden

Adding a bonsai tree to your miniature zen garden is really an essential step to completing the motif.

Wildflower Garden: Planning and Prep

A wildflower garden is a beautiful addition to your home. With proper planning and preparation, a wildflower

The Elegance of a Mexican Courtyard Garden

Create a courtyard garden reminiscent of Mexico's timeless appeal.

Gardening Italian Style: Replicating Italy's Gardens

Italian gardens are not only shaped by climate and geography, but also history.