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Create a Show-Stopping Fall Garden

Create a Show-Stopping Fall Garden

By: Garden Design Falling temperatures don't mean it’s time to wave goodbye to your garden. This week, discover 10 fall flowers, 8 rules of residential landscape design, tips for laying a good foundation for spring, and how to make sure your garden is ready for winter...

Fall Color with Trees and More!

Fall Color with Trees and More!

By: Garden Design Does seeing the changing colors in fall ever get old? We hope your answer is no, because we have some of our favorite fall trees to share, along with 10 design ideas for incorporating trees into your landscape. There's also plenty more in store, from...

Festive Fall Containers & More!

Festive Fall Containers & More!

By: Garden Design Whether you're a pumpkin spice fan or not, I think we can all agree that fall is a great time of year—with changing leaves and cooler weather (coming soon to Southern California, I hope). So join us this first full week of fall for some seasonal...

Fabulous Fall Flowers

Fabulous Fall Flowers

By: Garden Design If you're putting new plants in the ground this season, don't forget to include fall bloomers. Most plans for a colorful garden usually focus on colorful flowers for spring and summer, and vibrant foliage for fall. But, by including some...

Plan(ting) for Autumn

Plan(ting) for Autumn

By: Garden Design Before we "meet" again, it will officially be fall—the season of changing leaves and pumpkin spice everything! It's also time to get a jump-start on next year's garden with colorful trees, beautiful bulbs, and maybe even a new, more relaxing, garden...

3 Basic Principles of Landscape Design

3 Basic Principles of Landscape Design

Whether you’re improving your existing landscaping or starting from scratch, there are some principles of residential landscaping design you may wish to follow. These basic guidelines have proven to be helpful in creating landscaping that’s both functional and...

What to Plant for a Fab Fall Garden?

What to Plant for a Fab Fall Garden?

By: Garden Design If you're starting to think about what you might want to add to your garden this fall, we have a few ideas for you, including plants with berries for year-round color, plus others that will make your fall beds and containers the envy of the block....

End of Summer Blues

End of Summer Blues

By: Garden Design Does the rapidly approaching end to summer give you the blues, or make your heart sing? I, for one, am looking forward to fall. The cooler temperatures (it's been a hot one here!) will be a welcome relief not only for us, but for our plants too! I'm...

Small Garden, Big Potential

Small Garden, Big Potential

By: Garden Design Do you need help realizing the full potential of a small outdoor space? Or, do you have smaller areas within a larger landscape that could use some attention? This week, discover great plants and get inspired to create amazing— yet smaller—outdoor...