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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...

Late Summer Color, Multi-Tasking Plants, and More!

Late Summer Color, Multi-Tasking Plants, and More!

By: Garden Design Are you desperately seeking some fresh color for your late summer garden? How about a plant that can multi-task? Looking for advice on how to help your summer-weary plants thrive? Or, are you new to gardening and not even sure where to begin? Look no...

Showstopping Plants for Your Garden

Showstopping Plants for Your Garden

By: Garden Design Who wants to take a quick trip to the tropics? This week, we take a look at some hardy & tropical beauties, visit a lush garden that features foliage over flowers, and get ready to celebrate Summerific Week. We also challenge you to learn how to...

Summer Flowers

Summer Flowers

By: Garden Design This week, you'll see summer flowers and a front yard yard design that works with nature and not against it. You'll also find ideas on how you can support pollinators in your own garden, plus find out what you need to get in the ground now for a...

Summer Care Tips for Your Garden

Summer Care Tips for Your Garden

By: Garden Summer Keeping your garden looking its best in summer can be a challenge with the heat and humidity (or lack of!)—not to mention extra watering, weeding, and a whole new round of pests. What worked in spring to get your garden looking great probably needs...

Enjoying Your Summer Garden

Enjoying Your Summer Garden

By: Garden Design I don't know about you, but I'm ready for some fun in the sun—even if it is just playing corn hole in my own backyard. While celebrations and gatherings have taken on a different look this year, it's no reason not to celebrate! So get outside, create...

Plants with a Purpose

Plants with a Purpose

By: Garden Design Not only is this the first week of summer, but it's also National Pollinator Week (which definitely deserves celebrating), so cheers to the pollinators! After all, without them, we wouldn't have our stunning gardens, and so much more! Milkweed for...

Shrubs and More

Shrubs and More

By: Garden Design Summer is almost here! Soon it will be time to sit back, relax, and enjoy your spring gardening efforts. But in the meantime, here are 10 popular shrubs (get them in the ground now before things really heat up), design tips straight from the pros,...