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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 (Zones 9 and 10, you’re not off the hook here). Plus, check out the new lineup of online classes headed your way from NYBG and a quaint little garden getaway!

Flowering Plants for Fall

These colors may make you think “spring,” but these flowers are here to brighten up your fall garden. Discover 10 show-stoppers that may be late to the party, but are worth the wait!

8 Principles of Residential Garden Design

Great garden design doesn’t just happen. There’s a lot that goes into making a cohesive design that is both functional and pleasing to the eye. Learn a few tricks of the trade to apply in your next planning session.

NYBG’s Fall Lineup of Classes and Lectures

Explore a new season of online classes and talks with the New York Botanical Garden! The latest course catalog is full of comprehensive training in Horticulture, Landscape Design, Gardening, Floral Design, and more—allowing you to stay connected to nature from home. Don’t miss their upcoming talks featuring landscape architect Walter Hood, plant stylist Hilton Carter, and renowned gardener David Culp.

A Garden Getaway

Vacations are looking a bit different these days with more people choosing to stay close to home. We think a beautiful garden setting like this Airbnb offering on Bainbridge Island, Washington would certainly be a wonderful escape, don’t you? What’s on your must-have list for a weekend (or longer) getaway?

How to Get Your Garden Ready for Winter

Are you busy getting ready for winter and feel like you might have forgotten something? Here’s a list of 25 tips to make sure your outdoor areas are ready—including advice for warmer climates as well.

Soil Prep Now for Spring

Plants take nutrients from the soil as they grow, and those nutrients need replenishing. Amendments that are added to your soil in fall have time to break down over winter and will be ready for plants to use in the spring. Learn more about how to get your soil ready for a beautiful spring.