Gardens

  • Creating A Garden
    Creating a garden is an unbelievably satisfying enterprise. In a society where many of us spend our working lives creating images on an ephemeral computer screen or making phone calls, the delight of....
  • Aquascapes
    Aquascapes are water gardens that you can build, or have built, for your yard. Aquascapes are one of today's most popular landscaping options due to their novelty, soothing nature, environmental frien....
  • Lasagna Gardening
    No, you can't plant a noodle tree, a sausage bush or a tidy row of ricottas. But you can grow everything else you need to make lasagna and other Italian favorites. Homegrown tomatoes and herbs will ....
  • Landscape Lighting
    Landscape lighting illuminates for nighttime enjoyment the beautiful plants and flowers that you admire during the day. If you've just put in a new landscape design, there's no reason you shouldn't ge....
  • Artificial Date Palm
    What Type of Date Palm?When people talk about a date palm as an indoor plant, they're generally talking about the Phoenix palm or pygmy date palm. Although this species does produce dates (under the r....
  • Artificial Fountain Palm
    Why is it Called That?No prizes for guessing why a fountain palm is called so! One look at its tumbling foliage will confirm your suspicions! Actually fountain palms look rather like their cousins, th....
  • Water Garden Supplies
    Water garden supplies can be purchased at home improvement and garden centers, as well as from online aquascape supply stores. These supplies include tools for installation, seasonal care, and predato....
  • Garden Planters
    Garden planters can successfully tie the look of your garden into the look of your house. If you have fabulous landscaping, why not use planters to take some of that color and life up onto the second....
  • Tool Shed Designs
    The old, metal tool sheds of yesteryear gave sheds a bad name. Those oft-decrepit, sagging, rust-covered structures looked like they should be tossed in the garbage, not used to store and protect your....
  • Evergreen Shrubs
    We tend to take evergreen shrubs somewhat for granted. You plant them properly, and beyond that, they take care of themselves. The fact is, though, all evergreens lose their leaves. The question is a ....