Gardening Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring gardening ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Why settle for a one-note planting when there’s so much variety to try? Here’s how to weave a tapestry of low-growing perennials that will beautify your yard.
Learn the basics of this burgeoning botanical trend and install a vertical garden for décor and more, indoors or out.
With their ornamental beauty and adaptable natures, many perennial garden favorites are worth a second look for their resiliency in an era of weather extremes.
Winter container gardening is a chance to flex your creative muscles and add visual interest to your landscaping when the growing season has paused.
A fall garden is a fantastic way to extend your growing season. Here are the best vegetables to grow no matter what your zone.
The basics of hydroponics explained—plus the pros and cons of gardening without soil.
Enjoy the natural element houseplants bring to your home while protecting your fur babies with these non-toxic options.
Want to bring life into your space? If lighting is an issue, these indoor low-light plants are best.
A symmetrical design of raised beds grows out of a blank patch of turf, adding beauty and productivity to the landscape.
If you’ve ever fantasized about growing a fruit tree, it’s entirely possible, even if you don’t have acres of land. A small backyard or even a pot on a balcony will do.
There are plenty of beautiful plants that don’t need direct sunlight to thrive. The best perennial shade plants for your yard fit not only the climate but also the look and feel that you want for your yard or garden.
If one of your family members or friends has a green thumb, find a gift that supports their love of gardening. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the best gardening gifts on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for your loved one.
Decades in the making, this terraced garden offers 360-degrees of color, while providing layers of privacy from nearby neighbors and a lush habitat for visiting wildlife.
Turn your home into a tropical paradise with an ice cream banana tree. In this guide, we’ll explain everything you need to know about the tree, including what it looks like and how to grow and maintain one.
Chances are you don’t have a zen garden in your backyard or outside the office. But you could still bring the essence of one to your coffee table or desk with these small-scale terrains.
Landscaping expert Jenn Nawada explains how ground cover plants are a creative alternative to rocks and mulch, and then tells us about some of her favorite varieties.
Follow these simple directions for making an indoor DIY hanging planter.
Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada shares her favorite seedling starter kit, as well as her go-to books on gardening.
Don’t throw away your wood ash from your fireplace—read these tips for how to put it to good use in your home and garden.
With little more than a few boards, a shovel, and some soil, you can easily create an ideal habitat for growing vegetables in your yard.
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Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a vertical garden to maximize space for a homeowner
A California couple romance their compact property by carving out colorful garden rooms with plenty of guest-ready seating
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada travels to Tennessee to build a planter out of an animal feeding trough
Whether you have small or large garden shed plans, we offer an all-encompassing guide on your installing, building, and purchasing options, as well as designing and custom accenting your cozy workspace.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook teaches a homeowner to get a tropical feel from indoor house plants
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada plants a rain garden that filters storm runoff to prevent contaminating a marsh
A homeowner with a magpie’s eye and a restless imagination turns his garden into a space brimming with ideas