Prepare for your next gardening project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.
Emerald Green Arborvitae are hardy, resilient trees that can stand up to drought, insects, and extreme temperatures—all while making excellent accent trees, foundation plants, or privacy screens.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada discusses a variety of ornamental grasses, how to care for them, and how to incorporate them into a landscape design.
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada installs a unique kind of indoor garden for a homeowner who wants to grow vegetables year round.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada helps a homeowner add some curb appeal using Victorian plants to match the design of his house
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and landscape designer Jenn Nawada share some tips for planting spring bulbs
A dozen garden stunners you’ll love but those four-legged foragers won’t
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a vertical garden to maximize space for a homeowner
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner originally from Holland plant authentic Dutch bulbs
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada shares some share DIY Smarts tips on starting an organic garden.
On a lot that has more hardscape than planting space, container gardening is one way to indulge your green thumb. In fact, you can grow seriously sizable plants in pots—even trees. Here are three surprisingly XL options that still work for XS footprints
Turn over a new leaf and plant these versatile alternatives to plain old lettuce. We’ve got tips to get you growing—and recipes to inspire
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada learns how to grow and harvest microgreens.
These tough, fuss-free perennials and grasses have adapted to North American climates and lend to the rustic prairie charm
We consulted the experts at the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program. Here's what you should be planting in your area
Creating a water-efficient waffle garden with Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
Run-of-the mill garden plants bloom predictably, but these unusual species take years to produce flowers. Worth the wait? You decide...
Here's how landscape designer Wesley Rouse creates showstopping moments in his home garden using a variety of decorative accents
10 ideas for potted arrangements from Sunset's new Western Book of Easy-Care Plantings
A garden designer pairs easy-care shrubs and colorful containers for a home garden that wows year-round
How a designer blends fruits, vegetables, and flowers to whip up a garden that's both beautiful and bountiful
Disease-resistant varieties let you grow glorious roses in pots—without the chemicals
Unfussy and long-lived, perennials pump out beautiful foliage and flowers year after year
Plant now, enjoy later—our strategies will ensure a sensational show of tulips, daffodils, and other spring blooms
Learn the facts behind some common folk wisdom to better your odds of plant-growing success