Prepare for your next gardening project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.
Hole-digging advice with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
For generations, these beloved shrubs have charmed with their big blooms and carefree nature
Create and maintain a garden on a small scale, with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds a wheelchair accessible raised garden.
From tiny sprouts a glorious garden grows. Here's how to cultivate your own—from seed
Fill a cold frame with these vegetables for healthy ingredients perfect in fall dishes
In a showstopping array of colors, sizes, and shapes, dahlias can play a leading role in your garden's finale
Carved out of an apple orchard, these colorful garden rooms show how fall-blooming perennials, long-flowering annuals, and a fruitful harvest can really shine in the golden light of autumn
Now's the time to sketch out your plan for beautiful results in the spring. Here's how to get started
Carry your home's cottage style through the garden with these flower options
These leafy perennials are showy, shade tolerant, and a cinch to grow—and new varieties offer a wider-than-ever range of leaf color, size, and texture. Read on to learn how to pick and plant them to create a sensational landscape
With smart strategies, you can raise your own harvest in any size outdoor space
From trash to topsoil, everything travels more quickly when you stick a wheel underneath it
Pair these flowers and herbs with your favorite garden growers to improve soil, increase propagation, and keep harmful insects at bay—all without the help of chemicals
Grow additional specimens (for free!) from ones you have on hand to fill out your garden beds or share with friends
Just about any tender perennial is a candidate for snipping in the fall and replanting in the spring. Here are our 5 favorite plants to propagate in fall.
A homeowner turns her humble backyard into a sustainable garden filled with food, flowers, and a few farmland friends
Far from finicky, many shrub-type roses bloom all summer long with very little fuss. Here are some top choices for flower borders, hedges, and containers
Plant expert Carrie Kelly, featured on Ask This Old House, gives advice on low-maintenance houseplants that anyone can grow
These ornamental grasses aren't only easy on the eyes; they're easy on the water bill, too
Your garden doesn't have to be a water hog—if you plant drought-resistant perennials.
This gardening essential not only neatens up your yard, it also helps conserve water and discourages weeds.