Prepare for your next gardening project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.
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
Learn the purpose behind a rain garden, its basic design, how to build one and which plants to choose.
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
Check out these curbside designs for smart ways to use perennials, dwarf shrubs, and groundcovers
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
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and rosarian Felicity Keen show how to beautify a fence line with blooming rose bushes
Hole-digging advice with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
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