Gardens are an integral part of the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Here are three design ideas from those gardens that can be copied in home water gardens.
Looking for an easy way to enjoy your garden flowers indoors? Head to the nearest flea market.
If you want to turn a section of lawn into a flower bed or vegetable garden, soil solarization is an excellent way to kill the grass, weeds, some insects, and nematodes without using chemicals.
Downy skullcap, or hoary skullcap, isn't widely grown but ought to be since it's tough as nails and has lovely flowers.
Nothing brightens the shady spots in a garden better than cascading Hakone grass, also known as Japanese forest grass.
Wild parsnip is an invasive plant that aggressively spreads to take over fields and roadsides.
Yes, it's still summer, but this is the time of year to think about next spring's bulbs, including tulips and fritillarias, which deer won't bother.
Four excellent books explain the ins and outs of sustainable landscaping, from philosophy to practical advice.