Garden Design

I’m Lizzi, and I live in Walla Walla, Washington. We moved here 2½ years ago from Portland, Oregon, where I had been gardening for 20 years. While my planting zone didn’t change too much, from 8b to 7a, it’s enough colder and drier here that many of my favorites wouldn’t make it. I made lots
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Today Cherry Ong is taking us along to a garden she visited this spring. I had a serendipitous discovery when we visited Boundary Bay in Tsawassen, British Columbia, in a district called Southlands Tsawassen. There is a vibrant community garden there called Earthwise Gardens by Earthwise Society. Here’s more info on the farm and garden:
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Today we’re visiting with Nicki Snoblin in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Greetings! Back in April you published an entry titled “Bob’s Japanese-Style Garden,” and I immediately thought of an area in my yard where I could use a similar approach. We had a wedge-shaped bed containing a large horse chestnut tree, bordered by a sidewalk and
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Wayne Decker is inviting us into his railroad garden in Chubbuck, Idaho. We’ve visited before (Wayne’s Garden Railroad), and now he’e sharing how thing are looking as spring turns into summer. Here are my latest pictures for this year on my garden railroad. Things are starting to come back strong. My Irish moss lines the
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Today we’re visiting John and Joanne’s garden in Abbotsford, British Columbia. In the 28 years we have owned our house we have chosen not to fence the back. It makes the yard look bigger and offers regular opportunities to chat with passersby on Stoney Creek Trail. The downside is that dogs that are supposed to
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Today we’re in Maryland, visiting Mary Spencer’s garden. May is my favorite month of the year and is when my shade garden comes to life. I have lived here for 23 years and have taken out just a single rhododendron and added hundreds of plants. My love of hostas shows no evidence of waning. I
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Best ideas! Landscaping design: Top 80 ideas for the garden, backyard, patio! MUSIC: Amazing Grace by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Autumn Sunset by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Joy To The World by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons
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As we kiss spring goodbye and welcome in the new summer season, we want to take a moment to reflect on what has happened recently—and what is in the works—for Fine Gardening. While you might think now is the time when we kick back and enjoy a refreshing cocktail in our own gardens, you’d be
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The original title of this episode was, Big and Bold Plants for the Back of the Border. But between the length and the tongue-twister alliteration, we shorted it a bit for promotional purposes. However, on today’s program you’ll hear all about plants that really stand out in the last row of the garden choir. These
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