How to Make a Butterfly Garden

Watching butterflies visit your flowers, flowering shrubs, and perennials is one of the delights of gardening! As they flutter from flower to flower or stop to sun themselves on flat rocks, it’s easy to be captivated by their ethereal beauty. It’s also a great way to get kids interested in […]

Garden Design acquires Red’s Lawn and Landscape

Schill Grounds Management, a commercial landscaping and snow and ice removal service provider, has acquired Enviroscapes, a family-owned landscaping business serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  Based in Louisville, Ohio, Enviroscapes serves hundreds of commercial customers through its landscape maintenance, snow and ice removal services. It also offers design […]

Learning plants and design from a good book

Here in New England winter is long, especially for gardeners. We want to be outside in the garden but most days we can’t really do much. I compensate by learning about gardening from books. I recently finished a good one, “Hummelo: A Journey Through a Plantsman’s Life,” by Piet (which […]

How Landscaping and Gardening Can Boost Mental Health and Wellness

Andy Howland and his landscape team at Friendship Village of Dublin planted 10,000 annuals in May 2020 when COVID-19 kept residents isolated. As director of enhancements and landscape, Howland knew the plants would boost mental health, quicken patient recovery and enhance their social connections. “The pandemic brought on a lot of […]

LEGO Ideas The Garden and Greenhouse Achieves 10,000 Supporters

The Garden and Greenhouse by kris_kelvin is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The build features a large garden area with lots of fruit and vegetables. and the greenhouse is made of clear bricks. The project now joins Land Ahoy, Terrariums, Great Coral Reef, Hyrule Castle […]

5 wonderful wintry walks in the Seattle area

Vintage Pacific NW: We’re revisiting some of our favorite stories from some of our favorite former magazine contributors. Check back each week for timeless classics focusing on food, fitness, gardening and more. Originally published Feb. 6, 2015By Nicole Tsong, former Fit for Life writer I TAKE THE lushness of the […]

23 Garden Trends For 2022 For Outdoor Spaces and Indoor Gardening

How and what will the nation’s 30 million gardeners be growing in their homes and gardens in 2022? While 2021 was the period of experimental gardening, some of the biggest garden trends to emerge in 2022 will include a return to bolder, colourful planting choices, natural wildlife gardens, mini growhouses, […]