In The Garden

The Lowdown on Plants

Whether you call them groundcovers, creepers, or spillers, most gardeners are on the lookout for low-growing plants that will cover some ground.

Little Garden, Big Flavor

You don’t have to have a large backyard, a tractor, or even a tiller to grow great summer flavors. See which herbs and vegetables Charlie is growing in his planter this summer.

Plant Responsibly

Many plants that look beautiful in the garden can quickly get out of hand and become an overgrown mess.

Birmingham in Bloom

We are so blessed to live in the South. In the month of March, we witness many of Mother Nature’s miracles as annuals, bulbs, perennials, trees, and shrubs break dormancy and begin to flower.

Get Wired for Valentine’s Day

Why not do something a little different this year for Valentine’s Day? Personalize an arrangement using colored wire and spell out or shape a sentiment that will be original and make your gift special for the one you love.

How to Make a Basket Bloom

After the holiday season is over, most of us have an empty basket or two around the house. Take a look at how you can easily transform one with living plants.

White Christmas

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas with a thick blanket of snow covering the ground? If you really want a white Christmas, decorate your home using birch, white candles, ornaments, and flowers for an elegant look.

Seasonal Centerpieces

As Thanksgiving approaches, it is a great time to gather with family and friends to celebrate the harvest season and all of our many blessings. Take a look at these three simple ideas that can help you transform your dining or serving table into an interesting and appealing work of art.

A Bowl Full of Fall

In a large chocolate terracotta bowl-shaped container we mixed up a colorful combination of autumn hues. Keep reading to learn how you can make your own fall planter.

Garden Patina

You often hear people say they want a shiny new car, but you don’t ever hear anyone say they want a shiny new garden. In fact most people want their new gardens to immediately look established and aged.

Stayin’ Alive

Late summer gardening can be tough. Gardeners don’t want to be outside and plants are just hanging on. However, if you and your garden can endure these difficult times, September and October will bring cooler temperatures and a pretty garden.