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  • Fake grass
    Synthetic grass versus living grass
    Synthetic grass provides a hypoallergenic, hassle-free lawn for those who have trouble growing or maintaining grass and for those without the time to care for grass. That being said, imitation grass is not without its critics. Artificial lawns...
  • Pumpkin patch
    Create a Denver front yard Halloween pumpkin patch
    Looking to spice up your Denver Halloween yard decorations? Have you considered planting a real (or realistic, yet artificial) Halloween pumpkin patch? It's much easier than you think. Plus it lends a homey look to your Halloween yard. Small...
  • Garden design NYC
    GARDEN DESIGN IN NEW YORK CITY
    Garden design is vital to the value of your property. When you hire a landscape designer for a New York City garden, you are guaranteeing your property will not only always be beautiful, but will continue to grow in value. As any realtor will tell...
  • Garlic
    Garlic planting time
    Garlic has broad spectrum antibiotic properties. You do not have to worry about bacteria becoming resistant to garlic - it can be used over and over again without fear of developing an untreatable organism. It also has antioxidant properties which...
  • Gala apples
    Still time for local apple and pumpkin picking
    October in the Omaha metro area and the weather is gorgeous. With these temperatures, there is still time to get to local orchards and spend time picking apples. From the fresh pressed cider to the innovative apple treats and sweet-tart apple...
  • Hawaiian Ti
    Decorating inside with low maintenance houseplants: Hawaiian ti
    As outdoor temperatures fall, garden chores become less frequent than during those heavy producing summer days when vegetables require harvest. Autumn is a great time to work on those indoor plants that may have summered outside. It is also a good...
  • Paperwhite Narcissus
    Forcing Paperwhite Narcissus Bulbs to Bloom in the Winter
    Forcing paperwhite narcissus bulbs to bloom in the midst of winter brightens the home and brings a bit of nature inside while the snow piles up outside. These are typically available in kits during the winter holidays and will bloom 4 to 6 weeks...
  • Desert Cardinal
    Desert cardinal
    The red cardinal are also known as the "desert cardinal".This bird is most popular in the area region of El Paso, TX along with other parts of the southwest areas like Arizona, Mexico and New Mexico. These birds best meals are insects,...
  • Gorgeous Mums mark the beginning of fall
    Decorate your home with chrysanthemums for the fall
    In Florida when fall arrives, the days are shorter and there is less humidity in the air. Temperatures are dropping from sweltering nineties to the mid eighties. Hurricane season is in full swing. Welcome to fall in South Florida.If you are pining...
  • Puke pumpkin
    Carving your Halloween pumpkin without the gooey mess
    Love carving jack-o-lanterns? Hate that gooey slime that gets all over everything? Want to save the pumpkin seeds for roasting? Hate pulling them out of that stringy clinging glob of guck? Sometimes you need tips and tricks for dealing with it in...
  • Pumpkin seeds with eyes in bowl
    Can Halloween pumpkin seeds be saved to plant next year?
    Why would you want to save Halloween pumpkin seeds to plant next year? Considering the high price of pumpkins at the grocery store, having your own pumpkin patch doesn't seem too ridiculous, does it? After all, you've already bought the...
  • "Chihuly Nights" to open at Denver Botanic Gardens for autumn eves
    Tips for attending ‘Chihuly Nights’ at Denver Botanic Gardens
    Glass artist Dale Chihuly understands the allure of darkness—or more precisely the magic of illuminated glass sculptures glowing in the night. “Chihuly Nights” extends Denver Botanic Gardens’ blockbuster, record-breaking...
  • Tri Color Ginger
    Color Me Ginger
    Fall is here and so is the change of color in the landscape. I recently did an install in Lafayette, Louisiana and decided, even though summer is over, to add a pop of fall color with a tropical plant. Meet the Tri-Color Ginger. It's a...
  • colchicum
    Bulbs that bloom in the fall
    Gardeners are aware that they need to plant spring blooming bulbs in the fall but they may not know that there are some bulbs to plant in the fall that will actually bloom in the fall. These bulbs often bloom when other garden plants have faded...
  • sustainability
    INCORPORATING SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES IN LANDSCAPE AND GARDEN DESIGN
    Many landscape professionals advertise “sustainable practices” and regenerative design approaches when they build landscapes and gardens. When it comes to actually building these landscapes their approaches are sometimes less than...