Millions of plastic plant pots are ending up in landfill

Up to half a billion plastic plant pots are ending up in landfill or incineration plants every year, even though councils have been instructed to collect them for recycling. A study by Horticulture Week found only nine out of 75 local authorities...

How to include wildlife in your garden design

'The way we see it, our gardens don't belong to us alone – they belong to all the wildlife that lives there, eats there or even just uses them as a stopping off point,' says award-winning garden designer Michael John McGarr...

Gardening in January and February: This is absolutely everything you need to do

Gardening in January and February: It might be cold but the garden is starting to come alive, so get digging, feeding, mulching and pruning in preparation for the year ahead Shrubs  It's time to prune deciduous shrubs and fruit trees, before...

The 17 Best Hydrangeas Based on Your Climate and Garden

Consider these old favorites and new beauties, but always read the plant tag and consult with your local nursery to select the best type for your hardiness zone. How to grow hydrangeas Hydrangeas in full bloom are lush, eye-catching shrubs that...

10 Best Plants for Container Gardening

Container gardening is a super-easy way to dress up your front porch, add a splash of color to shady areas, or cope with poor soil in your yard. "Many plants thrive in containers. The most important thing is good...

60+ Inspiring Ways to Update Your Porch and Patio

Front porches and back patios are our favorite spots to relax in the warmer months. Make yours your favorite escape, too, with these outdoor decorating ideas. Plus, get our favorite ways to decorate your backyard on the cheap and fresh ideas for landscaping...

40 Cute and Cozy Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

Freshen up your porch this fall with these beautiful ideas featuring wreaths, pumpkins, and other autumn home decor. Whether you go with something classic, modern, or unexpected, there's a look that is sure to fit your style. Pretty and Pink Channel your inner girly...

17 of the Best Indoor Plants to Make Your Home Feel Unique

These striking and uncommon plants will instantly add interest to any room in your home. Plus, check out our list of the best easy care houseplants and low light houseplants. Persian Shield Add some punchy color to a drab corner, shelf, or table with...

14 Budget-Friendly Landscaping Ideas That Look Professional

A beautiful backyard doesn't have to cost a fortune. With a little effort and a lot of creativity, you can create a professional-level outdoor space at an attainable price point. Think retaining walls for flower beds, pretty garden paths, and bubbling water features. These landscaping...

67 DIY Backyard Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Everyone wants a beautiful backyard, but hiring a landscape designer can get expensive. These tutorials work for big or small spaces, so you can easily create the backyard of your dreams. Repurpose a Stock Tank As a Pool The stock tank pool trend is...