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  • October 2014

    Plant daffodil bulbs this fall and, in a few months, their cheerful blooms will signal warmer weather to come

  • September 2014

    This beloved shrub lives up to its botanical name—Osmanthus fragrans—offering dainty clusters of heady blooms

  • July 2014

    Plant coneflowers for eye-catching beds that attract birds, bees, and butterflies

  • June 2014

    When it comes to these showy bloomers, options abound. Pick the hydrangea variety that will thrive in your green space.

  • April 2014

    Recycle unwanted silver-plate pieces or garage-sale finds into interesting and elegant containers

  • April 2014

    Reach new heights with vertical gardens—living “paintings” for patios, porches, or outdoor rooms

     

  • March 2014

    Dig into this month's Carolina Yard Gardening School

  • October 2013

    Enjoy evergreen foliage, fall flowers, and even a caffeinated tea from this lesser-known camellia

     

  • September 2013

    Growing as shrubs and trees, pomegranates make for a beautiful and fruitful transition from summer to fall

  • March 2010

    Food editor Heather Garvin looks to her own backyard harvest to dress up warm-weather menus

  • May 2009

    Going overboard to make flowers look good is akin to hanging Christmas lights around an East Battery manse to ensure it gets noticed. Some things are best left alone. But when it comes to turning out a brilliant floral display, there are a few basics—for these, we asked floral editor Janet Porcher Gregg to weigh in with a few of her guiding principles

  • March 2009

    Gussying up your homefront doesn’t have to be an over-priced overhaul left to next season (or the next); Scott Parker of landscape architecture firm DesignWorks offers easy, can’t-miss tips for enlivening your exterior one step at a time

  • March 2009
  • December 2008

    Landscape designer Donna Cox offers tips for keeping your garden looking good regardless of the season

  • October 2008

    Looking to make your own roadside rescues? Ries offers these tips for filling your landscapes with other people’s leftover plants

  • September 2008

    Do we gravitate toward plants that share our own personality traits? Musings on our horticultural kindred spirits

  • September 2008

    Rescued from trash heaps and handed down from friends, plants of all provenance are right at home in Jane Ries’ West Ashley garden

  • July 2008

    From tropicals to aromatic herbs, we'll show you the plants that thrive beneath our brutal summer sun

  • June 2008

    Learn more about planting fig trees with tips from the Clemson Extension

  • March 2008

    Get the dirt on the City Greenhouse’s little-known community programs and volunteer opportunities



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