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

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

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

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

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


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

Dig into this month's Carolina Yard Gardening School

Plant this magnolia hybrid for an elegant harbinger of spring.

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

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

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

An emphasis on evergreen binds the rooms of a South Battery sanctuary, where a manicured front garden blends seamlessly with the lush tropical plantings around the bend.

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

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

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


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

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

With vibrant cutting beds, seasonal veggies, and a host of DIY projects, Joan and Chad McDonald’s Wagener Terrace garden blends outside-the-box ingenuity with picture-perfect style

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

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