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Plants

May 2017
Make the most of a sunny spot with these superstar zinnia selections

April 2017
What’s happening this month?

April 2017
The high-climbing flame lily brings intense color to the garden

April 2017
From their downtown single house and courtyard garden, Monica and Ken Seeger adopt an inclusive entertaining policy

April 2017
Green Roof Outfitters puts plants to work in high places

April 2017
On April 7 and 8, Old Towne Creek County Park blooms into a gardener’s paradise: the 16th annual Plantasia, organized...

March 2017
Plant this season’s blooms with the plate in mind

February 2017

February 2017
A simple cuppa can awaken a mind—and a community. Over the past decade, the Lowcountry has become steeped in niche bean...

January 2017
One of the best things to do for your garden come winter? Study up! Research plants for problem spots, find tips for...

January 2017
Longleaf pine trees (Pinus palustris) once covered some 90 million acres in the Southeastern United States, including...

December 2016

November 2016
For sweet, cool-weather fruit, plant persimmon trees

Learn how one couple turned a suburban green space into an Asian contemplative garden

August 2016
Transform your landscape’s cooler, darker corners with striking foliage and flowers

July 2016
The tourists of our warm-weather waters are back; do you know what to do—and not do—if you spy a manatee?

June 2016
Blooms for all seasons, plus housing options and a watering station, can turn even the smallest green space into a...

June 2016
Did you know 350-plus area groups are organized on meetup.com? Here’s a fun sampling

May 2016

April 2016
This month, load up on inspiration, information, and plenty of plants at events around town

April 2016
Daylily afficionados from all over the globe turn to Browns Ferry Gardens for the stunning hybrids they debut year...

April 2016
A Copenhagen native brings Danish charm to a 19th-century manse and its courtyard garden

March 2016

March 2016
Dying to bring some spring vibrance to the wintery landscape? Start with a brightly blooming mailbox planter

February 2016
February’s the ideal time to prune crepe myrtles, as the trees are still in their winter dormancy. But before you pull...

February 2016
Towering over 65 feet high, this majestic Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) is said to be the oldest living thing...

December 2015
Now’s the time to start planning for a New Year’s container garden of beautiful edibles  

December 2016