“Ish” Gardening: Planting with Purpose

"Ish" gardening with pansies. | GardenersPath.com

“Ish” gardening is a perspective that encourages more awareness while in the garden. From old-fashioned tricks to planting with purpose and even making friends with the plants outside (no, really!), “Ish” gardening offers a fresh approach to getting our hands dirty. Read more now on Gardener’s Path.

Xeriscaping Your Yard for Efficiency and Aesthetics

Xeriscaping in All Regions for Efficiency and Aesthetics | GardenersPath.com

Have you heard of xeriscaping? Often associated with desert climates, it’s much more than succulents and cacti. This sensible landscape style conserves water, reduces garden maintenance, and provides habitat for endemic species. Learn all about its aesthetics and efficiency here on Gardener’s Path.

Make a Romantic Blooming Heart Centerpiece in 6 Easy Steps

Make a Romantic Blooming Heart Centerpiece in Easy Steps | GardenersPath.com

Are you looking for a quick and easy holiday decoration? Make this Blooming Heart Centerpiece for your Valentine’s Day table. All you need is a visit to your local produce market for flowers, a run to the craft store for floral foam and ribbon, and about half an hour to put it all together. Read on for easy directions from your friends at Gardener’s Path.

Put Your Green Thumb to the Test: Arranging Foliage From Your Garden

Fall Floral Arrangement Cover | GardenersPath.com

Do you have a garden? If so, the makings of beautiful foliage arrangements are at your fingertips. Learn simple techniques for arranging flowers and greenery grown in your own backyard. From selecting containers to cutting focal flowers, this simple guide from Gardener’s Path introduces the basics of an age-old art that you’re going to love!

A Gardener’s Notes: Making Peace With Boulders

Using the Natural Enviroment In Landscaping | GardenersPath.com

Do you have a bunch of rocks in the soil in your yard that you don’t know what to do with? Make peace with what nature has provided and incorporate them into your landscape. Read on for one gardener’s view of the situation.

Reinventing the Cottage Garden to Fit Today’s Busy Lifestyle

Reinventing the Cottage Garden With Todays Busy Lifestyle | GardenersPath.com

A beautiful cottage garden will take you back in time – but you don’t need to put in hours of work to grow your own. Bring fragrance and color while you learn how to plant to avoid weeding, and to keep your plants going year after year. Learn how here on Gardener’s Path. Read more now.

Growing Flowering Vines in the Garden

Flowering vines can be a great accent or the focal point in your lawn or garden. Read about which varieties work best and how to choose the appropriate varieties for your area. Read now.

Flowering vines can be a great accent or the focal point in your lawn or garden. Read about which varieties work best and how to choose the appropriate varieties for your area. Get the complete scoop now!

Best Non-Invasive Flowering Vines to Grow in the North

Mulit-color Clematis | GardenersPath.com

Vines can make an excellent choice if you are looking for plants to grow on your property. They can enhance a property’s aesthetic beauty, add privacy, soften hard edges, and benefit the environment. Vines are generally low maintenance and can be easily trained to grow on gazebos, trellises, and arbors. Growing vines in the northern …

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Winter Blooms for Your Garden

Purple Crocus | GardenersPath.com

Gardeners in temperate areas either endure winter, or defy it. Those who endure it are sustained by color catalogs from seed, bulb, and plant nurseries; those who defy it resort to greenhouses or windowsills crowded with amaryllis, forced bulbs, and foliage plants. For those of us in hibernal denial, however, there’s another outlet: find plants …

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Grow Your Own Cut Flower Garden

Growing Your Own Fresh Cut Flower Garden | GardenersPath.com

A friend of mine, Mary, loves gardening and cut flowers. It only makes sense that she has her own cut flower garden, which has actually inspired me. Mary not only keeps fresh flowers in her own home; but she also makes up gorgeous bouquets to take to the elderly shut-ins, who live in her neighborhood. …

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Vertical Gardening Works for Everyone

How to Create a Vertical Garden | GardenersPath.com

A vertical garden allows you to maximize your space and grow your own fruits and vegetables. Whether you are an apartment dweller or have a small cottage, this technique allows you to stick more in smaller spaces. Find out how now.

Try Our Tips to Get Started with No-Till Gardening

An organic no till vegetable garden.

Tired of the backbreaking work of getting your sod turned over year after year? It doesn’t have to be that hard. Try raised bed and lasagna style gardening for an easy fix. Read more now on Gardener’s Path.

Designing a Child’s Garden

Little girl watering the flowers with a green watering can.

Want to get your child interested in gardening and eating healthy early in life? If so, read our tips that will help you establish your child’s own garden.