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LYTTON SPRINGS, TX From Central Texas Gardener When Alicia and Joe Thornton bought land in Lytton Springs, they restored the grounds and pond for wildlife. While building charming spaces, chicken coop and vignettes from scavenged finds, they started a new business, ArtisansbyDesignTX. From reclaimed and salvaged materials, they craft beautiful custom-designed furniture and artwork. Their …Read more »

Goodbye Lawn: Hello to Wildlife & Serene Courtyard Living

SAN ANTONIO, TX From Central Texas Gardener Contemporary meets naturalistic in an updated design by landscape architect Curt Arnette and landscaper John Gibson. In front, they banished dried up, flat line lawn into dimensional destination trails of succulents, flowering perennials and shrubs to restore wildlife. In a serene courtyard, a water rill and small pond …Read more »

Fall Tour of Aspen Grove Gardens

ONTARIO, CANADA From Robert Pavlis, the gardener at Aspen Grove Gardens: Garden Tour of Aspen Grove Gardens, fall 2015. Enjoy a video tour of this lovely private garden located in Southern Ontario. Learn how to make good use of ornamental grasses, water features, and focal points to create a stunning garden for 12 months of …Read more »

Esoteric in Virginia Beach – a Restaurant Garden

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA By PlantPop, a plant-focused video production company. Kristina Chastain and her husband Tim were drawn to the area of Virginia Beach by a desire to combine art aesthetic with phenomenal cuisine. Esoteric is their way of connecting rare craft beers with eclectic and curated foods. Much of the herbs and vegetables in …Read more »

Oklahoma Gardening Home-Garden Contest: Bill Hawk’s Tropical Paradise

OKLAHOMA Published on Aug 18, 2017 We visit the home garden of Bill Hawk in Oklahoma City, OK. (An entry in the 2017 view garden contest.) Find lots more good videos at the Oklahoma Gardening Youtube Channel.

From Basic to Beautiful Designs

AUSTIN, TX From Central Texas Gardener: “Like many new gardeners, Pat and Tom Ellison started with containers. When they bought a house, their passion kept growing. Now, they’ve got as many outdoor rooms as they have inside. Over the years, they’ve added and amended since they hauled their first load of soil or turned their …Read more »

Great Dixter

ENGLAND, from Nowness (Tip for American viewers: turn on CC – closed captions – if  needed) Kicking off our #GreatGardens series, acclaimed photographer Howard Sooley takes a stroll through the flower clusters of Great Dixter, home of the late, great Christopher Lloyd. Read the full feature on NOWNESS: http://bit.ly/1nxmp5N Watch more design videos here: http://bit.ly/design-playlist ___ Subscribe to NOWNESS here: http://bit.ly/youtube-nowness Like …Read more »

Curb Appeal in the South

MISSISSIPPI From Mississippi State’s Southern Gardening with Dr. Gary Bachman TRANSCRIPT: I’ve always liked the look of white picket fences in the yard. Let’s take a look how my friend Barbara has used her picket fence to show off her front garden. It’s pretty easy see how fantastic the front garden bed is in front …Read more »

Discover Buffalo-Style Gardening

BUFFALO, NY Buffalo-style gardening has been getting a lot of attention in the garden media and it’ll get lots more in August of 2017 when Buffalo hosts the Garden Writer Association’s annual symposium. See what’s going on there in this cool video.

New Idea for an Old Front Yard

AUSTIN, TX, from KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener After living in Santa Fe, Kathy Lund wanted a water thrifty design. She and landscape designer Bud Twilley updated her dull front yard with low-care plants for structure and pollinator appeal. After tackling drainage and flooding issues, they sparked up front door entrance and curb appeal with succulents …Read more »

Patrick Anderson’s Succulent Garden

SAN DIEGO, CA, with Debra Lee Baldwin Join me on a tour of a world-class succulent garden in Fallbrook, CA, north of San Diego. This is a special garden for me, because it’s where my awareness of succulents as waterwise landscape plants began, thanks to Patrick Anderson, a Huntington Botanical Gardens volunteer. I’ve visited the garden …Read more »

Field Trip to Maymont in Richmond VA

RICHMOND, VA By PlantPop: We travel to Richmond, Virginia to visit the grounds of Maymont, a 100-acre attraction that has been delighting visitors for over 90 years.