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Here’s something you may already know: Window boxes can be expensive! Not only that, but finding a high-quality (i.e. rot-resistant), perfectly sized window box for your small indoor or outdoor space may be a bigger challenge than actually growing the plants. When we first set...

Who has experience growing primroses? We're new to the primrose party, but here's an early observation: They are thirsty beauties. Housed in the Primula genus, the primrose is a perennial semi-evergreen native to northern Africa and southwestern Asia. You'll also see them growing wild throughout Europe, from the...

It's a powerful thing when an object so often associated with damage and destruction takes on a new, life-giving incarnation. Emphasis on carnation. If you've checked out our garden or follow it on Instagram, you might have noticed that we use ammunition cans as planters for two vertical gardens. Under...

Last weekend we went up to Carlsbad, California, to bask in the legions of shaggy-faced ranunculus that grow at the Flower Fields. Scroll through for the action. The day also included an antique tractor ride, a truly confounding sweetpea maze, a rose garden, a chorus of...

Nasturtium has got to be one of the most underrated — and tastiest — plants of mid-spring. Maybe it’s just too easy to take its flowers for granted; their brilliant red, yellow and orange blossoms are beyond abundant this time of year, blanketing canyons, flashing...