What plants can I grow indoors for festive holiday colors?

Houseplants are a nice addition to any home, and blooming ones during the holidays can … Read more

Splurge or save: A curated, vintage-inspired dining room

November is here, and for many of us, that means quality time spent around the … Read more

Why every garden should have a potted tree

In this rush to lay bare the winter garden, we may be missing an opportunity. … Read more

Georgia roadsides dazzle with flowers and butterflies galore

Recently I seemingly awoke from a daze while driving Interstate 85 north of Columbus, Georgia, … Read more

Creating an attractive point of entry in your home

When you walk into a home, what is the first thing you see? The first … Read more

Protect your clothes with the right detergent

Some experts offer their choices in laundry soap — and some clothes washing tips

“Take good care of your clothes, and they’ll keep you looking good,” says Christina Elsberry, … Read more

A school garden can encourage children to eat vegetables

The most common question I’m asked by parents is, “How can I get my kid … Read more

Ornamental grasses shine in fall and winter

Fall and winter are when ornamental grasses come into their own. They don’t have to … Read more

How to get new interior looks for less

Whether you wish to brighten a single space or redo an entire home, where can … Read more

Home modifications can remove the obstacles to aging in place

Small modifications to an existing home can create a secure environment as you age

Rebecka Snell, 65, says she knew that if she and her husband, Vic Labson, were … Read more

Notes on urban and rural gardens

I was introduced to the term garden ecology lab at a presentation given by Gail … Read more

California man says city should adopt codes for treehouses

Folsom, California, resident Brian Esola never had any formal training in construction or engineering — … Read more

Love garlic? Plant a spring bounty now

If you love this edible, now is the time to start planting

I can’t believe it is almost time to plant garlic. Where has the summer gone? … Read more

Sunflowers are the garden’s late-summer stars

At the start of summer, I thought I would put aside my disdain for amaranth … Read more

Add some wow factor to your walk in the door

Your entryway is the gateway to the rest of your home. It is the one … Read more

Style at home: fall into bed with tips from the pros

Sisters Kathy and Paula have spent their lives working as a team. Now, these almost-twins … Read more

Where fairies are alive and well

Most of the hundreds of fairy gardeners gathered at a nursery near Cleveland were adults … Read more

How to organize jewelry pieces

When it comes to storing jewelry, there is no shortage of organizing options. In fact, … Read more

Reupholster or replace?

Most people who go to Cape Cod on ­vacation come home with something like a … Read more

The persisting pleasure of the history of Chanticleer Garden

A decade ago, I started work on a book about Chanticleer Garden in Wayne, Pennsylvania, … Read more

Splurge or save: Give your home a coastal style

Every summer people flock to their local sandy shores for a little R & R. … Read more

This home has all the right angles

This is a story with lots of angles. It begins and ends, as so many … Read more

Using a greenhouse can extend the veggie growing season

Knowing the right plants to pick is key

I’ve had more than my fair share of irrigation problems this summer. You’d think if … Read more

Summer chores you should take on by yourself

Summer chores: DIY or outsource? How you decide what tasks to take on and what … Read more

Outdoor add-ons enhance fun in the summer

Whether you have a sprawling backyard, patio or just a small balcony, outdoor space is … Read more

Tuning up for tomato time

As harvest time approaches, here are hints to make sure you get the best crop

It’s time for some tomato talk. Not to sound like a snob, but unless the … Read more

The rewarding buzz of watching honeybees at work

Carin Celebuski is a beekeeper and horticulturist who moved from a small yard in suburban … Read more

Artist captures ’ghost voices’ of an abandoned past

Once the structural elements of a garden are built and the landscape is planted, it … Read more

How to design a modern, but still playful, nursery

Nursery design has come a long way from pastel pinks, blues and yellows. Now home … Read more

What’s hot in home design

Chairs that make a statement; lighting that looks like sculpture; chic and natural accessories

Shine a light with a sculptural lamp that doubles as art, reach for an extra … Read more

The best colors for fun, festive rooms

Whether for a children’s room, family room or a space into which you’re looking to … Read more

Splurge or save: Make your bathroom into a spa

Wouldn't it be nice if you could treat yourself to a luxury spa retreat every … Read more

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