Category: Garden

This category is all about sustainable and organic garden ideas to dirty the knees and cleanse the soul.

Potpal Dinosaurs on the garden path of Shawna Coronado

Dinosaurs for your Garden Containers

Whimsy. Lots of gardens lack it, yet every garden designer considers it. If you don’t have the budget for a giant whimsy-filled statue or time to rebuild that back garden into a whimsical hobbit...

Front Lawn Garden Patio Makeover

Garden Patio Makeover and a Succulent Wok

Let’s continue our three months of AE Outdoor “Creating the Perfect Patio” redecorating adventure and kick-off summer the right way – with an outdoor furniture front entry patio makeover. Last makeover I redid the...

Herbal Cocktail Garden Freestanding Living Wall

Easy Herbal Cocktail Garden Living Wall

An herbal cocktail garden is a genius way to bring scent, taste, and passion to your balcony or patio. They’re filled with herbs and edibles and do remarkably well in small spaces. Living wall...

How to Plant A Container Shrub Rose Infographic feature photo

How To Plant a Shrub Rose Container

Planting a rose often seems like a complicated project, however, the new shrub roses such as the Knockout are easy to plant. Simply follow the instructions on the infographic below to plant a shrub...

Tropical Jungle Garden with flowers and kale

How To Grow a Tropical Jungle Garden

Every season I deliberately spread all my tropical plants apart in containers and at the back of the beds in an effort to distribute them evenly throughout the garden. This time I decided my...

Ornamental Edible Beet Beta vulgaris

Growing Ornamental Edible Beets (Beta vulgaris)

Beets are one of my favorite ornamental edible plants. They make excellent ground covers, beautiful container plants, and of course, brilliant living wall gardens. Incredibly easy to grow from seed or vegetative plant, it...

Living Wall Culinary Kitchen Garden With Vegetables

How To Grow a Living Wall Kitchen Garden

It is time to grow a living wall my friends. Grow a Living Wall; Create Vertical Gardens with Purpose, is my latest book. Below are a few tips excerpted from Grow a Living Wall...

How to prune a knockout rose feature photo

How To Prune A Shrub Rose Infographic

Shrub roses, especially Knockout roses, are particularly easy to grow. Below is a fantastic super easy infographic to help you figure out the pruning task.  Go forth and prune those knockouts!

Heart Shaped Tomatoes Veggie Mold

How To Grow Heart and Star Vegetables

When I first saw star and heart shaped vegetable and fruit slices I thought they were fake, but I bit into one and whadyaknow IT WAS REAL! Amazing. I wanted to try out the...

Church with a Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Garden at Church

Churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, and houses of worship of every various sort; these are the places you will find miles and miles of grass. Grass is by far the largest cash crop in the...