Food & Recipes

  • Swallowtail Butterfly on Echinacea

    Top 10 Drought Tolerant Perennials

    Want to save money by watering less and have a garden that needs very little attention? Try planting a drought tolerant or native perennial garden this season. Below I have listed…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Dee Nash Cucumber Salad Recipe

    Cucumber and Onion Salad Recipe from Dee Nash

    Dee Nash, author of The 20-30 Something Garden Guide, runs a garden blog site called Red Dirt Ramblings which I absolutely adore. She posts tons of great ideas on gardening and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Vegan Cauliflower Steak Taco Recipe Photo

    Vegan Mexican Cauliflower Steak Tacos

    Last year I discovered I have a passion for cauliflower. This passion has superseded my love for filet mignon and has turned into something I have to eat regularly. I’m not…

  • 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…