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Create this simple pond-in-a-pot to enjoy water lilies on a sunny deck or patio—or anywhere you want a water garden.
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Vintage finds and natural elements star in these creative projects that make backyard birds feel right at home.
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A pergola, an outdoor structure that usually offers shade from the midday sun, can be as simple or ornate as the homeowners desire. Here are a few of the pergolas that we’ve admired for their ability...
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In the Summer 2017 issue of Country Gardens, topiary master Pearl Fryar demonstrates how to turn salvaged shrubs into garden art with only a few tools and a lot of creative vision.
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Keeping the basic historic elements of their home, homeowners of this basic, four-square house welcomed a makeover to turn their porch into a cozy, Bohemian-inspired retreat ripe with eclectic style...
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Watering cans are beautiful tools, and vintage models are just as useful and attractive as the day they were made, especially to gardeners and collectors. William Bryant Logan, in The Tool Book (...
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Strawberries grown in hanging pots produce a lush display as well as handfuls of sweet treats even in their first season. Naturally trailing, strawberry work well in containers due to their shallow...
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If ever there was a garden fixture with potential, it is the garden shed. Practically speaking, no garden can function without a place to store tools and other miscellaneous gardening paraphernalia....
Shed Considerations: Check local building codes and zoning guidelines. Many towns require permits before you construct a shed. It’s always wise to know the rules prior to...
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Harvest apples on your patio or near your front door by planting dwarf apple trees in easy-to-move containers. Dwarf apple trees grow to about 8 to 10 feet tall and wide, but provide an abundance of...
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Water gardens can offer rewards in myriad shapes and sizes, from a small potted garden on a deck to a meandering stream or cascading waterfall. The presence of water transforms a garden into an...

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