Garden | Midwest Living
More
Close

Garden

Pages

Story
Showing what it means to really eat local, Ohio chef Tricia Wheeler trades her lawn (and a weekly date with a mower) for a yard full of edibles.
How to make a tiny terrarium
Slideshow
Whether you make terrariums for your home or for gifts, these petite gardens are sure to be a hit. Planting is simple, and twine, a leaf, and a sweet fabric flower add a pretty finishing touch.
Vertical garden
Slideshow
Tight on space? Sick of bugs and weeds? Give your garden a lift by going vertical with a living wall, vertical planter or trellis.
Story
Here’s how to create a simple pond in a pot so you can enjoy water lilies on a sunny deck or patio.
Street-Sign Window Box
Slideshow
Pair a vintage street sign with a salvaged container for a window box brimming with charm. Follow our step-by-step instructions for this DIY project.
Slideshow
These reader-favorite container gardens, Midwest plant picks and yard designs will inspire your gardening plans.
Story
Rain chains transform downspouts into eye-catching water features.
Fall outdoor decorating with mums
Slideshow
Mums make a striking statement in containers or in your fall garden. Here are tips for choosing mum colors and ideas for pairing mums with other fall favorites.
Desert dish garden
Slideshow
See how to make a desert dish garden that'll thrive in your home all year long.
Slideshow
Horticulturist Gail Estka considers containers an art form in her Illinois yard. See how she creates drama with tropical plants and trees as well as texture, foliage and color schemes.

Pages