Garden

Learn about what plants to grow in the Midwest and see beautiful Midwest gardens. Use our tips to choose flowers, create container gardens, design a garden and tackle easy garden projects.

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Create A Meditation Garden With Plants Like These

You can meditate in any outdoor space—even your backyard. Learn more about plants that stimulate your senses through color, scent and texture.
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How Your Garden Can Help You Achieve Ultimate Mindfulness

Heady herbs, dewy leaves and whirring bees wind through a meditation labyrinth in Ohio. Wander. Touch. Listen. And learn how to cultivate mindfulness in your garden.
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Top Landscape Design Trends in 2020

What will define outdoor spaces in 2020? The National Association of Landscape Professionals gives its list of top trends, including more personalized gardens and multi-season functionality.
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How to Force Paperwhites

Chase away the winter blues with green. Growing paperwhite bulbs indoors is a simple, inexpensive way to gain a jump start on Mother Nature.
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Easy Winter Planters You’ll Love

Bring joy to the world (or your porch, at least) with easy, illuminated winter containers that let nature sing.
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A Little Slice of (Backyard) Heaven

Flour meets flowers when a pizza-baking husband and a bloom-loving wife design their dream patio garden.
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25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.
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20 Super-Easy Houseplants You'll Love

Make your indoor gardening simple by choosing any of these durable, easy-to-grow plants.
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How to Care for Succulents

Succulents have always been a favorite for the plant-challenged because they require little water. But they’re also lookers, with sculptural forms and irresistible personalities. Here's a rookie's guide to succulents, from the owners of one very groovy Ohio succulent nursery.