Featured Gardens

Tour beautiful gardens created by homeowners throughout the Midwest and get ideas for transforming your own yard.

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Garden Tour: Pattern Play

A black-and-white scheme and geometric designs create a fun yet sophisticated look for the garden.

Garden Tour: Fall Fireworks

Trees, shrubs, and frost-tolerant grasses and perennials ignite a passion for the glories of autumn in this suburban Chicago landscape.

A Little Slice of (Backyard) Heaven

Flour meets flowers when a pizza-baking husband and a bloom-loving wife design their dream patio garden.

A Woodland Garden Paradise in Michigan

The sights and sounds of water tumbling over stones soothe the soul at this inspiring woodland garden at a Michigan home.

A Japanese Meditation Garden

An Illinois woman's Japanese garden demonstrates how seemingly simple techniques and thoughtful design can help you relax and let go of stress.

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This Formal Garden Will Make You Want to Redo Your Backyard

The head of a Chicago-area landscape firm drapes his garden in history and traditional style. Think you could say yes to the dressy? Take a tour and pocket ideas for a yard of any size.

Garden Tour: Small Yard, Big Impact

Having just a sliver of yard in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood couldn’t squash Brad Schreiber’s dreams for a stunning outdoor retreat. His solution? Escape to the roof. But his topflight plan’s space-savvy ideas will suit your yard, too.

Wisconsin Garden Wonderland

Visitors can't help grinning when coming face-to-waist with the towering 'pot people' and other enticements in this out-of-the-ordinary Wisconsin garden.