Featured Gardens

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

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A Prairie-Style Yard in All 4 Seasons
See what a Nebraska gardener's prairie-style yard looks like around the year in our short video.
Why You Should Consider A Prairie-Style Yard
A Nebraska gardener advocates for more prairie—and less lawn—to support wildlife across the Midwest.
Digging Into History at Minnesota’s Glensheen Mansion
By her own admission, Emily Ford was an unlikely pick to be head gardener at Glensheen Mansion in Minnesota. But she is thriving—and so are the acres of vegetables and blooms she nurtures.
Hello, Yellow! An Ohio Gardener Shares His Daffodil Tips
A move to a daffodil-crazed town spurs one gardener’s passion for these easy, deer-proof harbingers of spring.
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.
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.
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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.
A Little Slice of (Backyard) Heaven
Flour meets flowers when a pizza-baking husband and a bloom-loving wife design their dream patio garden.

Garden Tour: Happy Hour

Want to have a few friends over without going to a lot of work? The ideas at this Minneapolis garden reveal the secret: Let your yard co-host.