Featured Gardens

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

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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.
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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.
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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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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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Garden Tour: Shape Shifter

In his Iowa backyard, designer Scott Johnson uses basic geometric forms as the affordable building blocks to a stylish landscape.
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Garden Tour: Tame a Steep Backyard

An Illinois master gardener shares her tips for taming a difficult landscape.
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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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Garden Tour: Fifty Shades of Green

An Ohio designer trusts a tone-on-tone palette to power his low-maintenance, high-style planting formula.