Chinese Gardens Chinese Gardens

Searching for inner peace? Find it through the calming essence of natural waterfalls, mountains, lakes and forests. (Or just visit a Chinese garden.)
Night Lights Light Up the Night!

Whether you’re making your garden paths safer or uplighting a plant or statue, the right lighting can help you love your garden even more – whatever time it is.
Live Appley Ever After


Break out the cinnamon! If a drop in temperature and subtle leaf changes don’t prove that fall’s arrived, a bushel of the season’s most popular harvest will: It’s time for autumn apples! Whether you pick the crisp fruits straight off the tree or buy them fresh from a market, make this fall’s apple season the best for you and your family. These 10 ideas for storing, serving and enjoying fresh apples are sure to help you get the most from this year’s harvest.

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Wisteria Floribunda Western Gardeners: Book It!

The Sunset Western Garden Book is a helpful reference geared toward growing trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and vegetables in the western US.
Succulent Wall Garden Planting up a Wall

Modern technology, great plants and the right materials help home gardeners grow up! Learn how living wall designs let green thumbs get creative.
Firethorn Cooperative Extension 101

Cooperative Extensions have been around for a long time, but many home gardeners aren’t aware of what these local offices can do for their gardens.