10 Tips for Protecting Tulip Bulbs A bed or container of glorious tulip bulbs declares the arrival of spring. To protect your spring blast from weather, diseases, and the pests that love tulip bulbs as much as you do, use these 10 smart solutions.
13 houseplants you can't kill! This succulent, water-retaining plant grows colorful, bell-shaped flowers. "It takes very little care," says Nejman. Kalanchoe welcomes dry climates and temperature swings. It's even fine with winter weather, she adds.
Rosemary produces a wonderful smell and has a pine like fragrance and pungent flavor for a variety of culinary dishes. It grows on a small evergreen shrub with flat pinelike needles. It is an indispensable kitchen herb.
New York Farmhouse by Gil Schafer (Architectural Digest): Planted with boxwood clipped to resemble clouds, a sculptural parterre fronts a Dutchess County, New York, farmhouse created by G. the benches are by Jamb.
To create contrast and visual vibrancy, situate curvaceous containers on stairs and fill with interestingly shaped plants, from scallop-leafed geraniums to spiky, serrated agave. Read more: Potted Plant Ideas - Gardening Potted Plants - Good Housekeeping
Climb a Wall Liven up a plain patio wall with a sun-seeking climber, like bougainvillea — the twining vertical vines balance the bushiness below. A simple stake in the dirt is all the trellis you'll need