Gardening Ideas

Southern Living has gorgeous plans and how-tos for creative gardening ideas that will inspire every gardener to go outside and plant something. We also have tips, techniques, tools, and hundreds and hundreds of photos to get you on your way. We'll show you how to choose the best plants for your garden, what works best in your plant zone, and the latest trends in gardening ideas. Don't worry that it needs to be perfect. "A gardener learns more in the mistakes than in the successes," said gardening author Barbara Dodge Borland. We will make it easy and fun to amp up your gardener know-how and turn your outside into a flower- and plant-filled haven.

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