The Grumpy Gardener

Get your garden growing with the humor and wisdom of editor Steve Bender, Southern Living’s very own Grumpy Gardener. Follow along with the Grumpy Gardener as he explores the trials and tribulations of gardening, landscaping, and planting gold in the South.

Row of assorted flowers in a plant nursery greenhouse
Plants Are the New Toilet Paper
Front Door
Whip That Yard Into Shape
Everything You Need to Know About the Cotton Rose