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What’s Better than a Pink Flamingo?


Shop our selection of Statues and Fountains WHEN it comes to lawn ornaments, it’s hard to beat the classic pink flamingo. Sure, gnomes could be considered classic, but what’s new? Isn’t it time for another classic? We asked for photos of your favorite garden art, and we got many clever ideas, including flamingos, gnomes — […]

Random Acts of Gardening — in the Woods

After: A splash of color on those sap buckets

Last week, I found myself looking out the window and watching it snow in mid-April. I began to think about these bumper stickers we have that say “Practice Random Acts of Gardening.” I was trying to think, what would be a random act of gardening — even if I could not be in the garden […]

Bottle Trees: Joie de vivre on a stick


Introduced to America in the 1600s, bottle trees originated in the Middle East where, based on 3,000-year-old Arabian folk tales (remember Aladdin and his lamp genie?), they were thought to capture bad spirits. Whether or not you buy into superstition, they are certainly interesting garden accessories.

Dressing Up a Patio


What happens when a skilled decorator turns to gardening? Blogger/decorator Kelly Elko of took a $7 thrift shop dresser and turned it into a striking centerpiece for her patio. The project was simple. She gave the dresser a fresh coat of paint, lined the drawers with plastic, drilled some drainage holes and filled the […]

Keep the Garden Lively

Feed the birds when the garden is dormant

For more ideas, see our new slideshow on winter garden decor. Just because the garden is dormant in winter doesn’t mean it can’t be a lively place. With a few well-placed ornaments and some nature-themed ideas, you can enliven a winter landscape. Here are some ideas: Add lights whenever you can. Take advantage of shorter […]

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