Free Garden Plans & Companion Plants for Japanese Maples & Azaleas

I have a small yard, and much of it is shady. I have discovered that Japanese Maples perform well in partial shade, and I have bought several 4′ Japanese Red Maples to set out. Japanese Maples Are Perfect for Small Gardens – They Even Grow in Partial Shade – What is the Difference between Bloodgood and…

What Is A Kitchen Garden or a Potager? – Free Plans for a French Kitchen Garden

For the past 100 years or so, many homes have incorporated flower gardens into their landscapes, but that has not always been true. By the time of the Renaissance, gardens became part of most of the European lifestyle. Many of the earliest gardens–especially those that were associated with large estates–were formal, highly stylized, heavily manicured, stiff,…

Free Small Garden Plan to Work Around a Mailbox from Better Homes and Gardens

Check out this free garden plan that is designed to work around a mailbox set on a wooden post. Dress up your mailbox with this charming, small-space garden, which features a variety of low-care, long-blooming annual flowers for a burst of front yard color all summer long. Garden Size: 3 x 5 feet:  https://www.bhg.com/gardening/plans/easy/colorful-mailbox-garden-plan/ A…