New season, new ideas. Transform your lawn into a colorful meadow. Grow stylish hydroponic (not an oxymoron) herbs. Elevate your potted plants with a go-anywhere plant pedestal. We’re spending the week evaluating the best new gardening trends of 2016. Here goes:
Above: Photograph by Nicole Franzen for Gardenista.
Above: Guru of grasses John Greenlee offers eight tips for transforming a traditional lawn into a colorful meadow garden in this week’s Expert Advice post. Photograph courtesy of Greenlee and Associates.
Above: Julie heads to Portlandia to learn how to live gracefully in a 540-square-foot cottage with two children (hint: a garden is key to success) in this week’s Cottages & Cabins post.
Above: Made in California, stylish metal plant stands elevate a container garden in this week’s Pots & Planters post.
Above: Got water? Grow herbs hydroponically on a windowsill; we’ll tell you how in this week’s Indoor Gardens post.
Above: French drains, explained (finally!). See this week’s Hardscaping 101 post. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Gardenista.
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