Country Gardens

Celebrate your love of gardening with the inspiring stories from the pages of Country Gardens® magazine. You'll also find expert garden advice, casual decorating secrets, helpful tools and gadgets, delicious garden-fresh recipes, and creative projects to try.

From Country Gardens

Get in the Garden

Step-by-Step Guide to a Landscape Plan

With a site analysis and personal inventory in hand, you've already accomplished a large part of the design. Now take it a step further by thinking of your yard as a whole and drawing a conceptual plan. 
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Top Native Plants for Your Region

We've pulled together galleries of top plants for each region. Click through to find yours.
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When to Prune Shrubs

Don't ruin your curb appeal with overgrown shrubs. Find out when to prune spring-flowering shrubs to keep them looking tidy and healthy.
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Herb Care Guide

Use these tips to ensure that the herbs in your garden grow well and stay healthy.
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Classic Country Garden Flowers

Most flowers look right at home in country beds and borders, but some are considered must-have classics. Here's what you need to know about these four beautiful belles
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How to Grow Broccoli

Learn how to grow broccoli that will make even the pickiest eaters want more. Growing broccoli can be tricky depending on your climate, but we show you how to plant broccoli to help ensure success.
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Projects For Your Country Garden


How to Build a Compost Bin

By backyard composting, your trash will become your garden's treasure. Throw your everyday kitchen scraps like banana peels, apple cores, coffee grounds, and egg shells into this DIY compost bin to create the ultimate plant food.