Best Garden Tips, Tricks and Inspiration

Best Garden Tips, Tricks and Inspiration

Laure Joliet
May 4, 2009

As we dive into the month of May and begin taking care of our outdoor spaces so that we can entertain (picnics! glowy evenings! afternoon iced tea!) we wanted to take a little glimpse back into what we were talking about last year around this time. These are some of our favorite garden related posts from a year ago for those of you who plan to do a little digging this weekend, or for those of you who just want some inspiration. Our favorite plants, inspiration, products and tips after the jump:

Our Favorite Plants:
10 Best Succulents
(Online Sources for Succulents)
Great Drought Tolerant Plant: Flax
Great Drought Tolerant Plant: Kangaroo Paw
Great Drought Tolerant Plant: Korean Grass
Alternative to Bougainvillea: Trumpet vine
Alternative to Ivy: Creeping Fig
Great Indoor Plant: Begonias
Prettiest Vince Ever: Passionfruit Vine

LA Store: Green Arrow

Mini Garden Tour of Gramma's house
Mini Garden Tour: Deborah's French Feast Garden
Next Door Neighbor's Cacti Garden
Flickr Find: Canned Garden
Small Garden Idea: Plant the Parkway
Garden Bench in a Bush

Blogging...A Way to Garden
Bring your Garden Indoors
Creating a No Dig Garden
Look! Really Small Succulent Garden
Sprout Couch via Readymade
Look! Planting in Rows
Inspiration: Elysian Landscapes
Green@Home Project: Gregory and Emily's Garden makeover
What are Your Favorite Smells of Summer

Grow a Dwarf Meyer Lemon in a Container
9 ways to Use Less Water in the Garden
4 Tips for Growing Great Succulents and Cacti
Bring in the Butterflies
Outdoor Furniture for less

Products for the Garden:
Colorful Garden Hoses
Ikea System for the Garden
Garden Markers: Yucca Doohickeys
Best Plant Containers for Small Spaces
Round Up: Window Boxes
Round Up: Best Self Watering Containers
Relax Planter from Greenform
Rainwater Hog at Dwell on Design
Cork Pots: Not Only for Plants
Eco Friendly Pots at Ecosource
Cat Scat Mats Protect your Garden
Wrangling the Garden Hose
city of LA Compost Bin Sales

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