Author Archives: The Editors of Garden Variety

About The Editors of Garden Variety

The Magazine-style Daily Lifestyle Blog of Gardening, Outdoor Spaces and Natural Living.

Brighten Up Your Outdoor Space with a White or Moonlight Garden

Posted in Flowers, Garden, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Accessible Gardens | Designing a Garden for People with Disabilities and Physical Limitations

The National Gardening Survey reveals that three-quarters of Americans garden in one form or another. But only 36 percent of people with disabilities engage in any leisure physical activity, including gardening and walking outdoors, according to a report by the … Continue reading

Posted in Garden, Garden Design, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Corkscrew Hazel

  Photo By: Schnobby – As a garden designer I find that creating a main and unusual focal plant in any garden enhances it charm and invites a welcoming interest. In particular, a shrub such as Corkscrew Hazel would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Gardening Enthusiasts

With Thanksgiving behind us and the holiday season officially upon us, here are ten inspired gift ideas for the gardener in your life.

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Garlic O’Plenty | A Quick Guide to Garlic for the Garden

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Five Shrubs For Your Winter Garden

(Photo by For gardeners like me who live in a cold climate, the thought of the upcoming winter season can feel you with apprehension or dread. Winters here in New York state are brutal and long. The snow-covered landscape … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Making Fragrant Potpourris

During this year’s growing season, I have been actively drying and saving various flowers and foliage to create garden crafts for the holidays. One craft in particular that I truly love is making garden potpourri.

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment