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10 Steps to Making a Garden Your Own (10 photos)

October 4, 2020 Susan J Tweit 0

You’ve moved to a new place, and you’re already imagining what you’re going to do to improve the outdoor space. Maybe it’s a new development, offering a blank canvas, or perhaps it’s already been landscaped. Or, perhaps you’ve lived at your current ho…

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How to Find Your Garden’s Voice (7 photos)

October 20, 2017 Susan J Tweit 0
When I give talks on designing with natives, I remember the words of Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady of the U.S. and founder of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas: “Wherever I go in America, I like it when the land speaks its own language in its own regional accent.” The “language”…

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How to Get Started Right-Sizing Your Garden (8 photos)

July 28, 2017 Susan J Tweit 0
Life changes often mean many adjustments, including to the garden. Perhaps you’ve maintained a large property and now are moving to something smaller. Maybe a job transfer has relocated you to a city and, instead of a yard, you have only a patio or balcony for a garden space. Or it