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Some of the most amazing gardens in the world are in places you would never expect. One such example is outside of San Francisco at the California Academy of Science. Here, you can find an incredible rooftop garden on the school’s living roof, which is...

Roses are among the most iconic and beautiful flowers in the world, and they can grow in a variety of environments—including the Sonoran Desert. Though not native to the region, there are many varieties of roses that can be a welcome addition to home gardens...

Inspiration from your landscape may come from anywhere, including some of the world’s most famous gardens. If your travels ever take you to Singapore, you might schedule a visit to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which represent the nation’s rich and varied history and display some...

Citrus trees can thrive in your desert landscape, but you must take care of them to keep them alive and well. Know what kind of citrus you’re working with, plant and irrigate properly, and remember to fertilize and prune your trees. Read ahead and learn...

The known history of Japan goes back an unfathomable distance in time. Icons, fables, and events are constantly being reborn as part of the Japanese and Chinese cultures. The Rikugien Garden was built hundreds of years ago in northern Tokyo, once people started living there...

Even after a wet monsoon season this year, it is important to conserve water in the American Southwest. However, reducing water usage doesn’t mean that you can’t design a beautiful backyard that features lush plant life. Following the trend of xeriscaping, you can limit water...

As you look for plants to include in your Tucson landscape, you may be surprised at the wide variety of plants that fare well in the harsh desert climate. However, not every heat-resistant plant choice is a good addition to your yard. The following plants...

Though there is no shortage of Victorian mansions and gardens in the United Kingdom, the Biddulph Grange will provide a unique spectacle to those who make the trip to Staffordshire. The beautiful and extensive gardens are maintained by the National Trust, and they showcase several...

Arizona had a particularly wet and windy monsoon season, and the Tucson area saw record rainfall throughout July and August. As a result, your landscape may be looking a little beaten up, and it might even contain some hazards that need to be cleared now...

There are many types of landscape designs taken from around the world, and many can do well no matter the climate. With the help of an experienced landscaper, homeowners can create a tropical paradise, a Southwestern escape, or a Japanese garden in their backyards. Read...