10 things that annoyed me this gardening season : An Obsessive...
Watching the NFL | Awkward Sandwich
Sarcasm 101 : An Obsessive Neurotic Gardener
The Art of Stacking Wood
Color of the Year, Adapted for Deer: Deer-Resistant Orange...
Two Guys at Lunch
By John Markowski There are many instances when I feel like I never want to set foot in my garden again. When I spend too much of my time just focusing on my own garden, I lose my "mojo". When that...
Mediterranean Garden Design: How to Create a Tuscan Garden...
By John Markowski Reader beware: I am obsessed with ornamental grasses and soon you will be too. It may take a while to convince you, but I will methodically and painstakingly break you down. OK, t...
Great Plant Choices for Late Summer
By John Markowski Listen, I love Black-Eyed Susans as much as the next gardener, but I have to admit, I do find them a bit boring. Yes, it may seem like there aren't many plants in bloom this time ...
Flower Floozy Fest | Far Out Flora
Garden Designers Roundtable: Top Landscape Plants
I'm honored and delighted to be taking part in April's Garden Designers Roundtable as a guest blogger. I'd feel out of place contributing on a design-specific subject in the company of all these pr...
Gardens Flourish on Top of City Busses
Bus Roots is a living garden planted on the roofs of city buses. It's an effort that rose out of New York City designer Marco Antonio Castro Cosio's
How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden
Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn't cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That's the bad ...
I'm a bad dad : An Obsessive Neurotic Gardener
Reconnect With Your Food and Grow Your Own
Growing your own food can happen no matter where you live. Even if you only have a roof, balcony, or even just a few pots, you can start your own city farm.
Blackspot on Rose Leaves - Rose Magazine
Things You Can Compost That You Didn't Think You Could
Why I Hate Landscape Fabric
A professional landscaper explains in plain language why weed cloth is so bad for your garden.