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Behr’s First-Ever Color of the Year Will Help You De-Stress at Home

Behr’s First-Ever Color of the Year Will Help You De-Stress at Home »

9 Aug, 2017
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For the past few years, whites and neutrals have ruled the world of paint color. Behr isn’t one to follow the lead, which

5 Things To Know About Ginkgo Trees and All Their Glorious Color

5 Things To Know About Ginkgo Trees and All Their Glorious Color »

25 Jul, 2017
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When we say these trees are among the prettiest of all time, we mean it.

There’s an obvious appreciation down South for

Would You Eat These Mushrooms?

Would You Eat These Mushrooms? »

21 Jul, 2017
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Not every mushroom you find is poisonous, but that doesn’t mean you should eat it.

Grumpy loves mushrooms. All kinds of mushrooms.

Summer Gardeners, Here’s Your July Checklist

Summer Gardeners, Here’s Your July Checklist »

15 Jul, 2017
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Think it is too hot for a garden? Think again. PLANT

Beloved by butterflies and hummingbirds, summer phlox (Phlox paniculata) gets props

The Easiest Hydrangea of All

The Easiest Hydrangea of All »

13 Jul, 2017
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Looking for big blooms without all the fuss? These hydrangeas are the perfect solution.

The blue, purple, and pink French hydrangeas (Hydrangea

Inside Kourtney Kardashian’s Modern and \"Inspiring\" Home Office

Inside Kourtney Kardashian’s Modern and \"Inspiring\" Home Office »

12 Jul, 2017
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When not sharing her personal life with cameras for Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kourtney Kardashian can be found working in her chic

How Princess Diana Decorated Her Private Quarters in Kensington Palace

How Princess Diana Decorated Her Private Quarters in Kensington Palace »

11 Jul, 2017
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Everyone agrees Princess Diana was a fashion icon, but she was also so much more. Not only was she was an inspiring humanitarian

What’s a Mayhaw?

What’s a Mayhaw? »

10 Jul, 2017
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It’s a berry Southern thing.

My family loves mayhaws. What’s a mayhaw, you ask?

If you asked my nephew, he’d say, “Mayhaw—that’s

3-Step Fresh Flower Arrangement »

9 Jul, 2017
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Mattie Bush from Nashville’s Amelia’s Flower Truck shares her easy tips to put together a bouquet on the fly.

Before I started Amelia’s

Meet the South’s Tomato Man

Meet the South’s Tomato Man »

8 Jul, 2017
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This South Carolinian serves up heirloom tomatoes and history at his annual garden party.

A few years after he started growing heirloom

Sumpin Important About Lilies

Sumpin Important About Lilies »

8 Jul, 2017
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Now listen up all y’all

It has always been Grumpy’s goal to learn y’all sumpin when sumpin needs being learned. My recent

Grumpy Answers Your July Gardening Questions »

6 Jul, 2017
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Everything coming up dead? Grumpy has the answers to why your plants aren’t blooming. 1. Wormlike things made of sawdust are coming out

Kourtney Kardashian’s Patio Is the Only Place We Want to Have a Summer Party

Kourtney Kardashian’s Patio Is the Only Place We Want to Have a Summer Party »

29 Jun, 2017
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When you have a backyard as stunning as Kourtney Kardashian’s, it’s no surprise it’s her favorite place to entertain once the warm weather

What’s a Paw-Paw Tree?

What’s a Paw-Paw Tree? »

28 Jun, 2017
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The next time you see a paw-paw, dig in.

Pawpaw, paw-paw, or paw paw? It doesn’t much matter how you spell it,

The Worst Place For Your Gardenia

The Worst Place For Your Gardenia »

28 Jun, 2017
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Save your curb appeal.

Like most of you, Grumpy loves a gardenia. If there is a plant on Earth whose flowers emit

Why Rick Bragg Shouldn’t Burn Fire Ants

Why Rick Bragg Shouldn’t Burn Fire Ants »

27 Jun, 2017
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Fire ants aren’t scared of a little fire.

It’s a well-established fact that the first page readers turn to every month in

Bragg’s Burning Question for the Grumpy Gardener

Bragg’s Burning Question for the Grumpy Gardener »

27 Jun, 2017
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Two Southern Living greats come together over those nasty fire ants.

Dear Grumpy Gardener,

I am greatly conflicted. I have long loved

5 Signs You Should Join a Garden Club

5 Signs You Should Join a Garden Club »

27 Jun, 2017
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It’s time to become a card-carrying member.

Here at Southern Living, we love gardens. We appreciate an outdoor space well designed. We’re

Don’t Hide Your House With Bushes!

Don’t Hide Your House With Bushes! »

26 Jun, 2017
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Grumpy isn’t happy with these big shrubs.

It’s a Grumpy pet peeve—hiding your house behind a wall of overgrown bushes. Walking through

Okra Is a Southern Beauty That Won’t Wilt in the Heat

Okra Is a Southern Beauty That Won’t Wilt in the Heat »

26 Jun, 2017
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If you have blazing sun, you can grow okra.

Some plants wilt in the heat and humidity of a Southern summer, unable

EXCLUSIVE: A First-Look at a Stunningly Modern "Fixer Upper" Home for Sale

EXCLUSIVE: A First-Look at a Stunningly Modern "Fixer Upper" Home for Sale »

23 Jun, 2017
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People looking to move into a Chip and Joanna Gaines Fixer Upper original are in luck. Not only is this shotgun house and

The Shotgun House From \"Fixer Upper\" Now Costs Almost $1 Million

The Shotgun House From \"Fixer Upper\" Now Costs Almost $1 Million »

22 Jun, 2017
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If you want to witness the powers of Chip and Joanna Gaines, all you have to do is look at the price tag

Learn When to Prune Different Hydrangeas in Your Garden

Learn When to Prune Different Hydrangeas in Your Garden »

22 Jun, 2017
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Take care of these pretty pastel bloomers.

Have you been enjoying your hydrangeas this season? These pretty blooming shrubs are such Southern

Make Some Room In Your Garden For Dinosaur Parks

Make Some Room In Your Garden For Dinosaur Parks »

21 Jun, 2017
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We can all have our own Jurassic Park now.

Your fairy gardens, teacup fairy gardens, and mermaid gardens are about to get a

Bottlebrush Buckeye Blows Me Away

Bottlebrush Buckeye Blows Me Away »

20 Jun, 2017
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This summer shrub shows off through fall.

Faithful readers, as you know, Grumpy was recently accused of favoring non-native plants, an indictment

Grumpy’s Best Advice For Your June Gardening Dilemmas

Grumpy’s Best Advice For Your June Gardening Dilemmas »

16 Jun, 2017
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Having trouble with your summer vegetable garden? Grumpy has the answers. 1. This is our first year growing watermelons. There are lots

This Treehouse in Cape Town, South Africa Is a Sight to Behold

This Treehouse in Cape Town, South Africa Is a Sight to Behold »

16 Jun, 2017
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Even though this South African home isn’t technically a treehouse, it might as well be. A local firm named Malan Vorster Architecture Interior

EXCLUSIVE: A Season Four "Fixer Upper" Home Just Hit the Market

EXCLUSIVE: A Season Four "Fixer Upper" Home Just Hit the Market »

16 Jun, 2017
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If you’ve always dreamt of owning a home designed by Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, this is your lucky day. One

Did You Know You Could Grow Blueberries in Containers?

Did You Know You Could Grow Blueberries in Containers? »

15 Jun, 2017
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These berries are perfect for your garden no matter the size.

Picking blueberries is a popular highlight of summertime in the South,

Take a Rare Look Inside Carrie Fisher’s Eccentric Home

Take a Rare Look Inside Carrie Fisher’s Eccentric Home »

15 Jun, 2017
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It’ll come as no surprise that the late Carrie Fisher’s Hacienda-style home in Beverly Hills is the definition of eccentric. She once described