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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

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Kids’ Playroom Is So Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Kids’ Playroom Is So Gwyneth Paltrow »

8 Jun, 2017
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As the guru of “lifestyle brand” Goop, it’s no surprise Gwyneth Paltrow possesses a penchant for organizing. The pristine pantry in her Los

Panicked Growers Race to Destroy Genetic Petunia Freaks

Panicked Growers Race to Destroy Genetic Petunia Freaks »

31 May, 2017
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And we can all blame Grumpy.

In a scene right out of the 1971 sci-fi thriller, “The Andromeda Strain,” greenhouse growers across

Peach Trees Are High Maintenance Southern Beauties

Peach Trees Are High Maintenance Southern Beauties »

30 May, 2017
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A lot of work goes into producing the perfect peach crop

In many parts of the South, peaches have already begun hitting

\"Unicorn Spit\" Is the New Trend Taking Over the Design World

\"Unicorn Spit\" Is the New Trend Taking Over the Design World »

26 May, 2017
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It seems like everywhere you look these days, a new take on the unicorn trend is popping up. Whether it’s from Starbucks and

Fruits and Vegetables You Can Grow in a Hanging Basket

Fruits and Vegetables You Can Grow in a Hanging Basket »

23 May, 2017
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Look upward if you need more gardening space.

Take your gardening endeavors to new heights and use hanging baskets to grow fruits

This Virginia Home Owner Figured Out That Best DIY Trick For Scaring Off Bears

This Virginia Home Owner Figured Out That Best DIY Trick For Scaring Off Bears »

23 May, 2017
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Someone getting a little too friendly with your bins? Try this!

There are few things in this world that will scare off

These \"One Room Challenge\" Participants Gave a Family a Fresh Start

These \"One Room Challenge\" Participants Gave a Family a Fresh Start »

23 May, 2017
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By now, we’ve seen bloggers make over every space imaginable for the semi-annual “One Room Challenge.” A bedroom ensuite, an entire basement, three

If You Value Your Life and Yard, Don’t Plant This

If You Value Your Life and Yard, Don’t Plant This »

22 May, 2017
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Don’t make the same mistake Grumpy did.

OK, it may not be as bad as walking into a drugstore and discovering over-the-counter

A Month-By-Month Guide for When to Plant Vegetables in the South

A Month-By-Month Guide for When to Plant Vegetables in the South »

19 May, 2017
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Picture this: you step outside your house at lunchtime, hungry for a classic tomato sandwich (with your choice of mayonnaise, of course;

This Insane Condo in Phoenix Is Covered in Floor-to-Ceiling Mirrors

This Insane Condo in Phoenix Is Covered in Floor-to-Ceiling Mirrors »

17 May, 2017
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Wall mirrors are a popular designer trick. Not only do they have the ability to make a small space feel bigger, but they

Why The Northern Cardinal is a Favorite Winter Bird

Why The Northern Cardinal is a Favorite Winter Bird »

16 May, 2017
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These beautiful songbirds won’t leave home just because it gets cold.

Whether you are an amateur bird watcher or a seasoned ornithologist,

Why You Should Plant a Three Sisters Garden

Why You Should Plant a Three Sisters Garden »

16 May, 2017
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The sisters in this vigorous garden all support each other—just like all good sisters do.

Companion planting is the simple gardening theory

People Are Going Crazy Over This 1960s Time Capsule Home

People Are Going Crazy Over This 1960s Time Capsule Home »

15 May, 2017
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Back in the 1960s, homes were filled with bright colors, shag carpet and patterns galore. That’s a stark difference from today’s popular neutrals,

Teacup Fairy Gardens Are Your New Favorite Tabletop Terrarium

Teacup Fairy Gardens Are Your New Favorite Tabletop Terrarium »

13 May, 2017
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You’re fairy friends will be right at home.

If mermaid gardens had you dreaming in blues and greens, you’ll definitely want to

EXCLUSIVE: Emily Henderson’s Backyard Makeover Is as Stylish as You’d Expect

EXCLUSIVE: Emily Henderson’s Backyard Makeover Is as Stylish as You’d Expect »

13 May, 2017
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When celebrity blogger and Target home style expert, Emily Henderson, set out to make over her backyard, she had a very clear vision:

Rare Vintage IKEA Pieces Sell for Over $50K at Auctions Around the World

Rare Vintage IKEA Pieces Sell for Over $50K at Auctions Around the World »

13 May, 2017
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When you think about IKEA, affordable furniture is probably the first thing that comes to mind. Which totally makes sense. But collectors are

Trump Is Reportedly Selling His Luxurious Caribbean Estate for $28 Million

Trump Is Reportedly Selling His Luxurious Caribbean Estate for $28 Million »

13 May, 2017
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Now that President Donald Trump is living in the White House, he’s doesn’t have as much free time to spend at his vacation