Container gardening is given the center stage, with tips and suggestions for sunny and shady successful combinations. It's "container gardening 101", sticking to the basics - a quick injection of gardening confidence.
Another article, Lush Container Planting, is filled with tips from Nancy Clifton, horticulturist at the Chicago Botanical garden.
Also from H&G this week:
Mood Mending Flowers: A recent study shows that flowers really do have the power to improve our mood - we're pretty sure Maxwell knew this already...
Show us your Garden: Info on entering the H&G 10th annual Glorious Gardens contest.
What's the Rush?: Home decor as a lifelong process. We like this idea - take your time with decorating, it's ok to wait to get things right.
Cooling Tricks to beat the heat: Ideas to cool down your space without turning on the A/C.
top image: Marguerite Gardens, Chicago