Fall is here, and that means it's time to start thinking about spring flowers. This is the perfect time to start planting those spring-blooming bulbs so that next year, your garden will be full of beautiful, healthy flowers.
Nothing is more important to a garden than water, but the guesswork behind it -- figuring out the amount of water each plant needs and how long to keep the water trained on the greenery -- can make it seem like an endless chore. There are, however, a number of tools that make the job significantly easier.
When a couple wanted to reduce the water consumption in their Southern Califoria garden, they turned to landscape designer Judy M. Horton. Here she shares the best practices for creating a beautiful, water-wise garden, wherever you live.