Garden & Landscapes

The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these patios, backyards, rooftops, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Everything You Need to Make Over Your Backyard, According to a Landscape Design Firm
Everything You Need to Make Over Your Backyard, According to a Landscape Design Firm
The masterminds behind Manscapers share their expertise on the heels of releasing their first book.
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6 Outdoor Projects That Showcase the Wonders of Sustainable Redwood
Whether it’s used to build simple landscaping structures or an elaborate deck, the revered cinnamon-hued wood is famously long lasting—and it brings unmatched character to outdoor...
How the Ancient Concept of “Shakkei” Can Enhance the Beauty of Your Home
The traditional East Asian design principle involves incorporating elements of a distant landscape, or “borrowed scenery,” into a garden setting.
On Greener Turf
On Greener Turf
With new laws limiting water consumption in many places, it shouldn't be a surprise that drought-tolerant and native landscaping is continuing to flourish, replacing expansive and...
6 Popular Houseplants to Avoid When You Live With Pets
Calling all pet parents—while these houseplants can undoubtedly liven up your home, they can also be quite dangerous for your furry friends.
Get Ready for Summer Weather With These 19 Outdoor Sofas
With warmer days just around the bend, it’s officially time to upgrade your patio setup.
17 Chic Watering Cans to Help Make Sure Your Plants Are Never Parched Again
You won’t forget to water the garden with these sculptural vessels.
11 Lush, Plant-Filled Dwellings That Pay Homage to Home Horticulture
Let us count the ways that keeping plants at home improves quality of life—from enhancing air quality to boosting calm and focus.
5 Essential Tools to Get Back to Gardening This Spring
Craig Winer, senior vice president and co-owner of Garrett Wade, shares the tools he swears by for a successful home garden.
Clueless About Gardening? These 5 Smart Planters Can Help
You may not have a green thumb, but thanks to technology, you can still grow your own herbs and vegetables.
Top 9 Gardens of 2020
Top 9 Gardens of 2020
The verdant spaces nominated for the Dwell Design Awards bring these biophilic homes to life.
From Trash to Treasure, You Can Build a Deck That’s Easy on Both the Eyes and the Environment
Composite decking has come a long way in recent decades—and one company is going further by recycling 300 million pounds of scrap and waste.
The Beginner’s Guide to Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors
Dreaming of your own veggie garden, but not sure where to start? Here’s how to sprout vegetable seedlings right on your windowsill.
The Beginner’s Guide to Propagating Houseplants
Want to get back to nature, but can’t leave your apartment? Become a plant parent.
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables
With the current pandemic comes the return of the victory garden. Here’s how to get started growing your own greens.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Charming Patios
With warm weather on the horizon, we suggest you take notes on these superb patios from the Dwell community that caught our editor’s eye this week.
Wild California Meets Manicured Japan in This Family’s Backyard Garden Oasis
A couple transform their backyard into a botanical children’s playland and an ideal entertaining spot.
Need a Breather? Get Lost in This Mesmerizing Garden in France
A historic French estate inspired by Claude Monet has been revived as a neo-futurist garden with otherworldly art and breathtaking views.
Precast Concrete Stair Treads Transform a Hip Outdoor Workspace in L.A.
The i|o @ Playa Vista campus is playfully reimagined with a protruding steel staircase that connects collaborative, indoor/outdoor workspaces.
How the Quest for Sustainability Fuels Gloster’s Production and Minimalist Modern Designs
Gloster’s recent acquisition of land in Indonesia is just another example of how the company is an industry leader in sustainability.
This Shady Oasis Is a Garden, Garage, and Office All Rolled Into One
In a leafy Boston suburb, a place to park cars and repair vintage scooters grows into a bucolic sanctuary.
Flexform Boldly Takes On the Great Outdoors With Launch of Covet-Worthy New Furniture Collection
The inviting new designs from Italian heritage brand Flexform will make you want to go, and possibly stay, outside.
10 Unexpected Ways to Decorate With Flowers
Though some may believe that flowers are more fit for traditional interiors or country homes, there's actually lots of modern ways to introduce them into your decor.
How to Make Your Tiny Yard Feel Spacious
We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is.
7 Companies Making Beautifully Modern Birdhouses
Here’s how to feed all the neighborhood birds in style.
An Introduction to Home Gardening
Ever since Adam and Eve’s unfortunate eviction, their descendants have been plunging hands and seeds into the earth in hopes of bringing forth food, beauty, and the satisfaction...
Now You Can Order Healthy Houseplants Through West Elm
Thanks to a partnership with direct-to-consumer brand Bloomscape, the home retailer is your newest source of greenery.
It Took a Neighborhood to Build This Beachside Bungalow
A California beach community rallies around a well-considered addition to its laid-back streets.
An Australian Family Kicks Back in a California-Inspired Pool Pavilion
Complete with an outdoor kitchen and wood-fired oven, this sleek pavilion is the ultimate escape—come rain or shine.
Why Plants Improve Mornings
Not everyone is a morning person—and that’s okay. However, there are a few things you can do to embrace the early hours (and we don’t just mean crushing a giant mug of coffee).
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