Planting Your Mid-Century Modern House

Planting Your Mid-Century Modern House

So, you’ve decided to move into a Mid-Century Modern living space? You love the clean lines, bright open spaces, the futuristic optimism, that color combo of warm pastels and earth tones... But what about the garden? What plants would fit into a Modern setting? 

How To Care For Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

How To Care For Your Fiddle Leaf Fig

Fiddle leaf figs are the darlings of the design world and for good reason! Their large, architectural leaves make a dramatic statement, offering a modern accent to homes and offices. While the ­fig may have the reputation of being a bit of a prima donna, if you follow some basic guidelines, you and your fi­g can have a long and productive relationship.

Flowers to Enhance Your Vegetable Garden

Flowers to Enhance Your Vegetable Garden

Flowers add both beauty and functionality to your garden. They provide interesting colors, scents, and textures to the landscape and allow you to create beautiful homegrown bouquets all summer long.But flower power doesn’t stop there! Flowering plants attract pollinators and beneficial insects that help your fruits and vegetables develop robust harvests, and they increase the ecological biodiversity of your neighborhood.

Which Tomato Should I Grow?

Which Tomato Should I Grow?

We've boiled down the tomato decision process in this infographic to help you pick the tomatoes that are right for you. We'd love to know what you're planting! Comment on this post or share on social media using the hashtag #heyswansons

The Root Of Everything: Soils, Amendments & Mulches

The Root Of Everything: Soils, Amendments & Mulches

Soil really is at the root of everything in the garden. Without healthy soil, plants will not thrive. Period. Whether you are planting in containers or directly into the garden, the use of specific soils, amendments, and mulches will have immediate and lasting benefits! Here are a few of our favorite soils, amendments, and mulches, plus how and when to use them.