Kelsey Savage

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kelsey Savage writes about homes and gardens when she's not doing her crafty best to spruce up her small home. In the past, she has served as an editor at Martha Stewart Living and Country Living. Today, she's a manager of communications at CHANEL. Kelsey Savage on LinkedIn | Google+

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 | THURSDAY
Everywhere Ferns: Choosing the Right Variety for Your Garden

With a history dating back 300 million years, ferns have proven their staying power. Today, their frilled fronds and varied green shades entice gardeners who appreciate their graceful app...

JULY 20, 2013 | SATURDAY
Managing 3 Common Problems Faced by Roses

The rewards of roses are not easily earned. These universally prized flowers behave temperamentally whenever they are not properly cared for, and sometimes even when they are carefully an...

JULY 10, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
10 Not-to-Be-Missed Sunflower Blooms

Nothing better symbolizes summer than a robust sunflower's bright yellow face, often so high you could easily mistake it for the sun itself.

JUNE 20, 2013 | THURSDAY
3 Special Geraniums to Seek Out for Your Garden

With a reputation for hardiness, geraniums can be found in literally hundreds of varieties, many that boast impressive, bright, and summery colors.  Whether in a hanging basket, patio con...

MAY 16, 2013 | THURSDAY
Flowering Climbers: 8 Cures for the Common Garden

Grow your garden from ordinary to extraordinary with flowering vines that add a beautiful new level of interest to your landscape.

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 | THURSDAY
Bonsai for Beginners

Bonsai—caring for and nourishing miniature shrubs and trees in pots—has long been a way for hobbyists to reduce stress and demonstrate their gardening skill. Originally called penjing by ...

JANUARY 29, 2013 | TUESDAY
Amaryllis, Year After Year

The amaryllis is usually thought of as a one-off winter bulb that makes for a great holiday accent. But with very little care on your part, you can have the grand flower appear year after...

DECEMBER 7, 2012 | FRIDAY
Tabletop Christmas Trees for the Holiday Season

Choosing a live evergreen to serve as your Christmas tree brings a fresh scent and a bit of the outdoors into your home. But it will also bring a rash of falling needles and perpetual sap...

NOVEMBER 1, 2012 | THURSDAY
How and When to Plant Garlic

Fall is the time to get garlic into the ground. The cloves get a head start on the growing season so that by late summer, you’ll have a nice supply of the health-boosting bulbs. While the...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012 | TUESDAY
How to Dry Hydrangeas for Stunning Tabletop Displays

The end of the summer is just days away but instead of celebrating the season, the last bright blooms are starting to look like a symbol of summer's end. If dried now though, hydrangeas—o...