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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APRIL 3, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Top Tips for Growing Azaleas

Azaleas are getting ready to set gardens on fire. The fluorescent shades of this plant's hallmark blooms tend to make a near-instant impact on the landscape. Though a signature of the Sou...

MARCH 25, 2013 | MONDAY
5 Spring Garden Favorites to Plant Right Now

The time to dream about your spring planting has passed. Now is the time to get going in the garden. So here are five flowering choices to consider for your landscape. Just remember that ...

MARCH 22, 2013 | FRIDAY
To Fertilize or Not to Fertilize?

As the growing season picks up, so does the drive to fertilize. Surely, your lawn could use a little help as it gets going—that's what you’d assume anyway, based on all of the fertilizer ...

MARCH 13, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Garden for Spring

Ready for spring to arrive? So is your garden. The ground may still be cold, but longer days have already begun to coax your plants out of their winter dormancy. It's undoubtedly early—th...

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 ...

FEBRUARY 7, 2013 | THURSDAY
Winter Care for Houseplants

Over the winter, when your outdoor garden has little to boast about, the greenery inside your home lifts spirits and keeps the air fresh. But believe it or not, even if a plant lives in a...

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...

JANUARY 10, 2013 | THURSDAY
How To: Make Tabletop Topiaries

The sculpture of plants, or topiary, has been a gardening practice for centuries. The precise designs achieved through shaping and pruning can be found all over the world, from the garden...

DECEMBER 19, 2012 | WEDNESDAY
Hanging Mistletoe at Christmas

After decking the halls and decorating the tree, there’s only one thing left to do—hang mistletoe. By doing so, you are participating in a ritual that holds more than just romantic signif...

DECEMBER 14, 2012 | FRIDAY
Deck the Halls: Holly Bushes

As your home decor becomes festive inside, it’s nice to see a little of that color scheme reflected outside as well. There’s nothing that can double as a herald of the holiday season whil...