The Sensible Gardener offers practical information on how to be a successful, yet sustainable gardener.

Maybe you just want to learn how to make your yard look better, maybe you want to refresh or remodel your current landscaping, perhaps you even want to start over again and create a brand new landscaping. In any event, the first thing you need is knowledge. And that’s what The Sensible Gardener wants to offer.

Let your garden develop your creativity and ground you

Gardening can be a very grounding and creative adventure for anyone. An adventure that brings more beauty and life to your environment. The trees, shrubs and flowers you may add around your home will attract birds and butterflies. If you do things right, and with a bit of care, your work will grow and become more beautiful, as time goes on.

The subjects we cover are very diverse, from sensible gardening, to landscaping styles, plants that grow well in the shadeshrubs that thrive in wet locations with a lot of sun, how to deal with drainage problemstools that can make the work easier, etc.

So, please, do not hesitate to browse through our site, look in the menus above, use the Search tool. Have a look at our site map, where every page is listed in logical order.

As you will see, there is a lot of information. Enjoy!

The right plants in the right locations with the right conditions