Stylish, low maintenance and family friendly, this bi-level Brooklyn backyard by Brook Landscape features a marble patio, wood deck and layered plantings.
The judges have ruled, and the 23rd annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest winner is Bed Stuy's Stuyvesant Avenue between Bainbridge and Chauncey streets.
The Manhattan Bridge almost looks close enough to reach out and touch from the roof of Two Trees' 45 Main Street in Dumbo.
Brownstoner's 10 most popular spring Instagram photos feature classic views framed by the delicate blossoms of flowering trees.
Creating magazine-worthy garden style in an urban backyard is not always as easy as it looks.
Brooklynites are spoiled with a borough of delightful parks and gardens but if you want to expand your botanical pleasures to scenic landscapes outside of the five boroughs there are plenty of options.
Spring is finally back, and the borough's biggest plant sale is returning to help you spruce up your garden.
Experts share six tips for ridding your backyard of mosquitoes.
Designing an urban garden presents unique challenges. Small spaces mean that every plant has to really count.
Yards surrounded by tall buildings and trees are often shadier than their suburban counterparts. Rooftops and decks can be windy and dry.
There’s precious little advice out there specifically geared to garden design for an urban space, so we asked four of our Brooklyn garden experts for their best tips for urban gardeners.
So you’ve decided to turn that unfinished backyard into an urban oasis come spring. But how do you know which plants will thrive in our climate and put on a big show in a small city space?
Here are the top nine shrubs, trees and perennials these pros prefer. They will add color, texture and interest all year long.