Garden Home

After walking us through his own “garden home” and explaining why he made the choices he did, Allen introduces his 12 principles of garden design, discussing such topics as a sense of enclosure, framing the view, texture, pattern, rhythm, and, of course, color.

Living in the Garden home

Allen inspires us to extend the definition of living space to our gardens, transforming them into places of ever-changing beauty that are woven into the fabric of our lives. 

Colors of the Garden

In this landmark guide to transforming your garden settings into living works of art, bestselling author and celebrity home garden designer P. Allen Smith draws on his talents as both master gardener and artist to offer simple ways to create gardens that burst with color.

Bringing the Garden Indoors

Whether it’s growing a citrus tree in your kitchen, using boxed plants to decorate your dining table, or forcing bulbs into bloom and showcasing them in a fantastic flea market find or a family heirloom, Allen’s sixty-five fail-safe projects are pure inspiration for every room in your home.

Container Gardens

With this book P. Allen Smith shows how to create a beautiful container garden.  Allen shares the secrets he uses to make his eye-catching arrangements, as well as special planting and display tips for placement in your garden.

Seasonal Recipes from the Garden

America’s best-known gardener and garden designer, celebrates the bounty of each season with recipes of flavorful fruits, vegetables, and herbs at their garden-fresh best.

Veggies & Herbs

Garden designer and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith takes away the mystery of growing Veggies & Herbs with this card collection.

Bulb Garden

P. Allen Smith takes away the mystery of bulb growing with this card collection. This collection also includes an hour-long DVD that highlights additional how-to projects and travel features showcasing spectacular bulb gardens.

Rose Garden

Growing roses for fragrant bouquets or to gracefully climb garden structures can be accomplished with the help of garden designer and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith and this card collection. Roses add elegance to a landscape and the cards feature planting and care information for 28 of Smith’s favorites.

Upcoming Books

Four Seasons at America's Ferme Ornee: Moss Mountain Farm

Four Seasons at America’s Ferme Ornée

Spring 2021

Fowl Pursuits–Preserving American Heritage Poultry



Garden Secrets of Bunny Mellon

Linda Jane Holden


Garden Design Master Class

Carl Dellatore


Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Arkansas

Theo Witsell, et all


The Chubby Vegetarian

Justin Fox & Amy Lawrence



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Thomas Jefferson’s Vegetable Garden at Monticello

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Inspirational Elements at George Washington’s Mt. Vernon

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George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens

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Great British Gardens: Arley

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Great British Gardens: Chatsworth

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Great Dutch Gardens: Het Loo Palace

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Gardens of the South and Middleton Place


Books Featuring our Work

Living Floral

Margot Shaw,  2019

Southern Living 50 Years


A Year at Clove Brook Farm

Christopher Spitzmiller, 2021

Articles Featuring our Work