Madison Moulton

Madison Moulton

Madison Moulton is an esteemed gardening writer and editor with a profound affection for plants that took root in her childhood. As a life-long plant enthusiast, Madison’s early captivation with indoor gardening blossomed into a full-fledged profession. Her dedication and expertise in the field have seen her words grace the pages of several national gardening magazines, as well as some of the most popular online platforms. With bylines in notable gardening publications such as Epic Gardening, Rural Sprout, Homes & Gardens, and All About Gardening, Madison’s voice stands out as a beacon for sustainable and eco-friendly gardening practices. Moreover, her vast experience with tropical plants has not only made her a valuable contributor to our team but has also earned her features in esteemed platforms like Real Homes and Architectural Digest. While Madison’s extensive writing portfolio speaks volumes about her gardening expertise, her mission remains consistent: to inspire novice and seasoned gardeners alike to approach gardening with both the flora and the earth’s well-being at heart. Outside the digital realm, Madison is hands-on, immersing herself in the rich soils of her home country, South Africa, where she passionately plants and tends to her own garden.

Planting avocado trees

Planting avocado trees

Avocados are famous fruits around the world, with a distinctive taste unmatched by other produce. They can also be quite pricey depending on where you live, making a regular supply of avocados out of reach. But, with a bit of…

8 small garden ideas

Small garden ideas - grow flowers in containers

As more people move to cities and urbanization increases, gardens are growing smaller. This can be tough for avid gardeners who have a long list of things they want to grow. If you have a smaller space (or maybe no…

6 container garden ideas

Purple flower container garden

In an unfortunate case of irony, interest in gardening around the world has grown massively over the past few years while the size of gardens has continued to decrease. The solution to this problem? Container gardens. If you have a…

How fast do magnolia trees grow?

Pink magnolia blossoms on northern tree

With a fragrance that quickly fills gardens and stunning flowers that stand out, magnolia trees are an ideal ornamental addition to larger backyards. So how fast do magnolia trees grow? Magnolias are slow growers, growing a maximum of about two…

20 magnolia varieties

Star magnolia (magnolia stellata)

An ornamental garden is incomplete without a fragrant magnolia tree filling the space with blooms from early spring through to summer. These unique flowers appear before the leaves and usually signal the start of the spring season. Follow this guide…

13 types of magnolia trees

Pink magnolia blossoms on northern tree

When planting an ornamental garden, trees are not typically the first thing to come to mind. But with the right tree, they can quickly become anchors and stunning backdrops to the rest of your perennial beds. And no tree turns…