Genus: S. nipponica 'Snowmound' Zones: 3 to 8 Cost: $7 to $40 Expert says: "The tiny cascading summer blossoms are spectacular. But the wild waterfall-like shape of the stems gives great 'fill' to landscapes year-round." — Rebecca Cole, garden designer, New York City
Hickies elastic shoel aces discovered by The Grommet. Never tie or untie your shoes again. An elastic lacing system to replace your shoelaces, they let you easily slip in and out of your sneakers while keeping them snug.
Constructing a Living Hedge or Fedge (a cross between a hedge and a fence)