It鈥檚 our fave time of year, filled with long days, sunshine, and lots of time spent outside doing *all* the outdoor things. Even if your garden is already planted, there鈥檚 still time to kick it up a notch. And thanks to Pinterest, we know what鈥檚 actually worth trying! Scroll down for five garden trends that we鈥檙e going to try STAT. For more seasonal inspo, check out the full summer entertaining board here.

1. Garden in a Can: No yard? No problem. Growing herbs on your windowsill looks cute and is great for easy cooking access. (via Kendra Castillo)

2. Aloe Vera Gardening: It鈥檚 time to incorporate this medicinal plant into your life 鈥 its robust leaves will add a funky cool texture and its gel soothes sunburns. (via Gardening Know How)

3. High-Tech Gardening: Garden sensors are gaining popularity, and we can see why. These revolutionary tools actually measure your soil鈥檚, well, everything (think moisture, fertility, temp, etc.), and then send the info to your phone. No more over- or under-watering! (via Design Milk)

4. Plants You Can鈥檛 Kill: Embroider these gorgeous plants and add a pop of greenery to your home decor without the stress of watering. These also make great gifts for the non-green thumbs in your life. (via Instructables)

5. Kid- and Drought-Friendly Landscaping. Nothing beats a backyard that鈥檚 low maintenance and beautiful! Whether you鈥檙e surprising the kiddos with a fun new play zone or you just want fewer headaches, using paver stones, sand or gravel, and drought-resistant plants looks great and requires much less upkeep. (via Coo Architecture)

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