Gardening can be very simple. This collection of garden tips helps you grow beautiful flowers and plants.
How to Water Your Plants. Wondering when and how much to water your plants? These 7 tips will help you become a watering pro, so you can give your plants exactly what they need to thrive.
All About Hostas. Hostas are carefree, long-lived perennials that thrive in the shade. Unlike most perennials, hostas are grown for their decorative foliage rather than for their flowers.
Clematis are long-lived perennial vines with showy flowers. Learn how to use the
All About Planting Dicentra. Dicentra is an elegant, easy care perennial for shady gardens. Commonly known as bleeding heart, the distinctive, heart-shaped flowers bloom in spring and early summer.
All About Elephant Ears. Learn when and where to plant elephant ears, how to care for the plants, how to use them in gardens and containers, and how to care for the plants at the end of the season.
All About Lilies. Lilies are hardy perennials with elegant, midsummer blooms. Learn about the different types of lilies, ways to use them in your garden, and how to plant and care for them.
Peonies are one of America's best-loved perennials. If you're thinking about growing peonies, here are some tips to help ensure your success.
All About Peonies. Peonies are perennial garden classics, loved for their extravagant, early summer blossoms. They are dependable, incredibly long-lived plants and will bloom for generations.
Design Tips for Shady Gardens. Shady gardens offer some unique design opportunities. Here are seven tips to help you make the most of a shady site.
Dahlias are easy to grow and incredibly rewarding. The flowers come in a rainbow of colors and they are excellent for cutting. Follow these expert tips to enjoy a beautiful and bountiful harvest.
Gardeners often worry when they see daffodils and other spring bulbs beginning to sprout in midwinter. Fortunately, bulbs are very resilient. If they emerge too early there's little cause for concern.
Double amaryllis have the same romantic charm as peonies and old roses. Extra petals give them a look that's both glamorous and sophisticated.
If winter is closing in and you still haven't planted your fall bulbs, don't worry! There are actually some advantage to planting as late as Thanksgiving.
For gardeners, shredded leaves are a free and valuable resource! They improve the soil and are a premium organic mulch for flowers and vegetables.