To stretch your gardening dollar, fill empty summer containers with hardy plants instead of flowering annuals. Pam Baggett explains how.
Steve Jones, president of the American Rose Society, tells what makes floribunda roses the best all-around roses. Read about their long bloom time and ease of care.
Plants are responsible for only a small proportion of accidents around the home, and these are rarely serious. However, it is prudent to be aware of commonly grown poisonous garden plants. Here is a list.
Annual climbing plants grow fast and flower within the year, making them ideal subjects for providing a quick, temporary screen in the garden.
At least three dogwood species are often called redtwig dogwood, and there are many cultivars within those species, some more desirable than others. All three species are grown primarily for their colorful stems, though some also have variegated foliage. Their … Read Article
Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ is a plant for all seasons, including winter. Read Article
This ornamental oregano is an excellent choice for containers and window boxes. Read Article
With striking fragrant flowers and little care needed, hoyas are the perfect houseplant. Read Article
These deciduous shrubs make attractive, easy-care hedges. Read Article
There are plenty of boxwood choices for the colder zones. Read Article
Prairie dropseed is a bunchgrass, forming a flowing mound of shiny, emerald green, narrow foliage about 15 to 18 inches high and two feet wide. Read Article