Flower Gardening

Freshen up your flower garden with these expert recommendations, tips and ideas that can make any yard look like a million bucks.

Top 10 Year-Round Perennials: Coneflower

Top 10 Year-Round Perennials

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year-round perennials.

Top 10 Red Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

Top 10 Red Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

The color of passion and a sign of power, red is also the favorite color of hummingbirds. Give your garden a bold new look with our top 10 favorite red flowers to attract hummingbirds.

Top 10 New Plants for 2014

Top 10 New Plants for 2014

It’s time to celebrate! The garden world is abuzz over this year’s arrivals, and we’re sharing our list of top 10 new plants for 2014.

Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil: Gazania

Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil

Since water runs right through sandy soil, the growing conditions are rather dry, even if the area gets a lot of rain. These 10 plants for sandy soil don’t seem to mind.

Top 10 Plants for Clay Soil: Japanese Iris

Top 10 Plants for Clay Soil

Slow-draining clay soil makes life difficult for many plants. Not to worry: these 10 plants for clay soil thrive in it.

Top 10 Drought-Tolerant Plants: Portulaca

Top 10 Drought-Tolerant Plants

Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants prove that the show must go on. They’re sure to survive dry conditions while adding distinctive color and texture to your garden.