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 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.

Flower Gardening with Fast Growing Vines: Passionflower

Fast Growing Vines and Climbing Flowers

Add beauty to your flower garden with our recommendations for prized backyard vines. From fast growing vines to climbing flowers, take a look at these prized picks.

Winter Gardening: Nine Striking Plant Ideas

Winter Gardening: Striking Plant Ideas

Just because temperatures drop off late in the year doesn’t mean winter gardening has to follow suit. With these striking plants, winter blooming flowers, and some gardening basics, you can boost texture and add hints of color to your yard.

Rock Garden

Build a Rock Garden

You don’t need a lot of space to start a rock garden. Find a corner of your yard or garden and give it a try to see if it suits you first.

Attracting Butterflies - Butterfly Host Plant

Top 10 Butterfly Host Plants

Ready to take butterfly gardening to the next level? Plant butterfly host plants to give caterpillars a place to grow!

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