Growing Trees, Shrubs & Grasses

Whether you're growing grass, trees or shrubs, the right mix can make or break your backyard landscaping. We're sharing expert grass, shrub and tree growing tips and advice you can use!

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 Flowering Shrubs: Hydrangea

Top 10 Flowering Shrubs

Perennials and annuals aren’t the only plants that provide color in the garden. These flowering shrubs and flowering bushes will add magnificent scents and colors to your yard.

Flowering Trees for Your Backyard: Redbud

Flowering Trees for Your Backyard

Flowering trees just might be the best of both worlds! You get the height and size of a tree, plus the beauty of blooms and sometimes even sweet aromas. Check out our nine favorites and get tree growing tips for your yard.

Gardening with Ornamental Grasses: Pampas Grass

Gardening with Ornamental Grasses

Low-maintenance and versatile, gardening with ornamental grasses is a great way to show off the grass in your yard as more than a tidy green carpet. With this comprehensive list of our top picks, growing ornamental grasses has never been easier!

Easy Gardening

Easy Gardening for Tough Locations

Living in the far north or south can make for tough growing conditions, but we’ve got tips for easy gardening in these tricky spots.

Top 10 Summer-blooming Shrubs: Viburnum

Top 10 Summer-blooming Shrubs

Attract hummingbirds and butterflies with these summer-blooming shrubs that provide a robust nectar source in your own backyard.

Top 10 Shrubs for Small Spaces: Bella Anna hydrangea

Top 10 Shrubs for Small Spaces

Yes, you do have room for an extra shrub or two—all of our picks for the top 10 shrubs for small spaces are under 5 feet tall!

From Our Community

Charlene, ?? about Bellis of Ireland

Do you direct sow yours?  I am guessing you probably get them started indoors early as your weather is colder longer?  I read they like to be direct…
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Nicotiana question

I didn't start any nicotiana seeds this year and am regretting.  I thought I might start some now, but am wondering if it is too late.  Our safe…
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