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7 Go-To Garden Flowers That Butterflies Like

Want to attract butterflies? Try growing these types of flowers that our readers say their butterflies like the most.

Top 10 Plants to Propagate That Grow From Cuttings

Are friends always admiring your flowers? Spread the splendor with a list of the easiest plants to propagate that grow...


Top 10 Pink, Yellow and Orange Flowers That Look Like a Sunset

Enjoy the gorgeous colors of a tropical sunset in your garden anytime with these beautiful pink, yellow and orange flowers.


Yarrow Plant Care and Growing Tips

Get expert growing advice for a flowering yarrow plant, along with tips for dividing, pruning and cutting back yarrow.


Shasta Daisy Plant Care and Growing Tips

These classic, cheerful white blooms are a mainstay in the flower garden. Learn how to grow a Shasta daisy in...

15 Prettiest White Flowering Shrubs to Grow

If you love white flowers, good news! We found white flowering shrubs for every yard. Many of these also produce...


Grow Calibrachoa (Million Bells) in Baskets for Butterflies

Fill containers with calibrachoa flowers, also known as Million Bells or Superbells. Learn why gardeners love growing these "mini petunias."

Blackberry Lily Adds Bold Color to Flower Gardens

The orange spotted blooms of blackberry lily add a welcome splash of color to the flower garden. But this plant...


12 Beautiful Blue Flowers for Every Garden

Yellows, reds, and pinks abound in the plant world, but blue flowers may seem harder to find. Try these lovely...


Sedge (Carex) Plant Growing Guide

Sedges (Carex) are grass-like perennials grown for their foliage. Very versatile, sedge plants can be used in containers or as...


Coreopsis (Tickseed) Flower Care and Growing Tips

For the full-sun gardener, coreopsis is a perfect pick. Learn all about the benefits of adding this brightly colored flower...

How to Grow Potatoes in a Vegetable Garden

If you love eating potatoes, you might be curious about how to grow potatoes in your garden. Learn the best...


Identify and Get Rid of Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

Poison ivy, oak, and sumac can cause major irritation. Learn how to identify these bothersome plants — and how to...


The Ultimate Salvia Plant Growing Guide

Besides it being a pollinator magnet, there are countless reasons to add a salvia plant to your yard. Get expert...


Panicle Hydrangea: The Easiest Hydrangea to Grow

Need a hardier hydrangea for your garden? Try growing a panicle hydrangea — a lower-maintenance, bold-blooming choice.


The Top 10 Coneflower Varieties to Grow

With dozens of new coneflower varieties on the market and at garden centers, learn how to pick the best plants...

Meet the Gorgeous Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly

Learn to identify a great spangled fritillary. Look for glints of silver on large orange wings to identify these butterflies...


See What a Sphinx Moth Caterpillar and Pupa Looks Like

Here's how to identify sphinx moth caterpillars and sphinx moth pupa in your garden. Learn what to look for in...


Meet the Vast (and Fast!) Skipper Butterfly Family

Small and speedy, skipper butterfly species often fly under the radar. But these fascinating pollinators add lively interest to any...


Are Snow-on-the-Mountain Plants Invasive?

Snow-on-the-mountain, also known as bishops weed or goutweed, is an aggressive growing plant. Manage its spread or remove it from...


Allium Flower Care and Growing Tips

Alliums are easy to plant in fall and enjoy in spring. Check out our care tips for growing alliums and...


Grow Canna Flowers for Tropical Beauty in the Garden

Cannas flowers, sometimes called canna lilies, are semi-tropical plants that grow from rhizomes. Gardeners love the bold flowers and foliage.


Speedwell (Veronica) Plant Care and Growing Tips

Speedwell, also known as Veronica, is a long blooming, pollinator-friendly perennial that brings flower power to the summer garden.


Top 10 Purple Hummingbird Flowers to Grow

Hummingbirds see the color red very well, which is why they are drawn to red flowers. But these purple hummingbird...


Top 10 Shade Garden Ground Cover Plants to Grow

Too much shade? No problem! We found shade ground cover plants that are perfect for every type of garden and...

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Top 15 Colorful Hummingbird Flowers to Grow

What flowers do hummingbirds like? Turn your garden into a pollinator haven with colorful hummingbird flowers such as bee balm...


Grow Caladium Plants for Shade Garden Interest

Whether you choose caladium varieties with cool white leaves or brilliant reds and pinks, their foliage adds a real pop...


How to Prune and Care for a Crape Myrtle

Find out where crape myrtle grows best and how to choose the right variety for your garden. Plus, get tips...


Keep Invasive Asian Jumping Worms Out of Your Yard

Don't let Asian jumping worms take over your garden! Get expert advice on how to deal with these invasive soil-ruining...


Grow an Easy-Care Rugosa Rose for Rugged Beauty

Forget what you know about roses and discover why long-lasting, fragrant rugosa roses are sure to be a gorgeous garden...


Should You Grow Hybrid or Heirloom Tomatoes?

Do you know the difference between hybrid vs heirloom tomatoes? The great tomato debate has been going on for years.