Tagetes lemmonii For Winter Color in Mild Climates
I almost never begin a post here on Birds & Blooms by giving the botanical name of a plant instead
Holiday Plants: Caring for Poinsettias, Christmas Cactus, and More
Plants are popular gifts, but novice and experienced gardeners alike can use some tips on how to care for them
Top 10 Plants to Grow From Plant Cuttings
Are friends always admiring your gorgeous flowers? Spread the splendor of your garden with these beautiful plants, perfect for starting...
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...
Making the Most of Gardening Zones
Gardening zones define where you live - but not necessarily what you can grow.
Top 10 Colorful Ground Cover Plants for Your Garden
These easy-to-grow ground cover plants are perennials that will brighten your yard and garden for years to come.
Top 10 New Plants for 2013
These new plants made the top of our list in 2013. Check the list and add a few to your...
How to Safely Transplant Perennials
Break free of tradition — most perennials are fine for transplanting almost any time of the year. Here's how to...
Plant a Healing Garden
Healing happens outside too. Learn how to plant a healing garden for outdoor therapy anytime.
Plant Bulbs in Fall for a Beautiful Spring Display
Pink Hyacinth A beautiful spring display of spring-blooming bulbs begins the previous fall. Yellow Tulips With the approaching holidays and
Top 10 Plants You Can’t Kill
Tough as nails, but they're pretty, too. Turn your black thumb into a green thumb with our picks for the...
Top 10 Flowers for Harvesting Seeds
Stick to your plant budget by harvesting seeds from these 10 flowers. They'll reward you with blooms in growing seasons...
Top 10 Seed-Bearing Plants
Keep these seed-bearing plants in your garden all winter long, and the birds will thank you for the extra food...
Top 10 Edible Flowering Plants
Add gusto to your garden with these flavorful, edible flowering plants that you can harvest for culinary purposes.
Top 10 Flowers for a Cutting Garden
Indoor bouquets in mind? Here are our top 10 picks for flowers for a cutting garden.
Top 10 Black Plants
The new black is just black when it comes to the world of horticulture. Check out some of our favorite...
Fall in Love with Jacqueline Peach Fusion Mums
This gorgeous flowering plant will take your breath away, even if you don't love most fall mums.
Add Dramatic Flair With Black Flowers and Foliage
In recent visits to the nursery, I have noticed plants with an unusual color that is not often seen in
Learn Why Sunflowers and Tomatoes Make Great Companion Plants
Plant sunflowers to attract more pollinators like birds and bees to your garden for the best tomato crop ever.
Colorful Cannas for Any Garden
When we bought our home in Florida several years ago, we found several treasures in the otherwise bland backyard. As
Opposites Attract: Using Color in the Flower Garden
The color theory of pairing colors together from opposite sides of the color wheel for great contrast works well in...
A Simple Midwest Lakeside Garden
During a trip to Ohio a few months back, I came across this simple flower garden at the edge of