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!
9 Best Fall Shrubs to Grow This Season
Turn up the heat in your cool-weather backyard with fiery fall foliage.
9 Small Evergreen Shrubs to Grow for Year-Round Beauty
Small evergreen shrubs and trees will make your yard look great in every season. Dwarf evergreens also provide benefits for...
5 Elegant Japanese Garden Styles to Try
A touch of Japan adds minimalist style to your own backyard.
Signs of Spring: Viburnum and Dogwood
Blooming trees and shrubs like native viburnum and dogwood are one of the great pleasures of spring.
Signs of Spring: Forsythia and Redbud
Growing up in Ohio, I had a forsythia bush outside my bedroom window. This allowed me to be one of
Top 10 Fast Growing Shrubs
Get fantastic looking results and landscaping benefits even faster than usual with our gardening expert's picks for the best fast...
Top 10 Quick Growing Trees for Your Landscape
Try planting one of these quick growing trees in your yard for beauty, shade and wildlife benefits.
Colorful Winter Gardens
It may be winter, but not all gardens are covered in snow. Enjoy these colorful Southwestern winter gardens.
Alternatives to Invasive Shrubs
Find out which invasive shrubs to avoid and what to replace them with.
Top 10 Plants That Attract Waxwing Birds
Every garden should have waxwings! With a little planning, you can bring in these gorgeous fliers with colorful fruit-bearing plants...
4 Drought-Tolerant Flowering Shrubs for Southern Gardens
If you think drought tolerant means boring, here are four drought tolerant flowering shrubs you'll want to add to the...
Attract Wildife with Rose of Sharon
This beloved shrub has gorgeous flowers that attract wildlife in droves, including butterflies and hummingbirds.
Grow lemongrass for culinary purposes, as an ornamental grass, or just for the fresh scent!
Gardening Made Easy: 60+ Tough Plants
Take the guesswork out of your garden and put these tough plants to the test in your backyard.
9 Beautiful Flowering Trees for Your Backyard
With beautiful flowering trees, you get the height and size of a tree, plus the beauty of flowers. Check out...
Gardening with Ornamental Grasses
Low-maintenance and versatile, gardening with ornamental grasses is a great way to prove that grass is more than a tidy...
Fast Growing Trees to Add Beauty to Your Backyard
Whether you're building up the landscape in your backyard, or looking to add shade and privacy, here are our recommendations...
Five Fascinating Facts About… Holly
Haul out the holly! The holiday season is here, and holly seems to be everywhere. Of all the holiday decorations
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...