7 Things You Need to Know Before Planting a Tree
Planting a tree is a wonderful investment for your property. Follow this checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything...
Top 10 Tree Diseases (And What to Do About Them)
Trees contribute mightily to a landscape's value, so it's important to keep them healthy. Here's how to deal with 10...
Choose the Best Roses for Your Garden
Before you toss any old rose plant into the ground, use this guide to find the rose that's a perfect...
Grow Crotons for Year-Round Fall Foliage
If you love the reds, yellows, and oranges of fall foliage, grow crotons and enjoy those vivid hues all year...
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...
How to Prune and Care for Crape Myrtle Trees
Beloved in the Southern states, crape myrtle trees flower profusely in summer. Learn how to properly care for and prune...
5 Elegant Japanese Garden Styles to Try
A touch of Japan adds minimalist style to your own backyard.
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.
Growing Hibiscus Outside and In
The blooms of this popular tropical shrub are real showstoppers. Get tips for growing hibiscus outside or indoors.
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...
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.
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...
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...