Florida’s fall colors are a little different than those up north. While others are watching the last colorful leaves of
Top 10 Shrubs for Shade
Don't let your shady yard stop you from having a lively landscape—jazz up your space with our list of the...
Secrets to Fall Color
Learn the basics for enjoying rich, beautiful colors in your backyard this fall.
Grow Dogwood Trees to Attract Birds
Not only do dogwoods trees have good looks, they also attract wildlife. Add a beautiful tree to your yard for...
Small Trees That Attract Birds for Food, Shelter and Nesting
Attract more birds with these small trees and shrubs that provide food and shelter in all seasons. These varieties are...
Favorite Fall Plant: Autumn Sage
Living in the Desert Southwest, I am always grateful when September comes around and the summer heat begins to abate.
Signs of Spring – Fragrant, Flowering Fruit Trees
There is nothing that says spring is here as formerly leafless fruit trees covered in blossoms. What makes it even
Second Chance for a Damaged Tree
Have you ever had a favorite damaged by a storm or severe cold temperatures? Was the damage so bad that
Focus on Natives: Muhly Grass
If you’re a fan of ornamental grasses, Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris syn. M. filipes) is one you simply must have. A foolproof
Focus on Natives: Elliot’s Lovegrass
Ornamental grasses are popular in gardens, and for good reason. Taller varieties add texture and interest, while lower growing species
Ornamental Grasses for Zones 3, 4 and 5
I have a few ornamental grasses in my yard — Blue Fescue, Ribbon Grass and Switch Grass. I’ve been on
Low-Litter Plants for Landscaping Around Swimming Pools
Who doesn’t love to take a dip in the pool on a hot summer’s day? I certainly do. But I
Beautiful Native Perennial With a Floral Surprise
Globe Mallow is one of my favorite native shrubs. It brings a ‘cottage garden’ look and feel to my desert
Flowering Beauty for Winter and Spring, Valentine Bush
I must admit that I am getting a bit tired of looking at my brown, frost-damaged shrubs and perennials. Like