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...
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
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...
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
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
Focus on Natives: Live Oaks and Spanish Moss
Perhaps no image is more representative of the southern outdoors than a giant live oak dripping with Spanish moss. When
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...