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!
5 Tips for Growing a Healthy Lawn
Following these five simple tips will give you a lush grassy lawn that may leave your neighbors green with envy.
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 Plants: Pink-Flowering Ornamental Grass
Fall is in the air and summer blooms are beginning to fade, but the garden is far from being finished
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.
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
Beautiful Shrubs Without the Fuss
I love using plants in my garden that look beautiful, without having to ‘fuss’ over them. They are what I
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
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