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!

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...


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Winter Cassia

Florida’s fall colors are a little different than those up north. While others are watching the last colorful leaves of


Ground Covers for Shade Gardens

Low-light ground covers add beauty in shade gardens.


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...


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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

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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


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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