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!

Top 6 Trees with Pink and White Flowers in Spring

Plant pretty trees with pink and white flowers in your backyard for a display of colorful blooms in springtime. Plus,...


How to Plant Shrubs and Bushes

Planting shrubs will give you privacy and beautify your backyard in no time at all. Learn how to plant shrubs...


Why You Should Plant a Weeping Crabapple Tree

Catch the attention of wildlife and your fellow gardeners alike with a weeping crabapple tree. This tree looks gorgeous and...


Pretty in Pink: 10 Shrubs With Pink Flowers

Think pink when planning your garden! From pale pink to magenta, you're sure to find a shrub with pink flowers...


15 Beautiful White Flowering Shrubs

If you love white flowers, good news! We found white flowering shrubs for every landscape. And many of these plants...


The Prettiest Yellow Flowering Shrubs for Your Yard

Love sunny yellow flowers? These yellow flowering shrubs will add vibrant color to your garden or landscape. And many of...


When to Prune Trees and Shrubs

Wondering when you should get out your pruning tools? A gardening expert reveals when to prune trees and shrubs to...


Top 10 Flowering Bushes for Your Yard

Perennials and annuals aren’t the only plants that provide color in the garden. These flowering bushes produce magnificent floral displays.

17 Blooming Bushes That Attract Butterflies

Attract more beautiful pollinators with these flowering bushes that attract butterflies. You'll also get easy-care vibrant color to fill your...


10 Dwarf Flowering Shrubs for Containers

Bring bushes out of the hedgerows and into your containers and patio gardens with these top picks for dwarf flowering...


Why You Should Plant Eastern Red Cedar Trees in Your Yard

Looking for a new tree to add to your yard? Grow a majestic Eastern red cedar tree to provide food...


7 Fascinating Facts About Conifer Trees

Discover fun facts about these interesting trees and which birds love them. Learn the difference between conifers and pines and...


Can You Grow Azalea Plants Indoors?

Greenhouse azalea plants are commonly sold as holiday gifts. Here's what you need to know about growing azaleas indoors.


7 Fun Facts About Christmas Trees

They're a holiday staple, but you probably didn't know these Christmas tree facts. Share these fun facts about Christmas trees...


The Best Types of Conifer Trees and How to Grow Them

Garden experts share their favorite types of conifer trees as well as the best tips for growing conifers in your...


Top 10 Dwarf Conifers for Small Spaces

Small space gardening is made easy with our list of the top 10 dwarf conifers for landscaping. We found the...


Plant Propagation: How to Multiply Your Plants for Free

Save money and get more plants for free! Follow these plant propagation steps and learn how to make plant cuttings.

5 Essential Steps for Tree Planting Success

Planting a tree may be easier than you think. Just follow these digging, watering and planting tips to ensure your...


5 Attractive Drought Tolerant Shrubs for Your Garden

Here are five of our favorite drought-tolerant shrubs you should consider adding to your yard, to conserve water and add...


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...


9 Best Fall Shrubs to Grow This Season

Turn up the heat in your cool-weather backyard with fiery fall foliage.


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...

3 Different Ways to Grow Moss

Go mad for moss! One easy-growing plant, three ways to cultivate it.


5 Elegant Japanese Garden Styles to Try

A touch of Japan adds minimalist style to your own backyard. Find the right Japanese garden style for your landscape.


7 Fabulous Facts About Flowering Trees

Learn more about everyone's favorite spring showstoppers!


Signs of Spring: Viburnum and Dogwood

Blooming trees and shrubs like native viburnum and dogwood are one of the great pleasures of spring.


Signs of Spring: Forsythia and Redbud

Enjoy blooming branches against a blue spring sky with forsythia bushes and redbud trees.


Top 10 Fast Growing Trees for Your Landscape

Try planting one of these quick growing trees in your yard for beauty, shade and wildlife benefits.