Gardening

Make the backyard garden of your dreams a reality with these gardening tips and ideas from our experts.

View More in:

Add Glamour to Your Yard With Bollywood Azalea

Roll out the red carpet for butterflies, bees and other pollinators with Bollywood azalea. Learn how to grow this flowering shrub.

Top 10 Plants to Grow for a Cocktail, Mocktail or Tea Garden

Lavender, basil, mint and more add flavor to cocktails, mocktails, iced tea, hot tea and more, making them perfect for...


Top 10 Annuals That Attract Hummingbirds

These easy-to-grow annuals that attract hummingbirds are filled with the sweet nectar that pretty pollinators can’t resist.


Gardeners Share Their Top Container Gardening Ideas

Gardeners reveal their best container gardening ideas. Plus get inspired by gorgeous container combinations from Ball Horticultural Company.


Too Many Roots? How to Fix a Root Bound Plant

Find out how to tell if you have a root bound plant. Also find out how to easily fix this...

16 Beautiful Flowers to Inspire Your Dream Garden

Marvel at gardeners' stunning pictures of beautiful flowers. These breathtaking blooms will have you racing to the garden center to...


Expert Garden Advice on Rabbit Resistant Flowers

Bunnies eating all of your blooms? Here's an expert's advice for the best rabbit resistant flowers and rabbit repellents.


10 Award-Winning Flowers That Hummingbirds Adore

Do hummingbirds like petunias or dianthus? Grow these award-winning flowers from All-America Selections to attract pollinators.



Top 15 Colorful Hummingbird Flowers to Grow

What flowers do hummingbirds like? Turn your garden into a pollinator haven with colorful hummingbird flowers such as bee balm...


If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


12 Mini Planters to Suit Any Decorating Style

Add some flair to your home with mini planters. From sloths to ferris wheels, we found small planters for every...


How to Attract Butterflies in 9 Easy Ways

Butterfly expert Jaret Daniels lends his tips on how to attract butterflies, from growing host plants and nectar flowers to...

How to Get Rid of Bermuda Grass in Your Garden

Bermuda grass is drought and heat tolerant but can be aggressive. Get hints on how to kill Bermuda grass without...


Plant Harry Lauders Walking Stick for Year-Round Interest

Harry Lauder's walking stick offers something new and completely unique in every season. Here's what you need to know before...


How to Grow and Care for a Forsythia Bush

Learn how to pick out the best forsythia bush for your region, how long the bright yellow flowers last and...


Plant a Hanging Flower Basket in 5 Easy Steps

Add color to nearly any space by designing and planting hanging flower baskets brimming with gorgeous blooms and foliage.


Rhododendron vs Azalea: How to Tell the Difference

Be a garden sleuth and find out the identify of your mystery plant. See key differences between rhododendron vs azalea...


The Top New Garden Trends to Try in 2022

Spring gardening season is upon us and it's time to get growing! Here are the top garden trends that the...


Easy Watering: 6 Plant Waterer Products We Love

Water your plants with ease! Keep your indoor and outdoor plants healthy with six plant waterer systems that do the...


Hummingbirds Will Flock to a Hummingbird Mint Plant

Want an easy way to attract hummingbirds to your garden? Grow a hummingbird mint plant! Pollinators can't resist these colorful...

Support the Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle

Monarchs aren't the only butterflies that migrate! Follow the painted lady butterfly life cycle and learn how you can help...


A Painted Lady Butterfly is a Flying Work of Art

Learn how to attract and identify a painted lady butterfly and caterpillar. Find out what they eat and what host...


10 Gardening Subscription Boxes You’ll Love to Unbox

Looking for a perfect gift for plant lovers? Gardening subscription boxes deliver seeds, indoor plants, flowers, tools and more to...


The Best New Garden Plants for 2022

Reawaken your garden with these stunning new garden plants. You'll want to plant all of these blooming beauties!


How to Grow a Pollinator Garden

Follow these simple steps and tips to create a gorgeous pollinator garden that butterflies, bees and birds will love to...


12 Heartfelt Gardening Memories With Mom

Birds & Blooms readers recount their favorite memories of gardening with Mom or Grandma.