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...
How to Choose a Container
Want to try your hand at small space gardening? Try this handy guide to find a planter or container ideal...
Should You Grow Heirloom or Hybrid Tomatoes?
Learn the differences between heirloom and hybrid tomatoes and decide which tomatoes are the best for your garden.
Gardening Basics: Identifying Weeds in Your Garden
Not sure how to tell the good from the bad when identifying weeds in your garden? We'll help you figure...
Favorite Vines for Backyard Flower Gardens
Create a beautiful backdrop in your backyard flower gardens by planting vines.
Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil
Since water runs right through sandy soil, the growing conditions are rather dry, even if the area gets a lot...
Top 10 Plants for Clay Soil
Slow-draining clay soil makes life difficult for many plants. Not to worry: these 10 plants for clay soil thrive in...
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...
Grand Ground Cover Ideas
Capitalize on every inch of your garden with these ground cover ideas to fill otherwise empty areas. Whether you're working...
Pink-Flowered Strawberries for Your Fruit Garden
Add pink-flowered strawberries to your fruit garden, where they're perfect in containers.
How to Grow Herbs in Winter
Follow these 7 easy steps to learn how to grow herbs in winter, including potting and watering tips. Then enjoy...
Tagetes lemmonii For Winter Color in Mild Climates
I almost never begin a post here on Birds & Blooms by giving the botanical name of a plant instead
Top 10 Plants to Propagate That Grow From Cuttings
Are friends always admiring your gorgeous flowers? Spread the splendor of your garden with these beautiful plants, perfect for starting...
Build a Rock Garden
You don’t need a lot of space to start a rock garden. Find a corner of your yard or garden...
Diary of Monarch Migration
The "super-generation" of butterflies that migrates to Mexico each year is simply amazing. Learn about the monarch migration journey.
Making the Most of Gardening Zones
Gardening zones define where you live - but not necessarily what you can grow.
Top 10 Colorful Ground Cover Flowers for Your Garden
Flowering ground covers can fill large areas with low-maintenance, high impact blooms. Ground cover flowers brighten your garden with color.
Top 10 New Plants for 2013
These new plants made the top of our list in 2013. Check the list and add a few to your...
Top 10 Tulip Favorites
Our top tulips were chosen for their wide variety of color, size, and bloom time.
New Plants for Your Backyard Vegetable Garden
Perk up your backyard vegetable garden by swapping old standards for new veggies!
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...
Gardening For Your Health
Looking for a healthier lifestyle? Find how just how good gardening for your health can be!
Plant a Healing Garden for Health and Wellness
Healing happens outside too, and therapy gardens are becoming more popular. Learn how to choose therapeutic healing garden plants.
Best Veggies to Grow in Southwestern Vegetable Gardens
A garden expert explains the best vegetables that grow well in her desert southwestern veggie garden.
Florida’s fall colors are a little different than those up north. While others are watching the last colorful leaves of