Top 10 Lists for Gardeners

Backyard gardening is a snap with these top 10 lists for gardeners! From foolproof plants to colorful flowers, we’re sharing our favorites to help you beautify your backyard.

10 Purple Flowering Plants to Grow in Your Garden

Add purple flowering plants to your garden and enjoy the bold, colorful blooms all season long. We found purple flowering ground covers, vines and bulbs.

Top 10 Vegetables That Grow Well in Shade

You can harvest a bountiful crop of vegetables even if your garden is spotty on sunshine. Each of these vegetables...


9 Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a flower garden bursting with patriotic pride. Here are the best red, white and...


Top 10 Summer Flowering Shrubs for Full Sun

Attract hummingbirds and butterflies with these summer flowering shrubs for full sun that provide a robust nectar source in your...


The Best New Vegetables to Grow This Summer

Add tasty new veggie varieties to the menu this growing season. Some of these best vegetables to grow are perfect...

10 Fast-Growing Vegetables You Can Harvest Quickly

Plant these fast-growing vegetables for your fastest summer harvest ever. Our veggie picks also include the number of days until...


The Best New Garden Plants for 2021

Reawaken your garden with these stunning new garden plants.

The Top 10 Essential Garden Tools List

With these garden tools, you can tackle just about any job in your yard. Learn what to look for when...


10 Best Peppers to Grow in Your Veggie Garden

Pick the best peppers to grow in your veggie garden with this ultimate pepper plant list, including anaheim, cayenne, and...


Top 10 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants

Attract birds, butterflies and bees with beautiful native plants that are easy to grow. Choose these plants to add color...


Top 10 Fast-Growing Annual Flowers

Get a jump-start on spring planting with the prettiest and fastest-growing annuals around.

Top 10 Small Shrubs for Small Spaces

Yes, you do have room for an extra shrub or two—all of our picks for the top 10 shrubs for...


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.


22 Early Blooming Flowers for Spring

These pretty, early blooming flowers are the first to pop up in spring. That’s what makes hellebores, winter heath and...


Top 16 Easy Flowers Anyone Can Grow

Tired of flowers that won't bloom or can't stand a dry spell? Try one or all of these easy flowers...


Top 10 Herbs to Grow for Cooking

Looking for herbs to grow for cooking recipes? Planted in a container or a vegetable garden, these fragrant herbs will...

Top 10 Pretty Winter Plants

These trees, shrubs and grasses shine bright in winter. Add height and texture to your yard with winter plants like...


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...


Top 10 Best Houseplants for Low Light

No sunlight, no problem! We recommend some of the best houseplants for low light growing conditions or rooms with indirect...


Top 10 Dark Colored Flowers That Are Almost Black

These dark colored, almost black, flowers add magic and mystery to the garden all year long, not just at Halloween!


Top 10 Showstopping Tulip Bulbs to Plant for Spring Color

Plant these tulips in fall for an explosion of color when spring arrives. They'll look spectacular arranged in a bouquet...


Top 10 Fall Vegetables to Extend the Harvest

Some things are worth waiting for, like these tasty fall vegetables that can be harvested right up to the first...


Top 10 Berry Trees and Shrubs Birds Love

Tasty fruits dangling from open branches entice birds to stop by for a quick winter snack. Learn the berry-filled plants,...


Top 10 Plants For Bees and Pollinators

Grow one or several of these flowering bee friendly plants in your yard and garden to encourage many pollinators to...

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Top 15 Drought-Tolerant Plants That Can Handle Dry Weather

Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants keep going strong. They’ll survive dry conditions while adding color and texture...


Top 10 Pink and Orange Flowers That Look Just Like a Sunset

Plant these stunning, sunset-colored blooms to create a wow factor in your garden.


8 Super Fragrant Flowers That Pollinators Love

Grow perennial powerhouses that will convince you to stop and smell the flowers. Bonus! Pollinators love them.


Top 10 Butterfly Host Plants to Attract Pollinators

Ready to take butterfly gardening to the next level? Plant butterfly host plants to give caterpillars a place to grow!


10 Inexpensive Plants That Will Make Your Garden Pop

You get a lot of bang for the buck with these showy, inexpensive plants. A small investment can pay big...


Top 10 Purple Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds register the color red very well, which is why they are drawn to bright red flowers. But hummingbirds are...