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.

Top 10 Plants for Growing in Clay Soil

Slow-draining clay soil makes life difficult for many plants. Not to worry! These plants for clay soil will survive and thrive!

Top 10 Vines to Grow for Hummingbirds

Attract hummers from the ground up by planting their favorite nectar-rich flowering vines. Grow these vines for hummingbirds.


Top 10 Swallowtail Host Plants and Flowers to Grow

Turn your backyard garden into a beautiful butterfly paradise with these perfect picks for swallowtail host plants and flowers.


Top 10 Flowers for Harvesting Seeds

Stick to your plant budget by harvesting seeds from these flowers with seed pods. They'll reward you with blooms in...


Top 10 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Think beyond a basic, boring grassy lawn and get inspired with these front yard landscaping ideas to take your curb...

Top 10 Old Fashioned Flowers for Your Garden

Looking for old fashioned flowers like your grandmother used to grow? Try these lovely old standards!


Top 15 Colorful Coleus Varieties to Grow

These colorful coleus varieties will brighten up any garden bed or container. Look for bold textures, colors and shapes.


Top 10 Viva Magenta Flowers and Plants to Grow

Using Pantone's 2023 Color of the Year, Viva Magenta, in the garden with 10 examples of beautiful magenta flowers and...


Top 10 Dwarf Fruit Trees for Small Spaces

You don’t need to own an orchard or live in the tropics to grow fresh fruit. You can grow dwarf...


Top 10 Edible Flowering Plants for Home Cooks to Grow

Add beauty and gusto to your garden with these flavorful, edible flower plants that you can harvest for culinary purposes.


Top 10 Seed Bearing Plants Your Birds Will Love

Keep these seed bearing plants standing in your garden all winter long, and the birds will thank you for the...


Top 10 Tropical Fruit Trees to Grow

With a sunny window and a little patience, you can grow tropical fruit trees in your home. It’s easier than...


19 Pretty Flowers for a Cutting Garden

Do you have indoor bouquets in mind? Here are our top picks for cut garden flowers, including roses, dahlias, zinnias...

Top 10 Blooming Winter Flowers for Your Garden

A dusting of snow doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to your garden! Add color to your winter landscape...


Winter Interest Plants Add Color and Beauty to Your Yard

These bold winter interest plants are sure to provide a wonderland of color, form and beauty to your landscape.


10 Small Evergreen Shrubs to Grow for Year-Round Curb Appeal

Small evergreen shrubs make your yard look great in every season. Dwarf evergreens also provide benefits for birds and wildlife.


20 Pretty Winter Plants for Backyard Cheer

These trees, shrubs, grasses and even flowers shine bright in winter. Add height and texture to your yard with our...


20 Golden Plants to Make Your Garden Glow

Strike it rich with bright foliage that lights up a garden with our list of golden plants. Some of our...


Top 10 Bulbs to Plant in Fall That You Aren’t Growing Yet

Turn to this list for the best bulbs to plant in fall for carpets of color the following year.


Top 10 Types of Tulips to Plant in Your Garden

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


Top 10 Perennial Ornamental Grasses for Your Garden

Weave motion and texture into your garden beds with perennial grasses. Find the perfect ornamental grass pick for your...


Top 10 Year Round Flowers and Perennial Plants

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year round flowers and...

Top 10 Fall Blooming Perennials for Your Garden

Welcome shorter days and longer nights with colorful blooming fall perennials that light up your late-season flower garden.


Top 10 Bold Burgundy Perennial Flowers

Like the finest of wines, these sultry garden stars are an intoxicating mix of drama and sophistication. Grow burgundy flowers...


Top 10 Flowering Perennials That Bloom All Summer

It can be tricky to find flowering perennials that bloom all through the season, but these picks are sure to...


Top 10 Full Sun Perennials That Thrive in Sunshine

These flowering full sun perennials are easy to grow and won't wilt under the summer sunshine. Plus, the hardworking plants...


Top 10 All-Time Shade Garden Ideas

Is your backyard starved for sunshine? Turn your outdoor space into an oasis with these tried-and-true shade garden ideas.


Top 10 Low Maintenance Perennials

These eye-catching, reliable plants keep on growing. Low maintenance perennials will save you money and add beauty to your backyard.