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 Fragrant Flowers

The best blooms are those that fill the air with perfume. Fill your garden with these fragrant flowers.


Top 10 Heat-Tolerant Plants

Summer sizzles, and so do these beautiful blooms! Choose from these top heat-tolerant plants for your summer flower garden.


Top 10 Best Value Plants

Don't waste your time or money. Choose these best value plants to make every garden a beautiful one.


Top 10 Old Fashioned Flowers

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


Top 10 Plants That Attract Waxwing Birds

Every garden should have waxwings! With a little planning, you can bring in these gorgeous fliers with colorful fruit-bearing plants...


Top 10 Winter Bloomers For Your Flower Garden

Snow, sleet and high winds make it hard for gardeners to get outside in winter. Add color to your frost-covered...


Top 10 Shade Tolerant Coral Bells

Discover why these fabulous shade tolerant beauties are some of the best-kept secrets in the garden. You’re going to wonder...


Top 10 All-time Shade Garden Ideas

Is your yard starved for sun? Turn your backyard into a thriving oasis with these tried-and-true shade garden ideas.

Top 10 Best Roses

There’s a longtime love affair between gardeners and roses. Find your new favorite tried-and-true rose on our list of the...


Top 10 Hummingbird Flowers and Plants

We have a great plant recommendation in every color. Take a look at these nectar-rich hummingbird flowers and plants in...


Top 10 Foolproof Plants for Kids

Get kids excited about gardening with some gardening basics and our list of foolproof plants for little ones.


Top 10 Year-Round Perennials

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


Top 10 Bizarre Plants

These plants are not garden basics! Walk on the wild side with these weird and wonderful bizarre plants.


Top 10 Backyard Vines With Fall Flair

Grow these backyard vines to brighten your autumn landscapes with blazing foliage, colorful berries and fetching flowers.


Top 10 Award-Winning Hummingbird Flowers

You’re sure to lure lively hummers to your backyard with this list of award-winning hummingbird flowers courtesy of All-America Selections.


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...

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...


Fast Growing Trees to Add Beauty to Your Backyard

Whether you're building up the landscape in your backyard, or looking to add shade and privacy, here are our recommendations...


Top 10 Plants to Grow From Plant Cuttings

Are friends always admiring your gorgeous flowers? Spread the splendor of your garden with these beautiful plants, perfect for starting...


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 Best Tomatoes to Grow

Go beyond the ordinary with these unique picks that boast terrific flavor and bright colors for your tomato garden.


Top 10 Summer Flowering Shrubs

Attract hummingbirds and butterflies with these summer flowering shrubs that provide a robust nectar source in your own backyard.


Top 10 Shrubs for Shade

Don't let your shady yard stop you from having a lively landscape—jazz up your space with our list of the...


Top 10 Plants You Can’t Kill

Tough as nails, but they're pretty, too. Turn your black thumb into a green thumb with our picks for the...


Top 10 Flowers for Harvesting Seeds

Stick to your plant budget by harvesting seeds from these 10 flowers. They'll reward you with blooms in growing seasons...


Top 10 Seed-Bearing Plants

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