It's easy to fall in love with lavender -- the plant features attractive foliage, beautiful flowers, and a great scent. Plus, it's resistant to drought, deer, and hungry bunnies. The key to success is knowing which type is right for your yard. Here are some of our favorites.
How to Care for Orchids. Orchids are no more difficult to care for than ordinary houseplants. They require slightly different watering and fertilizing techniques, but with this easy guide you'll be growing beautiful orchids in your home in no time.
Flowering Perennials from Spring to Fall
Enjoy colorful blooms in your garden from spring to fall with these 17 easy-to-grow perennials.
10 Plants that Grow Surprisingly Well in Containers
Attract beautiful hummingbirds to your yard by growing these beautiful garden plants.
If you want long-lived tulips, pick the species types. Species tulips are especially suited for growing in rock gardens or tucked into beds and borders. Find out more about the different varieties of tulips to add to your garden.
Lemon Button Fern Lemon button fern produces cute, golden-green fronds with rounded edges (that give it the buttonlike appearance). It's an easy-to-grow fern that fits in well with a lot of decorating styles.
Herb Care Guide
Whether you're looking to plant thyme, oregano, chives, or mint, here's the basic herb care you should know before you get planting.
Get Your Tomatoes off to a Perfect Start
With our 10 best tips for growing tomatoes, you will yield your healthiest, juiciest crop of tomatoes yet.
Tough-as-Nails Garden Russian sage, lavender, and catmint are sure bets for an easy-care garden. These plants mix with others for a long display of color, texture, and fragrance. Garden size: 12 by 12 feet Free plan decorating
Weigela's red or pink trumpet-shape blooms are popular with hummingbirds. Some weigela varieties bear white flowers; others produce copper, burgundy, or variegated leaves. Learn more about this border shrub.