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.

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

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.

Orchids are a large, diverse group of plants, and not all of them are difficult. Some are quite easy. See how to properly care for them and gain confidence with these gorgeous plants with the ones that are easiest to succeed with!

How to Care for Orchids

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.

Enjoy colorful blooms in your garden from spring to fall with these 17 easy-to-grow perennials.

Flowering Perennials from Spring to Fall

Enjoy colorful blooms in your garden from spring to fall with these 17 easy-to-grow perennials.

This citrus isn't just a food-lover's favorite, it's also a plant that can be grown in containers. See nine other fruits, vegetables, and herbs that can be successfully grown in containers -- perfect for gardens with limited space!

10 Plants that Grow Surprisingly Well in Containers

Here are 16 garden plant ideas that hummingbirds will appreciate as much as you do. Plus, learn easy ways to make your yard the perfect place for hummingbirds and other pollinators.

Hummingbird Favorites

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.

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.

When it comes to houseplants, here's what type of water to use and how often to water.

Watering Houseplants

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.

Whether you're looking to plant thyme, oregano, chives, or mint, here's the basic herb care you should know before you get planting.

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.

With our 10 best tips for growing tomatoes, you will yield your healthiest, juiciest crop of tomatoes yet.

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.

From drought-resistant to heat-resistant, find the perfect no-fuss garden plan that is suitable for your landscape needs.

No-Fuss Garden Plans

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.

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.

Add these beautiful bloomerang lilacs to your garden. Your garden will burst with fun colors from spring to fall because this dwarf shrub flowers more than once a season. These shrubs are suited for almost any landscape.

A New Garden Favorite: Bloomerang Lilac

A New Garden Favorite: Bloomerang Lilac A prolific rebloomer, Bloomerang lilac makes a beautiful dwarf flowering shrub in every flowerbed.

Delphinium, blue hydrangea, and grape hyacinth are some of the best blue flowers that will add a cool touch to your garden this summer. See the rest of our list to give your garden the blues!

Best Blue Flowers for Your Garden

Falling temperatures and falling leaves keep gardeners busy this month as they begin wrapping up the season.

Starting a garden from scratch? In just eight steps, we'll show you how to make your new garden the best it can be.

8 Steps to a New Garden

Want to put in a garden or landscaped area in your yard - check out this step by step guide

It's important to learn how to maintain your landscape pond no matter whether it's large or small, in-ground or aboveground. In addition to plants, the materials from which a pond is constructed influence the maintenance requirements of a landscape pond. Here are some basic elements of a landscape pond.

How to Maintain a Landscape Pond

Water Garden Getaway- A beautifully weathered pergola is the perfect vantage point for taking in views of your pond. In a large water feature, fish, birds, and butterflies become major attractions.

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