Garden Tasty Colors Among the Flowers

Still looking for a good spot to plant a few edibles this season? Turn to the closest flower bed. You may be surprised at how beautifully (and deliciously) they’ll mix in!
Rose Grateful Deadheading

How to deadhead your roses can be a vexing issue. Learn a few good techniques from Stan the Rose Man, and then try them out on your own rosebushes.
Pledge Allegiance to These Natives!

Cardinal Flower

Memorial Day weekend brought a symbolic start to summer, marking the first of many patriotic holidays celebrated this season. While our flags are flying, grills are grilling and plants are getting planted, let’s start off with rockets’ red glare, liberty bells and blue fireworks! You can grow these – and more – when you pick red, white and blue native summer-blooming perennials for your garden.

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Hawaiian Ti Contain a Taste of the Tropics

Escape to an exotic oasis without traveling: Thanks to tropical plants in containers, paradise can be as close as your back yard or balcony (no matter where you live)!
Golden Star Feel the Heat With Hot Annuals

Fiery annual color in beds and containers complements the dog days of summer. Plant some of these great heat-tolerant ornamentals and create a hot garden that sizzles!
Mint Guardians of the Garden Galaxy

Herbs don’t just enhance the taste of food, they can improve the look and health of your entire garden! Learn which plants can help keep certain pests from invading.