Grow Tasty Colors Among the Flowers
Butterflies add a new level of life to the garden. Understanding these incredible insects’ taste for color, lighting and scent will help you lure them in for seasonal enjoyment.
Grateful Deadheading (Roses)
How to deadhead your roses can be a vexing issue. Learn a few good techniques from Stan the Rose Man – then try them out on your own rosebushes.
Pledge Allegiance to These Natives!
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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Contain a Taste of the Topics
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!
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!
Herbs: Garden Guardians
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.