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Plant Guide

Learn how to grow the best plants. Browse our growing tips for annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs and more. We'll show you the best plants for shade gardens, sun gardens and everything in between.

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Best Perennials for New Gardeners

Ready to start a new garden? Here are 15 of the best perennials that are perfect for new gardeners and will give you a lot of impact with little effort.

Cosmos Flower Growing Tips

Looking for a flower that’s easy to grow and looks great? Give cosmos a try — it flowers from late spring to frost and won’t disappoint.

Green Flowers for Your Garden

Green in the garden doesn’t have to mean foliage — here are 10 unique green flowers that can complement and even outshine other flower colors in beds and borders!

Easy-to-Grow Hellebores

Also known as the Lenten or Winter rose, hellebores are some of the first flowers to pop up in spring. Not only is this perennial easy to grow, but they come in a surprising array of new colors!

10 Best Shade Plants

Looking for shade plants that can make your not-so-sunny garden look great? These are some of the best!

Orchid Care Tips

Growing orchids is not as hard as you might think! Check out our tips to help you grow these unique flowers and learn more about the different types.

Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are a fun and easy way to add color and flavor to all sorts of dishes — especially when you pick them right from your own garden.

Beautiful Winter Plants

The weather may be cold and uninviting but these tough winter plants can still bring color and beauty to your garden.

Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Check out 12 of our favorite spring-flowering bulbs that will bring loads of color to your spring garden.

Best Places to Buy Garden Seeds

Wondering where to get the best seeds for growing tasty vegetables or beautiful flowers? Check out some of our favorite mail-order seed sources.

Deer-Resistant Shrubs

If you're tired of deer making a snack out of your landscape, try adding a few of these deer-resistant shrubs to your garden.
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Live Christmas Tree Care Tips

If you enjoy a live Christmas tree during the holidays, then check out these helpful tips for keeping your tree looking its best. You can even plant it outside after the season is over!

How To Grow Tall Sedum

Tall sedum is an easy-care perennial with beautiful four-season interest. Bees and butterflies love it, too!

How to Grow Tuberous Begonias

Learn the secrets to growing gorgeous tuberous begonias. See how to choose the best varieties, start (and save!) the tubers every year and how to keep them looking their best.

A Clematis for Every Garden

Want to add a clematis to your garden? Check out 7 varieties we recommend that will fit any garden situation from hot summers to container gardens.

How to Grow Celosia

Celosia’s unique flowers will make you look twice! Learn about the 3 different types of celosia flowers and how to use them to add flair to your garden.
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