Every garden has challenges that you must tackle in order to be successful in creating a beautiful space. Long term, you can make it easier on yourself by choosing durable plants that are well-suited to the area you have in mind.
No matter how long you’ve been gardening, there is always something new to learn. Here are a few more lessons our fans have shared with us from their own experiences.
The garden is a constant teacher. What did you learn this year? Here are the lessons from plant enthusiasts just like you.
Even though you may prefer a nicely air-conditioned house in summer, there are plenty of hardy plants that thrive in the heat outdoors. Let’s take a closer look at ten of our favorites for your hot, dry landscape.
You’ve selected a beautiful ornamental grass to add to your landscape. Now, what should you plant with it? Here are ten ideas for perfect pairings.
Think of any spot in your garden and there’s likely an ornamental grass to fit. This versatile group of plants suits all sorts of uses in landscapes and containers, even in water gardens. Though most prefer quite a bit of sunshine, some grasses can handle filtered shade. Let’s take a look at five ways to use ornamental grasses in your garden this season.
If you want to plant an attention grabbing garden, vividly colored plants are just the ticket. These brightly colored flowers are a great way to bring life to your garden beds and will create a traffic stopping display!
Heuchera, commonly called coral bells, are easy to grow and thrive in zones 4-9. Dolce® and Primo® varieties were bred from native North American species and provide colorful foliage all season. Some also produce pretty sprays of airy flowers in early summer.
I would guess that most gardeners cherish having fragrance in their gardens. Afterall, just about the first thing a kid will do when a flower grabs their attention is smell it. Kids intrinsically know something we often forget as we grow older – flowers “should” smell good. Now, not all flowers, even in their wild habitat, are fragrant. However, there are a wealth of plants with fabulous fragrance that you can introduce to your garden to add an extra dimension of sensory joy to how you experience your outdoor space. Here are ten plants that will deliver a fragrant bonus to your garden.