In a world where instant gratification is the status quo, people often expect plants to grow at lightning speed. If this sounds like you, be ready to hit the ground running next spring with top-performing Proven Winners that have instant impact when planted as screens, hedges, groundcovers and hanging baskets.
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Learn about ways to use orange in your garden, along with some plants you can use that have orange flowers or foliage.
You may have heard that Fall is a great time for planting shrubs and perennials. This article explains why that is true.
Learn all about how to select and grow fabulous perennial Hibiscus, also known as rose mallow.
Designing, planting and maintaining landscapes for ecologically-minded customers requires a shift in the way we think about and care for gardens. Plants play a huge roll in providing pollen, nectar and seeds for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, songbirds and insects. Learn more about gardening for pollinators here.
The survey is part of a national pollinator action research plan to give new insight into colony losses.
This year, seemingly more than ever, crazy colored flowers in all sorts of patterns and shapes not seen before are popping up at garden centers. Many of them are bicolors: flowers with two distinct colors in one. It can be tricky to design with them container combinations, so here are a few tips to keep in mind when shopping this season.
Summer sun can be brutally strong in some climates, and it’s not for the faint of heart. These ten new heat tolerant annuals for 2016 not only survive in the heat, they thrive in it. They produce more flowers on larger plants as the temperatures rise, making them ideal for growing in warm climates and places with hot summers.