Different types of flowers will add variety to your garden

13 Black-Eyed Susan Varieties

If you are looking for flowers with beautiful accent colors, look no further! You’ll want to consider growing these 13 Black-eyed Susans,

There are so many different aucuba varieties to consider growing

11 Aucubas to Consider Growing

Aucubas are ornamental plants that are known for their glossy, leathery leaves that display stunning patterns. Come learn 11 different types that you should consider growing.

Know which varieties are the best to grow

13 Abelias to Consider Growing

Abelias can add a beautiful touch to a southern landscape. Come learn about 13 different varieties that you should consider growing.

Field of yellow flowers make a bold statement

Black-Eyed Susan: Comprehensive Guide

Black-eyed Susans are popular flowering plants known for their ability to tolerate a range of conditions. Come learn how to create a beautiful garden full of these vibrant plants

Purple beautiful blooms can be attained through a proper orchid care guide.

Phalaenopsis Care Guide

Phalaenopsis orchids are a favorite amongst hobbyists and professionals. Even though they have an exotic appearance, they are very forgiving in nature and are not difficult to care for. Come learn more in our guide.

Beautiful roses growing in a home garden

Rose Bush: How to Raise Your Own

No one can deny the beauty of a rose bush and the emotions of love that are evoked. Fortunately, raising one can be done at home. In this article, we will go into the nitty gritty details of how to be successful.

Planting hostas with proper spacing is not difficult with a guide

How to Plant Hostas

Planting hostas is not difficult, but you can further increase your chances of success by following our guide with some practical tips. It can seem like a daunting task, but it’s not difficult at all!

Yellow hostas that has been munched on by a pest

Hostas Pests and Diseases

Hostas are not difficult to take care of. That being said, there are pests and diseases that can damage your plant. Learn how to identify the problem and fix it so that your hostas can continue to flourish.

Different types of hostas to consider in a garden

10 Types of Hostas You Should Consider Planting

Which hostas variety should you plant in your garden? Come learn about the most popular species and the unique characteristics each one has. There is someone for everyone in these 10 cultivars that we review.

hostas have beautiful green foliage that make a wonderful addition to any shady garden

Hostas Care Guide

These elegant herbaceous perennials with heart-shaped leaves are sure to add a vivid green color to your garden. Best of all, they are not difficult to take care of. Come learns everything you’ll want to know and more.

Lavenders growing robustly in a field

Growing Lavender: Complete Guide

Lavender is typically grown for its fragrant flowers and essential oils, versus being used as a culinary herb. Plants prefer lots of sun and drier soil, almost thriving on neglect. Choose from English, French, Spanish, Portuguese or Lavandin types that blossom tiny flowers in shades of lavender, bluish-purple, light pink, and white.

Cypripedium orchid flowers growing in the wild

Cypripedium Care Guide

Lady’s slippers, a native North American orchid, grow east of the Mississippi River in moist woodland areas, open-forest swamp areas, fens, and along riverbanks. Plants are known for their pouchy flowerers that look like a little slipper. They can grow in gardens if the temperatures never climb above 90°F in the summer, there is dappled shade, and their soil is kept moist.

red pink cymbidium growing in nature

Cymbidium Comprehensive Guide

Cymbidium plants, also known as boat orchids, grow outdoors year-round in USDA hardiness zones 9 to 12. In colder climates they must be brought indoors during the freezing winter months. Plants produce a dozen or more flower spikes, with each one having a large 2 to 5-inch flower. To successfully grow plants – whether indoors or out – nighttime winter temperatures should be between 45°F and 55°F and plants need full sun.

Hibiscus flower free of any diseases and pests with proper care

Hibiscus Diseases and Pests

Hibiscus are prone to problems with diseases such as leaf spot, wilts, rot, dieback, molds, and mildew. Common pest problems include spider mites, aphids, scale, whitefly, mealybugs, and thrips. Many of the problems are preventable by cultural practices like planting in well-draining soil, proper watering, providing enough fertilizer, and planting in sunny locations.

Pink hibiscus plant receiving proper water

Pink Hibiscus Plant – Grow and Care Guide

Known for their showy blooms, pink hibiscus plants display flowers up to 12-inches wide all season long. They grow well in the garden or as container plants. Native to the tropics they are perennials in zones 9 to 11, and grown as annuals in zones 8 and lower. The most common pink varieties range in size from dwarf shrubs to plants that grow up to 10 feet tall.

Salvias grow tall when receiving adequate sun exposure

Proper Salvia Care (Complete Guide)

A member of the mint family, salvia make a colorful, perennial addition to the garden. Some species, like the popular kitchen herb sage, are used for flavoring dishes while others are grown purely as an ornamental. Plants are easy to grow as long as they receive full sun, have well-drained soil, and are lightly fertilized in the spring. Deadheading during the flowering season helps to promote more blossoms.

Siberian iris growing abundantly due to proper care

Siberian Iris Care Guide

These popular perennials are typically grown as border plants, producing blue-violet blooms in May and June in zones 3 through 8. Siberian Iris are resistant to deer and rabbets and come in early and late blooming varieties. They are easy to care for and prefer shady garden spots.