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Madison Moulton

Madison is a writer, editor and life-long plant lover. After discovering an obsession with indoor gardening, she transformed her passion for plants into a career, contributing to various online and print publications in the gardening sphere. Through her writing, Madison hopes to encourage new gardeners to garden with the plants and the planet in mind.

Poison Ivy Lookalike Boxelder

Weeds

Plants That Look Like Poison Ivy: 11 Lookalikes To Be Aware Of

Think you may have discovered some Poison Ivy near your home or in your garden? While it’s always good to be on the lookout, what you’ve found may not be Poison Ivy at all - just an incredibly convincing lookalike. Gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses the differences between these lookalikes and the real thing.

Rose of Sharon with Hardy Hibiscus and Chinese Hibiscus

Shrubs

Rose of Sharon vs. Chinese Hibiscus vs. Hardy Hibiscus: Plant Differences & Similarities

Thinking of planting a Hibiscus in your garden? These exotic flowering plants add a touch of the tropics to every garden landscape. With so many species and a range of confusing common names, it can be difficult to decide which Hibiscus type is right for you. Gardening expert Madison Moulton breaks down the similarities and differences between the most popular Hibiscus varieties, and what you can expect from these stunning shrubs.

Iris Virginica Closeup

Flowers

Southern Blue Flag: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Iris Virginica

Thinking of planting an Iris virginica in your garden? This carefree aquatic plant, usually found in the wild across the Southern and Eastern United States, is the perfect addition to any water-heavy spots in your garden. Gardening expert Madison Moulton examines the best ways to plant, grow, and care for the Southern Blue Flag.

Groundcover Plant Alpine Strawberry

Ground Cover

Edible Ground Cover: 11 Plants That Will Foodscape Your Yard or Garden

Looking for some edible ground cover to help fill in some areas of your garden or your yard? These 11 plants will help fill in the blank space, while providing some beneficial edibles at the same time. Gardening expert Madison Moulton examines her favorites, and what you can expect when planting any of these edible plants as groundcover.

Tropical Fiesta Hibiscus

Shrubs

Fiesta Hibiscus: How to Grow, Plant, and Care For These Popular Exotics

Thinking of planting a Fiesta Hibiscus around your home, or in your garden? This easy to care for tropical plant can be a beautiful addition to any home or garden. But they also have a few quirks you'll need to be aware of before planting them. Gardening expert Madison Moulton examines the best ways to plant, grow, and care for the Fiesta Hibiscus plant.