Ornamental Gardens

Learn how to cultivate beautiful ornamental gardens and how to troubleshoot common pests, diseases, and growing problems!

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.

West Indian Jasmine Ixora Plant in Garden

Flowers

West Indian Jasmine: How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Ixora

Thinking of planting some West Indian Jasmine around your home or in your garden? The Ixora, is a plant with brightly colored flowers, that comes in a variety of different colors. In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know about planting, growing, and successfully caring for Ixora.

Gloxinia Flowering Plant

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Gloxinia Flowering Plants

Gloxinia plants can be a wonderful addition to any home or home garden. Their flowers are bright, and the plants are generally easy to care for. They do, however, require some specific needs to be met in order to make sure they flourish. In this article, you'll learn all about how to plant, grow, and care for Gloxinia.