Ornamental Gardens

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

A trio of rose of Sharon blooms unfurls their delicate lavender and pearl pink petals in soft focus, their centers ablaze with vibrant crimson. The velvety textures stand out against the muted backdrop of blurred greenery, creating a striking contrast.

Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Rose of Sharon

Are you thinking of planting Rose of Sharon in your gardens? This flowering shrub comes in a variety of beautiful colors that will suit almost any garden style. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago digs into everything you need to know to plant, grow, and care for a beautiful Rose of Sharon shrub.

A close-up reveals the delicate beauty of petite deutzia flowers, showcasing five exquisite purple petals. Gracefully positioned behind the blooms, the ovate green leaves provide a verdant backdrop, enhancing the overall charm of this floral composition.

Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Deutzia

Deutzias are a genus of deciduous shrubs offering the sought-after combination of beautiful flowers and a low-maintenance lifestyle. Join Briana Yablonski as she covers the characteristics and care of deutzia plants.

Close-up of Eucalyptus branches in a sunny garden. The leaves are rounded, heart-shaped, and densely packed along the stems. The leaves have a silvery-blue tint. The unique coloration comes from a powdery substance that covers the leaves, giving them a soft, almost frosted appearance.

Trees

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Eucalyptus

The silvery-leafed eucalyptus is one of the most-loved foliage choices for florist arrangements. Bouquets often skip the blooms and just go for eucalyptus as a bold, wonderful-smelling statement. While most of us don’t have the space for full-sized eucalyptus trees, you can still grow this beautiful plant. Let's explore the mighty world of eucalyptus and how to get one in your home or landscape.

A blue-tinged agave forms a large rosette on a backdrop of red rock mulch.

Ornamental Gardens

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Agave Plants

Do you live in the desert and struggle to grow flowering plants? Or perhaps you want to be more water-wise with your garden. Maybe you’re looking for a plant that will come back year after year with little to no outside maintenance or intervention. Well, look no further than agave. Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through how to plant, grow, and care for agave plants.

Pruning hydrangeas in February. Close-up of a gardener's hands in yellow gloves trimming faded hydrangea flowers in a winter garden. He prunes the hydrangeas with pruning shears. Hydrangea paniculata has erect, bare brown stems with large cone-shaped flower clusters known as panicles, composed of numerous small, densely packed flowers. These flowers are small, brown, dry.

Shrubs

9 Popular Shrubs to Prune in February

From roses to rose of Sharon, there are several popular garden shrubs that benefit from pruning in February. Gardening expert Madison Moulton lists nine shrubs to prune now, with tips on how to get it right.

Close-up of a blooming rosie o' day alyssum on a blurred green background. This variety forms low mounds of lush foliage adorned with clusters of tiny, four-petaled flowers. The blossoms feature a soft pink hue, creating a lovely contrast against the plant's dark green leaves.

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for ‘Rosie O’Day’ Sweet Alyssum

Need to fill gaps in your garden or add a pop of color to retaining walls? ‘Rosie O'Day’ Sweet Alyssum is a low-growing, beautiful ground cover that boasts shades of pink and magenta. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she shares how to plant, grow, and care for this cheerful, pink flowering perennial.

Sunlit pink cherry blossoms, a sight of ethereal beauty. Their delicate petals catch the sunlight, casting a soft pink hue. In the backdrop, a blurred canvas of more flowers against the serene expanse of a clear, blue sky.

Trees

27 Spectacular Spring-Blooming Trees

Are you looking for the perfect splash of color to add to your spring garden? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 27 of the most stunning spring-blooming trees for your landscape.