Ornamental Gardens

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

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How to Plant, Grow and Care for Crape Myrtles

Thinking about adding crape myrtles to your yard or garden this season? These lovely trees have beautiful blooms, but can be sensitive to certain growing conditions. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares all you need to know about growing crape myrtles, including maintenance and care needs.

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17 Hall of Fame Rose Winners to Grow This Season

Are you looking to add a tried-and-true, internationally acclaimed rose to your collection? When selecting long-lived perennials for your garden, award-winning varieties tested by the experts are a great place to start. In this article, expert gardener and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood lists top-performing roses that have been inducted into the World Federation of Rose Societies Hall of Fame, with names and pictures of each!

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When Does Hibiscus Bloom and How Long Do They Last?

Are you unsure how long you can expect your hibiscus blooms to last this season, or when you can expect to see their first beautiful flowers? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines the bloom times of hibiscus plants, and how long you can expect their blooms to actually last.

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How and When to Transplant Rose Bushes

Is your rose in a less-than-ideal spot? Roses can be successfully transplanted, but when and how you do it will affect the outcome. In this article, expert gardener and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood explains the best time for moving a rose and some steps to ensure a successful start in its new home.


30 Flowers to Start From Seed in April

Are you thinking of growing some flowers from seed in the month of April? There are many different flowers to choose from as spring begins to arrive for many hardiness zones. In this article, gardening expert Kelli Klein shares some of her favorite flowers to plant in the month of April!

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Are Roses Considered Annual, Biennial or Perennial Shrubs?

Interested in planting some roses in your garden, but wondering if they’ll come back every year? Roses are a timeless flower, providing beauty, fragrance, and color to gardens from formal to cottage. In this article, we help you understand the difference between annual, biennial, and perennial plants, and how the life cycle of roses will play out in your garden!

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Cacti & Succulents

How to Prune Jade Plants in 4 Easy Steps

Does your Jade Plant need a good pruning? If so, this task might seem daunting if you don't know where to start. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton shares the simple steps you'll need to take in order to properly prune your Jade Plants.