Ornamental Gardens

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

A rustic wooden box filled with a display of pink tulip bulbs and sunny yellow daffodil bulbs. These flower bulbs rest in perfect harmony, ready to be planted and bring forth a symphony of blooming beauty in the garden.


How Long Can You Keep Flower Bulbs in Storage?

Storing bulbs can be a tricky process if you’re not sure how long or in what fashion they should be stored. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss discusses how long your bulbs will last if they are stored properly.

A beautiful outdoor table is set for Thanksgiving, with a burgundy table cloth, wine-red dahlias in an arrangement, and pumpkins and garden greenery.

Ornamental Gardens

27 Popular Plants for The Thanksgiving Table

Ready to embrace fall and the spirit of Thanksgiving with stunning natural decor? Unleash your creativity and incorporate plants into your Thanksgiving tablescape with these autumnal beauties. Garden expert Katherine Rowe highlights popular plants to adorn the Thanksgiving table and to enjoy all season!

A gloved gardener uses pruners to snip off old, brown panicle hydrangea blooms.


Should you Prune Hydrangeas in the Fall?

Should you prune your hydrangeas in the fall before the winter sets in? In this article, hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago will tell you the best time to prune your hydrangeas and a few other tips to make this process seamless.

A close-up of Coral Honeysuckle in full bloom reveals vibrant, tubular scarlet-orange flowers. The lush green leaves and twining branches frame the blossoms beautifully.


How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Coral Honeysuckle

Are you interested in growing coral honeysuckle in your garden? This beautiful flowering vine is native to the southeastern United States and a magnet for hummingbirds! In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these spectacular plants.

The beautiful blooming spikes of purple and pink lupines shine on a sunny day.


11 Common Problems With Lupines

Wondering what’s wrong with your lupines this year? Interested in planting some or learning more about the issues that plague them? Certified master gardener Liz Jaros has you covered with this article, which looks at 11 problems you might encounter when growing lupines and offers helpful solutions for each.

bulbs for sun and shade


21 Best Bulb Varieties for Sun and Shade

Are you thinking of planting some bulbs this fall and wondering which plants will survive best in your garden? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 21 bulbs for sun or shade that you can plant in the garden now.

Small violas in yellow, red, pink, and white adorn a green salad.


19 Edible Flowers for Your Garden

Do you love the idea of using flowers in the kitchen but aren’t sure where to start? In this article, gardening expert and food lover Melissa Strauss shares 19 of her favorite flowers to use in the culinary arts.

A cluster of ripening blueberries grows on a beautiful red-stemmed blueberry shrub.

Ornamental Gardens

31 Recommended Native Plants for The Northeast

Are you gardening in the Northeast and wondering which native plants to grow? There are plenty of beautiful native plants to compliment your landscape, from ground covers to trees and everything in between. In this article, garden expert Liessa Bowen introduces 31 fantastic native plants for Northeastern gardens.