Ornamental Gardens

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

Close-up of a shovel with a dug up part of an invasive plant in a garden. On the grass lie two creamy-white mittens with a green rim. The plant has lush green lobed foliage.

Shrubs

How to Remove Invasive Shrubs

If your property is overrun with invasive shrubs, removing unwelcome plants is the first step in creating a beautiful garden. Join plant expert Briana Yablonski as she covers how to remove invasive shrubs.

A close-up of an Oregon grape plant showcasing vibrant yellow flowers. The blooms, adorned with tiny buds, illuminate the frame. The leaves, lush green and slightly serrated, complement the blossoms, while the sturdy stems support the delicate blooms.

Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Oregon Grape

Are you curious about planting and growing your own Oregon grape plant? Oregon grape is a fascinating and useful landscaping plant native to the Pacific Northwest. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these spectacular plants.

A close-up of goatsbeard reveals delicate, white flowers with feathery petals. The leaves are broad and serrated, adding texture to the composition. The background is a lush canvas of vibrant green leaves, providing a natural setting.

Ornamental Gardens

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Goatsbeard

If you need a showy background plant with feathery floral plumes, goatsbeard is the perfect low-maintenance native perennial. In this article, former organic farmer Logan Hailey digs into all the details you need for planting and tending this easygoing, bushy species.

View of a flowerbed with blooming multi-colored gladioli in a sunny garden. The Gladiolus plant is characterized by its tall, erect stem that bears long, sword-shaped leaves arranged in a fan-like fashion. Rising from the stem, the striking, funnel-shaped flowers bloom along the upper portion in a spike-like formation. These flowers come in a diverse array of colors, including shades of red, pink, purple, orange, yellow, and white.

Flowers

How to Grow, Plant, and Care For Gladiolus

With massive flower spikes and bright, cheerful flowers, it’s hard not to love the stunning gladiolus. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains why you need these plants in your garden and how to take care of them.

In the garden, the big round boxwood bushes stand with elegant symmetry, neatly arranged in rows. Their dense foliage forms perfectly spherical shapes, creating a polished and manicured look. The vibrant green leaves exude a lush and healthy vitality.

Shrubs

27 Varieties of Boxwood for Your Garden

Are you looking for the perfect boxwood for your garden? Boxwoods are stunningly beautiful and low-maintenance evergreen shrubs. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago lists 27 boxwood varieties for your garden.

A close-up of vibrant Bird-of-Paradise flowers with bold orange and blue petals. The distinct shape resembles a bird in flight. The blurred background showcases lush green leaves, providing a stunning contrast to the vivid blooms.

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Bird of Paradise Plants

If you’re looking for an exotic and flamboyant plant with a distinctive tropical appearance, the Bird-of-Paradise makes an excellent garden and house plant. Here, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares all you need to know to grow one of these exciting plants.

Close-up of many potted amaryllis not blooming. Emerging from a bulb, the sprouts of the Amaryllis unfurl into tall, sturdy stems that rise with a graceful curve. The stems bear large, teardrop-shaped buds that hold the promise of vibrant blooms.

Bulbs

Why is my Amaryllis Not Blooming?

Amaryllis are gorgeous garden and interior additions during the holidays and year-round. Follow a few key cultural practices to get your amaryllis to bloom in its first season and beyond. Garden professional Katherine Rowe reviews strategies to keep your plant blooming each year.

Close-up of Poinsettias plants in bloom in a sunny garden. The plant boasts dark green, ovate leaves that serve as a backdrop to its distinctive feature—the bracts. The bracts are modified leaves that come in vibrant pink. These bracts surround clusters of small, inconspicuous yellow flowers at the center.

Flowers

Can Poinsettias Grow Outdoors?

Have you ever wondered if planting your poinsettias in the ground is a good idea? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss discusses the best way to grow poinsettias outdoors in different climates.