Gardening

All about gardening - we have many in-depth guides about edibles, ornamentals, houseplants, and much more. We provide answers for your garden issues!

zone 3 shade perennials

Ornamental Gardens

27 Shade Loving Perennials For Zone 3 Shade Gardens

Looking for some perennials to plant in your zone 3 shade garden? Yes, there are several fantastic perennials that can grow in cold and shady climates. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through some cold weather shade garden tips, as well as listing out her favorite perennial plants for shade gardens in zone 3.

Beautiful Flowering Tree

Trees

77 Flowering Trees With Names and Picture Identification

Finding the right flowering tree can be a challenge depending on where you live. You need to consider climate, flower color, soil type, and so much more. In this massive guide, we look at over 70 of our favorite flowering trees to help you decide which of them could be a perfect addition to your home landscape or home garden space!

Himalayan Blue Poppy

Flowers

21 Blue Perennial Flowers with Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some perennial flowers to your garden but aren't sure which ones to pick? How about some beautiful blue perennials that will come back year after year, for at least a few seasons. In this article, hobby gardener Jason White looks at 21 different blue perennial flowers and walks through each of them with names and pictures of each!

Tomatillo Growing Companion Plants

Vegetables

Tomatillo Companion Plants: 11 Plants To Plant With Tomatillo

Looking to add a few companion plants to your tomatillos in your garden? Companion planting can be tricky, as you want to only plant the right plants that will be beneficial for your garden. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the best plants to companion plant with your tomatillos in your garden!

Cassia Tree Varieties

Trees

Cassia Tree Varieties: 17 Different Cassia Tree Types

There are many different cassia tree varieties to choose for your home or garden space, which means picking one can be confusing. They come in many different shapes and sizes, which means that luckily, you will likely have options no matter the size of the area you are looking to fill. In this article, we take a look at some of the most popular cassia tree types, with names and pictures of each.

coleus varieties

Shrubs

Coleus Varieties: 35 Different Types of Coleus Cultivars

Thinking of planting some coleus but aren't sure which variety to pick? There are over 300 different coleus species, and over 1500 different varieties, so choosing the right one can be a bit of a challenge! In this article, certified master gardener and coleus expert Laura Elsner walks through some of her favorite types of coleus plants!

Transplant Strawberries

Fruits

How to Transplant Strawberries in Your Garden

Are you thinking of transplanting strawberries in your garden, but aren't quite sure where to start? Whether you are transplanting crowns, or moving strawberries around your garden, there's some important steps you'll need to follow. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines each step you'll need to take in order to successfully transplant strawberries in your garden.

Coleus Plant Before Winter

Shrubs

Do Coleus Plants Come Back After a Winter Freeze?

Do coleus plants come back after winter freezes? Can they handle cold temperatures? Will they die in colder weather and need to be replanted? These are questions most first time coleus owners have. In this article, master gardener and coleus expert Laura Elsner walks through what you can expect.

purple lilac tree

Trees

21 Types of Trees With Purple Flowers For Your Home or Garden

Trees with beautiful purple flowers can add some much needed color to just about any home garden or landscape area. But finding the right one that suits the needs and space of your gardening area is also critical. In this article, we take a look at our favorite purple-flowered trees along with names and pictures of each!

Tennessee Dogwood Tree in Yard

Trees

31 Trees That Grow Well in any Tennessee Home or Garden Space

If you live in Tennessee, you have some growing conditions that are a bit more favorable than many northern states. This means when it comes to planting trees, you have plenty of options from fruit trees, to ornamentals. In this article, we look at our favorite trees for Tennessee homes and garden spaces!