Gardening

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15 Varieties of Thyme For Your Garden

Herbs

15 Varieties of Thyme For Your Garden

Are you looking for some thyme to spice up your garden? You’ll be thrilled to know there are many beautiful, low-maintenance thymes to fulfill your landscaping needs. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 15 fragrant varieties of thyme that you can easily grow with your herbs, vegetables, perennials, and even in containers!

A vibrant garden teeming with life, showcasing an array of azalea bushes. Blossoms paint the scene in hues of pink, white, and purple, creating a picturesque display of nature's beauty and diversity.

Ornamental Gardens

15 Beautiful Plants for Mass Planting

Mass planting is a simple way to achieve a harmonious landscape befitting any garden style. Design your garden with groups of plants “en masse” in drifts for high impact and visual appeal. Join landscape designer Katherine Rowe in exploring mass planting selections for gorgeous garden arrangements.

A line of triangular arborvitae trees stretches along the roadside, their lush green foliage creating a natural barrier. In the distance, a serene cloudy sky paints the backdrop, adding depth to the peaceful rural scene.

Trees

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Arborvitae

Arborvitae are all the rage for adding a luxurious living fenceline to your landscaping. But what are the care requirements, and how easy or difficult are they to grow? Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through the steps to provide optimal growing conditions for your arborvitae hedge.

native plants spring. Close-up of a flowering Echinacea purpurea plant in a spring sunny garden. Echinacea purpurea, commonly known as Purple Coneflower, boasts striking daisy-like flowers with prominent, raised centers surrounded by vivid, purple petals that gracefully reflex downward.

Ornamental Gardens

21 Native Plants to Sow in Spring

It’s never too late or too early to sow some wildflower seeds, but spring is an ideal time to start many native plants from seed. There are some beautiful flowers and grasses that you can start early in the spring and even enjoy flowers in the first year. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 21 native plants you can sow in the springtime.

A close-up bursts with vibrant color, showcasing a cluster of snapdragon flowers in a garden. Pink, yellow, and purple blooms unfurl their unique pouch-like shapes. Soft green, fuzzy leaves and stems frame the vibrant display.

Ornamental Gardens

19 Fun Plants Named for Animals

Are you hoping to have a little fun with your garden? Try growing some of these fantastic plants named after animals! There are all sorts of beautiful, lively, and easy-to-grow plants for just about any gardening style. Have a look at these 19 animal-themed plants that you can use to start your own plant-based menagerie.

train climbing rose. Close-up of profusely blooming climbing roses on tall vertical wooden posts forming a pergola in a garden. These roses enchant with their graceful and vigorous growth. Their slender stems are adorned with glossy green foliage, with finely serrated edges. The plant produces clusters of bright pink, double flowers cascading gracefully along the length of the stems

Flowers

How to Train Climbing Roses

Climbing roses thrill the garden with vertical color and form, not to mention fragrance. For a robust, overflowing display of blooms with ample foliage, learn how to train climbing roses with gardening expert Katherine Rowe.

Shasta daisies bloom with white petals surrounding yellow centers, radiating cheerfulness under the warm sunlight. Lush green leaves serve as a lush backdrop, accentuating the daisies' bright hues and adding depth to the scene.

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Shasta Daisies

Shasta daisies are a stunning and unique hybrid variety that has become an heirloom after over a century of being grown in gardens across North America. They are easy to grow and care for, and this perennial can spread through your garden via rhizomes and seeds. Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through the steps of planting, growing, and caring for these tough plants so that you can enjoy them in your garden for years to come!