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A close-up reveals the vibrant 'Nellie R. Stevens' holly tree, adorned with glossy, emerald leaves contrasted against ripe, red berries. Each leaf features pronounced, jagged edges, adding texture and depth to the tree's lush foliage.

Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for ‘Nellie Stevens’ Holly

Looking for a vigorous evergreen with multiseason impact? ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ holly grows quickly with attractive form, foliage, and fruits. Loads of bright red berries shine against glossy green leaves in winter. Explore how to plant, grow, and care for Nellie Stevens holly with gardening expert Katherine Rowe.

Three terra cotta pots filled with flowers and billowing foliage sit in an outdoor garden.

Gardening Tips

29 Beginner Tips for Growing Plants in Pots and Containers

Are you interested in starting a container garden? If you’ve never gardened before, or if you’re just curious about the process of container gardening, you’ll find that this is a simple and low-maintenance method of gardening, and you may be surprised how useful it can be. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen shares 29 useful tips for getting started with growing plants in pots and containers.

In the foreground of the orchard, a solitary apple tree proudly displays its red apples, ripe for picking. The tree's branches extend gracefully, laden with the luscious fruit, inviting observers to indulge in its autumn bounty.

Fruits

15 Fruit Trees to Plant this Spring

Spring’s moderate temperatures and lengthening days make it the perfect time to plant new fruit trees. But before you pick up any old tree and stick it in the ground, take a minute to learn about some popular varieties. In this article, Briana Yablonski will share 15 different fruit trees you can plant this spring.

peach varieties. Close-up of ripe peach fruits on a tree among green foliage. The tree features a rounded canopy of glossy, lance-shaped leaves with serrated edges. The peach fruits are round ranging from yellow to red-blushed with a velvety skin.

Fruits

9 Best Peach Tree Varieties for Home Gardens

If you love peaches and want to know which peach tree to plant in your garden, read on! Melissa Strauss discusses different characteristics of peach trees and some of the tastiest varieties for your home garden.

Between rows of thriving bell pepper plants, a lengthy, dark tarp stretches out on the ground, providing a stark contrast against the vibrant greenery. The morning sun cascades over the lush plants, casting a golden hue on the leaves.

Gardening Tips

Occultation: 8 Ways to Use Tarp in the Garden

What if your garden beds could clear themselves of weeds and old crop residues? Former organic farmer Logan Hailey explains how you can use tarps to make gardening easier. With these weed-smothering, soil-protective uses, a tarp may become your new favorite tool in the tool shed!

A close-up reveals the delicate beauty of Munstead lavenders, showcasing their vibrant purple petals. Against a blurred backdrop of lush greenery, these flowers stand out, their intricate details inviting closer inspection in the serene garden setting.

Herbs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Munstead Lavender

Munstead lavender is a hardy perennial known for its alluring and calming fragrance. It is easy to grow and drought-tolerant once established. Its beautiful blooms will attract a host of bees and beneficial pollinators to your garden. Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through how to plant, grow, and care for 'Munstead' lavender.

Close-up of a flowering Ranunculus plant in a small black pot on a wooden table, against a gray wall. The Ranunculus plant, commonly known as buttercup, presents a charming appearance with its vibrant, bowl-shaped flowers with gradient petals from soft pale pink to deep pink at the edges. The plant's foliage is deeply lobed and glossy green.

Flowers

11 Tips for Growing Beautiful Ranunculus in Pots

Ranunculus are stunning members of the buttercup family. They are best known for their use as cut flowers due to their long, slender stems and colorful blooms. In this article, join gardening expert Melissa Strauss as she shares 11 tips for growing ranunculus flowers in pots!

A group of vibrant pink cherry blossoms fills the frame, their delicate petals contrasting with the lush green grass below. The clear blue sky adds to the peaceful serenity of the scene.

Trees

21 Beautiful Flowering Crabapple Trees for Your Garden

Are you intrigued by the prolific spring beauty of flowering crabapple trees? If you want a showy ornamental tree to add to your landscape, a flowering crabapple might be an excellent choice to brighten your spring days. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 21 super-showy flowering crabapple varieties. With so many colorful options, it might be difficult to choose a favorite!