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Flowering Shrubs for Pots

Flowering Shrubs for Pots - compact shrubs for color and fragrance -

Flowering shrubs for pots are an ideal way to add color and fragrance to a smaller space. Here are nine varieties ideal for sun, shade, and providing perfume.

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Are Sunflowers Annuals or Perennials?

Are Sunflowers Annuals or Perennials? - sorting out sunflowers -

What is a sunflower? Can sunflowers be perennial as well as annual? Learn more about some of the many plants commonly called “sunflower”.

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All About Growing Annual Plants

All About Growing Annual Plants - plants that last one growing season -

The info you need to know to grow annual plants. We gathered all our tips about choosing which flowers to grow and how to take care of annuals.

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8 Perennials and Shrubs to Plant Near Black Walnut Trees

8 Perennials and Shrubs to Plant Near Black Walnut Trees - juglone tolerant plants -

Black walnut trees produce a toxin that prevents many plants from growing in their shade. Here are eight tolerant plants that will happily grow under black walnut trees.

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How Tall Can Sunflowers Grow

How Tall Can Sunflowers Grow - uses for short, medium, and tall sunflowers -

How tall can sunflowers grow? Sunflowers grow from 3 feet up to 14 feet tall. Discover tall, medium and dwarf sunflower varieties plus ideas for using sunflowers in your garden.

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Ideas to Create a Sensory Garden

Ideas to Create a Sensory Garden - experience your garden in new ways -

You will delight all five senses in a sensory garden. Grow plants that you will enjoy looking at, tasting and touching. Choose bushes and shrubs that smell good. Listen to wind chimes or invite birds to sing for you with a birdfeeder.

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Low Light Houseplants

Low Light Houseplants - indoor plants that don’t need much light -

10 low light houseplants with a natural ability to adapt to shady conditions. Great houseplants for low light, indirect sunlight, or artificial light.

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Your Last Frost Date - What You Need to Know

Your Last Frost Date - What You Need to Know - start your spring gardening as early as possible -

Check the last frost date for your area, learn why it matters, and discover how you can work around it to avoid subjecting your seedlings to damaging conditions.

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Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden

Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden - basics of using coffee grounds on plants -

Here's what you need to know about why and how to use coffee grounds in the garden for plants.

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Tips for Seed Germination

Tips for Seed Germination - encouraging a seed to sprout into life -

Seed germination is the first step toward growing a healthy plant, and here's what you need to know to encourage high germination rates from the seeds you sow.

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