What to Grow

Go beyond your everyday gardening topics with provoking, informational articles that explore what’s outside of your garden gate, and help nurture your inner gardener.

8 Perfect Plants for a Shady Porch

8 Perfect Plants for a Shady Porch

If your porch is shady all day long, that doesn’t mean you can’t still grow beautiful plants. Growing plants on a shady porch is all about selecting the right plants.
9 Creative Window Box Ideas for Your Home

9 Creative Window Box Ideas for Your Home

Window boxes create the perfect transition from your garden to your house. Make the most of this “bonus” garden space with these creative window box ideas to dress up your window boxes year-round.
6 Ways to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard

6 Ways to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard

16 Plants with Green Flowers for Unique Garden Designs

16 Plants with Green Flowers for Unique Garden Designs

Top 24 Favorite Tomato Varieties for Home Gardeners

Top 24 Favorite Tomato Varieties for Home Gardeners

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60 Plants with White Flowers to Create Tranquil Garden Spaces

60 Plants with White Flowers to Create Tranquil Garden Spaces

The color white invokes a sense of coolness and calm. Make your outdoor space a source of serenity with these soothing white flowers.
54 Plants with True Blue Flowers

54 Plants with True Blue Flowers

Blue flowers are a rare addition to your garden color palette. Discover plants with blue flowers that you can use to bring the soothing qualities of blue into your landscape and containers.
The Magnificent Monstera Plant – Care Guide and Varieties

The Magnificent Monstera Plant – Care Guide and Varieties

Monstera plants are not only a striking and unique addition to your plant home, but a reminder of the adaptability and tenacity of nature! Monstera plants are easy to care for and fun to grow!
12 Evergreen Groundcovers for a Low-Maintenance Landscape

12 Evergreen Groundcovers for a Low-Maintenance Landscape

Fill your garden’s “in-between” spaces with beautiful evergreen groundcovers! Discover some of the best plants for low-maintenance, eco-friendly groundcover.
Growing Edible Fig Trees: Variety Selection and Care Tips

Growing Edible Fig Trees: Variety Selection and Care Tips

Did you know that many varieties of edible fig trees can be grown in North American gardens? Learn how to grow your own fig tree and harvest delicious fresh figs!
60 Red Flowers for Show-Stopping Garden Designs

60 Red Flowers for Show-Stopping Garden Designs

A list of our favorite plants with red flowers that are sure to add some sizzle to your flower border, window box, or patio pots. Instantly transform any space from blah to bold with red flowers!
Herbs for Bearded Dragons: Help Keep Your “Beardie” Happy and Healthy!

Herbs for Bearded Dragons: Help Keep Your “Beardie” Happy and Healthy!

Fresh herbs and greens are a great way to supplement your bearded dragon’s need for a nutritious balanced diet. Check our list of herbs for bearded dragons with many that you can grow yourself!
How to Grow and Propagate Spider Plants (Chlorophytum species)

How to Grow and Propagate Spider Plants (Chlorophytum species)

Spider plants are fun and easy to grow and propagate! Learn how to care for your spider plant and add new Chlorophytum species to your collection.
Top 12 Houseplants for a Housewarming Gift

Top 12 Houseplants for a Housewarming Gift

Houseplants make great housewarming gifts if you stick with varieties that are easy to care for. Here’s our list of the top 12 houseplants best suited for gifting.
50 Plants with Orange Flowers to Energize Your Outdoor Spaces

50 Plants with Orange Flowers to Energize Your Outdoor Spaces

Orange flowers make a bold statement in any setting. We’ve made a list of 50 orange flowers that are sure to add vibrancy to your garden, edgings, and patio pots.
70 Cheerful Plants with Yellow Flowers

70 Cheerful Plants with Yellow Flowers

Yellow is a color associated with sunshine, optimism, and happiness. Here are 70 yellow flowers you can use to transform your garden, patio, or balcony into your happy place!
12 Fast-growing Trees to Quickly Update Your Landscape

12 Fast-growing Trees to Quickly Update Your Landscape

Whether you’re planting a new landscape or replacing a tree that was lost to natural causes, we’ve got tips for selecting and nurturing fast-growing trees.
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Frost Map with Dates

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16 Flowers for Shade

16 Flowers for Shade

Discover how you can infuse color into every corner of your garden with flowers for shade. These low-light tolerant plants can manage with six or more hours of shade each day.
Annual Flowers by Color

Annual Flowers by Color

Do you have a specific color scheme in mind for your landscape or want to color-coordinate flowers for a special event? We’ve created a list with pictures of some of our favorite annuals, sorted by color to make it easy for you to find your favorites.
Best Varieties of Hosta for Shade

Best Varieties of Hosta for Shade

Different Seed Types You Can Grow

Different Seed Types You Can Grow

Get to Know Roses

Get to Know Roses

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