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Add new colors and textures to your garden with our favorite annuals, perennials and shade plants!
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If you’re curious about when you should prune each of your plants, we have the answers! In general, remove dead, damaged, or diseased stems as soon as you see them. Learn the best time to trim hydrangeas, fruit trees, clipped hedges, roses, deciduous shade trees, evergreens, pines, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, and berry plants. Plus, check out our tips on how to prune each of your plants.

What to Prune When

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Looking for a pretty and easy-to-grow option for your yard? Try ornamental grasses! They can complete the look of your garden or accent your yard. We reccommend the prairie native little bluestem, or other tried-and-true favorites such as switchgrass, maidengrass, or blue oatgrass. Whether you want to plant in sun or shade, there are many types of ornamental grasses that will look great in your outdoor space.

17 Top Ornamental Grasses

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Wondering how to make beautiful, timeless flower arrangements? Making pretty bouquets can be a piece of cake with our tips and tricks and helpful instructions for crafting your own lovely floral creation. Start with a cohesive color scheme, use a shallow bowl for a centerpiece that is easy to talk over, use contrasting shades of blooms, sneak in some veggies like flowering cabbage or kale, or try one of our other awesome ideas for creating an amazing flower arrangement.

15 Classic Flower Arrangements

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Hot summer days call for plants that love warm, sunny weather! Keep your garden colorful even on scorching days with flowers such as angel’s trumpet, canna, salvia, and more. These beautiful plants are perfect for container gardens that are in areas with hot temperatures.

Heat-Loving Container-Garden Plants

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Learn everything you need to know about growing heathers and heaths. These colorful, low maintenance grasses fit perfectly in nearly any garden or lawn. Add a bit of color and height to your garden with heathers and heaths. Learn what conditions they grow best in, how to care and water for them and how to transplant them if needed.

How to Grow Heathers and Heaths

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If you’re looking for low-maintenance perennials, this article is a must-read. We’re sharing our favorite perennial flowers that are easy to grow in a small or big garden. Use this guide to plan your stunning backyard landscaping.

Easy to Grow Perennials

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Whichever part of the country you’re from, we have plants to deter deer from snacking in your yard or garden. Whether you’re in the Northeast, Midwest, South, Mountain West & High Plains, Pacific Northwest, Desert Southwest, or Southern California region, find out what to grow to keep deer away. Keep your region’s critters from munching up your plants with our helpful suggestions!

Top Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Region

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These shrubs will bring color to your yard or garden during the spring, summer, and fall seasons. Try growing the dramatically dark foliage of the Black Lace elderberry, or the beautiful Wine & Roses weigela with its sweet, delicate pink flowers. Whether you're looking to add shrubs for landscaping, for privacy, or just because you want colorful flowering shrubs, you need to check out these amazing options.

Colorful Shrubs for Your Garden

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A garden can never have too much sage. This perennial herb is super easy to grow in part sun and full sun. Learn how to grow sage and discover our best harvest tips for sage.

Sage

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Ligularia will add a pop of yellow to your landscaping. It can grow in part sun and full sun. Here’s everything you want to know about how to grow ligularia and the best varieties of this pretty flower.

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Jasmine is a vine that can grow in part sun and full sun. This plant is known for its beauty and its amazing fragrance. Learn how to grow jasmine and about the different varieties for jasmine.

Jasmine

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It’s important for you to know your plant’s light needs when planning where to put an indoor plant in your home. Once you know that, you have to find the right intensity, bulb color, and bulbs that will help your plants grow best.

Indoor Plant Lights

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Fuchsia is an exotic flower that grows in part sun, shade, and full sun. Here’s everything you want to know about these flowers, including how to grow fuchsia for a pop of color in your landscaping.

Fuchsia

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It may seem basic, but learning how to water houseplants the right way is actually super important. Take note of these houseplant watering basics so you can keep your indoor flowers and plants alive and growing well.

Watering Houseplants

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Add color to your garden using our favorite coneflower selections. Whether you want to plant purple, white, pink, or orange flowers, you’ll find the best perennials for your landscaping here.

Top Coneflower Selections

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You don't need a super bright room for house plants to thrive! These varieties of indoor plants love low-light conditions. Try some of our favorites, such as pothos, parlor palm, Boston fern, English Ivy, and more to add color, beauty, and a bit of greenery indoors.

Indoor Plants for Low Light

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Hot summer days call for plants that love warm, sunny weather! Keep your garden colorful even on scorching days with flowers such as angel’s trumpet, canna, salvia, and more. These beautiful plants are perfect for container gardens that are in areas with hot temperatures.

Heat-Loving Container-Garden Plants

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These perennial vines are an excellent addition to any garden or landscape. Check our our favorites that are very low maintenance and will brings lots of color throughout their growing season. Two of our favorites include the sweet potato vine and purple leaf grape.

The Best Perennial Vines for Your Garden

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If you are creating a window box, container garden or just a flower bed and need help deciding which annuals to plant together, we have you covered! Our expert gardeners weighed in on what annuals go well together in a variety of planting conditions. See pretty color combinations to get you inspired!

Top Annual Plant Pairings

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Get instant inspiration for your garden and yard landscaping with these amazing before and after photos! See what you can do with plants, shrubs, stone, concrete and patio furniture to create an awesome outdoor space to eat, drink, relax and garden in.

Before-and-After Garden Makeovers

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You'll definitely want to add these beautiful blooming houseplants to your home’s decor. From African violet to hibiscus to a peace lily, these are our favorite flowers and plants to grow inside.

24 Beautiful Blooming Houseplants

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Learn everything you need to know about growing heathers and heaths. These colorful, low maintenance grasses fit perfectly in nearly any garden or lawn. Add a bit of color and height to your garden with heathers and heaths. Learn what conditions they grow best in, how to care and water for them and how to transplant them if needed.

How to Grow Heathers and Heaths

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Summer has arrived and now it's time to choose beautiful blooms to carry you through the season. Your flower bed will look like a rainbow of color with our favorite summer-blooming shrubs. Choose from a few of these shrubs for low-maintenance plants that add variety and interest to any garden.

The 13 Best Summer-Blooming Shrubs

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If you live in the Pacific Northwest, use this list of the 15 best native plants for your region to create the garden of your dreams. You’ll find these flowers and plants are easy to care for in the climate and environment you live in.

15 Top Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest

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Don’t miss out on beautiful blooms this autumn! Fall mums are a great choice for adding color in cooler weather. Chrysanthemums are versatile, are available as annuals or perennials, and can be planted in containers. Also, find out our instructions for growing mums, and what varieties, shapes, and types of mums to know.

Fall Mums: Your Ultimate Care Guide

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