Gorgeous Garden Plants

Add new colors and textures to your garden with our favorite annuals, perennials and shade plants!
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Plant a few blooming shrubs in your garden to add color by the time summer rolls around. These summer-blooming shrubs are easy to grow and take care of. If you want a low-maintenance garden or to add a little bit of curb appeal, these summer shrubs are your go-to!

The 13 Best Summer-Blooming Shrubs

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Turn to this roundup for a low-maintenance garden filled with flowers that grow best in the shade. These perennials are easy to care for, because they come back year after year, plus they can work in places in your yard that don’t receive a lot of sunlight.

The Best Perennials for Shade

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Add beautiful landscaping privacy to your front or back yard with small trees. We've picked a variety of colorful, easy to care for trees that you can plant this spring and watch them grow! From crabapple to dogwood, we have just the right tree to add variety to your yard.

Our Favorite Small Trees

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Check out our all-time favorite low-maintenance annuals here! You are certain to find the perfect shade-loving bloom that fits perfectly in your garden, flower bed or yard.

Top Shade-Loving Annuals

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Add Japanese Maple Trees to your yard for a beautiful touch of color. These trees make your landscaping plans a breeze with many varieties of low-maintenance trees. Plant these trees in the spring and watch them grow and sprout beautifully colored leaves.

Japanese Maple Trees for Your Yard

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Even if you have a small backyard (or no yard at all), you can still grow a DIY herb garden full of tasty plants like basil, cilantro, rosemary, and more. @twotwentyone shows you how.

DIY Herb Gardens for Every Space

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If you plan on planting hydrangeas in your garden, it’s important to know how to care for them properly. Plus, with so many varieties, it can be difficult to select the plants that will work well with your landscaping design plans. Here’s everything you need to know about hydrangeas.

How to Care for and Choose Hydrangeas

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These flowers are perfect for the spring! Your garden will be overflowing with beautiful colors after you plant these spring flower ideas. These trendy spring garden plants are gorgeous and easy to take care of.

21 Spring Flowers for Your Garden

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These easy to care for and low maintenance indoor plants are a great way to add a little bit of nature and green into your home without having a huge responsibility to keep the plants thriving. Pick from our gallery of houseplants that include common container plants that will perfectly accent your living room, bedroom or entryway.

24 of the Easiest Houseplants You Can Grow

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Solve any landscaping problems with groundcover plants! We've pulled our top picks for common problems such as dry soil or a shady yard. Plants such as thyme, sedums, and sweet woodruff work overtime to spread wildly and are easy to take care of!

10 Great Groundcover Plants

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These perennials grow in tough soil and weather conditions, so you don't have to worry about your flower garden being ruined by Mother Nature! Perennials are an excellent choice of bloom for a first time gardener or for regions with tough weather and dry soil.

Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What

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Make your garden absolutely beautiful this year with these perennials! Choose from flowers in varying colors to make your landscaping really pop. We chose a variety of perennials that require different amounts of light to suit your gardening preferences.

20 Best Perennials for Your Garden

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These low-maintenance, low-light shrubs add beautiful color to your yard with little work! Learn more about shrubs for your garden and how to chose them. Plant shrubs in your garden, they grow well in shade for great privacy and a colorful accent to your home!

Shrubs

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If you have wet, soggy soil these plants will be perfect for your garden. These flowers are beautiful and give your garden an added pop of color for summer. Add these gorgeous plants to your garden that thrive in damp soil.

The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

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Climbing plants can add beauty to your fence or a trellis during the spring and summer months, and this roundup includes the best perennial vines to use in your yard or garden. You’re sure to find the perfect vines for you.

The Best Perennial Vines for Your Garden

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Learn everything you need to know about sweet potato vine! This popular container garden plan has big and bold leaves that add beautiful color to any garden. Find out what kind of sun, soil and weather conditions this annual needs to thrive.

Sweet potato vine

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Solve any landscaping problems with groundcover plants! We've pulled our top picks for common problems such as dry soil or a shady yard. Plants such as thyme, sedums, and sweet woodruff work overtime to spread wildly and are easy to take care of!

17 Top Sedums

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Make the most of your full sun plants by putting them in a beautiful window box! Add curb appeal to the front of your house with these full-sun container garden ideas. We picked low maintenance, sun-loving flower varieties so you can plant your window boxes and not worry about them throughout the season.

Easy, Beautiful Window Boxes for Sun

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You don't need a big herb garden to grow and harvest home grown herbs! See how to easily grow herbs in a container garden! We show you the best herbs to choose for your container garden and how to care for them throughout the summer so you have fresh lavender, cilantro, basil and mint! An herb container garden is the perfect solution for anyone who lives in an apartment.

Best Herbs for Container Gardens

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Brighten up any dreary office space by adding a terrarium plant. Terrariums are affordable, low-maintenance and not to mention beautiful. A few of our favorites include variegata, golden clubmoss and minimus aureus.

Top Terrarium Plants

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Add some of these new perennials to your garden this spring. Keep your garden updated with the latest and greatest flowers. These perennials will make a great addition to any garden and give it an added pop of color.

Top New Perennials for 2016

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Make a colorful, cottage garden that's also easy to take care of! We have a selection of brightly colored plants that are also low-maintenance. So you can easily plant a beautiful cottage garden with our simple plan and tips. We include helpful ideas such as adding a hands-free watering hose or including long-lasting annuals in your garden.

6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden

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Cover up that ugly slope or mound in your front or backyard with flowers that grow well in rocky soil! These low maintenance plants thrive in poor soil conditions and don't require a lot of drainage. Start planting your flower rock garden today!

Best Plants for Rock Gardens

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Make your garden vibrant with color with these gorgeous flowers that deer and rabbits won't eat. You'll never have to worry about these animals getting to your flowers. Keep your garden looking full and radiant with these easy-to-grow flowers.

12 Beautiful Bulbs Deer and Rabbits Don't Eat

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Look here for ideas and inspiring galleries of combined flower and plant varieties. Create a colorful flower garden full of roses, lilies, daffodils, perennials and annuals by using our helpful guidelines for pairing plants.

What Should I Plant Together?

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