Did you know that alliums are the ornamental version of onions?
Perennials like the Japanese Anemone are among a handful of late bloomers that can add life to your garden.
Cold-hardy perennials with starry, daisy-like flowers, Asters are pollinator-friendly stars of late summer and mid-fall.
Some perennials should be cut back each year, while others can be left upright. Here are a few quick tips to help you choose.
Many tender plants need to be brought indoors before that first frost if you want to enjoy them again next year.
Here are great ideas for creating beautiful and colorful containers with fall flair.
Tips for harvesting and preserving herbs at their peak so you can enjoy their flavor year-round.
Check these season-extending tips for growing vegetables that prefer the cooler temps of fall.
Here are some attention-getting plants to help bring your garden to life.
Few flowers come with so many different looks and in so many colors and bicolors. Here are some tips for growing them in your garden.
Learn how to treat some common tomato diseases now and prevent them next year.
Here are tips for choosing, buying and planting bulbs in fall for a beautiful and reliable spring show.
Get acquainted with sun-loving garden favorite Shasta daisy and its cousins.
There are so many reasons to include these cheery, easy-to-grow cheery flowers in your sunny garden.
Here's an easy way to preserve the flavors of herbs from your garden.
Green tomatoes that still haven't ripened can be used in all kinds of recipes. Here's a delicious one to try.
Brussels sprouts, broccoli, spinach, carrots, cabbages and beets prefer cooler weather. Plan now to take advantage of mild temperatures in fall to grow cool-season crops.
Try growing colorful and care-free zinnias. They're easy to start from seed and long lasting.
Check these tips help your plants survive while away on your summer vacation vacation.
Learn how to tame garden bullies - dominating plants that can take over in your garden.
Learn how easy it is to grow gladiolus for color and height in your summer garden.
Learn the difference between the pot classic annual red geranium and "real" perennial geraniums.
Here are three quick, easy, and fun ways to make plant tags for marking your garden plants.
Here's how to use succession planting to ensure longer harvest of some veggies and cool-weather herbs.
Rose breeders have been hard at work on developing easy to grow, scented roses. Here are a few to know.
Here are some tips for successfully adapting to the challenges of gardening in the shade and creating a serene garden space.
Here's an easy and quick project: Give hanging baskets new life as temporary garden chandeliers.
Consider choosing flowering plants, shrubs and trees native to your region to provide food and shelter for birds.
A raised bed box can be assembled and ready for planting fairly quickly. Here are some tips to help you decide whether to purchase a kit or build your own.
Flowering vines can add color, privacy and height to your garden. Here are some options and tips to help you go vertical.
Consider this garden concept to conserve water - saving you time and resources in the garden.
Facts about this old-fashioned, cold-hardy and fragrant garden favorite.
The variety of low-maintenance succulents are fun and easy to combine in a dish garden. Here's a great project for beginner gardeners.
Lilacs are an American favorite. Here are helpful tips for growing and getting more blooms from this hardy, old-fashioned shrub.
Design tips and plant suggestions for building beautiful containers for shady spots.
Here are some tips to help you decide which plants to add to your garden this year.
Here's a how-to tip that will save you time planting seeds in the garden.
Learn about growing and using this milder and sweeter relative of cabbage, broccoli, mustards and kale.
Rely on the cheery early blooms of the common primrose to brighten up shady areas in spring.
Since they are poisonous when eaten, so you won’t need fencing or repellents to grow these critter-proof bulbs.
Here are some indoor and outdoor gardening activities you can begin to tackle now.
The earliest and easiest seeds to start are those vegetable and flowers that enjoy cool weather.
If you're tired of growing the same old vegetables, try these easy-growing edibles.
Looking for something new new to plant in your garden this year? Here are a few ideas.
Calla lillies can be grown houseplants all year, or in the ground as annuals in the north or perennials in the southern and western states.
One of the hottest trends in organic living (and a great DIY project!) is creating your own natural fabric dyes from flowers.
The lunar cycle is thought to affect the moisture level in the soil and plants and more. Here are some tips for trying this gardening style.
Ice melt makes for safe travel on foot or in a vehicle, but they are not good for lawns, trees, shrubs or perennials.
With enough light and a warm spot, you can grow fresh herbs indoors.
Cheerful pansies and violas can brighten your garden beds in mild weather. Check these growing tips.
With the right indoor conditions, colorful African Violets are a snap to grow.
Don’t ditch your poinsettia plants with the Christmas tree. Here's how to enjoy them for many years to come!
Did you get a holiday cactus this year? Here are some great tips on how to care for it.
Learn how to grow this popular indoor holiday plant and it's outdoor cousin.
Take care when decking the halls wth fresh greenery from the landscape or garden center. Here are tips for safety and keeping the greens fresh this season.
Learn how easy it is to sprout bulbs for colorful flowers to brighten the indoors.
The best seeds to sow outside in fall are those that bloom early in the year. Here are some tips for success.
Wreaths to decorate your door are easy to make using natural materials found in your garden, so grab your clippers and make your own beautiful decorations.
Here are some tips for choosing and growing orchids in your home.
Here are 8 spring-blooming flower bulbs that reliably bloom every year and increase as they spread.
Learn when and how to trim the trees and shrubs in your landscape.
Check our budget-conscious tips to tidy up and improve the appearance of your front yard.
Here are 8 ways to prevent problems in the landscape.
Perennial herbs are not only easy to grow and attractive. Learn how to help these edibles thrive in your garden.
Your own home-grown vegetables picked at the peak of ripeness are the best tasting and most nutritious ones you can eat. Find out which home-grown veggies are the best for grilling.
Many types of roses are easy to grow. Here are tips for growing roses successfully in your yard.
Using a straw bale as a plant container is relatively easy and can be a great option if you have poor soil or limited space and the raised height can eliminate the heavy work of digging and turning the soil to plant.
These heat-tolerant annual flowers can take the heat of summer and bloom all season.
Have a sunny spot? Give growing your own tomatoes a try. Check out our tips for growing flavorful, juicy tomatoes at home.
Succulents have become increasingly popular in recent years. They’re compact, versatile, colorful, and easy to grow. Find out more about growing these low-care naturals for rock gardens, sunny slopes and more.
Bees and bugs are responsible for pollinating three-quarters of the world’s plants, but habitat loss has reduced populations to problem levels. Learn how you can welcome pollinating insects by planting native trees, shrubs and perennials that provide food sources and shelter to these important insects.
Container gardens let you drop a pop of color in anywhere. Follow these basics rules for container success.
Edible landscaping – mixing edibles with the landscape’s flowers and shrubs – is hot. Here are some tips for bringing edibles with ornamental value into your landscape.
Learn how to minimize winter damage to landscape plants by a taking a few important steps to protect your plants this fall.
Here are 10 ideas for planting bulbs in fall with some of the best bulb choices for each setting.
Here’s a fun DIY garden project to create a unique birdbath from old dishes and vases.
Some easy-to-grow crops are nutrition powerhouses and by growing your own fruits and veggies, you can select varieties to maximize nutrition. Here are five growing tips, plus a list of high-nutrient crops to grow yourself.
From our sister brand, Lyric Wild Bird Food, learn how the flora and fauna in your yard can help attract wild birds to add color and song to your summer.
Take your yard to a new level by landscaping with plants in containers on decks, patios and in opportune spots throughout the yard. It’s easier than tending plants in the ground and works in small space garden areas.
Just as with inside style, a home’s landscape can and should reflect the tastes and lifestyles of the inhabitants. Here are 10 theme-garden possibilities.
Plant a salsa garden by growing your own ingredients for fresh, homemade salsa.
Gardeners are choosing to plant soft, pastel, calming shades this year to counteract hectic, always-plugged-in lifestyles.
Here’s a to-do list to help you get your garden ready for Spring.
Learn how to create your own new plants before frost kills the old ones.
Here are some tips for designing an autumn landscape that will brighten your garden with a symphony of late-peaking plants.
Looking for another design option for bulbs? Why not try the meadow approach to bulb planting for a looser, more casual look.
The recent wave of low-care and long-blooming “shrub roses,” have made rose-growing practical and easy even for those that feel they lack a green thumb.
New hybrid geraniums feature better heat tolerance and performance for healthier-looking geraniums with more blooms, attractive forms and new colors by crossing ivy-leafed geraniums with American favorite zonal types
A deadly and fast-spreading disease called downy mildew decimated impatiens in 2012, but weather conditions and planting cutbacks helped to limit the spread of the disease in 2013. So what are gardeners to make of this as they plan this spring’s flower choices?
One of the advantages of growing your own vegetable garden is that you get to experiment with some of the less-traveled choices. Dozens of seed companies offer just about anything you'd want, from new cultivars of old favorites to heirloom varieties to crops from other countries.
These cold-tolerant early-starters make good additions to the landscape because they have the good sense to bloom when little else is going on and when color is most appreciated.
After a summer of heat, punishing storms, bugs, weeds, assorted diseases, and vacation-related neglect, a few judicious maintenance moves can revive your garden for fall.
Looking for a more fragrant rose? Discover interesting facts about rose scent and learn which varieties are known for their fragrance.
The camellia has long been a staple of Southeastern landscapes with its glossy, evergreen foliage and rose-like flowers. Thanks to recent breeding and warmer winters, winter-hardy varieties are now are good options for some colder American gardens. Here are some tips for growing these "hardy camellias" in the North.
Hanging flower baskets are increasingly popular as a way to add eye-level color to decks and porches – without the fuss of digging, weeding and rabbit-fighting. Learn the keys to basket success.
The return of warm weather means it’s time again for gardeners to whip the yard back into shape for another season. How to get it all done? Take a cue from medics: “Triage” your to-do list to get your spring off to a manageable start in the landscape.
Fairy gardens have become one of gardening’s hottest trends lately. Fairy gardens are miniature gardens constructed of diminutive plants and tiny accessories designed to lure fairies. They can be outside gardens with in-ground plants, or they can be mini container gardens intended mainly for indoors – at least part of the time.
No room in the yard to dig a vegetable garden? No matter. Most vegetables grow just as well in containers as in the ground—sometimes better.
Gardening’s biggest reward is arguably the season’s first red, ripe tomato. With a bit of planning and some cold-protection strategy, your tomatoes can be ready weeks and even months ahead of the norm.
The queen of fall flowers – the chrysanthemum or “mum” – often ends up as a late-season throw-away, But garden mums are perennials in most of the U.S. With a little know-how, garden mums will come back reliably for many years.
Your garden served you faithfully throughout spring and summer. Now that fall is almost here, it’s time to return the favor with some serious winter prep. You might even consider adding a little pizazz in the form of some colorful, hearty fall blooms.
If space is a premium in your yard – or if you’re looking for a low-maintenance way to fancy-up your deck or patio, think about planting containers as a way to add color and vitality exactly where you need it.
Fresh fruits and vegetables are coming back as a summer obsession, and even if you’ve never gardened before, you can dig right in. Make the right choices, keep your garden well-fed and watered, and you’ll be enjoying the fruits of your labors in no time.
Choose indoor plants to help keep your home environment healthy during winter months.
There are a number of reasons to prune flowering shrubs. Done properly, pruning can be very beneficial.
It is important to catch ice damage early and take the necessary steps to help your plant maintain health.
Even if you didn’t plant bulbs last fall or in previous years, you can still brighten the landscape with cold hardy plants early spring color.
As winter drags on and snow and ice accumulate, should you be concerned about your plants? A lot depends on the amount and duration of the precipitation, and the condition of the plants going into winter.
You can take advantage of warm days to start your spring lawn and garden clean-up process, but don’t rush things and cause damage. Give some thought to what you can and can’t do according to weather and ground conditions.
Some planning before you can get outside will help you obtain the most enjoyment from your landscape and outdoor living space.
Here are some tips on getting the most for your landscaping dollar this spring.
Fall is the ideal time to reap, sow, feed and prepare the earth to experience a miraculous revival next spring.
Add rocks to your landscape to add depth, texture and interest to your outdoor living spaces.
Planting additional trees and shrubs can add shade and interest to your backyard.
Excessive rain and heat in the northeast stresses plants and lawns.
Late fall and early winter is a great time to plant trees and shrubs, learn how to plant and transplant like a pro.
Roses traditionally have required a lot of work to keep them disease and insect free, that is all changed with breeding breakthroughs in landcape roses.
GreenView experts recommend soil tests to help choose the right fertilizer for trees, shrubs and other landscape plants.
The two primary reasons for fertilizing ornamental plants are to encourage growth and to create a healthy plant, the goals are not mutually exclusive, learn how to choose the right fertilizer for your plant.
Hiring the right professional is key to successful projects, learn how to select the right landscaper for your project.
Low voltage landscape lighting is inexpensive to operate and creates drama while enhancing safety and security to your home.
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