Landscape design: Variegated rhododendrons are impressive, but what you plant with them can also help light up the garden. Here's a designer's advice.
Want a plant that's a summer show-stopper in the landscape? An expert recommends climbing roses that beautifully fill the bill.
When tall bearded irises come into flower, they're the flowery focus of the garden. But be sure to get rid of iris borers so the show continues year after year.
When starting seeds for the garden, even experts can goof occasionally. Here's a cautionary tale.
Five new and exciting ideas for creative water gardens.
Spring weather in Iowa has been challenging, to say the least. But the garden has produced some nice surprises.
Pulling up weeds by hand is a peaceful activity that gives a gardener time to think.
After natural disasters such as the recent tornadoes that raced through the South, storm-damaged garden plants often recover much better than expected, says a gardener who's braved floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving lettuce.
Hardy gloxinia was popular in the past, but fell out of fashion for some reason. Maybe now's the time for this attractive plant to make a comeback in American gardens.
About 1,000 new daylilies are registered every year. It's obviously not easy to come up with names for all of them. You could have a garden growing 142 daylies with some variation of the name 'plum' or 314 with 'peach.'
For Western gardeners, dwarf bearded irises offer a number of advantages, including drought and wind tolerance and deer resistance.
If you garden in Southern California, here's a suggested to-list list for early May.
A trio of woodland wonders thrives in a Midwest shade garden.
Dwarf crested iris, Iris cristata, is a charming native plant that grows well in the shade at the edge of woods.
A fire doesn't deter a mother's love and devotion, a gardener discovers.
If yout want to learn more about gardening from reading glossy magazines, both the photos and the articles matter.
Your yard will be alight with white when you plant these native trees to brighten spring.
Finding sun, trees, and tree art at Chicago's Morton Arboretum. One installation covers a tree outdoors in colorful crochet.
Designing gardens with native plants brings great benefits.