Oriental poppies have their drawbacks in the garden, but it's hard to resist their glamorous good looks.
Beloved for fragrance, lavender is a colorful charmer in summer gardens and containers
A gardener and a chef give tips on growing and cooking with lavender -- and rice -- including a great recipe.
Thousands of David Austin English Roses perfumed the Thames during Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee celebration. You can grow many of them.
Beloved for its sensational spicy fragrance, mock orange is making a comeback, with many exciting new cultivars. One reblooms in late summer.
Smooth phlox blooms between the end of creeping woodland phlox of early spring and the start of summer's tall garden phlox.
Gaillardia, or blanket flower, is an easy-to-grow perennial for hot, sunny spots. Here's a new cultivar, Commotion Moxie, that has much to offer flower gardeners.
Basil is the most popular herb in the U.S. The reason? It's versatile, flavorful, and ideal for summer gardens.
Foamflower is a perennial plant that comes in two forms, clumping and creeping. Both Tiarellas are favorites with gardeners who have shade.
A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving spinach. Plus a great spinach recipe.
When peonies bloom in spring, it's time to think about adding more next season. Singles or doubles may be the question.
What does it mean when a plant wins an All-America Selections award, and how will perform in your garden?
Prolific blossoms, fragrant leaves, and cold-hardiness make catmint a perfect plant for almost any garden.
Want good ideas on how to combine woodland wildflowers in attractive combinations? Take a walk in the woods.
If you garden in southern California, here's what to do in early May.
Light up a woodland garden with this quartet of unusual shade-loving perennial plants.
When a gardener moves, she finds that it's hard to replace some of her favorite roses and other plants.
Attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and mason bees to your garden because they're excellent pollinators.
A trip to the San Francisco Botanical Garden provides good examples for designing a successful Japanese garden.
From garden to kitchen: A gardener and a chef team up with advice on growing and serving cauliflower.