When water is scarce, taking simple steps can help your plants
Saving rainwater is like putting money in the bank.
Plant the right flowers for beautiful colors in dry conditions
Find out how you can start cool-loving veggie and flower seeds in the hot summer
Helping kids learn about gardening has many benefits.
In moist or dry settings, this native iris can make a beautiful addition to your garden
Orchids are are sometimes considered exotic and difficult to grow, but with a little knowledge they can actually be easy to care for.
You have some surprisingly good options for planting in sandy soils
A great accent plant that is hardy and drought-tolerant
A hardy, native bush that attracts hummingbirds. What's not to love?
You have lots of choices for bringing spectacular color to your yard
These unusual plants stand out beautifully in your garden
Get a great garden even in the face of cold nights and a short growing season
Enjoy flowers in summer, beautiful foliage in the other seasons.
This flowering herb is one of the easiest plants to grow.
Roses are tough to care for. Don't let bugs ruin them.
With so many shapes and colors, these plants are a must for your desert garden
As soon as your favorite flowers or vegetable plants pop up, aphids are ready to pounce.
This distinctive desert native thrives in hot, dry conditions
Control what's bugging your flowers, shrubs and trees.
A few simple tips on caring for roses
Find out how you can create more plants for your yard.
Some easy steps to follow to keep your roses healthy
Enjoy big blooms year after year
This two-minute video will show you how easy it is to care for your precious roses.
Growing and caring for roses can be easy it you follow these 5 easy steps.
Don't let weeds upstage your garden.
These beautiful white flowers would look great in your shade garden
While clay soils are hard to work with, some plants do well in them
Find out how to make the best use of water in your garden, especially in dry areas
The leathery flowers give way to beautiful, fluffy seeds for added beauty
Few flowers form such beautiful backdrops to your garden as this group
These days, it's a good idea to landscape with plants that deer don't like
There's always at least 1 plant that will give you bright colors in any given season
Take a few steps in late fall, and spring gardening will be easier
Hungry deer will eat most plants in your garden, but they probably won't start on these flowers
Unlike most ornamental grasses, this one does well in shade
Enjoy these easy-going annuals around your garden
Add vertical interest to your gardening
This tropical beauty adds bright color to your home
Enjoy the cool weather admiring this charmer in your desert garden
Find out when to plant bulbs to bloom when spring comes to your area
Virtually 100% of your water goes into the soil
This self-seeder will fill in those shady, damp places
Grow this woodland wonder in your own yard
This beautiful California native loves living where it's wet
How to plant and care for one of the most popular spring flowers
Tackling these simple tasks early gives you more leisure time later
If you're looking for a lovely flower that's easy to plant, this is it.
Cover a woodland edge with a delightful carpet of color
This short-stemmed beauty looks great tucked in among rocks
Maintaining a beautiful, sustainable garden only takes a little extra planning.
Beautiful and easy to maintain, these plants are staples for your native-plant garden
Plant this pretty flower in woodland gardens or containers
The buds are pink, the flowers are blue, and the look is beautiful
They may look nice, but they cause all kinds of trouble in the environment
Strange as it may seem, several types of ferns thrive in this environment
Pretty, low-maintenance, and good for songbirds. What's not to love?
Plant snapdragons for beautiful colors even when the temperature drops
Beautiful and reliable, its one low-maintenance plant that can really stand out in your yard
These lovelies can handle heat and drought
Using the right strategies in your landscape will help to keep deer munching elsewhere
This easy-to-grow flower towers above the rest of the garden in late summer.
Sure, they look nice, but the right vines in the right places can save you cool cash from lower heating bills
After a long, hot, summer, cheery fall flowers brighten up the yard
Welcome spring with a beautiful display of dazzling colors
Add some color to your shady areas
An easy way to add some curb appeal
Basic tips you can follow for a simple garden plan that isn't overwhelming
Enjoy your garden in the evening with these night-bloomers
Grow this plant, and you?ll see how it got its name
Your new home's garden is perfect. So when and where do you make changes?
Going Vertical Gives You More Gardening Fun
What to keep out of your garden
Let these aerial acrobats delight you while they control bug pests
Now feeding is easy as watering, no matter how you water your plants!