Ornamentals & Other Garden Plants

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Blue and purple hydrangea flowers on bushes
How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Hydrangeas

Mature hydrangeas can be divided to form new shrubs.

bright red zinnia with yellow center
17 Summer Flowers That Wow

These beautiful blossoms bloom bountifully.

indoor plants growing by a window
10 of the Best Indoor Plants

From trendy newcomers to classic standbys.

hands assembling a green garland
How to Make a Greenery Garland

Add rustic beauty to any space.

bright green hakone grass
Best Ornamental Grasses by Region

These stunning plants bring depth and movement to a garden.

a lily plant with white flowers
5 Indoor Plants That Are Super Hard To Kill

Plants are a renter's best decor friend.

A close -up of a trendy 2010 houseplant, the rubber plant.
Houseplant Trends for 2019

From ferns to foliage, here's some plant trends to watch out for in 2022.

A cacti arrangement in a terrarium.
How to Plant a Cactus Arrangement

Cacti are low-maintenance houseplants that can be easily turned into a decorative arrangement.

A houseplant with pink flower and green leaves in front of a window.
Add Color to Your Home with Plants

Inject some color into your home with these houseplants that are anything but boring.

Ornamental grasses.
Ornamental Grasses to Grace Your Yard This Fall

Add some hardy and beautiful grass to your landscaping.

A group of potted succulents with the phrase "DIY succulent garden."
DIY a Low-Maintenance Succulent Garden

Succulents are an inexpensive way to add color and sculpture to your space.

A houseplant in front of a window showing a snowy landscape.
How to Help Your Houseplants Survive Winter

We share 4 ways to give extra TLC to your houseplants during these cold months.

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Ten Hard to Kill Plants

All gardens and landscapes present their own challenges for gardeners.

Sarracenia
Carnivores in the Garden: Sarracenia Pitcher Plants

Sarracenia are a type of carnivorous plant.

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All About the Staghorn Fern

The staghorn fern is a plant that has distinctive fronds or divided leaves.

Golden Boston Fern
5 Things to Know About the Fern Life Cycle

Ferns are nearly prehistoric, so they have their cycle down.

PInk lily of the valley
How to Grow Pink Lily of the Valley

It's essential to pick the right location.

African violet in a pot on a table
How to Grow African Violets from Leaf Cuttings

This beautiful houseplant that can be easily propagated.

fern frond
Maintaining Healthy Ferns

Enhance your yard with delicate ferns.

Azaleas.
Azaleas vs. Rhododendrons

Azaleas and rhododendrons are perennial shrubs.

Sedum.
Sedum: Growing Autumn Joy

Autumn joy, or sedum, is a succulent plant.

A wisteria.
How to Plant and Care for Wisteria

The wisteria is a type of climbing vine.

Fountain grass
Grass Ground Cover: Bunny Tails and Fountain Grass

Create texture and depth in addition to color.

Independence Day themed flower display
Make Your Own Red, White, and Blue Planter Arrangement!

Accentuate nature in your red, white and blue theme.

A fern.
How to Make Your Own Fern Prints to Display

Decorating with fern prints is simple and inexpensive.

bunch of Easter Lily blooms
How to Preserve an Easter Lily for Decoration

Savor the beauty longer with a dried flower.

lemongrass bundles
Common Mistakes to Avoid when Growing Lemongrass

It offers health benefits and an appealing scent.

A flowerbed with a house in the background and the words "make a statement with flowers."
6 Flowers That Give the Best Bang for Your Buck

Need to beautify your yard? We've gathered a list of flowers that deliver on the color front.

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Caring for an Organ Pipe Cactus

The magnificent Organ Pipe Cactus is an impressive addition to any garden.

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Common Pests that Might be Eating Your Aeonium

There are as many as 35 different varieties of the aeonium.

A purple flowering bonsai plant in a pot.
How to Start a Bonsai Garden from Scratch

Starting from seed takes time, but can be worth the wait!

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Tips for Transplanting a Caladium Plant

Caladium is a tropical ornamental plant that is native to the Amazon river region of Brazil.

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How to Fertilize Aquatic Plants

Just like other plants, aquatic plants need to be fertilized for them to be able to thrive.

Cactus.
Growing Cactus: Pincushion Cacti

Growing cactus doesn't have to be a difficult task.

A young girl potting a succulent in a terra cotta pot.
Succulents for Beginners

Succulents are the perfect plant for new green thumbs.

Houseplants on a white background.
How to Transition Houseplants to Cooler Weather

Houseplants bring color, coziness, and air filtration to your home.

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How to Propagate Russian Sage

There are many ways to propagate perennials in your home garden.

Ice plants.
How to Sow Ice Plant Seeds

Ice plants have fleshy, succulent foliage.

A flowering vine creeping up against a house with gray siding and a blue shutter.
Guide to Flowering Vines

Flowering vines add a quaint feel.

white pink and red poinsettias
Grow Poinsettias from a Leaf Cutting

These holiday staples can propagate infinitely.

A spider plant on a table.
The Best Houseplants to Purify Your Home's Air

Houseplants are more than just a pretty face! Find out their added benefits to your home.

Orange-yellow honeysuckle flowers
Honeysuckle Vine Propagation Methods

Honeysuckle is a hearty plant that grows well from any propagation method.

Three potted cactus plants
Transplanting a Saguaro Cactus into a Larger Pot

The Saguaro cactus is a popular and prickly cactus plant.

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How to Grow Blue-Green Algae in a Water Garden

Cyanobacteria, or blue green algae, are a very primitive life form that creates food for the food chain.