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.

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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 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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Advantages of Seedless Plants

Simply put, those plants that do not produce seeds are known as seedless plants.

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How to Grow Mums with Cuttings

Mums are a perennial plant, and this means that they will only last a few years.

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Knowing the Different Bougainvillea Varieties

Most people have seen bougainvillea only as a vine, spread on a trellis in a glorious burst of color.

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5 Ways to Hang a Hanging Plant

A hanging plant can be hung in a pot containing flowers, plants or herbs.

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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.

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Collect, Store and Sow Moss Rose Seeds

The flowers of the portulaca family, called moss rose, thrive in hot areas with low rainfall.

A peace lily.
Tips on Transplanting Your Peace Lily

Peace lilies make great gifts.

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Growing Succulents on Your Roof

Growing succulents on a rooftop is a good way to create a green garden in your own "backyard."

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Saguaro Cactus: Propagation Techniques

The Saguaro cactus has a smooth and waxy skin covered with two-inch spines.

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 Plant and Grow Irish Moss

Irish moss, which is also referred to as Scottish moss, is a plant that looks similar to mosses.

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How to Propagate Russian Sage

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

A peace lily.
Spreading the Peace Lily: Divide and Transplant

Peace lily plants resemble a white flag.

Ice plants.
How to Sow Ice Plant Seeds

Ice plants have fleshy, succulent foliage.

broad green caladium leaf with pink veins in the center
Caladium Alert: Poisons and Other Dangers

It's not a good idea to grow if you have kids or pets.

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Keep Bugs and Disease off Your Bird of Paradise

There are not many pests or diseases common to the bird of paradise.

A close-up of succulents in a pot.
Creative Succulent Garden Ideas

Succulents are an easy way to get creative with your gardening.

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.

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Bluebell Propagation Methods

The bluebell is a popular spring flowering perennial that has blue, bell-shaped flowers.

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8 Bluebonnet Care Tips

The state flower of Texas, the bluebonnet grows abundantly in the wild there. T

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How to Remove Honeysuckle from Your Garden

Honeysuckle can quickly and easily take over your garden if you are not vigilant to control its growth.

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.

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Drying and Storing Lemon Verbena Leaves

Lemon verbena leaves are used for cooking and perfume making.

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Plant a Young Ann Magnolia Tree

The Magnolia Ann is a member of the "Little Girl" magnolia tree hybrid series, created in the 1950s.

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Identifying Different Varieties of Wisteria

Wisteria is a very vigorous vine that needs constant attention or it will take over the area.

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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Grow a Barrel Cactus from a Seed

A barrel cactus is a beautiful and interesting addition to any garden or flower bed.

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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.

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Transplanting a Wisteria

Wisteria can grow to heights of 25 feet and 10 feet or more in width.

Ornamental grasses
How to Transplant Ornamental Grass

Ornamental grasses divide well, so multiply your plants.

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Is Your Prayer Plant in the Right Pot?

If you are looking for an easy-to-grow, beautiful houseplant, consider a prayer plant.

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Spacing Rhododendrons Properly

The average evergreen or deciduous rhododendron expands to a diameter of nearly 8 feet at maturity.

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Growing Agave from Seeds

The best way to reproduce agave plants is to grow them from seeds.

A bougainvillea.
Protect Your Bougainvillea from Winter Freeze

Bougainvillea need to be protected come winter.