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How We Grow in South Florida

Ever wonder what it’s like at Costa Farms in Miami? You might imagine rows and rows of greenhouses brimming with houseplants. Here’s a pe...

Hot New Plant Alert

We share a behind-the-scenes look at a brand-new houseplant hitting garden centers later this year.

Beautiful Cool-Season Container Garden Ideas

Enjoy beautiful pots, even in cool, frosty weather, with these cool-season container garden ideas from our experts! By Justin Hancock

5 Ways Ornamental Grasses Make Your Yard Better

Got grasses? If not, here’s why you should have them.

Hot Plants for Bold Color All Summer Long

Celebrate summer with bold, tropical plants that love the heat and offer exotic flowers from today all the way to frost. Here are some of...

Add Color to Your Home with Flowering Houseplants

Flowers are the perfect way to imbue your home with life and color. Here are some of our favorite flowering houseplants. By Justin Hancock

Add Ferns for Summer Interest

Add lushness and traditional style to your summer porch, patio, or balcony with ferns. By Doug Jimerson and Karen Weir-Jimerson

Hanging Baskets Ideas

Beautiful hanging baskets are an easy way to add style to your front porch, deck, balcony, or other outdoor space. Check out these ideas ...

Grow Beautiful Bonsai

Add elegance and style to your home or office with a bonsai. Get our tips and tricks for growing a bonsai of your own!  By Justin Hancock

Behind the Scenes at Costa Farms

We love plants! Our wholesale nursery produces millions of gorgeous plants in three U.S. states. Get an inside look at what we do.  By J...

Elegant Palms for Every Setting

Add easy-care, fantastic foliage to every room! Palms add architectural elegance and leafy lushness -- indoors and out. See our selection...

How to Keep Your Container Gardens Alive Over Summer

Do your pots suffer from summer doldrums? Enjoy planters all through the summer with our easy tips. By Justin Hancock

A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizer

Learn everything you need to know about fertilizing your plants indoors and out. By Justin Hancock

Container Gardening Ideas with Succulents

Easy, sun-loving succulents are perfect for adding pizzazz to your container gardens. Succulent care is a cinch! 

Gardening Basics: How To Plant a Container Garden

Container gardens are easy ways to add color and interest to any space. Get tips for making beautiful containers. By Doug Jimerson

Summering Houseplants Outdoors

Move houseplants outdoors for a well-deserved summer vacation. They'll thank you for it!

10 Tips for Container Garden Design

Design colorful, easy-care container gardens with these 10 top tips. By Justin Hancock 

How to Make a Planter with Pavers

Here's an easy weekend project: Make a planter out of pavers! We'll show you how. By Justin Hancock

A Shopper’s Guide to Mandevilla

We share everything you need to enjoy success with mandevilla, including care and selecting the right varieties for your space. By Justin...

A Shopper’s Guide to Buying the Best Hibiscus

Pick out the best hibiscus for you with our easy tips. By Justin Hancock

5 Reasons to Love Hibiscus

Big showy flowers are the number one reason people swoon over hibiscus. But there are more reasons to plant this beauty.

A Shopper's Guide to Buying Geraniums

The backbone of the summer garden, geraniums provide nonstop color in beds or containers from late spring until fall. By Doug Jimerson

A Shopper's Guide to Buying Outdoor Ferns

Big, bold outdoor ferns add character and beauty to porches, decks, and terraces. By Doug Jimerson

A Shopper’s Guide to Begonias

There’s a begonia for practically every garden – indoors and out! Get tips for picking the perfect begonia for you. By Justin Hancock