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Give Your Garden an Edge

Edge your beds, borders, and walkways with gorgeous flowers that will frame your yard with color. By Doug Jimerson

10 Colorful Annual Flowers that Attract Butterflies

Colorful butterflies, moths, bees, and other important pollinators will flock to your yard when you provide them with a banquet of nectar...

Colorful Containers that Shine in the Fall

Grow beautiful container combos for the fall season. By Doug Jimerson

Window Box Wizardry

Add color and style to your home with window boxes packed with colorful annuals, perennials, and succulents. These elevated gardens impro...

Garden Style in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for jazz, beignets, and letting the good times roll. It’s also very floral city. By Karen Weir-Jimerson

Colorful Annual Classics

Gardening is a lot like cooking. For best results you need just the right combination of basic ingredients (classic colorful annuals!) to...

Foliage Plants for Color, Texture, and the Wow-Factor

There's a host of colorful foliage plants that make amazing container plants during the summer in both Southern and Northern gardens. Enj...

Casual, Low-Maintenance Garden Style

Discover how succulent plants, creative garden beds, and kick-back seating help create an easy-care landscape. By Doug Jimerson

Grow Long-Blooming Annuals for Fall Color

Did you know that there’s a whole host of annual flowers that remain colorful right up until frost—or even longer in warmer regions? Here...

Lay Down a Carpet of Color

Get easy, full-flower coverage in gardens, patios, and containers with Drop and Grow® plants. By Karen Weir-Jimerson

10 Easy-Care Annuals Every Garden Should Have

Most annual flowers bloom nonstop, providing a seemingly endless show of color in your yard. Here are ten of our favorites. By Justin Han...

Dress Up The Edges of Your Yard

Adding a garden along the front or edge of your yard marks the boundary in a beautiful way. By Karen Weir-Jimerson

The 12 Best Silver Plants for Your Yard

Add a dose of drama to your landscape with silvery plants. They look good with everything and are easy to grow. Here are some of the best...

Bold Container Ideas for Fall

Fall is a great time to refresh your pots and planters with a colorful show of autumn bloomers. By Doug Jimerson  

12 Beautiful Annuals You’ll Love for Their Leaves

Get an upscale look in your plantings this season with beautiful annuals you’ll love for their leaves. By Justin Hancock

Beautify Your Favorite Spaces with Beautiful Tropical Plants

Beautiful tropical plants are ideal for adding color and interest to your favorite spaces. See some of my favorite ways to decorate with ...

10 Tips for Terrific Containers

The sky’s the limit when it comes to container gardening. You can grow almost anything in pots and planters, mixing and matching flowers,...

Chic Container Garden Ideas

Design your own chic container gardens by getting ideas from this collection we displayed in the Costa Farms Trial Garden. By Justin Hancock

Cool New Plants for 2017 from Costa Farms

Our Plant Hunters scout the globe for new varieties. Here’s what’s new we’ve been testing and are ready to hit your local garden center i...

Best Flowers for Florida Gardens

What are some of the best flowers to grow in Florida? Here are some of my top picks. By Justin Hancock

Easy-Care Annuals for Every Season

Plan ahead and enjoy beautiful, easy-care annuals all season with our top picks. By Justin Hancock

Design Ideas for a Shaded Backyard

Have a shaded yard? Don’t worry! You can still enjoy plenty of color and interest. Get ideas from this lovely backyard. By Justin Hancock

5 Fabulous Annual Flowers for Beginners

Discover five fabulous annual flowers that are super easy to grow! We share our favorites -- along with some helpful tips to ensure you e...

Hot Colors for Hot Places

When summer temperatures start to soar, heat-loving annuals are at their best. These easy-care bloomers will keep your garden colorful ri...