Get Growing

Container Gardening

Second-Wind Summer Containers: Reassess, Replace, and Revive

If your late-summer containers are looking a little worn out, make some colorful replacements.

Container Refresh: Add Summer Color With Houseplants

It's time to get your hands dirty! Add houseplants to summer containers for a mid-season refresh.

Ask the Expert: When Should You Water?

Is there a best time of day to water your plants? Our horticulturalist has the answers. 

6 Colorful Flowers for Tropical Color Schemes

The fastest way to infuse color on porches and patios is with tropical flowers in juicy citrus colors.

9 Reasons to Use Snake Plants in Outdoor Containers

Snake plants might not be the first plant you consider for summer containers. Oh, but you should!

3 Flower/Foliage Combos for Sunny Spots

Sun-loving annual and tropical flowers and foliage offer a colorful options for containers.

Pastel Flowers for Romantic Porches

Add containers of yellow, blue, and pink flowers for a soft glowy vibe.

Starting or Expanding A Garden

Dream big (but start out small) is good gardening advice. Consider these 7 things before you dig in.

Curcuma: Plant A Summer Surprise

Curcuma is an underused tropical plant with gorgeous flowers and lush leaves.

Three BIG Plants for Front Porch Flair

Make an outdoor welcome statement with large, showy plants.

Brighten Up Shady Spots with Foliage and Flowers

Flowers, foliage, tropicals -- see what you can grow in the shade. 

4 Ways to Decorate Tiny Outdoor Spots

Transform a small terrace, deck, or yard into a beautiful outdoor haven.

5 Tips for Enticing Hummingbirds to Your Yard

Fast-moving, jewel-tone hummingbirds are fascinating additions to your yard. Here are tips for attracting them.

5 Ways to Add Quick Color to Spring Gardens

Brighten up with these early-spring planting tips! Spring is just around the corner.

Be Inspired by the 2021 Pantone Color of the Year

If you are looking for trendy color combinations in your garden and porch decor, try using Pantone Color(s) of the year for 2021.

Winter Color Warmup

Add color and texture to your porches and patios this winter.

4 Easy Plant Hacks Every New Parent Parent Should Know

Looking for some easier and smarter ways to garden? Here are some great plant hacks you can use indoors and out.

Garden Design 101: Dark Garden Elements

Dark garden accents bring quiet and sophistication to a garden, as well as helping plants stand out.

Focal Point Finesse

A planter at the end of a pathway makes good design sense.

Create Plant Vignettes

Learn the art of clustering plants (and other items) to create beautiful garden vignettes. 

5 Reasons Why I Love Anthurium

Exotic, colorful, and long lasting: oh, and there's so much more to this gorgeous plant.

Color Commentary: Using Yellow Flowers in the Garden

Do cloudy, rainy days get you down? If so, you can plant your own sunshine using flowers that mimic the rays of the sun.

Color Commentary: Using White Flowers in the Garden

Discover how to use white flowers as a garden design feature. 

Take Your Snake Plant Outside

Snake plant (aka sansevieria) is showing up a lot these days in outdoor containers. That’s because summer’s hot weather is ideal for this...