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Can Gardening Help You Live Longer?

Gardening is good for your health!

Santa's Garden Plan

If Santa had a garden, what plants would he grow? (Hint: cool-weather, festive ones...)

Save Your Tropical Plants in Winter

Tropical plants won’t survive winter outdoors where temperatures freeze. But you can save them. Here’s how. 

Decorate Your Home and Garden with Crotons

Splashy colors, big leaves: crotons add color indoors and out. 

Add Fall Color with Asters

So many bold colors! Asters are fall favorites for gardeners and butterflies. 

The Garden's Fall Finale

Having a garden that stays colorful into the late fall isn’t as challenging as you might think. See some colorful options!

Perennial Baskets for Fall

Perennial-filled hanging baskets from the Montreal Botanic Gardens are beautiful autumn decor. 

Gardening Near the Arctic Circle

Gardening near the Arctic Circle is surprisingly colorful. Discover cool-weather containers from Iceland. 

Long-Blooming Florida Perennials

These five Florida perennials bloom and bloom and bloom.

Road Food for Butterflies

Add nectar-rich plants to your yard to attract and feed migrating butterflies. 

Small Ornamental Grasses

Small grasses, such as mondo, liriope, and blue fescue add color and texture to landscapes. 

Get Big Color in Sun or Shade with Coleus

Coleus is one of my favorite plants.

Sprucing Up Your Front Yard Can Make You Money

Doing a little work in your front yard can make your home more valuable.

Decorate for Thanksgiving with Plants

Make your table burst with seasonal flair this holiday with houseplants.

How to Care for Curcuma in Winter

Give your beautiful curcuma plant the right winter care.

Winter Hibiscus Care Tips

Keep your favorite tropical hibiscus alive in winter -- even if you live in a cold climate.

Mandevilla Care in Winter

Enjoy the beauty of tropical mandevilla even after the snow flies. 

Fanciful Fall Foliage

Get big color impact with a fountain of fall color. 

Get the Jump on Spring with Fall-Planted Perennials

Fall planting perennials is a smart thing to do because you'll be rewarded with tons of color in your spring and summer garden.

Why Fall Is the Best Time to Plant Perennials

It's fall -- time for apple cider, pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween candy. It's also the best time to plant perennials. Here's why.

Fall Mini Peppers Are Here!

Add festive fall flair with delightful miniature peppers. 

Chrysanthemums Add Fall Style

Get tips for picking the perfect mums, keeping them happy, and designing with them in your yard. 

Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Backyard Garden

Transform your backyard garden into a personal haven with our easy tips.

Cool-Weather Classics

Pansies are the cheerleaders of the cool-season garden. Their happy flowers provide a big boost of color to beds, borders, and containers.