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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

We are Passionate about Plants and the Planet

Green = looking for sustainable and scalable operating methods while being keenly aware of the impact we make, not just on those who purc...

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...

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

Small Plants for Small Spaces

You don’t need a huge yard to have a great garden. Even the tiniest plot or balcony has enough space to grow a  wide variety of colorful ...

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...

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 ...

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

Before-and-After Patio Makeover Ideas

With just a few plants and decorative elements, it’s easy to transform your favorite patio space into a lush sanctuary. We’ll show you ho...

10 Perennials for Late-Summer and Fall Color

Keep the color show going in your backyard right up until frost. Here’s a peek at 10 of our favorite late-season bloomers. By Doug Jimerson

10 Perennials That Add Colorful Style to Decks

Turn a drab deck or patio into a festival of flowers with containers packed with easy-care perennials. It’s a snap to mix and match diffe...

11 Easy Colorful Container Garden Ideas

Cultivate your artistic side by mixing and matching colorful annuals, perennials, and tropical plants in containers. By Doug Jimerson

12 Annual Flowers That Can Take the Cold

Add months to your gardening season by planting cool-weather annuals in the early spring (or fall) when temperatures are too chilly for m...

Porchscaping: Tropical Style

You don’t have to live in the tropics to enjoy the look and feel of equatorial elegance on your own front porch. You just need the right ...

Porchscaping: French Country

French country is a casual front-porch style that encourages a mix of plants, flowers, fabrics, and time-loved vintage furnishings. By Ka...

Design Ideas for Fall Containers and Gardens

Just because the calendar says its fall doesn’t mean you have to stop gardening. Here are some planting ideas we found on a recent trip t...

Yellow Garden Ideas

Yellow adds cheer and bold color to any planting. If you'd like to infuse your yard with the color of the sun, check out these small-spac...

Create an Enchanting Entry

First impressions count! That's why it's a good idea to dress your front entry with colorful plants and accents that welcome family and f...

Easy Perennials for Shade

Think you can’t have a colorful yard because you have shade? Think again! These perennials all thrive without full sun. By Justin Hancock

Top Plants to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

If you want to attract beautiful butterflies to your yard, start with these nectar-rich flowers. By Katie Savannah Amos

Create a Carpet of Color in Your Yard with Groundcovers

Plant easy-care groundcovers in your landscape to add low-maintenance color to your yard. Here are some of our favorites.

10 Smart Tips for a Colorful Garden

Employ these ten easy tips in your yard to ensure lots of bold, beautiful color. By Doug Jimerson and Karen Weir-Jimerson