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Perennial Flowers Bloom Guide

Easy-care perennials come back year after year. Check this guide to ensure your garden always has flowers in bloom! By Justin Hancock

Perennials and Annuals: What's the Difference?

Annuals and perennials may look similar, but these two plant types act differently in your garden—because they have different life cycles...

Perennials and Annuals: What's the Difference in Florida

What does this really mean in the Sunshine State? 

January Gardening Tips

Not sure what to do in your yard this time of year? Check out our tips! By Justin Hancock

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...

4 Ways to Keep Your Garden Weed Free

Use our expert tips to keep your garden free of weeds. By Doug Jimerson

Add Color to Your Late-Season Garden

Late summer is a fantastic time to give your landscape new life. See how you can brighten up with perennials. By Doug Jimerson

5 Reasons to Grow Hostas in Your Yard

Have a shady spot where you'd like to add more interest? Hostas may be your answer!

Add Drama to Your Garden with Clematis

Add a trellis, arbor, or screen and then cover it with a gorgeous flowering vine.

10 Plants Kids Can't Resist

Kids find plants fascinating. They sport fuzzy leaves, prickly spines, surprising scents, and flowers that do magical things. By Karen We...

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...

10 Perennials for Dazzling Curb Appeal

Give your home a front-yard makeover with perennial flowers. Here are 10 top picks that will add interest and value to your home. By Doug...

South Florida Gardening Guide

Does gardening in South Florida have you confused? Check out our guide to gardening in this region. By Justin Hancock

A Shopper’s Guide to Buying Mums

Use our tips to buy the best chrysanthemums – and keep your mums looking happy and healthy. By Justin Hancock

A Shopper’s Guide to Vinca

Select the best types of vinca for your yard with our easy tips! By Justin Hancock

A Shopper's Guide to Groundcovers

Get tips to pick the best groundcovers for your yard.

A Shopper's Guide to Buying the Best Hostas

Hostas are the saviors of the shade garden. Discover everything you need to know about choosing the best ones for your beds, borders, and...

A Shopper’s Guide to Lavender

We help you pick the best types of lavender for your yard, deck, patio, or balcony, and share tips on how to grow it perfectly. By Justin...

10 Deer-Resistant Plants

If deer treat your backyard like a buffet, plant flowers they won’t eat. Here are 10 deer-resistant perennials.

5 Ways Ornamental Grasses Make Your Yard Better

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

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...

A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizer

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

A Shopper’s Guide to Buying the Best Hibiscus

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

A Shopper's Guide to Buying Outdoor Ferns

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