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Hot Plants for Bold Color All Summer Long

Celebrate summer with bold, tropical plants that love the heat and offer exotic flowers from today all the way to frost. Here are some of...

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...

Elegant Palms for Every Setting

Add easy-care, fantastic foliage to every room! Palms add architectural elegance and leafy lushness -- indoors and out. See our selection...

How to Keep Your Container Gardens Alive Over Summer

Do your pots suffer from summer doldrums? Enjoy planters all through the summer with our easy tips. By Justin Hancock

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 Mandevilla

We share everything you need to enjoy success with mandevilla, including care and selecting the right varieties for your space. By Justin...

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

Cool Container Gardens from the Costa Farms Team

Looking for ideas to create your own container gardens this season? Check out some of these ideas put together by the experts at Costa Fa...

Container Combo Ideas from Costa Farms

Create beautiful container combos with plants that look – and grow – well together. By Justin Hancock

Save Tropical Plants Before Winter

Cold-winter gardeners can enjoy their hibiscus and other tropicals all winter long. Learn how! By Doug Jimerson

How to Make a Butterfly Garden

It’s easy to make a butterfly garden. Use these simple steps.

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

Plant HibisQs® for a Burst of Big Blooms

HibisQs® is a trademarked Hibiscus rosa-sinensis that has improved genetics that makes it ideal for containers and bedding plants. By Dou...

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

10 Ways to Celebrate the Earth (at Home)

Here are easy things to do this spring (or anytime) to celebrate and sustain the health of the planet we call home. By Karen Weir-Jimerson

15 Best Flowers for Summer

Plant these long-lived annual flowers that thrive in heat and humidity. By Katie Savannah Amos

Meet Your Care Team

The Costa Farms Care team is here to help you with your plant journey!

How to Water Your Orchid

Get tips and tricks for watering beautiful orchids. By Justin Hancock