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It’s the time of year when Christmas tree lots start appearing around your community, bringing with them a difficult decision–will bringing home your evergreen so early in the season mean...
Bursting with vibrant blooms in the spring and retaining their leaves through the colder months, rhododendrons are the perfect "evergreen" for your winter landscape.
Mulching has its rewards: Not only does it give you richer and more nutritious soil, but it can also suppress weeds, enabling gardeners to use fewer chemicals and spend less time in the d...
With their dainty proportions and showy blooms, botanical tulips are sure to bring surprising beauty and interest to your spring garden.
Not every pretty plant has a pleasant disposition. Here are 10 of the most common venomous plants to keep out of your garden!
With a history dating back 300 million years, ferns have proven their staying power. Today, their frilled fronds and varied green shades entice gardeners who appreciate their graceful app...
A house surrounded by mature trees is simply beautiful. If your landscape is light on trees, choose one of these six varieties to deliver shade—FAST.
No matter how small your garden, there's always room for hanging plants. Here are 14 plants that add color and interest to any porch, deck, balcony, or sunroom.
The rewards of roses are not easily earned. These universally prized flowers behave temperamentally whenever they are not properly cared for, and sometimes even when they are carefully an...
This year, many are struggling to find a beloved mainstay of the American garden: impatiens. Sought for the vibrant colors of their blooms, as well for their tolerance of shady conditions...
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