Experts and BHG readers answer.
Justin W. Hancock is the garden editor for BHG.com. He is a plant lover to the core. His home garden, though only quarter acre, is packed with more than 2,000 varieties of plants. Some of his favorites are bleeding hearts, perennial geraniums, passionflowers, and tropical hibiscus. He even plans his vacations so he can hit garden destinations. Justin is a certified professional horticulturist. He has worked as a Better Homes and Gardens garden editor since 2003.