The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Turn a wet, poorly drained spot in your yard into a colorful landscape feature with these perennial flowers and ornamental grasses.

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Fall Veggies to Plant Now

Grow these cool-season vegetables and herbs to extend your garden's harvests in spring and fall. This list of vegetables includes seasonal vegetables, green vegetables, non-starchy vegetables, winter vegetables, green leafy vegetables, fall vegetables and more.

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Improve Poor Drainage

Follow these tips to transform a poorly drained area into an easy-care garden.

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Tips and Tricks to Keep Plants Blooming

Deadheading is a popular practice ¿ but do you know all the ways to keep flowers on your plants longer? Follow these easy tips for keeping your favorite shrubs and flowers blooming longer.

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Top Plant Picks for Late-Summer Color

Keep the color coming on strong through the end of the growing season with these easy-care, reliable annuals and perennials.

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Plan for a Gorgeous Fall Landscape

See how two great gardeners -- one on the East Coast and one on the West -- created knock-your-socks-off fall yards -- and learn how you can do the same.

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Best Plants for Rock Gardens

Transforming an unsightly slope or mound in your backyard into a colorful rock garden is easy when you chose the right plants. These amazing, low-maintenance ground huggers don't mind poor soil but do need good drainage to survive. Here's a list of our top plants for rock gardens.

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Compact Kitchen Container Garden

Reap healthful, delicious harvests even in a small space with a container garden filled with herbs and vegetables.

Go bold with your plant choices, and you can have a dramatic, eye-catching container, even without flowers.

A: Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris cicla 'Bright Lights') -- 2

B: Basil (Ocimum basilicum 'Purple Ruffles') -- 1

C: Ornamental pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Medusa') -- 2

D: Golden oregano (Origanum vulgare 'Aureum') -- 2

E: Variegated sage (Salvia officinalis 'Icterina') -- 1

Learn more about these plants:

Swiss chard


Ornamental pepper



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