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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Garden Color

Better in blue, wonderful in white, radiant in red: Color is as personal to a gardener as a favorite plant. Whatever color you love, there are plants and garden designs to make your landscape the most beautiful on the block. Start with your most-beloved color and pick one of our slideshows that spotlight masterful flowers. Neutral white flowers are a perfect way to brighten a dark corner. Reds and oranges, on the other hand, add jazz and excitement to the garden. Find great flowers in both these tones, plus 13 fantastic combinations of these cheerful hues. While red and orange are energetic tones, blue is coolly beautiful in the garden, and there are fantastic flowers in this sought-after garden hue, as well as purple and pink combos. Lavender, yellow, and pink flowers are also beautiful with fantastic shades, from pastel to bright, that can integrate easily into gardens from cottage to contemporary. Lest we forget, green and silver can supply stunning color variety in the garden, particularly in shady spots that rely on texture and foliage plants. Here's a selection that look good with virtually any other plant.

Plants with Colorful Foliage

Always include a generous helping of plants with colorful foliage in your...

Master the Art of Using Color in the Garden

Create a bold, dramatic landscape with these tips for designing with colorful...

Best White Flowers for Your Garden

White flowers lend a cooling effect to the garden, especially on hot summer...

Best Pink Flowers for Your Garden

Pink flowers can add a bold or delicate touch to the garden depending on which...

Best Blue Flowers for Your Garden

Blue flowers add a cool touch to the landscape. Get the names of blue flowers...

Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden

Plants that have silvery foliage are some of the most valuable in the landscap...

Best Purple Flowers for Your Garden

Purple flowers make a bold statement. See our collection of pictures of purple...

Yellow Flowers for Your Garden

Get yellow flower names and growing information to add cheerful, sunny yellow...

Best Lavender Flowers for Your Garden

Lavender flowers add a cooling touch to the garden. Lavender pairs especially...

Best Orange Flowers for Your Garden

Orange flowers add sizzle and visual excitement to the garden. Make orange mor...

Chartreuse in the Garden

Add eye-catching color to any garden with chartreuse flowers and foliage.

Quick Ways to Add Color to Your Landscape

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How to Plant Hanging Baskets

Save money by designing and planting your own beautiful hanging baskets.

Best Red Flowers for Your Garden

Red flowers draw attention to the garden. A big, bold planting of all red can...

Use a Color Wheel to Plan Your Garden

Let the color wheel work for your garden. It offers simple solutions for...

Beautiful Green and White Plant Combinations

Put the spotlight on green and white to add subdued pops of color and beauty t...

13 Great Red and Yellow Garden Combos

Boost your garden's color quotient with cheerful combinations of these...

Perfect Pink and Purple Plant Combinations

Put old-fashioned color favorites -- pink and purple -- to work in your...

Favorite Yellow Flowers

Wake up a sleepy garden with a burst of gold.

Complementary Combos in Purple and Yellow

On the color wheel, purple and yellow are opposites, which makes them...

Cheerful Yellow-and-Orange Plant Combinations

Bring a smile to your garden with a dozen bold plant mixes.

Exquisite Purple and White Flower Combinations

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Creating Colorful Foliage Gardens

Learn how to use a variety of leaf colors and textures to create a garden that...


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