How to Get Blue Hydrangeas

If you love blue flowers (and who doesn't?), one of the most popular must-have plants for your garden is hydrangea. These versatile shrubs produce giant ball-shape flowers that look stunning in the landscape surrounding your home, as specimen plants in your garden, and make gorgeous (and easy!) bouquets.

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Flowering Perennials from Spring to Fall

Turn your garden into a color show spring through fall. Here are 17 easy-to-grow flowering perennials.

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Garden Pictures That Inspire

Garden pictures can provide inspiration. Browse our gallery of garden pictures, including landscape garden pictures, to find the picture of a garden that will give you your perfect landscape.

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Growing Lilies and Daylilies in Your Garden

Daylilies and lilies are two big-impact, easy-to-grow plants for your summer garden.

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How to Grow Potatoes

Growing potatoes is easy, and you'll find the taste of homegrown potatoes much better than that of store-bought versions. You can grow potatoes in just a few easy steps. Learn how to grow potatoes, as well as how to harvest them for maximum flavor.

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Urban Gardens

Living in a space-challenged urban environment shouldn't stop you from enjoying fresh air. Check out these great ideas from some amazing city landscapes.

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How to Get Beautiful Texture in Your Garden

Add beauty and texture to your garden with leafy and flowering perennials, annuals, and grasses.

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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.

Best White Flowers for Your Garden

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

Master the Art of Using Color in the Garden

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

Yellow Flowers for Your Garden

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

Best Blue Flowers for Your Garden

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

Best Pink Flowers for Your Garden

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

Best Orange Flowers for Your Garden

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

Best Purple Flowers for Your Garden

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

Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden

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

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...

Chartreuse in the Garden

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

How to Plant Hanging Baskets

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

How to Use Warm Colors in the Garden

Ignite your garden with quick-color plantings in warm colors: red, orange,...

Beautiful Green and White Plant Combinations

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

Best Lavender Flowers for Your Garden

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

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...

Complementary Combos in Purple and Yellow

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

Plants with Colorful Foliage

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

Unforgettable Red and Pink Garden Combos

Put a fantastic color foot forward with these beautiful mixes of red and pink...

Favorite Yellow Flowers

Wake up a sleepy garden with a burst of gold.

Exquisite Purple and White Flower Combinations

Not sure what plants to put together? Get inspiration from these planting...

Orange in the Garden

Learn how the color orange affects you and your garden. Then discover the best...


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