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 Landscape Plans

When it comes to creating a garden landscape plan, the most difficult thing is often the starting point. Our collection of garden landscape plans and ideas makes it easy to fill your entire yard. Start by seeing the dramatic transformation of spaces in before-and-after photos. Then, think about your own yard: Do you do a lot of entertaining? We have a landscape garden plan for you, with tips to transition easily from small gatherings or to accommodate large families. Front yards are often underused -- and under planted; our large, welcoming front yard garden plan will have you pulling up a chair to take a new perspective on your landscape. There are also garden landscape plans to cut down on the work you have to do -- no-mow, for example, or low-maintenance. A garden landscaping plan doesn't have to break your budget; try these ideas to economically enhance your front yard. Families spend so much of their time in the yard -- but spaces have to be friendly for both parents and kids. These garden landscape plans do both, with areas that allow for activity and escape. A small yard deserves the same attention as a large yard; these plans for both small backyards and small front yards will give you seasonal color and interest.

Garden: Curb Appeal

Boosting curb appeal is easy with the help of colorful plants and functional...

Before-and-After Garden Makeovers

Look to these clever ideas for ways to add more interest to your landscape --...

Landscaping Ideas for Yards with No Grass

What would you rather be doing on a summer afternoon? Mowing the lawn? Or...

Landscape Design: Big Ideas for Your Landscape

Looking to solve a slope, add privacy, or create a better backyard for...

A Backyard for Entertaining

Day or night, this landscape plan offers the amenities you need for large and...

Simple Landscape Design

Easy-to-implement landscape design principles are the foundation of an...

A Small Front Yard

This modest-sized front yard offers seasonal color and space for outdoor living.

Economical Front-Yard Landscape

This front-yard landscape plan combines economical plants and materials that...

A Low-Maintenance Backyard

Low maintenance doesn't have to mean boring. This landscape plan incorporates...

A Family Backyard

Recreation and entertaining are the top priorities in this shallow but private...

Materials for Raised Garden Beds

Here's an overview of the most common materials for building raised garden beds.

Family-Style Backyard Garden Design

This landscape plan was designed to address the needs of an active family with...

A Large, Welcoming Front Yard

In so many new homes, the garage and driveway dominates the front yard. This...

Top Landscape Shrubs

Discover easy-to-grow, beautiful shrubs for your landscape.

Four Great Garden Plans

Plan now for next season's garden. Let our four garden layouts spark your...

A No-Mow Backyard

You can keep your mower in the shed when you replace your lawn with these...

A Small Backyard

This small backyard landscape plan is comfortable all year round, and enlivene...

Tips to Save Money in the Yard and Garden

Budget landscaping and yard care doesn't mean cutting corners; it means making...

Mid-Priced Front-Yard Landscape

This front-yard landscape plan is a step up in look (and cost) from a basic...

Time-Release Gardening

This garden plan ensures nonstop blooms from spring's first bud to frost's...


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