You can have a stunning sidewalk, even if you live in an arid area, using this garden idea. Here, yellow and orange ice plant make a stunning statement in front of yucca, agave, and cactus. Other attractive plants for hot, dry places include aloes and many salvias, penstemons, and flowering cacti.
Here's a tip: If you plant against a south- or west-facing wall, you'll want to select plants that can stand up to the extra heat reflected off the wall.
Low-Maintenance Perennials for the Midwest
Choose these perennials for a bold, beautiful, low-maintenance garden that fills your yard with color all summer lo...
Create Stunning Hanging Baskets
Use these easy plant-by-numbers recipes to put together the most beautiful hanging baskets in your neighborhood.
Plant a Living Wreath
Plant this low-care, living wreath to hang on your doorway, fence, or deck for beauty through the season.
The Better Homes & Gardens Plant Encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for new and experienced gardeners everywher...
New Varieties for 2013
Learn about the hottest new perennial and annual flowers, as well as vegetables and blooming trees and shrubs.
Top Flowering Shrubs for the Midwest
Pretty, long-blooming shrubs are a perfect fit for gardens old and new. Check out these expert picks for Midwestern...
Home Landscaping 101
Here's how to get begin planning a practical home landscape that will grow more beautiful over time.