Gardening in the South

Gardening in the south is perfect for lush flowers that can take the heat. Start your Southern gardening journey with a tour of one color-packed country space that's tops in personality. Our gardening guides will help your flowers survive the southern summer and thrive throughout the year.

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Winter Care of Kimberly Ferns

I live in Zone 8. Do I need to dig up ferns to overwinter before frost? They are doing great, and I would hate to have to remove and pot them. Any special care required if I can leave them in ground? Also, I planted some astilbe from bulb this spring but none have flowered. They are planted under a persimmon tree. Plants are only about 4-5 inches high! Did I plant them too deep?
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Peonies in Florida

Is there a variety of peony that I can grow in south central Florida (Zone 9A)?
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Garden Tour: Groomed for Success

When your garden is small, it's easier to groom it meticulously and keep everything under control. This multifaceted gem of a garden in Atlanta is a case in point.
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Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the South

Having deer around doesn't mean you can't enjoy a beautiful garden. Try these deer-resistant plants for tons of landscape color.
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15 Top Native Plants for Southern Gardens

There's hope for Southern gardeners. These tough plants withstand hot, humid conditions.
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Low-Maintenance Perennials for the South

Grow a low-maintenance garden in a cinch with these perennials that thrive in the South.
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15 Super Plants for Texas Landscapes

These plants are superstars in Texas gardens and landscapes. Texas horticultural experts recommend them for their ability to perform well in south-central climates.
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Top Florida Plants

Whether you're a Florida native or a new resident, finding the best plants to grow in your yard can be a pleasure in this subtropical state.
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January Tips: The South

Start off your garden year right by laying the foundation for a great garden.