There are striped flowers and even some spotted ones, but how about a flower with a tiny checkerboard pattern on each petal?
A common gift plant this time of year, Easter lilies will thrive if you follow a few rules.
The sweet perfume of flowering tobacco (Nicotiana alata) is what gardeners love about this annual.
Five first-rate plants you'll hum the praises of.
In natural settings, leaves, bud scales, twigs, fruits, and flakes of bark all accumulate on the ground to form a layer of debris. Encouraging "duff" helps you feed, shelter, and protect wildlife.
Gardeners play an important role in creating year-round backyard bird habitat by planting trees, shrubs, vines and flowers to provide birds with sources of food and shelter.
These well-mannered guests will "dress up" your garden in return for dinner.
Five late-season strategies that are good for the birds
Gardeners in hot-summer areas need to choose their plants carefully.
Genial, long-blooming coneflowers are durable perennials that tolerate clay soils, hot weather, and a bit of drought.