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Perennials That Bloom Every Year

With their ornamental beauty and adaptable natures, many perennial garden favorites are worth a second look for their resiliency in an era of weather extremes.

9 Best Perennial Shade Plants

There are plenty of beautiful plants that don’t need direct sunlight to thrive. The best perennial shade plants for your yard fit not only the climate but also the look and feel that you want for your yard or garden.

Everything You Need to Know About Willow Hybrid Trees

Hybrid willow trees are exceptionally fast-growing, perfect for giving you the lush, living privacy screen you want in just a few years.

Everything You Need to Know About Burning Bush

Burning bush shrubs have a bold, fiery scarlet hue throughout the fall, making either a bold statement as a specimen plant or a stunning hedge or privacy screen.

Everything You Need to Know About Limelight Hydrangea Trees

Limelight hydrangea trees produce prolific, enormous, pale green blooms that turn cream or pink as summer turns into fall.

Everything You Need to Know About Emperor Japanese Maple Trees

Emperor Japanese Maple trees are a compact, cold-hardy variety that put on a brilliant display of dazzling red flowers for three seasons.

Everything You Need to Know About Bloodgood Japanese Maple Trees

Bloodgood Japanese maple trees reveal brilliant, red foliage for three seasons of the year.

Everything You Need to Know About Spartan Juniper Trees

Spartan juniper trees make for low-maintenance and drought-tolerant privacy screens that stay vibrant green year-round.

9 Clean-Air Plants for Your Home

Learn about everyday houseplants that do double duty clearing out pollutants in your indoor air.

A Guide to Nellie Stevens Holly

Nellie Stevens holly is an adaptable shrub that can survive under a wide range of conditions, from sun to shade, acidic soil to alkaline soil, and water to no water. Read this guide to learn how you can grow and maintain this evergreen, low-maintenance shrub.

Everything You Need to Know About Owari Mandarin Trees

Owari Mandarin trees are cold-hardy orange trees that produce juicy, easy-to-peel, seedless fruit throughout the holiday season.

Everything You Need to Know About Superior Hybrid Poplar Trees

Superior hybrid poplar trees are a popular hardy, low-maintenance option for fast-growing shade trees or privacy screens with visual interest in the fall.

Everything You Need to Know About 5-in-1 Apple Trees

You only need one 5-in-1 apple tree to reap a large harvest of five different apples.

Everything You Need to Know About Endless Summer Hydrangeas

Endless Summer Hydrangeas live up to their name, blooming massive pink or blue mophead flowers on both old and new wood all summer long.

Everything You Need to Know About Everbearing Mulberry Trees

Everbearing mulberry trees yield abundant crops of delicious mulberries in just a few years, perfect for snacking, baking, and more.

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender Rhododendrons

Lavender rhododendrons make a striking statement with their deep lilac bell-shaped blooms in spring and their leathery evergreen foliage that lasts year-round.

Everything You Need to Know About Jane Magnolia Trees

Jane Magnolia trees are vigorous, blooming massive colorful flowers even in cold climates.

Everything You Need to Know About Stella Cherry Trees

Convenient and elegant, Stella cherry trees self-pollinate to yield juicy, delicious dark red fruit.

Everything You Need to Know About Yoshino Cherry Trees

Yoshino cherry trees bloom a fragrant cloud of whitish-pink blossoms earlier in spring than many other cherry varieties.

Everything You Need to Know About Clementine Trees

Clementine trees bear an abundance of juicy, nearly seedless oranges with just a hint of acid.

Everything You Need to Know About Windmill Palm Trees

Windmill palm trees can add a taste of the tropics to your garden even in a temperate climate like Washington state.

Everything You Need to Know About Pink Weeping Cherry Trees

Pink weeping cherry trees are not only stunning and elegant ornamentals—they are also exceptionally low-maintenance and hardy.

Everything You Need to Know About Bing Cherry Trees

Bing cherry trees are the gold standard of dark sweet cherries.

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How to Compost at Home

Landscape contractor Jenn Nawada explains why she loves composting and how to do it at home.

Everything You Need to Know About Bloomerang Lilac Trees

Bloomerang lilac trees’ beautiful purple blossoms wow twice a year.

Everything You Need to Know About Twilight Crape Myrtle Trees

Twilight Crape Myrtle trees can grow to be as tall as 25 feet. Learn more about these trees in this guide.

Everything You Need to Know About Cold-Hardy Mexicola Avocado Trees

Cold-hardy Mexicola avocado trees promise 30 pounds of delicious, nutty fruit in just a few years—even in cooler parts of the country.

Everything You Need to Know About Skip Laurel Trees

Skip laurel trees make excellent privacy screens because they are low-maintenance and green year-round with glossy, neat leaves.

Everything You Need to Know About Kwanzan Cherry Trees

Kwanzan cherry trees’ deep pink double-blossoms and stunning leaves are perfect for the National Cherry Blossom Festival—and your very own yard.

Everything You Need to Know About Arbequina Olive Trees

Arbequina olive trees are low-maintenance, producing bumper crops of antioxidant-rich, versatile black olives as early as their second year after planting.

A Complete Guide to Autumn Cherry Trees

Autumn cherry trees reveal their stunning pink-white blossoms in early spring—and do an encore in fall.

Everything You Need to Know About Leyland Cypress Trees

Leyland cypress trees are low-maintenance, fast-growing evergreens that create excellent living fences in just a few seasons.