front yard flowering shrubs

Best Shrubs to Grow in Front of House

Add some evergreen shrubs for the front of your house to add some curb appeal today. Many cultivars are available for the front of your house, from flowering shrubs to deciduous shrubs. So, increase your home’s curb appeal by choosing some of the beautiful shrubs on our list. Choosing Evergreen Shrubs For Foundation Plantings The…
Myrica Cerifera

Myrica Cerifera “Wax Myrtle Plant Care

Make the Myrica cerifera part of your landscape today. Why? The Wax Myrtle is an evergreen shrub that is an excellent addition to borders as a hedge and a fast-growing shrub. The other familiar name is the Southern Wax Myrtle, similar to the Northern Bayberry. The main difference is it is a heat-loving species suitable…
mini roses

Miniature Roses Care Guide

Here we love anything mini, especially when it comes to miniature roses, as it falls into that category. The mini rose makes for a fun addition to your garden. The size can grow in containers, a hanging basket, or a window box. So, keep reading to learn more about these beautiful outdoor plants. More About…
flowering mimosa tree

How To Grow & Care For Mimosa Tree

Some trees are meant to add beauty to the garden by providing not only shade but pretty flowers. Mimosa tree is a common example of a flowering tree that displays extravagant pink pompom-like blooms during the summer season. Such blooms offer a sanctuary of sweet nectar to pollinators like hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. Because of…
red creeping thyme

Red Creeping Thyme Plant Care

You walk through your garden, and an earthy smell welcomes you. Then, with another step forward, you see a low-growing mat of red/pink flowers from the red creeping thyme. The best part is that the Thymus praecox ‘Coccineus’ is only of the thyme plants found with a creeping habit and can handle some foot traffic.…
weeping cherry

How To Grow Weeping Cherry Tree

For a spectacular show in spring, nothing in your garden can put on a show like the weeping cherry trees. A fact is that pink or white flowers have been the inspiration for artists for centuries. Another exciting fact is that while grown throughout China, it was first cultivated in Japan. These flowering trees are…
Pistache chinensis

Chinese Pistache Care Growing Guide

If you have looked for a perfect tree to provide a beautiful fall color, you have found it. The Chinese Pistache you cannot miss in the garden. It makes for excellent shade trees in summer. When fall arrives, you see a display of very dark green foliage turning red, orange, and yellow. In December, it…
red sunset maple leaves

Red Sunset Maple Growing Guide

The red maple tree has a special place in most people’s hearts. Why? The red sunset maple tree is an ornamental powerhouse. It is a shade tree with amazing fall color with unique seeds making for a magnificent display in your yard. So, today we dedicated our time to preparing you for outdoor plants and…
Chinkapin Oak @flickr

Chinkapin Oak Growing Guide

The Chinkapin Oak is a great tree to have in the garden to provide shade. You can grow it as a specimen to cast its branches, adding color and shade to the landscape. The tree grows up to 60 feet tall and wide with a single deciduous trunk. Still, before investing in one, we want…