Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly.

Houseplants You Can't Kill

Love houseplants but often forget to water them? If so, here's a collection of great indoor plants that can take neglect. Houseplants for the forgetful gardener

The latest home decor trend takes an outdoor-fun favorite and turns it into a year-round accessory.

Hula Hoop Wreaths Are the Hottest Spring Trend Your Home Needs

The latest home decor trend Hula hoop wreaths---takes an outdoor-fun favorite and turns it into a year-round accessory.

Many Japanese maples have a Hardiness rating of Zone 5 or 6, roughly 10 to 20 degrees below zero.

Grow Japanese Maples Anywhere

Many Japanese maples have a Hardiness rating of Zone 5 or 6, roughly 10 to 20 degrees below zero.

Because most mailboxes are right up against the street, plants need to be extra tough.

Front Yard Mailbox Gardens

Create A Mailbox Garden - 150 Remarkable Projects and Ideas to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

You won't have to worry about dragging the hose to water this garden during the summer.

No-Fuss Garden Plans

Drought-Resistant Garden You won't have to worry about dragging the hose to water this garden during the summer. Stocked with heat- and drought-tolerant plants such as sedum, feather reedgrass, and euphorbia, it'll look good all summer long.

There is something stunning about repetition and contrasting colors, shown here by planting gorgeous flowering kale in a distressed wooden box.

Unique Planters from Salvaged Materials

Fun Containers from Salvaged Materials: Boxed Flowering Kale "There is something stunning about repetition and contrasting colors, shown here by planting gorgeous flowering kale in a distressed wooden box.

To grow insect-eating plants indoors, you'll be most successful re-creating the kind of conditions where they grow in nature.

Growing Insect-Eating Plants Indoors

Growing Insect-Eating Plants Indoors So-called insect-eating plants aren't like dinosaurs -- you don't need to toss them a steak to make them happy. A fly or other tiny living insect will do.

English ivy, coleus, and impatiens are longtime favorites for shade.

Hanging Basket for Shade

**Marguerite daisy (Argyranthemum 'Butterfly') -- **Coleus 'Rebel Rouser' and 'Versa Green Halo' -- 1 each color. **Lobelia erinus 'Compact Royal Jewels' -- **New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens 'Infinity White') -- **English ivy (Hedera helix 'Glacier') --

A welcome burst of post-winter color comes courtesy of early-season flowers.

Flower Garden Ideas for Your Landscape

Vertical gardens -- think living walls -- are of the hottest new garden trends and yet it's one of the oldest (have you ever grown a vine on a fence or trellis?).

Vertical Gardening

Vertical Gardening Grow up! Vertical gardening adds another dimension to your indoor or outdoor growing spaces.

Line is one of the most important and useful of all design elements.

The Elements of Good Garden Design

Keep It Simple -backyard Who says pathways have to be made from stone, brick, or other hard surfaces? The easiest pathway is a simple swath of grass.

A dry garden spot calls for plants that are experts at gathering and using water. Nature outfitted drought-tolerant plants with a host of special features for survival.

Low-Water Garden Plan

Just ideas. Nice to know there are colorful choices for low water, easy maintenance gardens. Low water need gardens can be beautiful too.

Look to these clever ideas for ways to add more interest to your landscape -- and make it easier to maintain, to boot.

This industrious homeowner created a shaded patio in his side yard. Made from salvaged slate tiles and accented with garage-sale finds, the new patio is a perfect private getaway filled with personal style.

Check out this collection of front yard flower garden ideas.

Front Yard Flower Gardens

FRONTYARD FLOWERS: Add curb appeal, brighten your entryway, and make your home more inviting with a beautiful front yard flower garden. Check out this collection of front yard flower garden ideas.

It's a magical time when bearded irises unfurl their pencil-slim buds to reveal a kaleidoscope of color in spring.

How to Grow, Maintain, and Divide Bearded Iris

How to Grow, Maintain, and Divide Bearded Iris Bearded iris is among the most elegant -- and easy to grow -- flowers of spring. Tips for long-lasting, ever-multiplying blooms.

First, it's crucial that this job be completed in fall as the plants begin to go dormant, not in spring as they prepare to bloom.

How Can I Successfully Transplant Peony Plants?

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