Spring-blooming Lilac

How Do I Get My Lilacs to Bloom? (SOLVED)

Lilacs are classic cottage plants that produce some of the most fragrant and loved blooms. Their tightly packed clusters of small flowers are available in hues of purple, blue, pink, …

Tips on Getting Hydrangeas to Bloom

Hydrangeas are stunning shrubs with large flower-heads that bring a timeless, cottage-feel to any home. While this shrub also produces large, leafy foliage, it’s the plant’s flowers that most people …

Lilac-Flowers

Lilac Plant: How to Grow and Care for Lilac

Lilacs are a beautiful and common flower found in households and gardens across the country. Known as the syringa vulgaris, lilacs bloom across the Northern United States from mid-spring to …

Japanese-Boxwood

Growing Guide: How to Grow Japanese Boxwood

Japanese Boxwood (Buxus Microphylla var. Japonica) is a dwarf, evergreen shrub prized for its low maintenance nature. This slow-growing plant is native to Japan but thrives throughout much of the …

Growing Guide: Tips for Growing Spirea

Spirea (Spirea sp) is a deciduous shrub (it loses it foliage in winter) that thrives in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 through 9, depending on the species and variety. While …

Types of Grevillea

10 Different Types of Grevillea

Grevilleas are tropical or sub-tropical shrubs native to Australia, but most can be grown successfully in USDA plant hardiness zones 9 through 11. Some cultivars can even be grown in …

Burkwood-Viburnum

Tips on Growing and Caring for Viburnum

Viburnum is a genus of evergreen and deciduous shrubs and small trees whose showy foliage, flowers, and fruits make them a popular choice with landscapers and home gardeners. When growing …

11 Different Types of Potentilla

The genus Potentilla contains over three hundred species of annual, biennial, and perennial flowering plants. They are in the rose family, Rosaceae, and are usually found throughout the northern continents …