Plants & Flowers

Get planting and care tips from Master Gardeners on every plant in your garden, from annual and perennial flowers to trees and shrubs.
Epimedium plant stem with pink and yellow dainty flowers closeup
How to Grow and Care for Epimedium
California lilac shrub with bright blue flower spikes and buds
How to Grow and Care for Ceanothus (California Lilacs)
Sarracenia purple pitcher plants with vein-marked flowers in deep red and green
10 Popular Pitcher Plants
Agnes Mary Kelway peonies flowers with white and light purple petals closeup
How to Grow and Care for Chinese Peony (Common Garden Peony)
Closeup of showy milkweed blossoms with a bee pollinator
How to Grow and Care for Showy Milkweed
Lenten rose shrub with light green and fuschia-colored flowers
Plants That Grow in Full Shade
Wax begonia plants with clusters light pink flowers and waxy leaves in front of north-facing house
11 Best Shade Plants to Grow Along a North-Facing Wall
Joe Pye weed
16 Water Loving Plants for Wet Outdoor Areas
Best Plants for Dry Shade
Salt-tolerant day lilies with purple and yellow flowers
24 Best Types of Salt-Tolerant Plants for Beach and Roadside Landscaping
creeping myrtle
Best Evergreen Flowering Plants to Grow
Topiary bushes with leaves cut as crisp orbs around thin stems
11 Best Topiary Plants to Grow
Autumn joy sedum grows well in clay soil
25 Best Plants for Clay Soil Gardens
closeup of a balloon flower
How to Grow and Care for Balloon Flowers
plants by a pool
18 Best Plants for Swimming Pool Landscaping
Yellow dog vomit slime mold on decayed bark
How to Grow and Care for Dog Vomit Slime Mold
Artichoke Plant
8 Groups of Edible Landscaping Plants for Your Backyard
closeup of African daisies
How to Grow and Care for African Daisy
Four o' clock plant
How to Grow and Care for Four O'Clock Plants
violas growing outdoors
How to Grow and Care for Violas
petunias growing in front of a fence
How to Grow and Care For Petunias
ornamental cabbage in a container
How to Grow and Care for Ornamental Cabbage or Kale
joe pye weed
How to Grow and Care for Joe Pye Weed
hostas growing
Which Hostas Can Grow in the Sun?
creeping juniper
10 Best Plants for Erosion Control in Your Yard
Lavender plant in english garden closeup
12 Best Plants for an English Garden
Multi-branched tree with wood deck surround
15 Ideas for Landscaping Around Trees
Yarrow plant with red flowers in garden
Plants That Groundhogs Will Avoid
day lilies in the sunshine
12 Outdoor Plants You Can't Kill
Variety of heuchera plants with ornamental and colorful leaves
10 Best Varieties of Heuchera
Columbine plants with blue flowers
10 Plants That Slugs Won't Eat
Japanese hosta
9 Traditional Japanese Plants
Borage plant with blue flowers and buds
18 Plants That Repel Insects
million bells growing in a container
How to Grow & Care for Calibrachoa (Million Bells®)
bleeding hearts
28 Easy-to-Grow Perennials for Beginning Gardeners
Variegated columbine leaves.
24 Pictures of Plants With Variegated Leaves
Clematis "Bourbon" perennial flower with bright pink flowers
Garden Plants That Rabbits Love to Eat
dianthus flowers
The 10 Best-Smelling Plants for Your Garden
Fountain grass with yellow clumps
15 Best Plants for Drought-Tolerant Gardens
10 Messy Plants You Don't Want Near the Pool
outdoor dining table at night
16 Plants That Smell Best at Night
peas growing
The Best Companion Plants for Garden Peas (and Those to Avoid)
Yellow alyssum plants with yellow flower clusters on tall stems surrounding rocks
33 Best Rock Garden Plants for Sun or Shade
Marsh marigold plant with small yellow flowers and buds growing next to pond
Best Backyard Pond Plant Varieties
Low lying plants growing underneath evergreen tree near pond
What Plants Will Grow Under Evergreen Trees?
Varieties of colorful hosta plants in garden
12 Colorful Hosta Types for Your Garden
oakleaf hydrangea
13 Plants That Grow Well in Acidic Soil
red impatiens
20 Easy Plants to Grow Outdoors
Columbine perennial plant with purple and white flowers and buds closeup
Alkaline Soil and Plants That Don't Mind Alkalinity
tomatoes with green shoulders
Why Do the Ends of My Tomatoes Stay Green?
chamomile flowers
How to Grow and Care For Chamomile
Hummingbird flying and feeding from white foxglove beardtongue flowers
10 Great Plants for Attracting Hummingbirds
Free flowers and shrubs being planted in backyard near white fence and grass
Places to Find Free Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers for Your Garden
flowers on a windowsill
30 Plants That Grow From Cuttings in Soil
Red hot poker plant with flower spike in orange and yellow tubular petals closeup
12 Best Plants for Kids to Grow
Tomato blight
What to Do With Potatoes and Tomatoes Infected With Late Blight
California fuchsia bush with tiny red flowers on evergreen stems
15 Plants for Southwestern Gardens
Witch hazel branch with yellow flowers covered with snow
10 Trees and Plants That Bloom in Winter
Drooping coneflower plants with thin pink stems and dark red centers in garden
How to Grow Drooping Coneflower (Pale Purple Coneflower)
Butterfly bush with purple flower spike and orange butterfly on top
The Best Plants for Attracting Butterflies