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.
Abelia shrub with tiny pink tubular flowers and small leaves on branches
How to Grow and Care for Abelia
California fan palm trees with large fan-shaped fronds above thick brown frond skirt
How to Grow Washingtonia filifera (California Fan Palm)
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)
venus fly trap plant
Plant Poachers Snag These 3 Plants the Most in the US, Experts Say
gardening bench with tools and plants
Study Says Gardening Really Does Make People Happier
A green pothos in a white pot sits next to a heart-leaf philodendron in a black pot.
Pothos vs. Philodendron: What's the Difference?
Orange daylily plant with orange star-shaped flower and buds closeup
How to Grow and Care for Orange Daylily
Sarracenia purple pitcher plants with vein-marked flowers in deep red and green
10 Popular Pitcher Plants
Dixie wood fern with dark green fronds layered behind each other
How to Grow Dixie Wood Ferns
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
Hummingbird feeding at a lantana flower.
19 Best Plants to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard
wax begonias
Shade-Garden Plants for Zones 4 to 8
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
shady landscape
Shade Loving Flowers and Shady Landscape Planning
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
Black-eyed susan perennial plant in full sun
12 Best Perennials for Full Sun
staked tomato plant
How to Stake Tomatoes
Growing Morel Mushrooms
Morel Mushrooms Plant Profile
How to Grow and Care for Lemongrass
Tropical 'Syngonium Podophyllum Arrow' houseplant in basket pot
These Are the 5 Big 'It' Houseplants of 2022
heirloom tomatoes
Beginner Tips for Growing Plumper Heirloom Tomatoes
creeping myrtle
Best Evergreen Flowering Plants to Grow
Lantana plant with tiny yellow and pink flowers clustered together closeup
19 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
Topiary bushes with leaves cut as crisp orbs around thin stems
11 Best Topiary Plants to Grow
garlic harvest
Best and Worst Companion Plants for Garlic
root vegetable assortment
10 Best Root Garden Vegetables to Successfully Grow
raised bed vegetable garden
Safety Tips for Using Manure in Your Vegetable Garden
beets growing in the garden
6 Best Vegetables to Plant in Early Spring
tomato harvest
How to Start Tomato Seeds Indoors
amaranth makes a good companion for tomato plants
37 Best and Worst Companion Plants for Tomatoes
Common winterberry shrub with small scarlet berries on branches with narrow leaves in wooded area
18 Types of Holly Plants
basil growing in various containers
5 Tips for Growing Basil in Pots
9 Best Flowers for the Vegetable Garden
Bleeding heart plant with small fuchsia-colored and heart-shaped flower vines between leaves closeup
31 Best-Deer Resistant Flowers and Plants to Grow
Illustration of types of poisonous plants to know
15 Common Toxic Plants
Fresh mint and rosemary herbs plants growing in a herb garden
Companion Planting to Control the Insects in Your Garden
purple fountain grass
12 Fall Plants for Container Gardens & Hanging Baskets
New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax and hybrids)
10 Great Ornamental Grasses to Grow in Containers
petunias in a container
8 Best Flowering Container Garden Plants for Sunny Areas
pink begonias in the shade
11 Great Shade Plants for Container Gardens
women shopping for plants
Where to Find Cheap Plants—12 Places to Look
white roses
10 Best Climbing Roses
rose bush in a garden
15 Types of Roses for Your Garden
cucumber growing in a container
Growing Cucumbers in Container Gardens
Bridal wreath spirea
How to Grow and Care for Bridal Wreath Spirea
purple fountain grass
How to Grow and Care for Purple Fountain Grass
yellow rose
18 Great Roses for Shady Gardens
petunias in a hanging basket
10 Best Flowers for Hanging Baskets
Desert rose plant with bright and light pink flowers on succulent stem with light green leaves
How to Grow and Care for Desert Rose
closeup of caladium leaves
Top 18 Plants for Dazzling Foliage
rabbit nibbling in a garden
Rabbit-Proof Plants
cucumber ready for harvest
Why are Cucumbers Bitter?
rotting stem cuttings
How to Propagate Plants Using Stem Cuttings
Pink flowered bushes planted under cone shaped green and pink evergreen trees
10 Tips for Planting Under Trees
thinning out vegetable seedlings
How to Thin Vegetable Seedlings