15 Fascinating Facts About Plants
Plants are defenseless against the munching mouths of herbivorous animals, but some carnivorous plant species take matters into their own stems by snacking on bugs. Read on for 10 interesting facts about plants.
10 Things to Plant in Fall
It's hard to know what to plant in the fall. But believe it or not, flower bulbs, vegetables and shrubs all thrive when planted during this time of year. Some will bloom later in the season, and others will make their beautiful debut in the spring.
More Plant Types DIY
DIY experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone. Deciduous shrub noted for its large oak-like leaves and large clusters of white flowers Plant in full sun with adequate moisture to moderate shade Plant in rich, moist, but well-drained soil Height: 6-8 feet; Wid
How to Plant Elaeagnus Hunker
Planting elaeagnus depends partially on the species and cultivars you choose as the climate and light requirements can vary. Most types prefer full sun with soil that drains quickly. You also need to space the elaeagnus plants well to give them room to spread at maturity, which also varies by type.
How to Plant Gladiolus Hunker
Gladiolus Gladiolus spp. stand out among other summer-blooming bulbs with their sword-shaped foliage and 2- to 5-foot-tall flower stalks, which are lined with trumpet-shaped blooms in every color of the rainbow. Gladiolus Gladiolus spp. stand out among other summer-blooming bulbs with their swor
Planting Seeds DoItYourself.com
Plant heirloom seeds in your garden for a special touch. Planning a spring garden? Visit your kitchen before heading to the garden store. Marigold seeds grow into beautiful flowers. With the weather warming up, your attention may be going more and more towards outdoor pursuits. With Here are 6 steps
More Plant Varieties DIY
DIYNetwork.com experts discuss several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone. This deciduous perennial has bold foliage topped with sprays of orange/yellow flowers in summer. Ligularia dentata 'Othello' - Bigleaf Goldenray Hardy in USDA zones 4-8: This large, deciduous fern reac
More Flowering Plants DIY
DIY experts discuss several flowering plant varieties and the planting information for each zone. Deciduous shrub with dark blue-green leaves and pale pink flowers in early summer Plant in rich to average well-drained soil Plant in full sun to light shade Height: 8-12 feet; Width: 8-10 feet Hardy in
Planting Guide: Best & Worst Plants for Your Yard Spotlight
What you should and shouldn’t plant in your yard These invasive plants will hijack your yard. Low-maintenance, they are not. Good plants for curb appeal include the hydrangea, among many others. Gorgeous, cheap, and practically care-free — what’s not to love? Easy-care trees with looks that stun. T
Planting Shrubs - Bob Vila
Planting shrubs is an easy and rewarding do-it-yourself project, whether your goal is to establish a landscape border or to introduce in the garden. By Bob Vila Here’s how to properly plant a new shrub around your house. Mix one part peat moss with two parts top soil for high water retention. Dig a