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Garden Tips

November 2015
With large, trumpet-shaped blooms, amaryllis make festive additions to your December decor when planted now

October 2015
Mark the seasons with ornamental grasses in a spectrum of shades

September 2015
Plan for a colorful spring by planting perennials this autumn

August 2015
Add dramatic blooms and foliage to your landscape with easy breezy perennials

July 2015
Embrace the steamy season with vibrant blooms

June 2015
Create a wetland-inspired container garden to reap the benefits of the season’s sun and showers

May 2015
These fragrant blooms signal the arrival of spring  

Keep your garden beds flowering with the spectacular daylily  

March 2015
Try your luck with a rainbow of “false shamrocks” this March  

February 2015
Fall for this stunning shrub with pretty blooms and heart-shaped leaves  

January 2015
Cultivate beauty indoors this winter with these tropical stunners  

December 2014
Grow these shimmery beauties throughout your garden for a winter green space that glows

November 2014
Brighten the cool season garden with Salvia officinalis’ uncommon beauty and culinary utility

October 2014
Plant daffodil bulbs this fall and, in a few months, their cheerful blooms will signal warmer weather to come

September 2014
This beloved shrub lives up to its botanical name—Osmanthus fragrans—offering dainty clusters of heady blooms

July 2014
Plant coneflowers for eye-catching beds that attract birds, bees, and butterflies

June 2014
When it comes to these showy bloomers, options abound. Pick the hydrangea variety that will thrive in your green space.

May 2014
Create an edible container garden with a delicious trio of herbs

April 2014
Want a plant that provides shade as well as a sweet summertime treat? Try a low-maintenance, high-yielding fig tree

Add a pop of tropical color with this blooming evergreen shrub  

Plant this magnolia hybrid for an elegant harbinger of spring.

From fast-growing vines to tabletop trees, the Ficus genus offers a variety of foliage styles, whether grown indoors or...

December 2013
Celebrate the season with this easy-to-grow, fragrant perennial  

October 2013
Enjoy evergreen foliage, fall flowers, and even a caffeinated tea from this lesser-known camellia  

September 2013
Growing as shrubs and trees, pomegranates make for a beautiful and fruitful transition from summer to fall

November 2013
A trifecta of vibrant, easy-to-grow annuals add gorgeous color to the winter garden

August 2013
Thanks to an enterprising young woman, the Lowcountry enjoyed a short but lucrative stint exporting Indigofera...

August 2013
Blanket your garden in Helianthus debilis for an ocean of cheery blooms

July 2013
Make a bold statement in containers or garden beds with a variety of no-fuss, no-muss, water-saving succulents

June 2013
Plant a different kind of hibiscus, one that loves the Lowcountry swelter and can add zest to a summer salad