Plant Types & Guides

Looking for complete details about the different types of plants? Finding the perfect plant selection for your garden can be difficult, so you've come to the right place! In this section, you'll learn about the different types of plants you may be interested in planting in your home garden. You'll find plant profiles for trees, flowers, vines, and plant comparisons.

Palm Tree With Flowers at Base

Plants

How to Care For Palm Trees Indoors & Outdoors: A Complete Guide

Looking to plant some palm trees either in your garden, around your home, or perhaps even consider one as an indoor plant? In this guide, you'll learn all you need to know about how to care for palms, no matter the type! You'll learn about their watering requirements, hardiness zones, soil types, pruning needs, and more!

Epiphyte Plant on Tree

Plants

What Are Epiphytes? All About Epiphytic Plants and Their Care

Have you heard of Epiphytes? This term encompasses a wide variety of plants that grow on the outside of trees or other plants. There are many different Epiphyte varieties and many of them can make excellent plants to keep around your home. In this article, we examine the Epiphyte plant, what they are, and why they can be beneficial to have around.

Asparagus Types

Plants

Asparagus Types: 15 Asparagus Varieties To Grow in Your Garden

Are you thinking of adding some Asparagus to your garden this year? Did you know that there are actually 15 different types of Asparagus you can consider before you start planting? In this article, gardener Emma Braby looks at the different Asparagus varieties that you may want to consider before settling down to start planting in your garden.

Rose of Sharon with Hardy Hibiscus and Chinese Hibiscus

Plants

Rose of Sharon vs. Chinese Hibiscus vs. Hardy Hibiscus: Plant Differences & Similarities

Thinking of planting a Hibiscus in your garden? These exotic flowering plants add a touch of the tropics to every garden landscape. With so many species and a range of confusing common names, it can be difficult to decide which Hibiscus type is right for you. Gardening expert Madison Moulton breaks down the similarities and differences between the most popular Hibiscus varieties, and what you can expect from these stunning shrubs.

Golden Pothos on Table

Plants

Pothos Varieties: Best Types of Pothos Cultivars For Indoor Gardens

Thinking of adding another Pothos to your houseplant collection? There are many interesting cultivars to choose from, from the blinding Neon Pothos to the variegated Marble Queen cultivar. Gardening expert Madison Moulton takes a look at the most popular types of Pothos cultivars and why you need them in your home.

Iris Virginica Closeup

Plants

Southern Blue Flag: How to Plant and Grow Iris Virginica

Thinking of planting an Iris virginica in your garden? This carefree aquatic plant, usually found in the wild across the Southern and Eastern United States, is the perfect addition to any water-heavy spots in your garden. Gardening expert Madison Moulton examines the best ways to plant, grow, and care for the Southern Blue Flag.

Groundcover Plant Alpine Strawberry

Plants

Edible Ground Cover: 11 Plants That Will Foodscape Your Yard or Garden

Looking for some edible ground cover to help fill in some areas of your garden or your yard? These 11 plants will help fill in the blank space, while providing some beneficial edibles at the same time. Gardening expert Madison Moulton examines her favorites, and what you can expect when planting any of these edible plants as groundcover.