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.

Grow Sage

Plants

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Sage in Your Garden

Are you thinking of adding some sage to your garden but aren't sure where to start? Sage has a variety of different uses, and is a welcome companion plant to many different types of plants. In this article, gardening expert Taylor Sievers examines the exact steps you'll need to take to successfully plant, grow and care for sage in your garden.

Types of Orchids

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47 Orchid Varieties: Different Types of Orchids (With Pictures)

Thinking of adding some orchids to your gardening space or home landscape? There are many different types of orchids, all of which have big, beautiful blooms. In this article, flower and garden expert Taylor Sievers examines 47 different orchid varieties with their names and pictures, to help you find the perfect bloom for your garden.

Grow Globe Amaranth

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Globe Amaranth

Are you looking for some new flowers to brighten up your garden bed? Globe Amaranth may be just the trick! These beautiful flowers can liven up any garden space, but they do have a few needs to satisfy before you'll get a perfect bloom. In this article, gardening and flower expert Taylor Sievers examines how to plant, grow, and care for Globe Amaranth.

Grow Asters

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Aster Flowering Plants

Are you looking for a bit of fall color in your garden beds? Asters are your answer. These stunning perennials are popular across North America, especially in pollinator gardens. Plant one variety, or choose several of the hundreds in this genus and plant family for a garden full of wildlife and color throughout summer and fall.

How to Grow Apples

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Apple Trees

Are you thinking some apple trees would be the perfect type of tree to add to your home or garden? These fruit trees can liven up any home or garden. They can also be difficult to grow properly for first-time gardeners though, and have plenty of different problems you may encounter when trying to produce a bountiful apple harvest. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton explains how to plant, grow, and care for Apple Trees.

Black Flowers

Plants

41 Black Flowers and Plants You Can Plant in Your Garden

If you are looking to go a little darker in your gardening theme, it's only natural to consider adding some black flowers to your home or garden. It's always crucial to find the right balance to any garden when it comes to color, which is why we always recommend a variety of different flowers and colors. In this article, gardener Emma Braby looks at 41 of our favorite black flowers to add a little mystery to your gardening area or home landscape.

Type of Pea in Garden

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Types of Peas: Different Pea Plant Varieties To Grow in Your Garden

Peas can be a great plant to add to your vegetable garden. But there are three different types of peas, and several different varieties of each, depending on the pea type you are considering planting. It's important to understand the differences before planting seeds for your next harvest. In this article, gardener Emma Braby examines the three different types of peas, as well as the pea varieties under each.