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.

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.

Tropical Fiesta Hibiscus

Plants

Fiesta Hibiscus: How to Grow, Plant, and Care For These Popular Exotics

Thinking of planting a Fiesta Hibiscus around your home, or in your garden? This easy to care for tropical plant can be a beautiful addition to any home or garden. But they also have a few quirks you'll need to be aware of before planting them. Gardening expert Madison Moulton examines the best ways to plant, grow, and care for the Fiesta Hibiscus plant.

Plants Native to Florida

Plants

51 Plants Native to Florida: Trees, Flowers, and Shrubs

Curious which plants are native to the great state of Florida? In this article, we look at some of the most common plants that you'll find in the sunshine state. You'll learn about trees that are native to the area, as well as shrubs, and flowers that will do well in a similar hardiness zone.

West Indian Jasmine Ixora Plant in Garden

Plants

West Indian Jasmine: How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Ixora

Thinking of planting some West Indian Jasmine around your home or in your garden? The Ixora, is a plant with brightly colored flowers, that comes in a variety of different colors. In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know about planting, growing, and successfully caring for Ixora.