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Christmas cactus with purple flowers

These are the 21 best plants for cold-weather climates

Cold weather climates can be tough on many plants, but not these. Here's how to tell which plants will thrive in the chilly months.
Purple blossoms in a field

These 5 outdoor plants bloom early to signal spring has arrived

When spring is coming, early-blooming plants signal that winter is over. We list five plants that bloom early and are gorgeous.
A fully grown tree with bushes and plants near a pond

How plants detect seasonal changes, and what it means for your garden

Plants change with the seasons, and it's important to know which ones are appropriate to each. We explain the changes for you.
Shovel in pile of dirt compost

Can you compost year-round?

Is composting only good during certain seasons? We tell you what you need to know about composting successfully year-round!
Purple and white foxgloves

How to grow Foxglove

Foxgloves can brighten any garden or house with their purple, pink, and cream flowers. We list simple guidelines for taking care of them.
Purple crocuses in the sunlight

Plant these flowers to have the earliest spring blooms

What flowers can you plant to get beautiful blooms as early as possible in the spring? These questions and more are answered for you.
Purple gladiolus in bloom

These flowers are traditional for Dia de los Muertos celebrations

Dia de los Muertos is a beautiful time of year, with flowers being a main decoration. We discuss growing the three most common flowers.
Japanese quince flowers blooming

These plants grow best in cold weather

There are quite a few plants that thrive in freezing temperatures. We list the hardy ones that can withstand the colder seasons.
Patch of pumpkins

Heading out to pick a pumpkin? Here’s what you should look for

Here’s a simple guide to help you get the perfect pumpkin!
Large oak tree with orange leaves in autumn

How do trees detect seasonal changes?

Why do trees know how and when to adjust to their surroundings, especially when it becomes autumn? We provide the answers.
Dia de los muertos ofrenda with marigold archway

Create a beautiful Dia de los Muertos altar with these amazing flowers

Flowers play an important part in celebrating Dia de los Muertos. We discuss the history and significance of several flowers.

Is it possible to have a year-round garden without replanting?

In order to have a four-season garden, you’ll need variety in the plants you grow. Our guide helps keep your garden thriving all year long.