Gorgeous royal blue blooms are huge on Veronica x 'Spike' from Intrinsic Introductions.

Incredible Blue Blooms

A new superstar arrives in Veronica-ville, Meet drop-dead gorgeous blues artist, Spike. Don't you just love the blues? Not those pinky-purple blossoms that most claim to be 'blue'. I'm talking blue delph kind...

A Ray of Sunshine

Petite and perky with a pleasant disposition... A perennial you'll welcome in any part of the yard. There's just something about Rudbeckia, or Black Eyed Susans as they are commonly known, that's so cheerful ...
Rosa Coral Cove from Easy Elegance

Incredible Charm: Coral Cove Rose

Oh what a stunning color! Anyone can enjoy this beautiful little shrub rose in their yard or garden. Easy Elegance Roses are so superior in being...

Viking: Love at First Sight

Campanula ‘Viking’ is going to change your view of bellflowers completely. Get ready for a love affair that isn’t a flash in the pan two-week stand. Perennial flowers get better every year ...

In the Pink for Spring

Say hello to a great new perennial. Scensational color. Easy beauty. Well worth a spot in your garden. St. Benedictine Dianthus is a lovely source of vibrant early season color...

Spreading Light in the Shade

Tiarella is a wonderful plant for partial to filtered shade. Showy spring blooms give you a lacy eruption of white to whisper pink.

More Elements of Garden Design

More great tips on the right way to plan the private outdoor living areas of your yard. The garden is not a landscape but a special place where home spills outdoors ...

The Dirt on Soil in a Bag

These days potting plants is a cinch. Just rip open the bag, fill your pot, and get a garden in a jiffy. Are you sure about that? Did you ask the plants how they felt about this stuff?...

Great Balls of Beauty

New take on a bodacious bloomer from antiquity. Hydrangea arborescens got a facelift, and the results are wonderful. Incrediball™ Hydrangea is a stage-stealer in full bloom....