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Plant Guide

Pronunciation Guide for Plants

What to plant

Six Superb Herbs for Containers

Six Superb Herbs for ContainersThese plants can be tricky in the ground, but pot them up and watch them thrive

The Smarter HydrangeaThis species sleeps past the danger of late frost, so it always blooms on time

Native GrassesThese hometown favorites are beautiful, sustainable, and easy to maintain

Sweetly Scented AnnualsPique your senses all season long with colorful, long-blooming beauties

Trees for Tight SpacesThink you don't have room? Never feel restricted again with these small problem solvers

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Colorful Selections For Shade Colorful Selections For Shade
With these striking plants, you'll never need to settle for a sea of green again

10 Outstanding Succulents 10 Outstanding Succulents
Skip the finicky selections and go for these unique yet reliable beauties

Pinks: Petite and Prolific Pinks: Petite and Prolific
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Discover what separates the best from the rest

The Allure of Lavender The Allure of Lavender
Intoxicating scents, wandlike flowers, and gray-green foliage ensure its enduring popularity