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9 Stunning Perennials That Bloom All Summer Long
From tall flowers to low growers, these beautiful perennials give long-lasting summer color to your garden.
12 Garden Plants That Flourish In Full Sun
These plants have a sunny disposition, from knockout roses and vibrant coneflowers to gorgeous grasses and fragrant lavender. Here, you’ll find our list of our favorite sun-loving garden plants.
How To Upcycle Cardboard In Your Garden
If you find your recycling bin overrun by cardboard, try one of the easy ways to upcycle & reuse cardboard to enhance your garden.
6 Reasons Coral Bells Belong In Your Garden
With their wide range of colors, ease of maintenance, & ability to attract pollinators, coral bells are sure to be a hit with any gardener.
Top Spring Blooming Flowers That Are Deer-Resistant
Here, we list our top spring-blooming flowers that will add a vibrant pop of color to your garden and keep deer at bay.
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Creeping Phlox
Here, Great Garden Plants dives into seven things you probably didn’t know about creeping phlox and how these unique traits make it the powerhouse of ground covers.
Juglone-Tolerant Plants for Gardening Near Black Walnut Trees
While black walnut (Juglans nigra) trees are beloved for their rich history, they have accrued a problematic reputation among gardeners for a few reasons. Most notably, they produce a...
10 native plants (& nativars) to grow this year
In recent years, enthusiasm for gardening has boomed, welcoming beginners to start their first gardens. But that leaves many of them wondering, “what are the best plants to grow?”
10 Perennials You Can Cut Back In Fall (& 10 You Shouldn’t)
The gardening season is coming to a close, and if you live in cold climates, your perennials may already be starting to drop leaves and enter dormancy. Don’t worry...
Our New Must-Have Plant: Geums
With lobed green foliage similar to coral bells and ruffled rose-like blooms, geums (or avens) are quickly gaining popularity among gardeners and cut flower farmers. After growing them, you’ll...
Questions Answered Series: Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) boasts massive, tropical-looking blooms that transform your yard into a garden oasis. It’s no wonder that this surprisingly cold hardy shrub has gained so...
Questions Answered Series: Butterfly Bush (Buddleia)
Butterfly bushes (Buddleia) are cherished for their unrivaled flower power in hot, sunny gardens. Their blooms combine saturated colors with a rich, honey-like fragrance for an impactful display from...
Fade-Proof Flowers for Summer Heat
The dog days of summer are finally here, and you (and your plants) are probably feeling the heat from the hottest stretch of summer. Heat impacts plants in different...
Hydrangeas for Cut Flowers (& How to Keep Them Fresh!)
Hydrangeas are a garden staple for good reason. Their big, bountiful blooms keep us coming back for more season after season. But what if you brought the magic indoors?...
Big Plants, Even Bigger Impact!
We’re pleased to offer a selection of Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs in robust one-gallon sizes. They say you can’t buy time, but that’s what happens when you buy a...
4 Reasons to Add Herbs to Your Garden This Year
Herbs aren’t just for storing in your kitchen pantry; they have their place in your garden too! At Great Garden Plants, we are huge fans of adding herbs to...
Plants to Avoid and Enjoy for an Allergy Friendly Garden
With springtime flowers starting to bloom nationwide and summer beckoning, allergy season is officially upon us.
Sparky Clematis Will Spark Joy in Your Garden
Clematis are known as the “queen of climbers,” and after seeing them in bloom, it’s hard to dispute this title! Clematis are woody vines that climb and weave over...