17 of the Best Coneflower Varieties

Close up of pink and purple coneflowers or Echinacea in bloom.

Love echinacea? Go beyond the classic purple coneflower you know and adore and take a look at 17 of our favorite colorful series and cultivars that you can grow. With single or double blooms, available in just about every hue, flower arrangers and beneficial insects alike will go crazy for these perennial beauties.

The 19 Best Hosta Varieties for a Shady Yard

A garden border planted with various cultivars of hosta plants in a shady location surrounded by other plants and foliage in light sunshine fading to soft focus in the background.

Hostas can make a striking addition to the shade garden, with colorful foliage and tiny lavender or white flowers. Check out our roundup of favorite cultivars, in hues of blue-green and gold, chartreuse and lime, with spiky or heart-shaped leaves, plus a few classic white and green varieties. Read more now.

Types of Tulip Flowers: 15 Beautiful Divisions

A horizontal image of different types of tulips growing in a field in a variety of colors.

Tulips are a favorite among springtime flowering bulbs for many gardeners, available in a wide selection of sizes, colors, and styles with early, mid-season, and late bloom times. But what type should you choose for your garden? Learn more about the different varieties of tulips, grouped into 15 divisions. Read more.

35 of the Best Strawberry Varieties for Home Gardeners

Ripe red strawberries growing on the vine in a home home garden.

Want to grow your own strawberries? There’s a huge variety of cultivars to choose from, from tiny alpines to juicy giants, in shades of red, white, yellow, and even purple. Some offer extra disease resistance, or stunning flowers. To make your selection a little easier, check out our roundup of top picks now.

13 of the Best Raspberry Varieties to Grow in Your Garden (Zones 3-9)

Two ripe red raspberries are held at the end of a small cane. The shiny fruit is partially hidden by the green and yellow leaves with prominent veins throughout.

Raspberries mean summer’s here, and it’s time to grow your own. Whether you want to eat them fresh, bake them into a pie, or can homemade preserves, there’s something for everyone. To find the best everbearing or summer bearing cultivar for your growing zone, in a variety of colors, read more now on Gardener’s Path.

Top 10 Blueberry Varieties to Grow for Home Harvests

A small cluster of two green, one pink, and two mature blueberries, with green leaves in the background.

Nothing says summer like fresh seasonal fruit, perfect for snacking, canning, and baking. Want to grow your own blueberries at home? If you have an area of acidic, well-draining soil with full sun, then this top 10 list is for you. Check out our favorite blueberry varieties for the home grower now.

Identify and Manage 5 Common Chestnut Tree Diseases

A close up horizontal image of the diseased foliage of a chestnut tree.

Are your chestnut trees looking a little, shall we say, under the weather? Maybe you’ve noticed wilting leaves, or nuts that rot in their shells. Learn how to identify, prevent, and manage five common diseases that may afflict chestnut trees, with recommendations for selecting resistant varieties. Read more now.

How to Identify and Manage Common Chestnut Tree Pests

A close up horizontal image of chestnuts opening up on the tree.

Want to grow your own chestnut trees? A variety of insects and other types of wildlife would adore the opportunity to much on a leaf, or a tasty nut in the fall. Read our guide now to learn which pests to be on the lookout for, and how to prevent or control an infestation and protect your hard-earned harvest.

How to Grow and Care for Chestnuts

A horizontal image of a large chestnut tree growing in the garden.

Love chestnuts? Why not grow your own! With several varieties to choose from, they can be planted in sandy loam with full sun and good drainage. Homegrown chestnuts are a delight, whether roasted, boiled, or dried and ground into flour. Learn everything you need to know about growing and caring for these magnificent trees.

11 of the Best Kohlrabi Varieties to Grow Your Own

A close up horizontal image of a pile of light green kohlrabi at a market.

Whether you already love kohlrabi or it’s entirely new to you, it’s the perfect time to start making plans to grow some in your garden. Which cultivar should you choose? We’ve rounded up our favorites to make your selection a little easier, with top picks that are perfect for a variety of tastes and garden sizes.

15 of the Best Zinnia Varieties to Grow in the Garden

A close up horizontal image of a large swath of different colored zinnias growing in the garden.

Ready to grow your own zinnias but you’re not sure which ones to pick? A huge variety of cultivars are available today, heirlooms as well as hybrids of several different species. You’ll find single and double blooms, bicolors, patterned petals, and solid colors. We’ll help you choose – read our roundup now.

9+ of the Best Types of Cranberries for Your Garden

A close up horizontal image of bright red cranberries pictured on a soft focus background.

Want to grow your own cranberries at home? Which type are you after? Several different species go by the common name “cranberry” and most of these produce edible fruit, though Vaccinium macrocarpon is king in commercial production. Discover the best varieties of true cranberry now, plus a few alternate options.

11 of the Best Cantaloupe Cultivars to Grow at Home

Horizontal image of two slices, a partially cut, and a whole cantaloupe with tan netting, on a wood surface.

Though the cantaloupe that’s available at the grocery store is generally pretty standard, this marvelous fruit is actually available in a variety of enticing cultivars. Ready to grow your own juicy and sweet melons? Dig into our roundup on Gardener’s Path to pick the best variety for your garden. Read more now.

7 of the Best Collard Greens Varieties to Grow at Home

A close up, top down picture of a large Brassica oleracea var. acephala, aka collard greens, growing in the garden, with large dark green leaves and light colored veins.

Want to grow your own collard greens in the garden? These veggies are a Southern favorite, packed with fiber and healthy nutrients. Delicious raw or cooked, growing your own leafy greens is the best way to add more to your diet. Select your favorite cultivar from our roundup of top picks. Read more now.

Gardening at Home: 31 of the Best Kits to Get Started

A close up of various gardening tools for indoor gardening with a watering can, pots and seed starter trays, and small hand tools, set on a wooden surface.

It’s the perfect time to start growing your own herbs, fruits, veggies, and mushrooms at home, or to take up a new hobby like terrarium-making or succulent propagation. We’ve found the best kits to help you get started. Most include everything you need, with helpful instructions. Pick your favorite, and get growing!

15 of the Best Late Summer Flowering Bulbs

Many blooming dark pink dahlia flowers on long stems, with green foliage.

With the arrival of the dog days of summer, is your garden looking a bit blah? Bring a rainbow of late summer color to your beds and containers with the best flowering bulbs. With 15 top-performing favorites to choose from that are suited to a variety of growing conditions, this roundup is not to be missed. Read more.

How to Deal with Common Sago Palm Pests and Diseases

Closeup closely cropped horizontal image of green king sago fronds with small white flecks, evidence of a scale infestation.

Sago palm makes a sturdy addition to the garden in warm climates. But what should you do if pests and disease plague your cycads? Whether you’re dealing with scale, rot, yellowing, or mold, a nutrient deficiency, or a simple case of overwatering, we’re here to help with our pro tips! Read more now on Gardener’s Path.