Freesia is a genus of South African flowering perennials for Zones 9 to 10. Because they are not frost-tolerant, they’re grown as annuals elsewhere, often lifted and stored for the winter. A rainbow of color options and single and double-petal varieties are available. Learn how to grow and care for freesia in this guide.
When selecting landscape trees, it’s common to inquire about features like shape, mature dimensions, and spring flowering. But it’s just as important to ask what color the leaves turn in the fall. From ash to wisteria, we’ve gathered 21 of the best trees for exciting yellow fall color. Read on to choose your favorites!
The glassy-winged sharpshooter is a sap-sucking pest that feeds on over 300 types of plants. Its presence in the landscape poses a fatal threat to them all. Discover how this sapsucker can be responsible for the death of crops and ornamental species. Learn how to recognize it, deter breeding, and treat an infestation.
Chinese lantern plants are whimsical additions to summer-to-fall gardens in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9. However, while their papery orange lantern-like pods are a delight, the plants spread aggressively via roots and self-sowing. Read on and learn how to enjoy Chinese lanterns without letting them take over the yard.
An artillery plant is a tropical foliage species for USDA Hardiness Zones 11-12 that makes an attractive houseplant in all zones. Its small leaves are green or variegated pink and white and resemble the paired arrangement of fern fronds. Read on and learn how easy it is to grow and care for your own artillery plant.
Burning bushes are deciduous shrubs that light up autumn landscapes with their scarlet foliage. However, in some states, non-native species have been declared invasive. Read on to learn how to grow burning bushes, and get a recommendation for a beautiful native variety to cultivate where non-native species are banned.