Garden flowers for the great outdoors

Lavandula dentata, the lavender with a bite
English Lavender, the queenly lavender of old
Ivy leaf cyclamen, for a marvelous carpet of flowers
Fuchsia, exceptional flowers
More pages about garden flowers

Shrubs and trees for a colorful landscape

Winter blooming shrubs

Winter blooming shrubs

Even though there aren’t very many, winter blooming shrubs are often among…

Choisya ternata, superb blooming
Soap bush, spectacular blue blooming
Dwarf Yaupon holly, a colorful berry shrub
More trees and shrubs here

The Veggie Patch by N&G

Growing mushrooms on coffee grounds
Eggplant, time to sow
Fennel, from seed to harvest
Growing butternut gourd
More veggies here

Herbs fresh from the garden

Mertensia maritima, the oyster plant
Aniseed, a delicious seed to crunch on after meals
Sichuan pepper, a unique fragrance
Parsley, flat-leafed or curly-leafed, it is everywhere!
Yummy herbs and more

Joy-sparking houseplants

Kalanchoe, how to support its blooming
Clerodendron, a cute decorative plant
Dracaena massangeana

Dracaena massangeana

Dracaena massangeana belongs to the dragon plant family, and its complete scientific…

Echeveria, a succulent with unique leafage
More indoor and apartment plants here

Wonderful blooms by The Rose Garden

Rose tree diseases and how to treat them
Pruning Hybrid Tea roses
Dog rose, a rose tree with a rather wild touch
Preparing rose tree cuttings, when and how to do it
Discover more about roses here

Bulb flowers for every season

Ivy leaf cyclamen, for a marvelous carpet of flowers
Montbretia, a beautiful bulb flower
Crocus, among the first to bloom
Allium, exceptional bulbs
Unearth more stupendous bulb flowers here

Climbing vines, fragrant and beautiful

Plumbago, Cape leadwort – a magnificent climber
Clematis, queen of vines
Clematis montana, the mountain clematis
Clematis armandii, early and fragrant
More flowering vines crawl around here

Fruit trees and berry shrubs

Blackthorn, delicious wild berries
Wooed by an apple tree
Blackberry bush and blackberries, delicious small summer fruits
Pruning an apple tree or pear tree into an espalier shape
Fruit trees galore here

Tangy tart citrus

Australian finger lime, a VIP fruit
Kumquat, a tiny, original citrus
Lemon tree, magnificent fruit trees
Citron, the hand of Buddha
More Tart & Tangy Citrus here

Lawns, lush and luminous

Kikuyu grass, lawns made easy
Topdress your lawn for a lush, thick, neat result!
Remove moss from the lawn
Rototiller, scores of advantages
Learn more about lawn care

Plant and tree diseases - and organic solutions to treat them

Russian olive tree, an invasive species in America
Septoria host plants – targets of this ravaging leaf spot disease
Sunpatiens wilting and rotting – treatment and recovery
Cherry fly, techniques & treatments to avoid it
More diseases and their natural treatments

Special Garden reports

Plant patent – how can anyone claim to own nature?
Propagating a mimosa tree from bark
Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden
Mulch, it protects and decorates your flower beds
More Tips & Tricks for great growing