How to Get Kids Excited About Veggie Gardening
Getting kids into veggie gardening is the perfect summer project while school's out. Here's how to get them motivated!
Our Favorite Plant Gifts and How to Wrap Them
Plants make the best gifts during the holiday season, bringing life into the home during the winter months. Here are a few tips to make your plant gift shine!
Gorgeous Flowering Shrubs to Brighten Your Garden
Did you know that acidifying your soil and adding organic matter can enhance hydrangea blooms? Find out more about adding color to your garden here!
Fun Ways to Decorate with Pumpkins in Mississippi
Pumpkins are a must for autumn porches and gardens. However, the same seasonal porch displays with a hay bale and scattered pumpkins and squash can get a little monotonous. We've compiled a list of autumn-themed pumpkin decor ideas to help evoke some inspiration...
How to Grow Magnolia Grandiflora: The State Flower of Mississippi
You may not know the scientific name, but you've definitely seen this tree before in Mississippi—it's our state tree, after all! The Magnolia grandiflora, or Southern magnolia, is an adaptable evergreen tree that is beautiful in any landscape; learning these care...
How to Create a Kid-Friendly Garden
Kids love the outdoors, and with these kid-friendly gardening ideas, they'll have a blast, learn a ton, and enjoy the fresh air—all while staying safe!
Your Beginner’s Guide to Compost
Don't toss just anything into your compost bin! For the best results, you want to balance your green and brown matter and avoid weeds and animal products.
Creating a Bird-Friendly Garden Space
This blog features ideas on how to attract birds to your yard, plus a quick DIY guide to making birdhouses while getting children of all ages in on the fun!
Palm Trees for Indoors and Outdoors in Mississippi
Palm trees bring a sense of laid-back beauty to the home and landscape. Create your own tropical paradise with these gorgeous palms for both indoors and out!
The Hydrangea Handbook: How To Grow and Maintain Your Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas come back every year looking more beautiful than ever. Find out how to keep these fairytale flowers healthy with our complete guide to hydrangea care.
Soak Up the Mississippi Sun with These Herb-Infused Sun Tea Recipes
Southern sun tea is the ultimate iced summer drink—cool, refreshing, and nostalgic. You can make your sun tea even better with fresh herbs from your garden!
How to Prune and Care for a Crape Myrtle
Avoid common pruning mistakes and establish the best form for your Crape Myrtle with this guide. Timing and method are extremely important for the best results.
Good vs. Bad Bugs in Your Soil and Garden
They pollinate flowers, break down soil, prey on pests, and sometimes become pests themselves. Learn which bugs are helpful and which are harmful to your garden!
The Best Trees for Your Yard
You know the names of common trees, but choosing the right one for your yard is something else entirely. Here’s a guide to selecting the best tree for your yard!
How to Create a Pollinator Garden
Assist the bees, enjoy more blossoms, and help your whole garden flourish. Here’s why and how to turn your garden into an eco-friendly pollinator paradise!
Drought-Tolerant Plants for the Garden
Growing drought-tolerant plants saves you time watering, reduces your water bill, and keeps your garden thriving during dry spells! Our list starts with Lantanas!
Experiencing Nature with Your Kids
From scavenger hunts to backyard art to gardening, here are simple ideas to get your children interested in learning about nature and growing a garden!
Planting a Combo Pot: Creative Ideas for Container Gardens in Mississippi
Here’s an easy guide to planting assorted flowers and plants in containers for the most gorgeous combo pots on the block, plus some creative ideas to get inspired!
Create a Poolside Oasis With These Plants
With colorful flowers and lush leaves, these plants around your pool will turn it into a tropical oasis. Here are seven tropical plants to get you started!
Plant These Now to Deter Bugs All Summer
Keep mosquitoes out of your garden and off your skin by growing citronella and lemongrass. Here's how to grow, use, and care for these pest-deterrent plants!
Maximize Your Yard with These Outdoor Room Ideas
Try these landscape design and decor ideas to transform your yard into a functional outdoor room for eating, lounging around, working from home, and entertaining!
Growing and Caring for Succulents
Succulents are a delightful addition to any home or garden. Learn how to appreciate and care for these low-maintenance, eco-friendly, and beautiful plants!
How to Apply Fertilizer for Every Plant in Your Yard
Every plant in your yard—trees and shrubs, grass, veggies, and flowers—rely on fertilizer to grow big and strong! Learn the basics here.
Citrus for Your Garden and What to Plant with Them
Growing citrus is rewarding, especially when paired with beneficial herbs and vegetables! Citrus grow best in well-draining, slightly acidic soil with lots of sun.
10 Heat-Tolerant Perennials to Plant This Spring
Plant these heat-tolerant perennials this spring, and your garden will be filled with gorgeous color through the most scorching Mississippi heat waves.
Basic Rose Care: Featuring David Austin and Weeks Roses
Roses elevate any garden with their elegance. With a bit of care, they can be quite easy to take care of and, with award-winning blooms, make a bold statement.
Create a Canopy of Color with Hanging Baskets
Hanging baskets are a gorgeous addition to any porch, yard, or garden! Transform your space and feel confident in your plant care for all-season-long color.