Orchids are a large, diverse group of plants, and not all of them are difficult. Some are quite easy. See how to properly care for them and gain confidence with these gorgeous plants with the ones that are easiest to succeed with!

How to Care for Orchids

How to Care for Orchids. Orchids are no more difficult to care for than ordinary houseplants. They require slightly different watering and fertilizing techniques, but with this easy guide you'll be growing beautiful orchids in your home in no time.

Catmint, butterfly weed, bee balm, and aster pack this free, easy-to-care-for garden plan with a ton of color all summer long. Plus, it will attract birds and butterflies to your yard.

No-Fuss Bird and Butterfly Garden Plan

Five Fabulous Garden Plans Our garden editors designed these garden plans to solve your most troubling spaces.

From weeding to fertilizing and watering to mowing, we have all the lawn care tips you need to keep your grass looking its best all year long.

Lawn Care 101

From weeding to fertilizing and watering to mowing, we have all the lawn care tips you need to keep your grass looking its best all year long.

This citrus isn't just a food-lover's favorite, it's also a plant that can be grown in containers. See nine other fruits, vegetables, and herbs that can be successfully grown in containers -- perfect for gardens with limited space!

10 Plants that Grow Surprisingly Well in Containers

It's easy to fall in love with lavender -- the plant features attractive foliage, beautiful flowers, and a great scent. Plus, it's resistant to drought, deer, and hungry bunnies. The key to success is knowing which type is right for your yard. Here are some of our favorites.

A Gardener's Guide to Lavender

It's easy to fall in love with lavender -- the plant features attractive foliage, beautiful flowers, and a great scent. Plus, it's resistant to drought, deer, and hungry bunnies. The key to success is knowing which type is right for your yard. Here are some of our favorites.

Perk up the dark corners of your landscape with a generous helping of one of these beautiful shade-loving plants!

Shade Flowers That Will Make You Forget the Lack of Sun

No shade garden is complete without astilbe. These rugged perennials thrive in moist shade, providing you with a summer's worth of big, bold,…

Here are 16 garden plant ideas that hummingbirds will appreciate as much as you do. Plus, learn easy ways to make your yard the perfect place for hummingbirds and other pollinators.

Hummingbird Favorites

Attract beautiful hummingbirds to your yard by growing these beautiful garden plants.

When it comes to houseplants, here's what type of water to use and how often to water.

Watering Houseplants

Lemon Button Fern Lemon button fern produces cute, golden-green fronds with rounded edges (that give it the buttonlike appearance). It's an easy-to-grow fern that fits in well with a lot of decorating styles.

Spring is on its way It's never too early to start planning your upcoming blooms! Here is a list of five things you should keep in mind before the weather warms up and the sun comes out to play.

5 Things You Can Do Immediately to Have the Perfect Spring Garden

45 Money-Saving Landscape Tips: Better Homes and Gardens gives a variety of design ideas for creating a cute country-style garden.

The key to getting more hydrangea flowers is to understand which hydrangea you're growing. Each type has slightly different requirements. Our helpful guide will help you choose the best hydrangeas for your yard.

How to Get More Hydrangea Flowers

The key to getting more hydrangea flowers is to understand which hydrangea you're growing. Each type has slightly different requirements. Our helpful guide will help you choose the best hydrangeas for your yard.

Baptisia is a shrub-like perennial that develops graceful stalks of blue, white, purple, or yellow flowers in the early spring. It has pretty, blue-green, pea-like foliage that looks terrific even when the plants are not in bloom.

Once established, Baptisia, occasionally called false indigo, can live for decades.

Weigela's red or pink trumpet-shape blooms are popular with hummingbirds. Some weigela varieties bear white flowers; others produce copper, burgundy, or variegated leaves. Learn more about this border shrub.

Weigela's red or pink trumpet-shape blooms are popular with hummingbirds. Some weigela varieties bear white flowers; others produce copper, burgundy, or variegated leaves. Learn more about this border shrub.

Starting a garden from scratch? In just eight steps, we'll show you how to make your new garden the best it can be.

8 Steps to a New Garden

Want to put in a garden or landscaped area in your yard - check out this step by step guide

Whether you're looking to plant thyme, oregano, chives, or mint, here's the basic herb care you should know before you get planting.

Herb Care Guide

Whether you're looking to plant thyme, oregano, chives, or mint, here's the basic herb care you should know before you get planting.

From drought-resistant to heat-resistant, find the perfect no-fuss garden plan that is suitable for your landscape needs.

No-Fuss Garden Plans

Tough-as-Nails Garden Russian sage, lavender, and catmint are sure bets for an easy-care garden. These plants mix with others for a long display of color, texture, and fragrance. Garden size: 12 by 12 feet Free plan decorating

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