How To Grow French hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) In Your Garden

Hydrangea macrophylla has the common names of French hydrangea and Bigleaf hydrangea. It is a deciduous shrub prized for its large, colorful, elegant flowers. It belongs to the plant family Hydrangeaceae. It typically grows 3 to 6 feet (90 to 180 cm) tall, and has about the same width. Plants produce clusters of large, generally …

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Star Jasmine

Front Yard Landscaping with Jasmine: Using Ground Cover to Add Depth and Texture

Jasmine plants can make a good choice for ground cover use in front yards. This is because they are hardy, low-maintenance, and when in bloom, they produce attractive fragrant flowers. Perhaps the most common types used for front yard ground cover are Asian Jasmine (Trachelospermum asiaticum) and Confederate Jasmine / Star Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides). Jasmine …

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Creeping Thyme Groubd Cover

Creeping Thyme: A Fragrant and Low-Maintenance Ground Cover Plant

Creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum) is an excellent plant for gardeners who want to create a low-maintenance ground cover that is both fragrant, drought tolerant, and attractive. It is a low-growing, creeping perennial herb native to Europe and North Africa. As mentioned, it is commonly used as a ground cover. When in bloom, it produces small, …

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