Learn about what plants to grow in the Midwest and see beautiful Midwest gardens. Use our tips to choose flowers, create container gardens, design a garden and tackle easy garden projects.

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How to Make a Stunning Marigold Wreath

We love marigolds for their chipper and long-lasting color. Before frost, snip blooms for a wreath—and start planning now for your bumper crop next year.

How to Plant a Water Lily

With a large container, bricks and a nursery trip, you can create a romantic, miniature garden in an afternoon.

A Woodland Garden Paradise in Michigan

The sights and sounds of water tumbling over stones soothe the soul at this inspiring woodland garden at a Michigan home.

What Happens When a Flower Artist Goes Big

Botanical artist Lisa Waud’s newest large-scale flower installations support Michigan flower growers—and create a way for Detroit residents and others to learn about the city.

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20 Super-Easy Houseplants You'll Love

Make your indoor gardening simple by choosing any of these durable, easy-to-grow plants.

20 Tough Trees for Midwest Lawns

Whether you’re looking for small ornamental trees or taller shade trees, here are 20 ideas for trouble-free trees that will thrive in the Midwest.

Purple Plants That Make The Most Amazing Container Gardens

Bring life to your patio with container gardens of terra-cotta pots and violet hues.