Ornamental

Creeping Thyme
Creeping Thyme - Growing, Care Tips, and Photos
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Creeping thyme is one of the many types of thyme available, which is a herb commonly cultivated for culinary use. Though creeping thyme is edible, it is not usually grown for this use, and instead is considered to be an ornamental plant that works well as ground cover. Creeping thyme has small, decorative oval leaves covering wiry stems, and when crushed, they will emit a pleasant fragrance similar to common thyme.

Spring Flowers
10 Spring Flowers That Are Easy to Grow
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Spring flowers are an indication that warmer weather is coming, and they are greatly anticipated by many gardeners throughout winter. Some of the best and easiest to grow spring flowers are listed here.

Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise - Varieties, Care, & Propagation Tips
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The bird of paradise plant is an evergreen perennial that takes the shape of clump-forming large gray-green foliage. The plant has no stem or trunk, and the leaves appear directly out of the ground. The leaves themselves are stunning and closely resemble those of the banana plant, which is a cousin of the bird of paradise plant.

Perennial Flowers
10 Best Perennial Flowers For Your Garden
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If you love the look of flowers in your garden but don't have the time to be re-planting annuals every spring, then perennial flowering plants offer the perfect solution. Once planted, they will continue to come back each year, producing heaps of flowers to bring color and life to your yard. If treated correctly, these plants will grow in size over time and reward you with even more beautiful plants to admire.

Japanese Flowers
8 Exciting Japanese Flowers - Photos, Uses, and Care Guides
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If you're looking for some flowers to brighten up your Japanese style garden, then consider those flowering plants that are native to Japan. There are many beautiful flowers that grow in the wild in Japan and other parts of Asia that are well suited to cultivation in home gardens.

Mexican Flowers
9 Mexican Flowers with Photos & Growing Guides
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Mexico has a diverse landscape that is home to a wide range of native plants. Many flowering plants from Mexico have a tropical or exotic look and can bring vibrancy to the home garden. The climate in Mexico tends to be quite hot and dry, so Mexican flowers thrive in similar climates to this, however many Mexican flowers can be grown as annuals in cooler climates. This list details some of the most interesting Mexican flowers that also grow well outside of their native habitat.

State Flowers
36 State Flowers with Pictures
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Flowers add colors and vibrancy to your home & garden. They tell something about your persona. And did you know that every major state had an official flowers that represent them. This could be either by its history, environment, characteristics.

Types of Laurel Flowers
8 Types of Laurel Flowers (Care Guides & Photos)
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Laurel plants have attractive foliage and showy flowers that can add interest and fragrance to a garden. Different types of laurel flowers can grow in a wide range of climates, so there is sure to be a variety, you can grow in your location.

Dwarf Shrubs
8 Dwarf Shrubs For Small Gardens & Spaces
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Having a small space doesn't mean you have to miss out on some of the best shrubs to grow, as many types of shrubs have dwarf varieties available so that you can enjoy their best qualities without having the worry that they will take over your space. This list comprises some of the most interesting types of dwarf shrubs that are ideal for filling small gaps in your garden or using as features in a compact yard.

Types of Pine Trees
13 Different Types of Pine Trees with Pictures
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Pine trees are evergreen conifers that are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. They can take the shape of shrubs, and small, medium, or large trees. They can be distinguished from other conifers as their needles grow in small bundles, and they produce attractive seed cones that can persist for many years. They tend to grow easily and can adapt to a wide range of soils, needing little to no maintenance.

Types of Evergreen Trees
8 Different Types of Evergreen Trees - Pictures & Facts
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Evergreen trees are popular among gardeners as they don't lose their leaves and therefore offer greenery and interest in the garden even during winter when deciduous trees have bare branches. The name 'evergreen' comes from the fact that these trees retain their foliage all year round and therefore appear to always be green.

Types of Spruce Trees
7 Different Types of Spruce Trees with Pictures
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Spruce trees, though many of them reach great heights in their native habitats, can make excellent backyard trees. Many cultivars exist that produce small to medium-sized trees that would be suitable for growing even in compact gardens. To learn about some of the most common types of spruce trees and their care requirements, read on.