Landscape Ideas


Plants for Slopes and Hillsides

Here are plants you can take to the bank – literally. Got a rocky slope? How about a hillside with poor soil and little water? Plants Express has you covered with plants of all sizes, colors and exotic textures for the adventurous landscape designer. Forget the climbing gear since these plants do best when left […] read more

Pittosporum – Landscape’s Best Supporting Actor

Pittosporum – Landscape’s Best Supporting Actor Foliage fans will always find a Pittosporum to please. These versatile and hardy plants are available in a range of attractive foliage and forms, from the two-toned leaves of variegated species to fast growing trees to the more compact dwarf varieties. The flowers are often quite fragrant and range […] read more

Bee Happy, Bee Friendly Plants for California

Would you like to be a BFF to bees? Invite them to a tasty smorgasbord of sweet, fragrant delights. Your garden will benefit from an aesthetically beautiful interpretation of nature while keeping our hard-working pollinators healthy and happy. Bees do so much for us, pollinating 80% of the fruits and vegetables we eat, that the […] read more

Small Trees

Small trees provide colorful flowers and foliage when space is limited in urban and suburban environments. Small trees are well-behaved and won’t take over when space is tight. Plant one singly as a patio tree or a stunning specimen in a small lawn. Planted in containers they grace an entrance or walkway, or group in […] read more

Unique Plants for a Distinctive Landscape

Form and color are distinguishing factors in all artistic designs, landscape design being no exception. New and unusual plants play an important role in the landscaper’s palette, as are underutilized plants from exotic locations. They add drama, harmony, and interest to differentiate the adventurous from the predictable. The juxtaposition of strong, sculptural plants against a […] read more

Great Bloomers for West Coast Landscapes

Plants Express brings you an international showcase of beautiful bloomers. These selections flower for a long period, do well in a range of conditions, and provide an incredible variety of fragrance, bloom habit and color without a lot of maintenance. Plant individually, in containers or in borders, or plant en masse to dazzle with drifts […] read more

Cascading Gardens

Take your garden to the next level with gorgeous plants that soften the hard edges as they cascade over vertical surfaces. read more

Evergreen Conifers

Year Round Color in a Range of Hues Adaptable and hardy, evergreen conifers offer twelve months of color in a range of hues varying in shades of green, gold, blue, and silver. Sometimes the color is displayed as seasonal new growth or variegated foliage. A Size and Shape for Every Landscape These beautifully hued evergreen […] read more

Winter Color to Cheer the Seasonal Chill

Winter Color to Cheer the Seasonal Chill After cold weather arrives and summer blooms fade, the cure for winter gray is a good dose of color to raise the spirits. Plants with cool-weather color are not as scarce as you may think and offer colors from sunny yellow and cheerful pink to traditional red. You […] read more

Fantastic Ferns

Ancient and enchanting, ferns thrive in shady spots where little else grows. The seemingly fragile fern harks back to the time of the dinosaurs, surviving and thriving over the millennia in cool green forests and enchanted glens. Available in a range of textures, ferns lend an air of grace and tranquility to woodland gardens or […] read more
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