The Encore Azalea Online Buyers Guide

The Encore Azalea Online Buyers Guide

Encore Azaleas are some of the most popular landscape plants on the market today! However, with so many varieties, where do you begin? Well, right here! We here at PlantsbyMail.com understand that it’s extremely important to know what you’re getting when...
Fall Planting Tips

Fall Planting Tips

Cue up the music and strike up the band, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And yes I know it’s not Christmas time.. I’m talking about Fall planting season! Everyone knows that Spring is a great time to deck out your landscape with new shrubs,...
19 Privacy Plant Picks

19 Privacy Plant Picks

“Hey PlantsbyMail, how can I get some privacy, increase my property value, cut down on street/neighbor noise, naturally purify my air, and beautify my landscape?” Well that’s an easy one, Privacy Plants! Privacy fences and walls are great, but they...
Planting Hedges and Screens

Planting Hedges and Screens

Natural hedges and screens are phenomenal alternatives to fences or walls. They’re perfect for enhancing your landscape appeal while simultaneously serving a highly functional purpose. Your hedges and screens are going to be there for years. For this reason,...
It’s a Cleyera Affair!

It’s a Cleyera Affair!

Wait a minute… Are those star-crossed lovers in your garden providing an elegant twist of color and texture, taking your landscape to the next level?! Nope, it’s Cleyera! The Romeo and Juliet Cleyera from the Southern Living Plant Collection to be precise. (And...
Garden and Landscaping Edging Ideas

Garden and Landscaping Edging Ideas

  Edging is a proven way to improve anyone’s landscape. Its primary task is to distinguish one area from the next. Thus, edging serves as a way to separate the lawn grass from your garden bed. Likewise, its aesthetic value cannot be denied. This is why there are many...
For The Birds

For The Birds

Looking for plants that will attract birds to your yard? Fortunately, this really isn’t that difficult! More than anything, birds want a few simple things: food, shelter, and potential nesting sites. So we’re gonna go through 8 of our favorite varieties of plants that...
Perennial Perfection

Perennial Perfection

“What is ol’ PlantsbyMail rambling on about today?” you may ask (rhetorically, because presumably you’ve already read the post title). Well.. We’re talking about the Powerhouses of Petals. The Barons of Bloom. The Foremost in Flowers. Perennials, of course!...
8 GREAT Low-Maintenance Plants

8 GREAT Low-Maintenance Plants

Some gardeners get a lot of satisfaction from maintaining their landscape, pruning and shaping to their heart’s content. Some gardeners…not as much. If you want some plants that will allow you to focus on other things, this list of 8 low-maintenance plants is for you!...
6 Spectacular Shade Plants

6 Spectacular Shade Plants

It can be frustrating when you have an empty spot in your landscape that you really want to fill, but alas…it’s too shaded for your favorite bloomers… Well fear no more! For today we are going to go through some of our favorite shrubs for bringing new life to...