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HGTV HOME Plant Collection

KNOW HOW!™ Gardening Tips and Landscape Inspiration From the Experts at HGTV

You know the HGTV HOME Plant Collection takes the guesswork out of gardening with annuals, perennials and shrubs that add impact to your home’s gardens and outdoor living spaces.  Did you know that HGTV also supports your gardening pleasure with KNOW HOW!™ – including gardening tips, landscape inspiration, and insights from the experts with answers to your plant care questions.  Look for HGTV KNOW HOW!™ on this website, Plant Collection plant tags and displays at your garden center.

You can also visit the individual ANNUALS and SHRUBS pages for specific KNOW HOW! on our plants and mixes.

Maria Zampini

Maria Zampini is Director of Plant Development for the HGTV HOME Plant Collection. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture. As the 4th generation of her family to work in the plant industry, Maria’s vast experience makes her a sought after speaker and writer for consumer magazines and trade journals. Maria co-authored a new book "Garden-pedia" which is available for pre-order at http://www.upshoothort.com/writing/gardenpedia/

Jason Reeves

Jason Reeves is the curator of University of Tennessee Gardens located in Jackson, Tenn. He has a Master’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design from UT. Jason’s colorful plant combinations and unique garden art, made by recycling everyday objects, draws several thousand people to the gardens each year. He is also known for his elaborate fall pumpkin and gourd display at the gardens. His past experiences include work at the Missouri Botanical Garden, at Longwood Gardens and in private gardens in New Zealand. Jason also leads domestic and international garden tours and is a contributing editor to Fine Gardening magazine.

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith is a gardener, photographer and wanderer living in southern Ohio. She writes about her garden life; gardening in Ault Park, her balcony and her many garden themed road trips in her blogs: The Garden Life and A Year in the Park, Again. When she does not have her hands in the soil she can be found behind the wheel, exploring Ohio for her newest project: Blue Blazing Ohio: The Great Ohio Road Trip.

Pamela Jones

Pamela Jones is a horticulture and advertising writer, a brands strategist and a gardening enthusiast who lives in Nashville. She has written for HGTV HOME Plant Collection, the Southern Living Plant Collection and Encore Azalea as well of a range of industries, including food and hospitality, home decor, health care, banking, information technology and more.