|[March 06, 2013]
HGTV Launches All-New HGTVGardens.com Site Designed to Inspire, Inform and Engage Gardening Enthusiasts
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Just in time for spring, HGTV today announces the launch of the all-new HGTVGardens.com,
destined to quickly become gardening enthusiasts' favorite online
offers beginners and plant pros alike everything they need to dig in and
grow. This includes not only the expert guidance and inspiration that
HGTV fans have come to expect from America's most popular shelter brand,
but also a friendly and fast-growing online community of real gardeners
supporting and helping one another every single day.
Additionally, visitors to the new HGTVGardens will discover the site's
best-in-class and easy-to-use Plant Finder tool, with comprehensive
information on thousands of garden plants of every type, searchable by
both common and botanical names. And because HGTVGardens is fully
optimized for mobile use, gardeners with an iPhone or Android (News - Alert) device can
take the Plant Finder - along with all of HGTVGardens' other useful
tools and features - right out into the yard or garden with them.
"HGTVGardens is social engagement at its best, offering our audience the
chance to share photo albums of their own gardens, search for perfect
plants and flowers for their area, and ask questions of other
gardeners," said Jillian St. Charles, vice president, programing and
"Whether you are a beginner installing your first raised bed or a
seasoned grower with a no-fail formula, HGTVGardens is the place to find
inspirational ideas and information for any skill level."
The Plant Finder function, the most comprehensive and user-friendly
online plant finder available, helps gardeners identify, select and grow
the right plants in the right places. With each plant option sorted by
zone, light requirement and moisture level - each accompanied by
beautifully detailed photography - visitors can find the proper growth
instructions for plants, shrubs and flowers best for their backyard. In
addition, visitors can find a rotating assortment of related topics,
including delicious recipes, flower arrangements and container gardening.
The site now features an abundance of gorgeous garden photography for
each section of the site, including Edibles, Flowers & Plants, Garden
Basics, Landscaping and Lifestyle. Community members also can easily
upload and share photos of their own garden spaces.
is an online gardening site powered by HGTV, the No.1 source for
home-related media content. Providing users with the latest information
on all areas of gardening,�HGTVGardens.com features expert advice,
videos, articles and more.
HGTVGardens.com is run by Scripps Networks Digital, a diversified
multiplatform programmer that delights millions daily with award-winning
content in the home, food and lifestyle categories.�Scripps Networks
Digital's websites - HGTV.com, FoodNetwork.com,�DIYNetwork.com,
CookingChannelTV.com - are powered by engaging content, interactive
tools and social spaces that take fans of Scripps Networks' cable brands
further into the story and offer online users information and
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