Flowers Articles

In some places, gladiolas can be left in the ground all winter. In colder climates, though, they... read more
Are you tired of planting tulips and crocus bulbs only to have them disappear because mice and... read more
(Though roses are shrubs, we have categorized them with flowers since most people tend to look for... read more
Learn how to make old-fashioned hollyhock doll out of flowers, a delightful children’s craft for... read more
Beautifully painting a flower pot might seem like a daunting task, but the easy sponge technique... read more
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to plan a cutting garden so... read more
The fattest and most scrumptious of all flowers, a rare fusion of fluff and majesty, the peony is... read more
Where to buy sunflowers: Burpee Gardening Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant.  American... read more
Pansies are the colorful flowers with the “faces.” In fact, they have one of the widest ranges of... read more
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,... read more
Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for... read more
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—... read more
Gardeners curse the ubiquitous dandelion and its pervasive nature. They pop up everywhere in spring... read more
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through... read more
December’s flowers may be very different from each other, one being a bulb and the other an... read more
November’s birth flower recalls the vibrant colors of October’s autumn leaves. What is the Flower... read more
Both of October’s flowers are colorful annuals that thrive in full sun. What is the Flower for the... read more
By April, spring’s in full swing, and these birth month flowers are ready to express its happy... read more
When the flowers begin to emerge in March, it seems that these cheery yellow blooms are among the... read more
When you hear the word “iris,” do you see a big bearded beauty rising up above swordlike leaves?... read more
What are the birth month flowers for your loved ones?  Listed below, we have birth flowers by month... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides for flowers. On this page, we cover popular annuals, perennials,... read more
Ready for a tropical interlude? Luckily, I only had to go as far as our state’s Orchid Society’s... read more
Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous... read more
If you are in need of some flowering companions to get you through the cold days of winter, look... read more
With immense flower heads,hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Colors... read more
Bees and butterflies have been experiencing drastic declines in the past few years. Many believe... read more
My yard is abuzz with bees from early Spring until late October.  Sometimes, I have to swat them... read more
Like you, I’m harvesting vegetables and fruits from my garden and preparing them for storage.  I... read more
All the historical, antique, or heirloom plants in my gardens put on spectacular shows.  I’ve... read more
Are you having trouble finding impatiens in garden centers this spring?  Did the ones you planted... read more
I thought I’d seen all the new stuff for 2013.  Wrong!  Two veteran seed companies have sprung a... read more
Every seed you plant is a GMO (genetically modified organism), including heirloom and organic seeds... read more
So many gorgeous flowers and too little space!  That’s my dilemma as I pore over the seed catalogs... read more
My son asked me Thanksgiving night what I wanted for Christmas.  Like he had to ask?  We gardeners... read more
Outdoor gardening has ended for most of us north of an imaginary line drawn from Los Angeles... read more
Yes, I sleep with bananas all winter long.  A ‘Super Dwarf Cavendish’ banana plant, that is.  It’s... read more
I love sunflowers. They are so bright, beautiful, colorful and practical. I admire that, until the... read more
As I begin autumn cleanup, it’s productive to observe what grew the best, bloomed the most... read more
If you garden in an area not affected by drought, you may wonder why I’m obsessing.  #1: High... read more

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