Flowers Articles

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. ... 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 ... 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
Wild violets (genus Viola, many species; probably escaped from cultivation) pop up everywhere and... read more
A trio of perennial plant “stars” are lighting up my drought-stricken garden this summer.  Two... read more
Pressed flowers make lovely cards, pictures, pretty boxes, and much more. Here's instructions on... read more
Home gardening supplies and gifts for all your gardening needs at! Everyone knows about... read more
Looking for great garden plants? Here are plants lists and advice for different types of gardens.... read more
Holiday plants are traditional gifts that can be enjoyed long after the Christmas season is over.... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides for flowers. On this page, we cover popular annuals, perennials,... read more