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Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—...
Long live the tulip! This brightly colored jewel of spring is a perennial flower that grows best in...
Growing Wildflowers: List of Native Plants
Wildflowers make themselves at home when they’re happily married to the soil and climatic...
Flower Garden Designs: Three-Season Flower Bed
Imagine a gorgeous flower garden drenched with color from early spring to the first frost of autumn...
How to Grow a Flower Garden
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Wildflower Super Bloom Out West
What a magical sight! Dry, barren deserts are blooming with millions of flowers, drowning the land...
Companion Planting Flowers With Vegetables
Planting flowers in the vegetable garden will deter pests and add beauty. Learn more in this video...
Coneflowers: 7 Best Echinacea Varieties
I have been under the weather lately, and one of the only things that seems to quiet my cough is...
Cooking With Flowers
Cook with edible flowers to add color and a hint of flavor to soups, chicken, and salad dishes. ...
Flowers for a Cutting Garden
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to plan a cutting garden so...
Forcing Branches Into Bloom Indoors
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to...
Flowers You Can Eat
But did you know that the flowers of hundreds of common wild and cultivated plants are edible? Yes...
How to Grow Scented Geraniums
It’s only January, but already I’m tired of looking out at a bleak sheet of white. Luckily, I have...
Flowering Houseplants to Brighten Winter
Here are great flowering houseplants to brighten your winter days. These plants are practically...
Why Are Wedding Dresses White?
Why are wedding dresses white, and what are wedding dress color meanings? Find out about the...
Holiday Plant Care: Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Amaryllis
Holiday plants such as poinsettias, amaryllises, and Christmas cacti are traditional gifts that can...
Amaryllis: Christmas Bulbs
Amaryllises are beautiful Christmas bulbs that are easy to care for. Find out how to buy the best...
Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Winter Blooms
As the gardening season slows down, do you still have spring-flowering bulbs that you never planted...
Get your Perennial Garden Ready for Winter
Fall is here and most perennial gardens are looking a little tired. Time to get your garden cleaned...
How to Overwinter Your Plants and Garden
Here is a guide for overwintering your plants, complete with ways to help garden and landscape...
Easiest Perennials to Grow
Find out how to have an easy, carefree garden with these beautiful and low-maintenance perennials...
Asters: Stars of the Fall Garden
Summer is winding down but the asters are just getting started, adding splashes of lavender, purple...
Fall Bulb Planting for Spring Blooms
Plant these flower bulbs in the fall for spring blooms. See our handy fall-planted bulb chart—and...
Growing Daylilies and Daylily Propagation
The daylily really is the perfect perennial—easy to grow, virtually disease- and pest-free, and...
Sunny, yellow daffodils are a wonderful sign that spring has arrived! Plant the bulbs in the fall...
Saffron is An Exotic Spice Worth its Weight
Saffron is considered one of the top 16 most expensive substances in the world by weight and easily...
Morning Glory Vines: Favorite Varieties
Most of my favorite flowering vines are in the plant family Ipomoea. The most common member of this...
Growing Guide: Spring-Planted Bulbs
See how to grow spring-planted bulbs. Our handy chart takes the guesswork out of planting bulbs....
Design a Garden for Flowers All Summer Long
When planning on how to design a garden, think about how to keep the flowers blooming all summer...
Container Gardening with Flowers
Container gardening with flowers is a great way to instantly introduce color, fragrance, and beauty...
How to Make a Hollyhock Flower Doll
Learn how to make old-fashioned hollyhock doll out of flowers, a delightful children’s craft for...
Painting Pots: The Sponge Technique
Beautifully painting a flower pot might seem like a daunting task, but the easy sponge technique...
Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for...
Dandelion Health Benefits
Gardeners curse the ubiquitous dandelion and its pervasive nature. They pop up everywhere in spring...
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through...
December Birth Flowers
December’s flowers may be very different from each other, one being a bulb and the other an...
November Birth Flower
November’s birth flower recalls the vibrant colors of October’s autumn leaves. What is the Flower...
October Birth Flowers
Both of October’s flowers are colorful annuals that thrive in full sun. What is the Flower for the...
April Birth Flowers
By April, spring’s in full swing, and these birth month flowers are ready to express its happy...
March Birth Flowers
When the flowers begin to emerge in March, it seems that these cheery yellow blooms are among the...
Growing the Siberian Iris
When you hear the word “iris,” do you see a big bearded beauty rising up above swordlike leaves?...
Plant Guides: Flowers, Bulbs, Roses, Shrubs, Houseplants
Our Growing Guides for flowers cover popular annuals, perennials, bulbs, roses, and shrubs—as well...
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