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Best Edible Flowers for Growing and Eating
Add flowers to your food! Many gardeners forget that flowers not only are beautiful, but also can...
How to Grow Peonies: Peony Care Tips
One of the most magnificent mainstays of the garden is the common herbaceous peony (Paeonia...
Veronica, also called Speedwell, is a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial with long spikes of small...
Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped...
Purple coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are attractive and rugged flowers that draw...
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular...
Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fern-like foliage. Here’s how to...
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy...
Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding plant....
Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous...
Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. Here’s how to grow your...
Zinnias are one of the easiest plants to grow, as they grow quickly and bloom heavily. Zinnia...
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,...
Often grown as annuals, Petunias are one of the most popular flowers. They are tender perennials in...
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—...
Unpacking and Dividing Stored Dahlias
I finally got a chance to look at the dahlia tubers we saved from last year and was pleasantly...
Wildflower Super Bloom Out West
What a magical sight! Dry, barren deserts are blooming with millions of flowers, drowning the land...
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. ...
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...
Holiday Plant Care: Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Amaryllis
Holiday plants such as poinsettias, amaryllises, and Christmas cacti are traditional gifts that can...
Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Winter Blooms
As the gardening season slows down, do you still have spring-flowering bulbs that you never planted...
Asters: Stars of the Fall Garden
Summer is winding down but the asters are just getting started, adding splashes of lavender, purple...
Growing Daylilies and Daylily Propagation
The daylily really is the perfect perennial—easy to grow, virtually disease- and pest-free, and...
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...
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...
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...
Beautiful Orchid Pictures and Growing Tips
Ready for a tropical interlude? Luckily, I only had to go as far as our state’s Orchid Society’s...
African Violet Care: Grow African Violets
African violets are a beautiful indoor plant, so find out how to grow and care for African violets...
Helping the Bees and the Butterflies
Bees and butterflies have been experiencing drastic declines in the past few years. Many believe...
Bee Buzz & Blue Berries
My yard is abuzz with bees from early Spring until late October. Sometimes, I have to swat them...
Fall Tasks: Harvest, Store & Plant
Like you, I’m harvesting vegetables and fruits from my garden and preparing them for storage. I...
Antiquity Blooms in My Garden
All the historical, antique, or heirloom plants in my gardens put on spectacular shows. I’ve...
Impatient for Impatiens?
Are you having trouble finding impatiens in garden centers this spring? Did the ones you planted...
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