Flower Gardening

Freshen up your flower garden with these expert recommendations, tips and ideas that can make any yard look like a million bucks.

Top 16 Easy Flowers Anyone Can Grow

Tired of flowers that won't bloom or can't stand a dry spell? Try one or all of these easy flowers to grow for a gorgeous garden with minimal effort.

Plant Allium Flowers in Fall for Pretty Spring Blooms

Allium flowers are easy to plant in fall and enjoy in spring. Check out our tips for growing allium bulbs...


Cosmos Flowers Are Beloved by Bees and Butterflies

Attract more pollinators to your yard with colorful, nectar-rich cosmos flowers. Discover how to grow cosmos and which cultivars to...


Plant Peonies in Your Flower Garden This Fall

Want peony blooms every spring? Plant fall peonies to enjoy these beauties in your flower garden. Also learn when to...


Expert Tips for Overwintering Begonias as Houseplants

Begonias are popular annual flowers, but you don't need to stop enjoying them when winter comes. Overwintering begonias is easier...

The Best Hydrangea Bush for Every Yard and Growing Condition

Discover what makes hydrangea bushes so versatile and our top picks for full sun, shade, pots, cut flowers and more!


10 Best Websites for Buying Flower Bulbs Online

Whether you're looking for spring or summer blooming bulbs, from tulips to dahlias, this list features all of our favorite...

Fall is the Best Time to Plant Poppy Flower Seeds

Plant poppies in fall for a jaw-dropping garden display of summer color. Learn how to transplant and grow poppy flower...


Butterflies and Hummingbirds Love Tall Verbena

Get tips for growing pollinator-friendly tall verbena. Plus, learn where you should and shouldn't plant this flowering perennial.


6 Hydrangea Facts That Even Expert Gardeners Don’t Know

Hydrangeas are classic garden shrubs but, as these fascinating facts prove, they're more complex than you may think.


Dahlberg Daisies Brighten Up Dry, Sunny Gardens

Dahlberg daisy plants have feathery foliage and yellow blooms. These drought tolerant, heat tolerant flowering plants attract butterflies.

How to Grow Fragrant, Tropical Plumeria Flowers

This tropical plant is drought tolerant, and can also be planted in pots. Get tips for growing plumeria, and see...


Grow Showy Milkweed in Arid Conditions

For those living in arid climates, showy milkweed is a great way to help monarch butterflies. Here's how to grow...


How to Grow Swamp Milkweed

Worried about common milkweed taking over your garden? Swamp milkweed, or red milkweed, is less aggressive but good for monarchs.


Grow Native Butterfly Weed for Monarchs

Native butterfly weed is a perfect pick to draw plenty of pollinators. Here's how to add this monarch host plant...


Top 10 Year Round Flowers and Perennial Plants

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year round flowers and...

Pretty Perennial Container Garden Ideas

From saving money to the array of perennial container garden ideas you can choose from, benefits abound when you plant...


Top 10 Fall Blooming Perennials for Your Garden

Welcome shorter days and longer nights with colorful blooming fall perennials that light up your late-season flower garden.


10 Purple Perennials to Plant for Beauty Each Year

These gorgeous purple perennials add rich flair to your garden. Find flowers for butterflies and bees, and plants for anywhere...


Top 10 Brand-New Types of Dahlias for 2022

Dahlias are flower garden classics. Dazzling new types of dahlias are developed every year. Here are 10 of the best...


10 Prettiest Pink Perennial Flowers to Grow

These pink perennial flowers add a jolt of color to your garden. Discover colorful cultivars that attract bees, butterflies and...


Plant Russian Sage for a Boost of Fall Color

Keep your garden blooming well into fall by planting Russian sage. Learn how to grow Russian sage, discover the benefits...


Grow Garden Phlox for Jumbles of Fragrant Blooms

The sweet-smelling blooms of garden phlox draw in bees, butterflies and birds. Here's how to care for this gorgeous, fragrant...


Growing Lavender: Pick the Right Plants for Your Garden

Get expert instructions for growing lavender in your backyard or indoors. This fragrant perennial can thrive in many areas...

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Top 10 Flashy Flowering Succulents to Grow

Think all succulents are boring and green? Think again! Flashy blooms adorn the funky foliage of these flowering succulents.


Top 10 Bold Burgundy Perennial Flowers

Like the finest of wines, these sultry garden stars are an intoxicating mix of drama and sophistication. Grow burgundy flowers...


Top 10 Flowering Perennials That Bloom All Summer

It can be tricky to find flowering perennials that bloom all through the season, but these picks are sure to...


6 Flowering Full Sun Desert Plants to Grow

Is your yard hot, hot, hot? Plants these flowering full sun desert plants that will grow and thrive even in...


Top 10 Full Sun Perennials That Thrive in Sunshine

These flowering full sun perennials are easy to grow and won't wilt under the summer sunshine. Plus, the hardworking plants...


Coneflower 101: Care Tips, New Varieties and More

A coneflower is easy to care for, can be started from seed, and comes in a rainbow of varieties. Plus,...