Flower Gardening

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

Drought-Tolerant Blackfoot Daisy Can Take the Heat

Native to the southwest, blackfoot daisy loves hot, dry conditions. Grow this gorgeous flower in the sunniest spot you have...


Top 10 Best Flowers for Growing in Pots

Even if you have a small garden, deck or patio, you can still grow beautiful flowers! We found the best...


Top 10 Hummingbird Plants That Grow in Shade

You can attract hummingbirds even in a spot with little sun. It's easy, just plant these 10 hummingbird plants for...


Top 10 Easy Plants for Kids to Grow

Get little ones excited about flower gardening with these easy plants for kids to grow. We also found foolproof vegetables...


Pollinators Love Double Play Spirea

Double Play Big Bang spirea offers bursts of summer color and plenty of perks for pollinators, including butterflies and...


9 Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a flower garden bursting with patriotic pride. Here are the best red, white and...


How to Grow and Care for a Gloriosa Lily

Wondering if a gloriosa lily is a good plant for your garden? Get expert growing tips, plus discover what's important...


Hummingbirds Will Love These Pink Nasturtium Flowers

Nasturtium flowers have been popular for decades for their edible peppery flavor and bright blooms. But this pink cultivar is...

10 Types of Lilies Gardeners Should Grow

Lilies are beautiful, fragrant blooms for your flower garden. Some lilies are also prized as indoor plants. Learn about the...


Top 10 Classic Yellow Flowers to Grow

From tall to small, yellow flowers add a splash of cheerful color to the backyard. See our favorite yellow blooming...


Top 10 Fast-Growing Annual Flowers

Get a jump-start on spring planting with the prettiest and fastest-growing annuals around.


The Prettiest Yellow Flowering Shrubs for Your Yard

Love sunny yellow flowers? These yellow flowering shrubs will add vibrant color to your garden or landscape. And many of...


17 Blooming Bushes That Attract Butterflies

Attract more beautiful pollinators with these flowering bushes that attract butterflies. You'll also get easy-care vibrant color to fill your...


Top 10 Beautiful Lily Flowers to Love

From Asiatic lilies to Oriental lilies, plant some of these beautiful lily flowers to add color and fragrance to your...


10 Gorgeous Green Flowers for Your Garden

Green isn't just for leaves. Plant these annual and perennial green flowers, and the stunning lime and emerald-hued blooms will...


The Zinnia Profusion Series Will Fill Your Garden With Color

Plant zinnia profusion series for a summer-long parade of color. These flowers are easy to start from seed, disease resistant...


Treat Yourself with Chocolate Cosmos Flowers

Add a sweet treat to your garden with chocolate cosmos flowers. Pollinators love these gorgeous blooms. Get expert growing tips.

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...


10 Seed Catalogs Every Gardener Needs

Growing flowers and vegetables from seed gives you more choices and saves money. Here are 10 great seed catalogs to...


How to Grow Gerbera Daisies in Pots

Daisies are one of the most popular cut flowers in the world. Learn how to grow Gerbera daisies in pots...


Add Annual Vinca Flower to Gardens and Containers

Need a free-flowering plant that tolerates heat and humidity? Annual vinca is a great option for your garden.


22 Early Blooming Spring Flowers for Your Garden

These pretty, early spring flowers are the first to pop up in the garden. That’s what makes hellebores, winter heath...


Top 10 Dark Colored Flowers That Are Almost Black

These dark colored, almost black, flowers add magic and mystery to the garden all year long, not just at Halloween!

The Ultimate Guide to Planting Spring Bulbs

Lay the groundwork now for breathtaking blooms after the snow melts. Learn when to plant spring bulbs, how to choose...


Everything You Need to Know About Planting and Growing Dahlias

With a little know-how, growing dahlias is an easy way to bring oodles of color to your flower garden.


This is Why You Should Not Plant Mums in Fall

Mums are a popular choice for colorful fall flowers, but the best season to plant them may surprise you.


How to Overwinter Non-Hardy Bulbs and Tropical Plants

Northern gardeners should follow these proven tips to spare tropical plants and bulbs, including dahlias, gladiolus and begonias, from the...


How to Care for Hydrangeas: 7 Things You Need to Know

Here's a closer look at how to care for hydrangeas, including tips on where and how to plant them.


‘Citrus Splash’ Is the Gorgeous Multicolored Rose You Need in Your Garden

The 'Citrus Splash' rose brings the garden to life with splashes of vivid orange and yellow on the abundant blooms....