Flower Gardening

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

A Beginner’s Guide to Growing a Camellia Bush

Camellia flowers are beloved in the south. Evergreen leaves and fall-to-spring blooms make them garden favorites. Learn how to grow...


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...


Can You Grow Azalea Plants Indoors?

Greenhouse azalea plants are commonly sold as holiday gifts. Here's what you need to know about growing azaleas indoors.


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!


4 Types of Flower Bulbs That Gardeners Should Grow

A bulb isn't always just a bulb. Learn about the flowering plants that grow from tubers, rhizomes and more.


5 Deer-Resistant Bulbs for Spring Blooms

Tired of watching your tulips come up in spring, only to be eaten back down to the ground? Plant these...


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...

White Honeymoon Tulips Are the Blooms You Need in Your Garden

Honeymoon tulips have a snow-white color and delicately fringed petals that will take your breath away.


5 Gorgeous New Dahlias Gardeners Will Love

Fill your garden with vibrant color by planting and growing these new types of dahlias from Swan Island Dahlias.


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....


Top 10 Showstopping Tulip Bulbs to Plant for Spring Color

Plant these tulips in fall for an explosion of color when spring arrives. They'll look spectacular arranged in a bouquet...

The Best Fall Flowers (That Aren’t Mums)

Plan on adding some of these blooming plants to your garden to get more flowers and color in the fall.


The ‘Wee Bit Giddy’ Hydrangea Is the GORGEOUS Flower Missing from Your Garden

'Wee Bit Giddy' is a new color-changing hydrangea that will bring all kinds of beauty to your landscape.


5 New Bulb Combinations to Plant This Fall for Spring Color

If you love flowers, you'll adore these colorful combos of spring bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall to get spring displays...


Edible Flowers: What Flowers Can You Eat?

Bring color and tasty accents to your garden and table with edible flowers. Here's the answer if you wonder what...


9 of the Best-Smelling Flowers That Belong in Your Garden

This fragrant mix of annuals and perennials will help you find the best smelling flowers for your garden.

Late-Blooming Fall Flowers That Attract Butterflies

When other blooms are past their prime, looks to these fall flowers that attract butterflies to keep your garden alive...


Here’s How to Change the Color of Your Hydrangeas

If your hydrangea blooms are pink instead of blue—or vice versa—there's a way to get the color you want. Here's...


6 Breathtaking Hydrangea Species You Need in Your Garden

New colors, small stature and long-lasting blooms—find out what's fresh on the hydrangea scene and discover the best hydrangea species...


Top 10 Pink and Orange Flowers That Look Just Like a Sunset

Plant these stunning, sunset-colored blooms to create a wow factor in your garden.


6 Go-To Flowers You Should Plant in Your Butterfly Garden

Readers share their favorite flowers that always attract the most butterflies to visit their gardens.


Learn When to Prune Hydrangeas for Big, Showy Blooms

Timing is everything when it comes to pruning hydrangeas. Learn how to identify what type of hydrangea you have and...