Flower Gardening

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

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...


Top 10 Plants For Bees and Pollinators

Grow one or several of these flowering bee friendly plants in your yard and garden to encourage many pollinators to...


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...


Plant a Meadow: Grow Wildflowers for Butterflies

Grow a garden filled with colorful wildflowers to attract butterflies and other pollinators from spring through fall.


8 Super Fragrant Flowers That Pollinators Love

Grow perennial powerhouses that will convince you to stop and smell the flowers. Bonus! Pollinators love them.

10 Purple Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Add purple flowers to your garden and enjoy the bold, colorful blooms all season long. We found purple flowering ground...


Top 10 Biggest Blooms for Your Flower Garden

Check out our list of the 10 biggest blooms on the block that will make an immediate impact in your...


Top 10 Red Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Give your garden a bold new look with gorgeous red flowers that hummingbirds will love.


Add Plants With People Names to Your Garden

These plants and flowers make good gifts for people with those names or a fun themed garden bed.


Choose the Best Roses for Your Garden

Before you toss any old rose plant into the ground, use this guide to find the rose that's a perfect...


How to Use Edible Flowers from Your Garden

Freshen up meals with edible flowers found in your own backyard.


Top 10 Best New Plants for 2018

The latest and greatest in the garden world have arrived!


18 Fragrant Roses to Perfume Your Garden

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but some are sweeter than others. Try these 18 favorite...

8 Surprising Facts About Roses

Garden roses are an easy-care alternative to traditional blooms.


Orchids 101: Guide to Orchid Care

Want to grow orchids but afraid you're not up to the challenge? It's easier than you think! Learn the ins...


5 Simple Ways to Make DIY Bouquets

Add some embellishments to DIY bouquets to make a few dollars worth of flowers look like a million bucks!


8 Must-See Spring Flower Festivals

Fill your calendar with events that feature the sweet scent of spring.


How to Grow Flowers Indoors in Winter

Skip the winter doldrums and grow a rainbow of blooms right inside your home.

Golden Shrimp Plant Indoors and Out

The unusual flower spikes of Golden Shrimp Plant make it an interesting house plant or addition to the landscape, depending...


Growing Orchids: Oncidium, or Dancing Lady

Fill your home with dancing sprays of delicate blossoms when you start growing orchids in the Oncidium family.


Top 10 Fall Perennials for a Flower Garden

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


Growing Orchids: Paphiopedilum, or Lady’s Slipper

Ready for a bit of a challenge? Try growing orchids in the Paphiopedilum family! Lady's slipper orchids are fascinating and...


Growing Orchids: Cattleya

The showstopping blooms of a Cattleya will tempt almost any gardener to try growing orchids. Learn what you need to...


Growing Orchids: Phalaenopsis

Ready to give growing orchids a try? Phalaenopsis, also known as moth orchids, are a great place to start.