Flower Gardening

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

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.

10 of the Best Daffodil Bulbs to Plant This Fall

Plant these daffodil bulbs now for a burst of sunny blooms in spring.

Four Tips for Growing African Violets

It's one of the most common houseplants, but can sometimes be tricky to grow. Try these tips to be more...

Growing Balloon Flower

The great thing about growing balloon flower is that it's suited to almost any garden, and needs very little maintenance...

Maypop Passion Vine For Butterflies

Native to the southeast, Maypop Passionvine has truly astonishing flowers. It serves as the host plant for multiple butterflies.

12 Easy Ways to Take Your Garden to the Next Level

It's simple to make a huge impact in your garden with these easy ideas.

Behind the Scenes of a Flower Farm

Erin Benzakein of Floret Farm shares how she started growing and harvesting beautiful blooms.

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9 Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a flower garden bursting with patriotic pride.

Growing Delphiniums in the Flower Garden

If you're a fan of blue flowers, you're going to want to start growing delphiniums as soon as possible!

The 9 Best New Flowers and Plants for 2017

Roll out the red carpet for 2017's brand-new plants.

The Best Way to Grow Roses

Tips for a garden that'll leave you blushing with pride.

Growing Daylilies: Tips and Five to Try

Think daylilies are boring? Think again! Get tips for growing daylilies and see five spectacular varieties to try.

7 Spring Holidays to Celebrate This Year

Learn how flowers and trees make our favorite spring holidays extra special.