Flower Gardening

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

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...


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...