Flower Gardening

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

Keep Your Garden Blooming by Deadheading Flowers

One simple chore will help your garden bloom better and longer. Deadheading flowers encourages plants to produce blooms instead of...


Grow Autumn Fire Sedum for Late Season Color

Learn how to grow and care of Autumn Fire sedum. Enjoy this fall flower's seasonal color, wildlife benefits and year-round...


10 Things You Need to Know About Chrysanthemums

Learn more about the chrysanthemum, a popular autumn plant. This guide explains everything you need to know about chrysanthemums.


This Rugosa Rose Deserves Lots of Love

Discover why this long-lasting rugosa rose bloomer, also known as Lotty's Love rose, is sure to be a gorgeous garden...


Top 15 Drought-Tolerant Plants That Can Handle Dry Weather

Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants keep going strong. They’ll survive dry conditions while adding color and texture...


Plant Fragrant Moonflower to Attract Moths

Wonderfully fragrant moonflower blooms after dark, attracting beautiful sphinx moths to your flower garden. This vining plant is easy to...


17 Best Flowers That Attract Bees

Create an ideal pollinator habitat by growing the plants and flowers bees love most. Plant these flowers that attract bees.


Top 10 Butterfly Host Plants to Attract Pollinators

Ready to take butterfly gardening to the next level? Plant butterfly host plants to give caterpillars food to eat and...

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...


7 Essential Facts About Lavender Plants

Learn helpful tips about growing and caring for lavender plants, including how much sun they need and how long they...


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...

12 Beautiful Blue Flowers for Every Garden

Yellows, oranges, and pinks abound in the plant world, but blue flowers sometimes seem harder to find. Here are beautiful...


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...


6 Interesting Daisy Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

There's a lot to learn (and love) about this huge family of flowers. Explore the world of daisy facts, including...


Lungwort Plants Are a Breath of Fresh Air

Learn why lungwort plants are such a good match for hummingbirds, how and where to grow lungwort, and which cultivars...


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...


How to Arrange Fresh Cut Flowers Like a Pro

Not sure how to arrange the fresh cut flowers you got from the grocery store, farmer's market or your own...

Top 10 Fast-Growing Annual Flowers

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


Grow Lesser Calamint, the Perennial Plant of the Year

The 2021 Perennial Plant of the Year is a perfect pick for pollinators. Lesser calamint supports bees and butterflies from...


15 Beautiful White Flowering Shrubs

If you love white flowers, good news! We found white flowering shrubs for every landscape. And many of these plants...


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...