Flower Gardening

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

15 Water Lily Flower Pictures to Take Your Breath Away

Appreciate the beauty and splendor the water lily flower with this photo roundup of the most colorful, brilliant water lily...


Grow Persian Lily Flowers for Dark Garden Drama

This little-known perennial offers lots of benefits. The tall flowers on Persian lily will be a show-stopping focal point in...


Hummingbirds Can’t Resist Fiery Crocosmia Flowers

Crocosmia flowers will draw the attention of nectar-loving hummingbirds. Here's how to care for these plants in a pollinator garden.


Are Lilies Toxic to Cats and Dogs?

Lilies can be toxic to both cats and dogs. Here's what you should know about keeping these flowers inside the...


Autumn Joys: The Ultimate Sedum Plant Guide

For easy care and spectacular beauty, try surprisingly diverse sedum plants. Discover the best ground cover sedums and sedums for...


The Best Fall Flowers (That Aren’t Mums)

Keep your garden growing with expert and reader picks for the best fall flowers. Adding these blooming plants for autumn...


Top 10 Best Roses for Gardeners to Grow

There’s a longtime love affair between gardeners and roses. Find your new favorite tried-and-true rose on our list of the...


How to Grow and Care for Alstroemeria Flowers

Alstroemeria, also known as Peruvian lily flowers, are popular with gardeners and florists. Find out how to grow these long-blooming...

Grow Red Hot Poker for a Flock of Pollinators

You might know these plants as torch lilies, but birds and other pollinators in your yard know them as colorful,...


How to Grow and Care for Asiatic Lily Plants

Asiatic lily flowers come in a wide range of colors, and they're great for pollinators. Here's how to care for...


True Lily vs Daylily: What’s the Difference?

A daylily and a true lily aren't the same flower. Discover the differences between the two plants, and why you...


Daylily Care 101: Expert Growing Tips for Gardeners

Think daylilies are boring? Think again! Get some basic daylily care tips and see spectacular cultivars to grow in your...


12 Lovely Pictures of Lilies You Need to See

Of all the garden flowers, lilies are among the most beloved. Our reader-submitted pictures of lilies capture these lovely blooms...


Grow Tropical Ginger Lily for Late-Season Flowers

Ginger lily's fragrant tropical flowers burst into bloom as the growing season winds down. Find out how to grow these...


Native Trout Lily Adds Early Spring Color to Shade

Yellow trout lily is a spring ephemeral wildflower that adds beauty to native plant shade gardens and wooded areas. Learn...


Grow Oriental Lilies for Outstanding Garden Color

Plant oriental lily bulbs for a dazzling display of color all summer long. These large, eye-popping flowers are super fragrant,...


Blackberry Lily Adds Bold Color to the Flower Garden

The orange spotted blooms of blackberry lily add a welcome splash of color to the flower garden. But this plant...

Oakleaf Hydrangea Care and 11 Varieties to Grow

Looking for tough shrubs that deliver year-round beauty? Discover the benefits of growing gorgeous oakleaf hydrangeas!


Grow a Dwarf Hydrangea in Pots and Small Spaces

Even a small patio or porch can have big, bold blooms in the summer with dwarf hydrangea.


Does a Hydrangea Need Full Sun or Shade to Grow Best?

Many gardeners wonder, "Do hydrangeas need full sun, or do they flower better in shade?" Get answers, plus the best...


This Easy-Care Coral Shrub Rose Is Ravishing

This new low-maintenance shrub rose with a delicious scent is a worthy addition to any yard.


Does a Hydrangea Flower Have Special Meaning?

These flowering shrubs have been beloved by gardeners throughout history. Learn if hydrangeas have meaning and the message each color...


6 Surprising Flowers You Never Knew Are Invasive

Before these invasive flowers run amok in your garden, learn how to spot them and discover what flowers you can...

Enjoy the Backyard Benefits of a Moon Garden

Grow night-blooming flowers for beauty after dark. Plus learn why a moon garden is so beneficial for pollinators such as...


Grow Tropical Plants for a Lush Outdoor Oasis

All you need is a few tropical plants to create a dreamy backyard landscape that feels like your own private...


The Best Types of Roses for Every Garden

There are many types of roses to grow, from classic tea roses to sprawling climbing roses. Learn which one is...


6 Breathtaking Blue Hydrangea Bushes to Grow

Blue is a favorite hue for flowers in the garden. Try these blue hydrangea bushes for big blooms and eye-catching...


25 Beautiful Flowers to Inspire Your Dream Garden

Marvel at gardeners' stunning pictures of beautiful flowers. These breathtaking blooms will have you racing to the garden center to...


6 Fascinating Geranium Plant Facts

Uncover geranium plant facts, including the difference between the annuals and perennials. These scented favorites are beloved by gardeners.