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 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.


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.


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.


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.

The Many Colors of a Tuscan Sun Rose

Disease-resistant and free-flowering, Tuscan Sun Rose blooms offer a variety of colors on one bush.


9 Steps to Growing a Greener Backyard

Adopt earth-friendly habits and your yard (and wallet) will thank you.


7 Plants with the Weirdest Names

Plants have some of the zaniest names around. How many do you know?


Five Fascinating Poinsettia Facts

Impress the folks around your Christmas dinner table this year when you share these poinsettia facts.


Musical Notes Clerodendrum

Add some harmony to your gardens with Musical Notes Clerodendrum, a tropical plant that can be grown indoors and out.

Ohia Lehua, a Legendary Plant of Hawaii

Sacred to Pele, colonizer of lava flows, and backed by a beautiful legend of lovers, Ohia Lehua is one of...


Angelonia, or Summer Snapdragon

Bees love the little flowers of Angelonia, sometimes called Summer Snapdragon, an easy-care annual for flower gardens and containers.


Rosinweeds in the Wildflower Garden

Attract bees and butterflies by growing native rosinweeds in your garden or wildflower meadow.


Malaysian Orchid (Medinilla myriantha)

A large tropical plant with orchid-like tendencies, Malaysian Orchid makes a great houseplant with proper care.


Queen Lily Ginger (Curcuma petiolata)

Grow long-blooming Queen Lily Ginger outdoors in warmer climates or in containers further north.


Shasta Daisy in the Flower Garden

These classic flowers are a mainstay in the flower garden. Learn how to grow Shasta Daisy in your own yard.