Flower Gardening

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

Easy Care Perennials Anyone Can Grow

Make growing plants easy by adding these resilient and easy to grow plants to your flower garden this fall.


Add Obedient Plant to Your Flower Garden

This unique native wildflower draws hummingbirds and pollinators like bees to the flower garden.


How to Revive Potted Plants

It’s the second half of summer and things in your container garden might be looking, well, not so great. Find...


Growing Carnivorous Plants: Pitcher Plants

Growing carnivorous plants isn't for everyone, but if you can provide the right conditions, pitcher plants are fascinating and fun.


Growing Carnivorous Plants: Sundews

Interested in growing carnivorous plants? Skip the Venus Flytraps at first and start with something easier like sundews.


Gardening With Color

Gardens are the essence of color. Plant the right hues to create a warm and inviting backyard space.


Top 10 New Plants for 2015

These brand-new plants received top honors from the All-America Selections judges.


Rose Color Meanings

Do you love roses? Learn how to communicate your feelings with the appropriately colored rose and what each rose color...

Top 10 Sunny Sunflower Varieties

Discover a whole new face of this radiant bloom with our top picks of cool sunflower varieties.


Gomphrena in the Flower Garden

Gomphrena, also called Globe Amaranth, is an easy-to-grow annual for any flower garden and make a great addition to dried...


Gardening Basics to Keep Plants Healthy

Stack the odds in your favor by learning the gardening basics of these disease-resistant plants. They're as breathtaking as they...


Black-Eyed Susan Vine in the Flower Garden

Looking for a fast-growing vine to hide a fence or adorn a trellis? Try Black-Eyed Susan Vine and enjoy the...


Viola Variety in the Flower Garden

Be sure to include colorful violas in your cool season flower garden plans. The variety available will astound you!


Top 10 Winter Bloomers For Your Flower Garden

Snow, sleet and high winds make it hard for gardeners to get outside in winter. Add color to your frost-covered...


Drought Tolerant Gardening With Plumeria

This tropical beauty is a great for drought tolerant gardening. Get tips for growing plumeria, also known as frangipani.


Flower Garden: Little Known Facts About Peonies

How much do you know about peonies? Learn some little-known facts behind these beautiful, fragrant, old-fashioned plants and why they...

Container Ideas: Perennials in Pots

From the bucks you’ll save to the boundless array of container ideas you can choose from, benefits abound when you...


Top 10 Best Roses

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


Best Container Plants: Bacopa

Masses of white flowers cover this beautiful, small ground cover, making bacopa an increasingly popular choice for those who are...


Top 10 Year-Round Perennials

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year-round perennials.


Top 10 Award-Winning Hummingbird Flowers

You’re sure to lure lively hummers to your backyard with this list of award-winning hummingbird flowers courtesy of All-America Selections.

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Deadheading Your Flower Garden

One simple chore will help your flower garden bloom better and longer.


Blue Flag Iris for Wet Flower Gardens

Flower gardens with wet soils are perfect for blue flag iris.


Gardening Made Easy: 60+ Tough Plants

Take the guesswork out of your garden and put these tough plants to the test in your backyard.


Top 10 New Plants for 2014

It’s time to celebrate! The garden world is abuzz over this year’s arrivals, and we're sharing our list of top...


Favorite Vines for Backyard Flower Gardens

Create a beautiful backdrop in your backyard flower gardens by planting vines.


Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil

Since water runs right through sandy soil, the growing conditions are rather dry, even if the area gets a lot...