Flower Gardening

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

A Tuff Stuff Mountain Hydrangea Is Tougher Than It Looks

If your reblooming hydrangea is not blooming, you might need a tougher plant. A Tuff Stuff mountain hydrangea is hardier...


6 Stunning White Hydrangea Bushes to Grow

Brighten up your yard with the beauty of a white hydrangea bush! These cultivars feature pure white blooms that are...


8 Prettiest Pink Hydrangea Varieties for Your Yard

Make your garden blush with pink hydrangeas! Discover delightful pink hydrangea cultivars to add to containers, borders and more.


Grow an Endless Summer Hydrangea for Weeks of Blooms

Add more beautiful blooms to your garden! Learn to care for an Endless Summer hydrangea, and what sets this shrub...


When to Prune Hydrangeas for Big, Showy Blooms

When it comes to hydrangea pruning, timing is everything. Learn when to prune hydrangeas for spectacular flowers next summer.


Grow Green With Limelight and Little Lime Hydrangeas

Love hydrangeas and the color green? Add a Limelight hydrangea to your yard for vibrant color. Or try a Little...


6 Hydrangea Types You Need in Your Garden

Discover the different hydrangea types you should plant in your backyard, including panicle hydrangeas, smooth hydrangeas and more.


Poppy vs Anemone Flowers: What’s the Difference?

You've heard of a poppy, anemone, or even a poppy anemone. But what separates them? Learn the differences between these...

Peony Meaning: Discover the Symbolism Behind the Flower

With their bold blooms, peonies are the showstoppers of spring. Learn more about the history of peonies and what different...


Grow a Cutting Garden for Beautiful Bouquets

Follow expert cutting garden advice for a thriving and successful plot full of blooms that is perfect for at-home flower...


Rhododendron vs Azalea: How to Tell the Difference

Be a garden sleuth and find out the identify of your mystery plant. See key differences between rhododendron vs azalea...


Choose the Best Types of Peonies for Your Garden

Peonies are easy perennial flowers to grow. Here's what you need to know about the different types of peonies and...


Your Guide to Growing Peonies in Pots and Containers

Planting peonies in pots takes a little more effort, but the payoff is spectacular!


6 Fascinating Primrose Flower Facts

From medicinal uses to pop culture references, discover the intriguing history, meaning (and care tips) for the early blooming primrose...


Roses Not Blooming? Here’s What to Do

Rose bushes require specialized care. Find out why your roses are not blooming and why rose flowers sometimes change color.


Calendula vs Marigold: What’s the Difference?

A pot marigold is NOT just a marigold growing in a pot.


5 Deer-Resistant Bulbs for Spring Blooms

Did hungry deer eat all of your tulips again? Plant these types of deer-resistant spring bulbs in your flower garden...

Plant Zinnia Flowers for a Rainbow of Color

Annual zinnia flowers fill your yard with color, and they are so easy to grow. Zinnia seeds will give you...


Grow Annual Angelonia Flowers for Pollinators

Bees love the little flowers of angelonia, sometimes called summer snapdragon, an easy-care annual plant for gardens and containers.


Grow Garden Pansy Flowers for Early Blooms

Available in a variety of colors, cool-season garden pansy flowers are perfect in beds, containers and hanging baskets.


Wave Petunia Plants Blow Other Petunias out of the Water

If you need a colorful groundcover or container plant, look no further than Wave petunia. Here's how to grow this...


Grow Annual Gomphrena in Your Flower Garden

Gomphrena, also called globe amaranth, is an easy-care annual that anyone can grow. It also makes a great addition to...


Grow Colorful Viola Flowers as Cool-Season Annuals

Be sure to include a colorful viola flower or two in your cool season garden plans. The variety of violas...

Disease-Resistant Beacon Impatiens Adds Color to Shade

Beat downy mildew with vibrant, shade-tolerant Beacon Impatiens—the gardening world's answer to the disease plaguing impatiens since 2011.


Black-Eyed Susan Vine Adds Vertical Garden Interest

Looking for a fast-growing annual vine to adorn a trellis? Try black-eyed Susan vine and enjoy bright blooms until the...


6 Gorgeous Peony Colors to Grow in Your Garden

From bright pink to coral and vibrant yellow, these peony colors will brighten up your garden! Plus, discover the best...


Attract a Crowd of Hummingbirds to Playin’ the Blues Salvia

Pollinators will show up in droves for this blue salvia! Discover how to grow this low-maintenance hummingbird favorite in your...


Beautiful Nasturtium Flowers Keep Bad Bugs Away

Add nasturtium flowers to your vegetable garden. These edible blooms look lovely, attract pollinators and help keep damaging pests away.


Grow a Sarah Bernhardt Peony for Garden Star Power

The Sarah Bernhardt peony is legendary for its beautiful, fragrant pink flowers. Find out how to grow these perennials in...