False Lily of the Valley: Shade-Loving Groundcover for Beside the Pond...

Maianthemum species have heart shaped leaves and edible berries. They are a shade-loving spring flower for the water garden. In early spring, tiny shoots lie...

Magnolia Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Magnolia flowers are very beautiful reminders of childhood because they are mostly seen in parks and summer homes in the bayou. It is unnerving but...
Shorter Perennial Flowers Fit Petite Gardens

Shorter Perennial Flowers Fit Petite Gardens

Perennial flowers once tall can now be found in shorter varieties fitting a petite garden. These small plants will bloom spring through summer in...

Rain Lilies: How To Grow and Care For Zephyranthes

Rain lilies, often overlooked but easy to grow, are showy, trouble-free and cheap enough to buy by the dozens-in short, the rain lily is...

Plant Bulbs in Fall for the Next Growing Season’s Flower Garden

In the fall, nurseries offer a great selection of bulbs. Gardeners should plant some bulbs before winter for an easy flower garden in spring...

Plant Fall Bulbs for a Spring Garden

Grow beautiful, early­-blooming flowers next spring. Remember to plant spring-flowering, hardy bulbs in the fall. Crocus, tulip, daffodil and grape hyacinth bulbs are some of...

Spring-blooming Bulbs Design Ideas

Planted together Narcissus (daffodil) bulbs and specialty (minor) bulbs lead to pest-resistant, perennial and naturalized landscape garden designs. According to Sally Ferguson of the Netherlands...

Top 15 Flower Meanings: Flower Symbolism and Significance from History

Throughout history, especially during the Victorian era, an almost secret language of flowers has been used to convey messages. Many cultures around the world have...
Daffodil Bulb Ideas for Autumn Gardening: Fall Bulb Planting Brings Narcissus Spring Flowers

Daffodil Bulb Ideas for Autumn Gardening: Fall Bulb Planting Brings Narcissus...

Fall bulb planting during autumn gardening is sure to be rewarded with masses of spring flowers. Narcissus, commonly called daffodil, has many bulb ideas...
Common Poisonous Plants Affecting Dogs and Cats

Common Poisonous Plants Affecting Dogs and Cats

Lilies, castor beans, cycad palms, rhododendrons, azaleas, laurels, yews, crocuses, foxgloves and oleanders are among the most common poisonous plants for cats and dogs. Many...
Flowering plants for deep shade

Five Flowering Plants for Deep Shade

Whether your shade garden is well-drained and somewhat dry, or moist and somewhat boggy, there are flowering plants for your full shade landscape plot. These...
Fragrant Flowers For Wedding Bouquets

Fragrant Flowers For Wedding Bouquets

There are numbers of fragrant flowers which can be used for wedding bouquets; scented flowers such as Rose, Hyacinth and Lily-of-the-Valley make highly fragrant...

Lily Of The Valley (Convallaria Majalis): Meaning, Symbolism, Poisonous, Care Guide

It is a cliché that you will smell the lily of the valley before you could find it because this one is a highly...
growing and caring for marigold flowers

Marigold Flowers: How To Plant, Grow, and Care For Marigolds

These sunny annuals might be native to Mexico but it has been cultivated around the world for many reasons. Well, aside from its bright...

5 Drought Tolerant Native Wildflowers

Native plants typically require less water than others, however, these native wildflowers are not only drought tolerant but hardy in those conditions. Drought tolerant plants...

Strawflowers: Plant Profile, How To Grow and Care For Xerochrysum bracteatum

Strawflowers offer the promise of continued color and fresh floral beauty well into the months of the year when nothing is in bloom. Come autumn,...
Bleeding Hearts are the Flowers for Spring

Bleeding Hearts are the Flowers for Spring

Heart-shaped pink and white flowers delicately dangling from graceful arching stems of lacey foliage make Bleeding Hearts a favorite flower in the spring garden. The...

How To Propagate, Grow, and Care for Roses: A Beginner’s Guide

Roses are beautiful, fragrant additions to any garden. With a few cuttings, even novice gardeners can propagate, plant and maintain roses. Delicate, aromatic and brimming...

Easter Lilies: Spring Flowers of Eternal Hope

Since the dawn of civilization, the lily was the representative of the feminine ideal. It was the sacred flower of the ancient Neolithic and...

Lily Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Apart from being very versatile as a flower in terms of use, the lily is also one of the most meaningful and symbolic flowers...

Types Of Lilies: 51+ Beautiful Varieties With Facts & Pictures

Lilies are one of the most delicate flowers to gaze on. They have a certain charisma, making them a favorite container flower in gardens,...

Daylilies: The Backbone of the Perennial Garden

Daylilies are not only beautiful and varied, they're nearly indestructible! When I first began gardening some 40 years ago, my energies went into annuals that...
Overwintering Dahlia Tubers in Frost Prone Areas

Overwintering Dahlia Tubers in Frost Prone Areas

These half hardy herbaceous plants give a stunning garden display and are easy to grow, but at risk from winter frost. However, overwintering dahlia...

How to Propagate Dahlias

Divide tubers and root cuttings to increase dahlia plants and provide masses of cut flowers from late summer through to the first frost. There are...
Growing and Caring for Dahlia Flowers: The Definitive Guide

Growing and Caring for Dahlia Flowers

Dahlia flowers are popular landscape plants known for their wide range of colors, heights and forms. These versatile flowers are ideal for novice gardeners. Dahlias,...

Dahlia Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Whether as beautiful bedding flowers in home gardens and good additions to any type of bouquet arrangement, there is something that is both brooding...

Amaryllis Flower Meaning and Symbolism

The amaryllis is a very interesting flower. For one, it is immortalized in many poems from the Victorian era by the likes of Tennyson. It...
Lotus flower color meaning and symbolism

Lotus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

The lotus flower and its symbolism has been relentlessly archived in humanity’s culture and traditions. Its meaning is deeply imbibed in Eastern beliefs and...
Flowering bulbs to force indoors spring

Flowering Bulbs to Force Indoors Spring: Blooming Bulb Plants Forced for...

Want to beat the dreary winter dull-drums? Try growing these flowering bulb plants indoors to brighten your winter days! Gardeners love the first hints of...
How to grow Amaryllis Bulbs: Keep this flower coming back year after year

How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs: Keep this Flower Coming Back Year...

Amaryllis bulbs can be picked up in just about any store these days to bloom around Christmas. Most people don't know you can keep...
best window box planter ideas

15+ Best Window Box Planter Ideas

Window boxes allow city dwellers to create miniature gardens offering a feast for the eyes and decoration for the interior and exterior of the...

24+ Beautiful Front Door Flower Pot Ideas

There is a whole world of options for flowers out there and there are so many that are perfect for decorating your front porch!...
best window box decorating ideas for Halloween

15+ Window Box Decorating Ideas for Halloween

With some simple outdoor decorating ideas for Halloween, you can turn your summer window boxes into a seasonal display. If your window boxes are only...

Window Box of Flowering Plants Creates High Impact Summer Color

A summer window box of geraniums, million bells and sweet alyssum creates color seen from the street. It begins with high impact Superbells Cherry...
Favorite Spring Blooming Perennials for Abundant Garden Flowers

Colorful New Year Gardens with Spring Perennials

Popular spring blooming perennials, such as Bergenia, Dicentra and Helleborus are long lasting plants, easy to care for, and makes for colorful New Year...
Preparing for Transplanting Seedlings Into Outside Gardens

Preparing for Transplanting Seedlings Into Outside Gardens

Start flower seeds indoors to have seedlings to transplant. Accurate seed preparation by timing flower seed development offers a head start to gardening outside. Timing...
How to grow Marigolds

Marigolds Great for an Inexpensive Garden

Marigold flowers are an annual flower that you only need to purchase once for years of beautiful flower gardens. Marigolds are a hardy flower that...
A simple How-To tutorial on creating a beautiful perennial garden that is gorgeous in every season!

The Four Seasons Perennial Garden

A simple How-To tutorial on creating a beautiful perennial garden that is gorgeous in every season! Imagine seeing your garden in a different light. Instead...
Bright Colors of Coleus for the Shady Garden

Bright Colors of Coleus for the Shady Garden

Easy to grow coleus with its bright colored foliage is making a comeback in the shady garden, and as an indoor plant for home...
Painted Ferns for Shady Gardens

Painted Ferns for Shady Gardens

The charming Japanese Painted Fern is a hardy and colorful addition to any shade garden design. It is easy to see why the Japanese Painted...
Sun Loving Perennials Called Lamb's Ear

Sun Loving Perennials Called Lamb’s Ear

A sustainable collection of flowering plants begins with lamb's ear. Stachys, Geranium, Nepeta, Salvia and Monarda are sun loving perennials for a summer garden. Stachys is...

Fall Perennials for a Splendid Array of Flowers

Solidago, Helenium and Rudbekia are some favorite fall perennials that give a splendid array of flowers. Brighten up Fall gardens with red and white...
Growing Christmas Poinsettias

Growing Christmas Poinsettias: Saving and Caring For Your Holiday Gift Container...

Poinsettias are a popular gift plant for the Holidays. Find out how to grow yours throughout the year and have your own Christmas plants...
How to find free and low cost plants for a flower garden

How to Find Free and Low-Cost Plants for a Flower Garden

People on a tight budget can still enjoy having a flower garden. These gardening tips can help save money and the environment while adding...