Flowers

Flowers are not only beautiful, but help pollinators and beneficial bugs in the garden. Learn how to grow them with our guides.

bare root roses in containers. Close-up of blooming roses in a large clay pot in the garden. This climbing rose produces spreading stems with clusters of small double flowers of a delicate cream color with a pinkish blush. The leaves are compound, consisting of oval, toothed leaflets that are glossy green in color.

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How to Plant Bare-Root Roses in Pots and Containers

Bare-root roses are the perfect option for anyone who wants a good selection. They are light and easy to transport, making them easier to ship than the bagged varieties. They are also a cost-effective way to get a lot of types of roses for your money. In this article, gardening expert Wendy Moulton discusses how to plant them in pots or containers so that they have the best chance of survival and look fantastic.

pink and white baby's breath in a bouquet.

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How to Plant Grow and Care for Baby’s Breath

Whether you are looking to add whimsy to your garden or grow your own cut flowers, baby’s breath is a welcome addition to most gardens. It is a hardy, drought-tolerant perennial that does not require much maintenance. Let Master Gardener Laura Elsner walk you through how to grow and care for baby’s breath.

A vibrant cluster of sunflowers, each with bright yellow petals surrounding a brown central disc. The green leaves are arranged alternately, creating a visually stunning and lively composition against the exposed green background.

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27 Best Flowers for Hot, Humid Climates

If you are looking for flowering plants to grow in your hot, humid climate garden, look no further. Tropical plant enthusiast Melissa Strauss has 27 flowering plants that will thrive in your tropical and sub-tropical garden.

A close-up captures the pink Nicotiana flowers amidst lush green leaves. The delicate petals gracefully unfold, catching the warm rays of sunlight as they bask in nature's embrace, showcasing their beauty and serenity.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Nicotiana

Nicotiana flowering tobacco is a beautiful flower to add to your garden or into container arrangements. The trumpet-shaped flowers come in many colors, and the smell is intoxicating. Certified master gardener Laura Elsner will walk you through how to grow nicotiana.

Numerous dahlias and lush green foliage illuminated by the sun's warm glow. The dahlias boast soft pink petals arranged in multiple layers, creating a delicate and inviting display of natural beauty.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Dinnerplate Dahlias

Once you start growing dahlias, you might not be able to stop. Their long bloom season and spectacular flowers make the extra care they require worthwhile. Look to dinnerplate dahlias for high impact in the garden, with huge flowers measuring up to 14 inches! Explore how to grow dahlias the size of literal dinner plates with garden expert Katherine Rowe.

A vibrant display of Annual Phlox blooms in shades of pink, white, and lavender. The delicate petals gracefully unfurl, contrasting against lush green leaves. Basking in the sun, these colorful flowers create a lively garden spectacle.

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43 Most Fragrant Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Fragrance in the garden engages our senses, heightens our garden experience, and deepens our connection to our natural surroundings. Fragrant flowers also serve as a plant superpower, attracting specialized pollinators to each perfumed bloom. Here, we’ll explore top-performing fragrant flowers to incorporate into the garden for lovely scents year-round. Join garden expert Katherine Rowe in collecting fragrant flowers to delight your garden.

Yellow hybrid tea roses bask in warm sunlight, their vibrant petals aglow with a golden hue. Among them, another variety stands tall with delicate white petals adorned with charming pink spots, harmonizing with lush, deep green leaves.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Hybrid Tea Roses

For the cut flower garden, there is no plant more perfect than the classic hybrid tea rose. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss tells you all you need to know to get started with these beautiful plants in your own garden.

Vibrant marigolds bloom with a stunning display of red and gold petals, creating a vivid and cheerful contrast. Lush green leaves gracefully frame the blossoms, enhancing the overall beauty of this radiant floral arrangement.

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21 Best Flowers for Gardeners with a Short Growing Season

If you live in a climate with a short growing season, it can be hard to find plants that grow fast enough to enjoy. The first frost comes all too soon. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss discusses 21 flowers that work perfectly in short growing season climates.

A close-up of a flower garden. Landscaped big rocks provide a captivating backdrop for an array of green plants. Different flowers grace the scene with their varied colors, creating a visually stunning tapestry against a sea of lush green leaves.

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11 Tips for the Beginner Flower Gardener

So, you’ve decided to plant a flower garden and aren’t sure exactly where to start. We can help with that! In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares some valuable tips for starting a thriving flower garden.