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

New York Aster Perennial Growing in Garden with Purple Flowers

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15 Flowering Perennials For New York Gardens

Looking for a few perennial plants to add some color to your New York garden? There are plenty of different options, depending on what part of the state your garden is in! In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen walks through her favorite perennial plants for New York gardens.

Tennessee Purple Coneflower blooming perennial in the garden with pink flowers

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21 Flowering Perennials for Tennessee Gardens

Are you thinking of adding some flowering perennials to your Tennessee garden, but aren't quite sure which plants to choose? There are many different options to pick from, depending on what area of the state you live in. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen shares her favorite flowering perennials for Tennessee gardens.

fall mums alive

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10 Tips For Keeping Your Fall Mums Alive This Season

Do you struggle to keep your fall chrysanthemums alive during the blooming season? Fall mums are picky plants, and it's not uncommon to see them die quickly if not properly cared for. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen shares her top tips to keep your mums alive this fall.

budget friendly perennials

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23 Perennial Plants For Gardeners on a Budget

Are you looking to start a perennial garden, but want to stay within a certain budget? There are many different perennial plants that you can grow, without breaking the bank. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen lists out her favorite budget-friendly perennials, with names and pictures of each!

chrysanthemum water

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How Much and How Often Should You Water Mums?

Are you confused about how much water your chrysanthemums actually need? These hardy plants do require regular moisture, but how much and how frequently will depend on your climate. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen walks through how much water your chrysanthemums need, and how often you should be watering them.

chrysanthemum varieties

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14 Different Types of Chrysanthemum Varieties For Your Garden

Thinking of adding some mums to your garden this season but aren't quite sure which type to grow? There are many different types of mums that you can grow, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the most popular mums most gardeners choose to plant, with names and pictures of each.

Amaryllis growing in container with white flowers that has red stripes

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Flowering Amaryllis Plants

Thinking of adding some Amaryllis to your garden but aren't sure where to start? These popular plants can bring some extra color into your indoor or outdoor garden. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines all you need to know about Amaryllis and their care.

North Carolina perennial flower garden in full sun

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21 Popular Perennials For North Carolina Gardens

Are you looking for some perennial plants to grow in your North Carolina Garden this season? With North Carolina's moderate climate, you have plenty of options to choose from! In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen walks through her favorite perennial plants for every North Carolina garden!

drought tolerant wildflowers

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27 Drought Tolerant Native Wildflowers to Grow This Season

Are you looking for some native wildflowers that can tolerate a dry, arid climate? There are a number of wildflowers that can grow in drier conditions, depending on the temperatures. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen shares her favorite drought-resistant native wildflowers you can add to your flowerbeds this season.

A close-up of two vibrant yellow coreopsis flowers in all their glory. In the blurred background, a symphony of additional coreopsis blooms and their slender stems, along with grasses.

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Coreopsis Flowers

Are you curious about coreopsis? There are so many varieties of coreopsis available for home gardeners, it would be difficult not to find one that’s just right for your space. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of the colorful and cheerful coreopsis.

Abundant red and purple fuchsia blooms dangle from slender stems.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Hardy Fuchsia

Are you curious about hardy fuchsia? These beautiful shrubs brighten the landscape with their immensely showy flowers in vibrant colors. In ideal conditions, they can bloom continually from late spring until fall. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these spectacular plants