Flowers

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

Gardener planting a yellow blooming Dahila in hardiness zone 5.

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When To Plant Dahlias in Zone 5 For The Best Results

If you live in zone 5 and want to plant some dahlias, it can be confusing to understand when to plant them for the best results. Dahlias can be fickle flowers depending on their climate and growing conditions, so planting at the right time will give you the best opportunities for better blooms. In this article, gardening expert Liz Jaros examines the optimal timing to plant your dahlias in zone 5.

Flower That Looks Like Petunia

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10 Beautiful Flowers That Look Just Like Petunias

Are you thinking of planting petunias but want a few alternatives for your flower garden? Petunias are beautiful, but there are many reasons gardeners opt for different flowers in their garden. We love petunias (and all flowers) so we've curated the following list of flowers that closely resemble their petunia cousins.

Impatiens Sun or Shade

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Do Impatiens Prefer Full Sun or Partial Shade?

Are you thinking of planting impatiens in your garden this year but aren’t sure if they prefer full sun or partial shade? Is growing them in full shade an option? While it is 100% variety specific, the general answer to these questions is yes! In this article, gardening expert and suburban homesteader, Merideth Cohrs, walks you through whether impatiens need full sun, partial shade, or even full shade to thrive.

Sun Loving Perennial Flower

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31 Full Sun Perennial Flowers That Love Sunlight

Thinking of planting some perennial flowers, but want to make sure that they can tolerate full sun before you do? There are a number of different sun-loving perennials that can brighten up just about any garden space. In this article, we explore our favorite full sun perennials that you can plant in your garden this year!

calla lilies annual or perennial

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Are Calla Lilies Annual, Perennial, or Biennial Plants?

Thinking of planting some calla lillies, but aren't sure if they will come back each year? Calla lilies are beautiful flowers, but it's understandable to want to understand what you are signing up for when you plant them. In this article, we examine if calla lilies are annuals, perennials, or biennials, and the differences between them.

Himalayan Blue Poppy

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21 Blue Perennial Flowers with Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some perennial flowers to your garden but aren't sure which ones to pick? How about some beautiful blue perennials that will come back year after year, for at least a few seasons. In this article, hobby gardener Jason White looks at 21 different blue perennial flowers and walks through each of them with names and pictures of each!

Flowers to Grow in Georgia

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17 Flowers That Will Thrive in Georgia’s Hot, Humid Climate

Are you struggling to find the perfect flower selection for your Georgia flower garden this season? While there are many flowers that can stand up to the Georgia heat, there are a few that do it just a bit better than others. In this article, we explore our favorite flowers for the hot and moist Georgia climate!

Tall Perennial Flowers

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21 Tall Perennial Flowers For Your Home Garden

Looking to add some height to your garden this season? Adding some tall perennial flowers can be a great addition to your garden when it comes to filling in open space. They also come in a wide variety of different colors to mix in with other garden plants. In this article, we take a deeper look at our favorite tall perennial flowers.

White astilbe flowers blooming in the garden in spring

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7 Tips for Extending the Bloom Times of Your Astilbe

Are you trying to get the most out of your Astilbe blooms this season? There are a few different actions you can take that will keep your Astilbe's blooms thriving. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares her top tips for long-lasting Astilbe flowers in the garden.