Flowers

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

Coneflower Perennial Blooming in June

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15 Popular Perennial Plants You Can Plant in June

Thinking of planting some perennial plants this June, but aren't sure where to start? There are a number of different options to choose from, even in the heat of the summer! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through 15 of her favorite perennials you can plant in the month of June!

begonias in containers

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15 Tips For Growing Beautiful Begonias in Pots or Containers

Are you adding some begonias to pots or containers this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? Begonias can grow amazingly well in both pots and containers, if you provide them with proper care. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner takes you through her top tips for beautiful begonias in containers this season!

peony blooming tips

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11 Tips For Beautiful Peony Blooms This Season

Did you plant some peonies this season, but want to find out how to get the most out of their blooms? These prolific bloomers can be the star of any garden, with proper care. In this article, certified master gardener and peony enthusiast Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for big, beautiful, and blooming peonies!

deer resistant perennials

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27 Deer Resistant Perennial Plants For Your Garden

Thinking of adding some perennials to your garden, but live in a place where deer roam freely? Fear not! There are are actually a number of different perennials that deer will avoid. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares her favorite deer-resistant perennials that you can add to your garden!

Helleborus Hybridus Black Flower

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11 Reasons We Love Hellebore Hybrids With Black Blooms

If you've seen pictures of hellebore hybrids on social media, or other places online, you've probably caught yourself wondering: should I add these to my garden? If you are creating a colorful perennial garden, the answer oftentimes is a resounding yes! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through her favorite reasons to plant hellebore hybrids with beautiful black flowers in your garden this season!

lungwort

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Lungwort

Looking to add some Lungwort to your garden? These beautiful perennials can make a wonderful shade garden addition, or low-growing ground cover plant. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares all you need to know about growing Lungwort in your garden, including plant maintenance and care tips.

Monkshood flowers

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Monkshood

Monkshood flowers are strikingly beautiful, and can be the star of almost any shade garden. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner teaches you everything you need to know about Monkshood flowers, including tips for both maintenance and care.

White Dahlia With Pink Variety

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Dahlia Varieties: 64 Different Types of Dahlia Cultivars

Dahlias are some of the most beautiful perennial flowers you can add to your garden. But which types of dahlias should you add this season? While the flower lover in me says add "all of them," there simply just isn't enough room to do that. There are thousands of dahlia cultivars you can plant, so we've selected some of our favorites to show you how beautiful these flowers can be!

dahlias sun or shade

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Do Dahlias Like Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Fully Shaded Areas?

Trying to decide if you want to plant some dahlias, but want to know what their sun needs are before you do? Dahlias are some of the most popular flowers due to the many different varieties they produce. In this article, we examine if dahlias like full sun, partial shade, or if they can survive in full shade!

Begonia Grown Indoors

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Are Begonias Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Thinking of adding some begonias to your garden, but want to know if they are annuals, perennials, or biennials before you start planting? These are common questions for flower gardeners of all experience levels. Find out what you can expect from these beautiful flowers, and how many seasons they will actually stick around for!

Begonia Varieties

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Begonia Varieties: 49 Different Types of Begonia You’ll Love

Begonias are a favorite plant of many, and with good reason. Their hardy nature and beautiful blooms can transform any outdoor or indoor garden space. In this article, certified master gardener and begonia enthusiast Laura Elsner examines some of the top begonia varieties for your indoor or outdoor garden space.