Flowers

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

A hand gently holds a green watering can, poised to nourish a vibrant array of potted petunias in different hues. The petunias bloom in shades of red, purple, and white, creating a delightful mixture of colors. The rectangular pot contains rich, dark soil, complemented by neatly trimmed grass beneath.

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How Much and How Often Should You Water Petunias?

Not sure how much water your petunias need, or how often you should be watering them? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley examines how much moisture your petunias will need, from when they are first planted, to when they are in full bloom.

Container Holding Pansies

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15 Tips For Growing Pansies in Pots or Containers

Thinking of growing pansies in pots or containers this season? Anyone can throw pansies in a pot, but how do you get them to thrive? In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for growing beautiful pansies in pots or containers this season!

hellebore annuals or perennials

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Are Hellebores Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Curious to find out if hellebore are perennial, biennial, or annual flowers before you start planting them this season? While it might seem like a simple answer, the answer actually is a little more complex and depends on your geographic location. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago examines if hellebore are annual, biennial, or perennial flowers.

hydrangeas and peonies

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Can You Plant Peonies and Hydrangeas Together?

Thinking of growing peonies with your hydrangeas this season but you aren't sure if it's a good idea or not? These two beautifully blooming plants are garden favorites, and for good reason! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through if planting peonies with your hydrangeas is something you should do this season.

July Perennials For Planting

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16 Popular Perennials You Can Still Plant in July

Just because July is here, doesn't mean you can't make some changes in your garden by adding a few new perennials. There are plenty of options, regardless of the type of space you need to fill. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago hand picks her favorite perennials that you can still plant in the month of July!

hollyhocks from seed

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How to Grow Hollyhocks From Seed in 7 Simple Steps

Looking to plant some hollyhocks by seed in your garden this season? These garden favorites are often purchased as nursery transplants, but are also a favorite plant to grow from seed. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley outlines the simple steps you'll want to follow when growing hollyhocks from seed this season.

delphinium growing tips

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14 Tips For Growing Beautiful Delphiniums This Season

Looking to grow some beautiful delphiniums this season but aren't sure where to start? Garden grown delphiniums can be a beautiful addition to any garden. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares her top tips for growing beautifully blooming delphiniums!

when do bleeding hearts bloom

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When Do Bleeding Heart Flowers Bloom?

Growing bleeding hearts in your garden but aren't sure when they bloom? These popular cool-weather perennials have beautiful flowers that grow in the spring. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley shares when you can expect your bleeding hearts to bloom, as well as how long you can expect them to bloom for.

A close-up reveals a vibrant array of colorful blooms on potted petunias, ranging from pristine white to delicate shades of pale pink, pale blue, vibrant red, and deep purple, creating a captivating mixture of hues. The petunias also feature delicate tiny green leaves, adding a touch of freshness to the scene. The orange pot provides a striking contrast to the lively blooms, while other potted plants of the same variety can be seen placed beside and behind it.

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How to Propagate Petunias From Cuttings in 7 Simple Steps

Petunias are a common garden flower that make their appearance in many gardens during the spring. But did you know you can propagate these lovely plants and make even more for your garden? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley shares a few easy steps to follow when propagating petunias in your garden this season.

marigolds annual or perennial

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Are Marigolds Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Marigolds have many different uses in the garden, outside of being beautiful ornamental flowers. They are great for insect repellent and can provide plenty of diversity in just about any vegetable garden. But if you plant them, will they come back each year? In this article, we walk through if Marigolds are annual, biennial, or perennial flowering plants.

Gardener pruning the flowers off petunias growing in the garden.

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How to Prune Petunias in 7 Simple Steps

Do you have petunias in your garden, but aren't sure if they need to be pruned? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at if petunias need to be pruned, as well as when and how to do it if you opt to give them a trim.

Drought Tolerant Annual Zinnia Flower

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15 Drought Tolerant Annual Flowers For Dry Climate Gardens

Do you live in a dry climate and can't seem to keep flowers alive? Perhaps you are planting the wrong flowers in your garden! There are plenty of flowers on an annual life cycle that can grow well in climates with less access to water. In this article, we look at our favorite annual flowers that thrive in dry climates with minimal moisture!