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

Close up of a paper-wrapped bouquet of apricot roses.


How Long do Cut Roses Last?

Roses are a staple in any cut flower garden, but how long do they last once trimmed and brought indoors? Gardening expert Madison Moulton answers the question and gives tips to ensure your cut roses last as long as possible.

native seeds to winter sow. Close-up of a flowering Blue flax plant in a sunny garden. Blue flax (Linum perenne) is a charming and delicate perennial plant that features slender, wiry stems with narrow, linear leaves. It produces an abundance of striking sky-blue flowers that are saucer-shaped and approximately one inch in diameter.


25 Native Plant Seeds Ideal for Winter Sowing

Are you looking forward to gardening season starting again in the spring? You don’t need to wait until spring to start gardening. There are plenty of seeds that you can sow in the fall and winter months for new growth starting in the spring. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen will introduce 25 beautiful native plants that you can start from seed this winter!

Close-up of a bee feeding on the nectar of a Swamp Milkweed plant (Asclepias incarnata) against a blurred green background. The lance-shaped leaves, arranged alternately along sturdy stems, exhibit a lush green color and a smooth texture. The plant produces striking clusters of star-shaped blossoms in bright pink.


How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Swamp Milkweed

Are you looking for a pollinator-friendly, low-maintenance pop of pink for your garden? Look no further than Swamp milkweed! Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she discusses how to plant, grow, and care for this marsh-loving flowering perennial.

Close-up of blooming Stargazer lilies in a garden, against a blurred green background. It features large, upward-facing blooms with recurved petals that display a rich, deep pink or crimson hue, adorned with prominent dark spots and a contrasting white edge.


How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Stargazer Lilies

Curious about stargazer lilies but slightly overwhelmed? Hoping to work some into your yard this year, but not sure if you have the right conditions? In this comprehensive guide, certified master gardener Liz Jaros breaks down this much-sought-after lily cultivar and gives you the know-how you need to grow stargazer lilies like a pro.

Sunlit windowsill hosts various orchids: pink, purple, and yellow blooms adorn their branches. Delicate petals unfurl, showcasing vibrant hues. Lush green leaves complement the colorful blossoms, basking in the gentle sunlight filtering through the window.


Why Are My Orchids Turning Black or Brown?

If your orchid leaves are changing colors, it could be nothing to worry about or signal trouble for the whole plant. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss discusses some of the main causes of leaf discoloration to help you manage the damage.

Clusters of fragrant lavender flowers bloom gracefully alongside tall pink hollyhock flowers. The lush green foliage provides a vibrant backdrop, showcasing the delicate petals and adding depth to the garden bed's colors and textures.


31 Best Flowers for Winter Sowing

The best time to sow many of our favorite flowers is in the winter. Sound crazy? Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she goes through 31 flowers to sow in the winter to get you a headstart on a lovely spring and an abundant summer garden.