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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.

A bare-root plant, its roots exposed, rests in a white plastic container, devoid of soil. The stark contrast between the stark white vessel and the earthless roots highlights the potential for growth and adaptation in a minimalist setting.

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How to Grow and Care for Bare-Root Roses

Bare-root roses are just roses that have been pruned and cleaned to be packaged and shipped anywhere. In this way, your choice of rose types is increased by the number of times you can use your credit card. For rose lovers, bare-root roses are a dream come true. In this article, flower farmer Wendy Moulton shares how to plant, grow, and care for these roses.

Close-up of flowering Angelonia plants in a sunny garden. Angelonia, also known as summer snapdragon, presents a charming appearance with its slender, lance-shaped leaves arranged neatly along upright stems. Rising above the foliage, tall spikes bear clusters of small, delicate flowers resembling snapdragons, coming in deep purple.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Angelonia

If you love snapdragons, but want a more reliable bloomer during the peak heat of summer, incorporate angelonia, commonly called summer snapdragons. They are heat and drought-tolerant, make an amazing cut flower, and add cheer to any type of garden. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she shows us how to plant, grow, and care for these low-maintenance beauties.

Bluebonnets and crimson flowers blanket the Texas hill countryside, adding bursts of color to the landscape. The warm glow of the sun bathes the blossoms, highlighting their natural beauty.

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27 Beautiful Texas Wildflowers

The Lone Star State is home to a tremendous diversity of colorful wildflowers adapted to even the hottest, driest summers. Former organic farmer and Texan gardener Logan Hailey digs into the best native flowers for a low-maintenance pollinator-friendly landscape.

A gorgeous open blooming magenta rose climbs a brick wall.

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21 Roses That Will Cover a Wall in a Single Season

Climbing roses and their large, shrubby counterparts bring lush beauty and vertical interest to the garden. They soften structures, brighten corners, and envelop seating areas. They immerse us in color and fragrance. And many of them grow so vigorously that we’ll quickly reap their rewards. Gardening expert Katherine Rowe explores fast-growing rose selections to fill your garden spaces in short order.

A vibrant field of sunflowers stretches towards the sky, their golden petals catching the sunlight in a radiant display of nature's beauty. These cheerful flowers follow the sun's path throughout the day, basking in its warm embrace.

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29 Flowers That Thrive in Full Sun

Full sun in the garden offers endless options for colorful blooms. The sun-soaked landscape improves flowering and vigor for plants needing six or more hours of sunlight daily. Using a blend of perennials and annuals, bring full color to the sunny garden spot with gardening expert Katherine Rowe.

Close-up of a red tree rose in a garden on a blurred green background. The red tree rose features lush foliage and abundant, velvety crimson blooms that cascade from gracefully arching branches, creating a captivating display. The shrub's dark green leaves provide an elegant backdrop to the vibrant blooms.

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25 Best Tree Roses For Your Garden

Tree or standard roses are one of the easiest plants to use in a garden design. They provide height, you can grow under them, and they flower at least twice a year (sometimes even more) with beautiful rose blooms. With a bit of care and attention, they are rewarding plants to grow. In this article, gardening expert Wendy Moulton shares her favorite tree roses.

april flowers. Close-up of blooming Primula 'Crescendo Pink and Rose Shades' in a sunny garden. Primula 'Crescendo Pink and Rose Shades' is a delightful variety characterized by its compact growth habit and vibrant, multi-colored blooms. The plant forms low-growing rosettes of oval or lance-shaped leaves with a slightly wrinkled texture, creating a lush backdrop for the flowers. Rising above the foliage on sturdy stems, the blooms showcase shades of pink and rose. These Primula flowers have a classic five-petaled form and a delicate, papery texture.

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15 Flowers to Start Planting in April

Spring is here and the garden is ready for April planting. To bridge the fluctuating temperatures and seasonal conditions of early spring, opt for flowers that thrive in cool conditions. They’ll kick off the garden display with a flourish of cool-season blooms. Here, garden expert Katherine Rowe explores spring annuals and perennials to plant this month.

bare root roses in containers. Close-up of blooming roses in a large clay pot in the garden. This climbing rose produces spreading stems with clusters of small double flowers of a delicate cream color with a pinkish blush. The leaves are compound, consisting of oval, toothed leaflets that are glossy green in color.

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How to Plant Bare-Root Roses in Pots and Containers

Bare-root roses are the perfect option for anyone who wants a good selection. They are light and easy to transport, making them easier to ship than the bagged varieties. They are also a cost-effective way to get a lot of types of roses for your money. In this article, gardening expert Wendy Moulton discusses how to plant them in pots or containers so that they have the best chance of survival and look fantastic.

pink and white baby's breath in a bouquet.

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How to Plant Grow and Care for Baby’s Breath

Whether you are looking to add whimsy to your garden or grow your own cut flowers, baby’s breath is a welcome addition to most gardens. It is a hardy, drought-tolerant perennial that does not require much maintenance. Let Master Gardener Laura Elsner walk you through how to grow and care for baby’s breath.

A vibrant cluster of sunflowers, each with bright yellow petals surrounding a brown central disc. The green leaves are arranged alternately, creating a visually stunning and lively composition against the exposed green background.

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27 Best Flowers for Hot, Humid Climates

If you are looking for flowering plants to grow in your hot, humid climate garden, look no further. Tropical plant enthusiast Melissa Strauss has 27 flowering plants that will thrive in your tropical and sub-tropical garden.