Are you looking for a way to add some color and interest to your garden without waiting years for your perennial plants to establish and start showing off? Native annuals are a great way to spruce up the garden quickly. Here, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 17 of her favorite North American native annuals for the flower garden.
Are you working on a pollinator garden? These beneficial bugs are an important component of your garden’s ecosystem, and you can lure them in with roses! While not all roses are attractive to pollinators, many varieties are frequently-visited favorites. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares her top 21 roses for a beautiful and beneficial pollinator garden.
Are you looking for a perennial plant that is native and brings plenty of color to the garden in summer and fall? Sneezeweed is a low-maintenance plant that can do just that! In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss tells all about sneezeweed, how to grow and care for it.
Are you in search of flowering plants that will keep blooming all season long? There are many annuals as well as perennials that will bloom for extended periods of time or that will produce a second bloom altogether. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will share some of her favorite plants that will keep your gardens full of color all summer.
Blazing star plants are beautiful, easy-to-grow native wildflowers. Blazing star flowers are excellent for attracting pollinators and look great when grown in any perennial wildflower setting, including cottage gardens, butterfly gardens, and even rock gardens. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these spectacular plants.
Are you considering adding Montauk daisies to your garden this season? It is easy to love the look of the crisp white and yellow daisies and the whimsy they add to your garden. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will share all you need to know to grow and maintain these stunning perennials.
Are you looking for an extra-showy, late-blooming perennial wildflower to brighten your landscape? Swamp sunflower may be just what you’re looking for. Whether you already have a swamp sunflower or are considering growing one, this big beauty is hard to miss, easy to grow, and much loved by pollinators. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will share some tips for how to grow swamp sunflowers in your own yard.
Do you want rose blooms that stop you in your tracks? Big, luscious flowers are part of what make roses so irresistible. If you’re looking for the largest-blooming roses, we’ve got recommendations for you! In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares 17 beautiful roses with the biggest blooms.
Scratching your head over a patch of irises that never bloomed? Or thrilled with your iris flowers this season and determined to enjoy a similar bounty next year? Certified master gardener and landscape designer Liz Jaros shares 7 tips for getting your irises to bloom fully and faithfully for many seasons to come.
Are you looking for a tough, cold-hardy rose? Gardeners in northern climates have to contend with a short season, weather fluctuations, and icy winds. Fortunately, there are many beautiful roses that tolerate or even thrive despite these challenges. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares her top 21 roses for northern gardeners!
Do you have an area of your garden that you don’t know what to do with? Have you thought of adding some self-seeding perennials to that area so you don’t have to do much? If so, gardening expert Jill Drago offers 31 self-seeding perennial options for your gardens.