Flower Guides

Looking for some guidance on which flowers to plant in your garden this season? In this section, we cover all things flowers. We take a deeper look at every flower you can think of, from Dahlias, to Asters, and Zinnias. You'll find our "how to plant, grow, and care" guides, as well as lists and names of many different flowers that will provide color and life to your garden.

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31 Different Types of Beautiful Red Rose Varieties

Wondering which red rose is the perfect choice for your garden? With so many gorgeous options in every shade, size, and fragrance, the options can be overwhelming! In this article, we’ll look at our favorite red roses that you can grow at home in your garden, with names and pictures of each!

Coral Orange Rose Growing in Garden

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Roses

Roses are iconic garden beauties. Their wide range of color, form, and size means there’s a type of rose out there for every garden. Often called the “Queen of all flowers”, roses bring history, elegance, blooming power and unrivaled fragrance to your garden. In this article, hobby gardener and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood refutes the fussy reputation of roses. Keep reading to learn how to care for them this season and beyond!

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17 Purple Petunia Varieties For Your Flowerbeds

Looking for some purple petunias to plant this season, but aren't sure which you should choose? There are many different types of purple petunias that grow across many different hardiness zones. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley walks through her favorite purple petunias you can plant in your flowerbeds this season!

Celosia in Garden With Pink Blooms and Green Foliage

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Is Celosia (Cockscomb) an Annual, Biennial or Perennial Plant?

If you've fallen in love with the beautiful celosia flowers, it's only natural to start considering how to add them to your garden! But you are also probably curious if they will grow back next season, or need to be replanted. In this article, we examine if celosia is considered an annual, biennial, or perennial plant!

Dark Red Petunias With White Tipped Petals in Hanging Basket

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11 Care Tips For Petunias in Hanging Baskets

Did you recently add some petunias in hanging baskets to your patio or outdoor garden area? Not sure how to keep them healthy as long as possible? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley provides her top tips for healthier and longer blooming basket-bound petunias this season!

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15 Purple Tulip Varieties For Your Flowerbeds

Looking to add some purple tulips to your garden, but aren't sure where to start? There are many different varieties you can grow in different hues of purple. Each variety has different bloom sizes, and colors. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at some of the most popular purple tulips you can add to your flowerbeds!

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27 Stunning Pink Rose Varieties For Your Garden

Considering adding pink roses to your garden this season, but aren't sure which ones to choose? Roses offer a dazzling array of pink shades ranging from charming and sweet to deep and romantic. In this article, we look at our favorite pink rose varieties, with names and pictures of each!

Blossoming Purple and Blue Delphinium Flower on Tall Plant Stalk

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Delphinium Flowers

Are you thinking of growing delphinium flowers, but aren't quite sure where to start? These tall and beautiful perennials are a garden mainstay for flower beds all over the world. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner takes you through everything you need to know about delphiniums and their care.

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15 Orange Tulip Varieties For Vibrant Garden Color

Thinking about planting some orange tulips in your garden, but aren't quite sure where to start? There are many different orange tulip varieties to choose from, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines her favorite tulips that bloom in vibrant shades of orange.

A gardener repotting an orchid into a purple plastic pot, next to another in a pink plastic pot.

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How to Repot Orchids in 7 Easy Steps

Are you thinking of moving your orchids into a new pot? While it sounds like it might take some work, repotting is actually quite common and easy to do if you follow the proper steps. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss walks through seven simple steps to repotting your orchids.

rose winter care tips

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10 Care Tips to Help Prepare Your Roses For Winter

Need to prep your roses for winter this season, but aren't sure where to start? Winter care can be a challenge for some plants, including roses. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares her top tips for keeping your rose bushes protected this winter.

red tulips

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27 Red Tulip Varieties That Will Brighten Your Flowerbeds

Thinking of adding some bold color to your garden by planting some red tulips this season? There are many different varieites of red tulips, so picking just one can be a bit tough! In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at all the different red tulips you can grow, with names and pictures of each!

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Petunias

Are you thinking of adding petunias to your garden this season? Blooming in many different colors, these beautiful flowers are a summer staple in the flower garden all over the world. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley takes you through every aspect of growing petuinas and their care.

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17 Different Types of Hellebore Varieties For Your Flowerbeds

Are you thinking of planting hellebore this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? There are many different types of hellebore, with many different colored blooms. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago looks at the the different types of hellebore you can choose from when adding these spring blooming beauties to your flowerbeds this season.

A garden grown lupine with beautiful violet blooms. Their flowers turn to white towards the top of the plant.

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Lupine Flowers

Thinking of adding some lupine flowers to your garden this season? These tall perennial flowers are absolutely stunning, and can add plenty of visual interest to almost any perennial garden. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers guides you all you need to know about growing lupines and their care.

orchid rebloom

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9 Tips That Will Help Your Orchids Rebloom

Are you struggling to get your orchid to bloom again? Encouraging them to bloom again is a mystery to many gardeners. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss takes you through nine simple steps to maximize your chances of getting your orchids to rebloom beautifully once again.

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14 Different Types of Chrysanthemum Varieties For Your Garden

Thinking of adding some mums to your garden this season but aren't quite sure which type to grow? There are many different types of mums that you can grow, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the most popular mums most gardeners choose to plant, with names and pictures of each.