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.

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.

Beautiful Grown Delphiniums

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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!

how to grow salvia

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Salvia Flowers

Are you committed to growing salvia this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? These hardy plants can be a great addition to any garden, and can surive a variety of different cliamtes. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through everything you need to know about adding salvia to your garden, including planting, care, and maintenance.

Garden Grown Marigolds

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Marigold Flowers

Are you thinking of adding some marigolds to your garden this season? These beautiful flowers are a staple in most flower gardens, as well as many vegetable gardens. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker takes you through all the details of growing marigolds, and their care.

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.

Grow Begonias

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Begonias

Begonias are beautiful flowers that are quite hardy and can be grown in a variety of different locations. If you've decided to add begonias to your garden this season, there are some important factors to consider when maximizing their growth. In this article, certified master gardener and begonia enthusiast Laura Elsener provides exact steps to plant, grow, and care for Begonias.

Ranunculus Flower in Garden

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Ranunculus

If you are looking for a bright flower to compliment your garden this season, you should consider growing ranunculus flowers for their bright, and beautiful appearance! In thiis article, cut flower farmer and gardening expert Taylor Sievers walks through how to plant, grow, and care for ranunculus in your garden!

Dahlia Cuttings

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How to Propagate Dahlias From Cuttings in 7 Easy Steps

Are you trying to boost your garden stock of dahlia flowers this season? One of the simplest ways of doing this is through cuttings. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farm owner Taylor Sievers walks through how to increase your dahlia stock, using your own cuttings.

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!

begonias in containers

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15 Tips For Growing Beautiful Begonias in Pots or Containers

Are you adding some begonias to pots or containers this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? Begonias can grow amazingly well in both pots and containers, if you provide them with proper care. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner takes you through her top tips for beautiful begonias in containers this season!

peony blooming tips

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11 Tips For Beautiful Peony Blooms This Season

Did you plant some peonies this season, but want to find out how to get the most out of their blooms? These prolific bloomers can be the star of any garden, with proper care. In this article, certified master gardener and peony enthusiast Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for big, beautiful, and blooming peonies!

Helleborus Hybridus Black Flower

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11 Reasons We Love Hellebore Hybrids With Black Blooms

If you've seen pictures of hellebore hybrids on social media, or other places online, you've probably caught yourself wondering: should I add these to my garden? If you are creating a colorful perennial garden, the answer oftentimes is a resounding yes! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through her favorite reasons to plant hellebore hybrids with beautiful black flowers in your garden this season!

Native Wildflower in Garden

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21 Native Wildflowers For A Stunning Wildflower Garden

Thinking of starting a wildflower garden, but aren't sure which types of wildflowers you should pick? There are many different types of wildflowers you can choose from, which can make picking the right flower types a little daunting! In this article, we've created a comprehensive list of our favorites!

White Dahlia With Pink Variety

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Dahlia Varieties: 64 Different Types of Dahlia Cultivars

Dahlias are some of the most beautiful perennial flowers you can add to your garden. But which types of dahlias should you add this season? While the flower lover in me says add "all of them," there simply just isn't enough room to do that. There are thousands of dahlia cultivars you can plant, so we've selected some of our favorites to show you how beautiful these flowers can be!

dahlias sun or shade

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Do Dahlias Like Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Fully Shaded Areas?

Trying to decide if you want to plant some dahlias, but want to know what their sun needs are before you do? Dahlias are some of the most popular flowers due to the many different varieties they produce. In this article, we examine if dahlias like full sun, partial shade, or if they can survive in full shade!

Begonia Grown Indoors

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Are Begonias Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Thinking of adding some begonias to your garden, but want to know if they are annuals, perennials, or biennials before you start planting? These are common questions for flower gardeners of all experience levels. Find out what you can expect from these beautiful flowers, and how many seasons they will actually stick around for!

flowers that bloom all year

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31 Beautiful Flowers That Will Bloom All Season Long

There are many different flowers that will actually bloom all year depending on your climate, and geographic location. But choosing the perfect fit for your garden can be a bit of a challgenge! In this article, we look at our favorite annuals and perennials that will keep blooming in your garden all year long!

Begonia Varieties

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Begonia Varieties: 49 Different Types of Begonia You’ll Love

Begonias are a favorite plant of many, and with good reason. Their hardy nature and beautiful blooms can transform any outdoor or indoor garden space. In this article, certified master gardener and begonia enthusiast Laura Elsner examines some of the top begonia varieties for your indoor or outdoor garden space.