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.

begonia blooming tips

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11 Tips to Keep Your Begonias Blooming all Season Long

Are you constantly struggling with shorter begonia blooms? You've landed in the right place! In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for extending the bloom time if your begonias in order to help you keep yours blooming all season long!

Container Grown Delphinium

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How to Grow Delphiniums in Pots or Containers

Are you thinking of growing delphiniums in containers this season but aren't quite sure where to start? Container grown delphiniums are a great option for gardeners that have limited space. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through eight simple steps to grow beautiful delphiniums in pots or containers this season!

tulips annual or perennial

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Are Tulips Considered Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Thinking of planting tulips this season, but aren't sure if they are annual, biennial, or perennial flowers? Tulips are a favorite early-bloomer amongst many gardeners. In this article we look at the growth and bloom cycle of the tulip, and if you can expect to replant them each season, or if they will come back each year depending on your geographic location.

Wild Daisy in Field

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Are Daisies Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Are you thinking of adding some daisies to your garden bed this season but aren't sure if they will come back each season, or if you'll have to replant them? In this article, we take a look at if daisies are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants based on the hardiness zone that you are growing in.

New England Aster Flower in Garden

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Aster Varieties: 25 Types of Aster Flowers For Your Garden

Asters come in many shapes and sizes. If you've decided to plant some asters this season but aren't sure what to pick, you've come to the right place! In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros walks through her favorite aster varieties you can plant in your garden this season!

Coneflower Growing in garden

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Coneflowers

Thinking of planting some coneflowers in your garden this season but aren't quite sure where to start? Coneflowers are very resilient flowers, that can do well in warmer climates and full sun conditions. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker takes you through how to plant, grow and care for coneflowers in your garden this season!

Container Holding Pansies

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15 Tips For Growing Pansies in Pots or Containers

Thinking of growing pansies in pots or containers this season? Anyone can throw pansies in a pot, but how do you get them to thrive? In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for growing beautiful pansies in pots or containers this season!

hellebore annuals or perennials

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Are Hellebores Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Curious to find out if hellebore are perennial, biennial, or annual flowers before you start planting them this season? While it might seem like a simple answer, the answer actually is a little more complex and depends on your geographic location. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago examines if hellebore are annual, biennial, or perennial flowers.

marigolds and zinnias

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Can You Plant Marigolds and Zinnias Together?

Thinking of planting some marigolds with your zinnias this season but want to make sure they'll be good companions before you start? In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers walks through if it's safe to pair these flowers together, and what you can expect when you do.

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!