Flowers: Most Popular Articles
Spider flowers don’t emit a noticeable fragrance, but hummingbirds and butterflies didn’t get the memo, because they are drawn to these flowers all summer long.
This flower, in response to the shortening days of fall, gives gardeners a carpet of daisy-like flowers on a compact plant from August through September.
Fill your hanging baskets with flowers, and attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden.
Grow a vanilla orchid, and harvest vanilla beans for your drinks and desserts.
Gaura is a drought tolerant perennial flower with a long blooming time.
Verbena plants are prolific bloomers for your butterfly and container garden.
Add more eye-level blooms to your flower garden by copying one of these seven hanging basket ideas.
Identify your orchid by viewing this orchid photo gallery.
The annual vinca flower is a tough plant for sunny, dry areas in the garden.
Learn how to grow flowering ginger plants, a tropical flower with edible flower parts.
The moss rose is a sun-loving annual flower that tolerates drought.
Ranunculus bulbs are cool weather annual flowers.
Tips on hoya plant care, pictures of hoya plant flowers, and a list of recommended hoya plant varieties
Celosia, or cockscomb flower, is a full sun annual for the garden.
Small flower gardens can have a great impact.
Cosmos flowers are easy annuals to grow from seed in the garden.
Providing dianthus care is easy for gardeners with a sunny, well-draining spot in the flower garden.
The fresh allure of daisies fits into any garden design. Learn about five of the most popular daisy types for your landscape.
Grape hyacinths are fragrant spring bulbs for containers, woodland gardens, and rock gardens.
Learn how to grow lisianthus flowers in the garden.
Gazania flowers are easy annuals for sunny dry gardens.
Flower gardeners must identify caterpillar pests and butterfly caterpillars in the garden.
Toad lilies are hardy perennial flowers for the shade garden. Place these late summer blooming flowers at the front of the flower border.
Would you like an annual flower that blooms nonstop without the need for deadheading? Million bells are prolific bloomers that attract hummingbirds.
Control rust fungus by using organic and chemical sprays, and by planting rust resistant flower varieties.
Filler flowers for wedding arrangements go beyond baby's breath. Explore the range of colors, texture, and fragrance in these bouquet stretchers.
Balsam flowers are as pretty as they are easy to grow in moist garden soil and partial shade.
Learn how to make your fairy garden shine with blooming flowers.
Akebia quinata is called the chocolate vine for its fragrant flowers.
Gardeners looking for cimicifuga plants can now find them listed as actaea plants.
Learn all about Japanese ikebana, including ikebana containers, the history of the art, and the right supplies to tackle a project yourself.
Begonias are easy annual flowers for the shade garden. Look at pictures of wax begonias, tuberous begonias, and angel wing begonias.
Every southern garden should have a flowering camellia for winter interest.
Brides planning a spring wedding can choose from these 12 seasonal wedding flowers for bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and boutonnieres.
Grow the long blooming pentas flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Turtlehead flowers can grow in sun or shade gardens, but they always need moisture.
The perennial lupine flower is at home in the wildflower garden or the cottage garden.
Learn how to get more blooms from your rose bushes in the flower garden.
Find the best flower fertilizer for your garden, whether it's organic fertilizer, chemical fertilizer, or a slow release fertilizer.
The kangaroo paw plant is one of Australia's most beloved exports. Learn how to care for this exotic flower.
Look at photos of 12 summer wedding flowers in season.
Bachelor's buttons, or cornflowers, are blue annual flowers easy to grow from seed.
Learn how to grow amaryllis in containers and outdoors. Explore amaryllis bulb gift ideas and propagation techniques.
Garden mums and asters look similar, but asters are more hardy than mums.
Learn how, why, and when to mulch your flowerbeds for a healthy garden.
Learn how to get orchids to bloom, and help lifeless looking orchids rebloom.
Lace bugs are common flower garden insect pests that cause foliage damage and leaf drop throughout summer.
Bleeding heart vine is a tender tropical plant that resembles the herbaceous perennial bleeding heart in appearance, not hardiness.
If you’re getting married anytime between November and March, chances are you will have one or more of these 12 flowers in your floral arrangements.
A flowering balcony garden is your tiny urban oasis.
The tuberose is a fragrant flower you can grow from a bulb in one season.
The everlasting strawflower will brighten your garden and your dried flower crafts.
Mealybugs damage leaves and shoots of many garden plants in the landscape. Kill mealybugs on flowers without using chemical pesticides.
Start a beautiful tradition in your landscape by including marigolds in your containers, borders, and vegetable gardens.
Delphinium are tall blue flowers that thrive in cool soil and moist conditions.
Growing flowers from seeds can give you an instant garden if you start with the right varieties. These annual flowers are easy to plant and grow in any garden.
Learn the solutions to five common flower garden problems.
Grow dahlia tubers as annuals for the summer flower garden.
Discover 12 top performing coneflowers for the sunny perennial flower garden.
Botrytis is a fungal disease of flowers that produces fuzzy mold growth on buds and leaves.
Grow baby's breath in the flower garden for bouquet fillers.
Nicotiana is an heirloom flowering annual that's easy to grow from seed.
Explore vintage wedding flower ideas, including bridal bouquets, wedding cake toppers, and flower centerpieces.
Follow these 8 tips to double the life of your floral arrangement.
Bells of Ireland are green flowers for the cottage garden and cutting garden.
The fuzzy red flowers of the chenille plant are so full of personality, you might be tempted to name them.
Penstemon flowers, also called beardtongue, are easy perennials for the sunny garden.
Pincushion flowers are low maintenance perennial plants for butterflies and garden borders.
The anemone flower is popular in wedding bouquets, but an easy garden flower for the landscape as well.
What the voodoo lily lacks in pleasing fragrance, it makes up for in its weird and wonderful bloom.
An all white bridal bouquet is a classic choice.
Learn how to grow liatris, also known as blazing star, in the flower garden.
Plant globe amaranth in the summer garden for dried flowers and to attract butterflies.
Add these five unusual easy flowers to your seed starting lineup.
The spider lily, genus lycoris, is a fall blooming perennial.
Learn how to grow columbine in the flower garden.
Explore the range of mulch types for your healthy flower garden.
The sweet alyssum plant is a fragrant annual flower that attracts beneficial insects.
Learn how to grow amaranth in the annual flower garden.
Grow these six chocolate scented flowers in your fragrant flower garden.
For a healthy flower garden, you must amend the soil, water the plants, fertilize, and control weeds and insect pests.
Turn your tulip bulbs into reliable perennial flowers with these growing tips.
As fresh cut flowers or dried craft flowers, statice looks as beautiful in your home as in the landscape.
Easy to grow rain lilies will multiply in your flower garden readily, springing up after a summer shower.
Choose the best orchid growing media for your healthy tropical plants.
Following a monthly orchid care calendar will help you achieve reblooming orchids.
Attract butterflies to shade gardens with nectar rich flowers and shade loving host plants.
The founder of EcoTulips discusses the reasons for buying organic flower bulbs instead of conventional bulbs, and shares the best tulip varieties for gardeners.
Some flower garden insect pests do more than just munch on plants. They can carry viruses and other plant diseases.
Scented stock is an annual flower that emits fragrance in the evening.
Fragrance and tradition make the stephanotis vine a valuable addition to your tropical flowering container garden.
Foxtail lilies brighten up the spring garden with towering flower spikes.
A cascading bridal bouquet with white roses and purple liatris.
Choose flowering plants that can grow without additional irrigation in the xeriscape.
The spikes of gladioli make a dramatic accent in the garden and the vase.
Bog garden flowers can light up the soggy part of the landscape.
Look at photos of 12 popular fall wedding flowers in season.
Grow freesia flowers, and brighten your winter windowsill with their exotic perfume.
Before you choose wedding flowers, consider how your wedding colors and theme will affect your selections of the bridal bouquet, wedding ceremony flowers, groom’s boutonniere, bridesmaid bouquets, wedding corsages, flower girl basket, and wedding reception flowers.
Sea holly flowers provide a lot of blue oomph in the garden, asking for very little maintenance in return.
String or netting help vines climb a mailbox.
Fleuroselect chose six annual and perennial flowers of exceptional quality for its 2014 Gold Medal awards.
Great blue lobelia and cardinal flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden.
Helenium flowers bloom in the late summer and fall garden.
Use leftover coffee grounds in compost, as mulch, and as fertilizer in the flower garden.
Peat moss is not a sustainable soil amendment, but there are alternatives to building great garden soil.
You can kill or repel ants in the flower garden safely and inexpensively.
Fuchsia flowers and New Guinea impatiens
Protea flowers are long lasting flowers for exotic cut flower arrangements.
Miniature African violets are right at home in the fairy garden.
Lavender cotton is a versatile flowering herb at home in your dry, sunny landscape.
Find the best fall floral arrangements for a Thanksgiving centerpiece, Halloween gift, or autumn decor.
Plant a flowering hanging basket like the professionals do.
Plant a container garden to attract butterflies to the flower garden.
The bracelet corsage is a keepsake from your prom that endures after the flowers fade.
Bring your holidays to life with a miniature Christmas fairy garden.
A fragrant sweet pea bridal bouquet
Growing mounted orchids is a natural way to care for these epiphytic plants.
Learn how to grow flowers in hot, dry gardens.
The chocolate daisy is an easy to grow wildflower for the perennial garden.
Look at peony pictures and learn about how to care for peony plants.
Clay soil presents drainage and landscaping challenges in the garden, but you can choose flowering plants and gardening methods to improve clay.
Kill grassy weeds in flowerbeds with chemical and physical controls.
Learn how to grow pansies in the spring flower garden.
Is your cat battling your green thumb with his black paws? Target his unwanted behaviors with these deterrents.
Plant it, and they will come: insects have an uncanny way of finding their favorite flowers in your garden. Learn how to stop them in their tracks.
Wax begonias are easy for the beginning flower gardener to grow. Page 6.
Keep your Mediterranean garden in bloom with these 10 flowering plants.
The Carolina allspice is a hardy native shrub with fragrant flowers.
Employ these 10 design elements in your next floral arrangement.
Get 10 front yard landscaping ideas for flowerbeds.
Look at pictures of recommended azalea varieties for the flower garden.
Natural pesticides are cheap and easy to make for the flower garden. Supplement your gardening supplies with these homemade pest controls.
Good deer control methods start with prevention. Stop deer damage in your flower garden by growing plants that deer rarely browse.
A well-designed window box can be the crowning glory of your full sun garden.
The tuberous begonia flowers in partial shade. Page 2.
Aphids appear to come from nowhere in the spring, sucking the life from your flowers. Control aphids without chemical pesticides.
The bronze leaf begonia can have white, red, or pink flowers. Page 7.
Use compost in the flower garden to start seeds and improve soil health.
The free flowering White Doublet Begonia has double flowers. Page 8.
Raking in the flower garden yields free soil amendments, like compost, leaf mold, and mulch. Leaf cleanup is easy when gardeners choose the best rakes.
The Indian Pink wildflower attracts hummingbirds and thrives in the shady garden.
Deal with a tree stump in the flower garden, whether it’s an ugly nuisance or a piece of art waiting to happen.
Use composted livestock manure safely in the flower garden to fertilize plants with a natural source of nitrogen.
Hydrangeas quickly build up the volume of wedding flower arrangements.
The blooms of nonstop begonias are fully double and resemble roses. Page 5.
Grazing rabbits cause damage to tender shoots in the spring garden, and they damage tree bark and shrubs in the winter. Control rabbits without toxic chemicals.
Learn how to make simple fall flower arrangements.
Discover seven vibrant rudbeckia cultivars for your cottage garden or flowering containers.
Butterfly garden not attracting butterflies? Learn more about what these insects look for in your landscape.