Flowers: Most Popular Articles
Grow a vanilla orchid, and harvest vanilla beans for your drinks and desserts.
Fill your hanging baskets with flowers, and attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden.
The fresh allure of daisies fits into any garden design. Learn about five of the most popular daisy types for your landscape.
Verbena plants are prolific bloomers for your butterfly and container garden.
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.
Identify your orchid by viewing this orchid photo gallery.
Gaura is a drought tolerant perennial flower with a long blooming time.
Every southern garden should have a flowering camellia for winter interest.
Add more eye-level blooms to your flower garden by copying one of these seven hanging basket ideas.
Learn how to grow flowering ginger plants, a tropical flower with edible flower parts.
Tips on hoya plant care, pictures of hoya plant flowers, and a list of recommended hoya plant varieties
Find the best flower fertilizer for your garden, whether it's organic fertilizer, chemical fertilizer, or a slow release fertilizer.
The annual vinca flower is a tough plant for sunny, dry areas in the garden.
Gazania flowers are easy annuals for sunny dry gardens.
Filler flowers for wedding arrangements go beyond baby's breath. Explore the range of colors, texture, and fragrance in these bouquet stretchers.
Learn how to grow amaryllis in containers and outdoors. Explore amaryllis bulb gift ideas and propagation techniques.
Learn how to get orchids to bloom, and help lifeless looking orchids rebloom.
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.
Would you like an annual flower that blooms nonstop without the need for deadheading? Million bells are prolific bloomers that attract hummingbirds.
Learn how to get more blooms from your rose bushes in the flower garden.
The kangaroo paw plant is one of Australia's most beloved exports. Learn how to care for this exotic flower.
Learn how to grow pansies in the spring flower garden.
Providing dianthus care is easy for gardeners with a sunny, well-draining spot in the flower garden.
The Christmas cactus is a low-maintenance flowering houseplant.
The moss rose is a sun-loving annual flower that tolerates drought.
Look at photos of 12 summer wedding flowers in season.
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.
Begonias are easy annual flowers for the shade garden. Look at pictures of wax begonias, tuberous begonias, and angel wing begonias.
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.
Brides planning a spring wedding can choose from these 12 seasonal wedding flowers for bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and boutonnieres.
Learn how to grow lisianthus flowers in the garden.
Ranunculus bulbs are cool weather annual flowers.
Learn how to make your fairy garden shine with blooming flowers.
Grow the long blooming pentas flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Control rust fungus by using organic and chemical sprays, and by planting rust resistant flower varieties.
Cosmos flowers are easy annuals to grow from seed in the garden.
The perennial lupine flower is at home in the wildflower garden or the cottage garden.
Fresh Christmas centerpieces created with seasonal holiday flowers.
Use large flowers as a focal point in small wedding bouquets.
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.
Bring your holidays to life with a miniature Christmas fairy garden.
Following a monthly orchid care calendar will help you achieve reblooming orchids.
Choose the best orchid growing media for your healthy tropical plants.
The fuzzy red flowers of the chenille plant are so full of personality, you might be tempted to name them.
For a healthy flower garden, you must amend the soil, water the plants, fertilize, and control weeds and insect pests.
Flower gardeners must identify caterpillar pests and butterfly caterpillars in the garden.
Celosia, or cockscomb flower, is a full sun annual for the garden.
Balsam flowers are as pretty as they are easy to grow in moist garden soil and partial shade.
Learn the solutions to five common flower garden problems.
Akebia quinata is called the chocolate vine for its fragrant flowers.
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.
Explore vintage wedding flower ideas, including bridal bouquets, wedding cake toppers, and flower centerpieces.
Grape hyacinths are fragrant spring bulbs for containers, woodland gardens, and rock gardens.
Small flower gardens can have a great impact.
A flowering balcony garden is your tiny urban oasis.
Toad lilies are hardy perennial flowers for the shade garden. Place these late summer blooming flowers at the front of the flower border.
What the voodoo lily lacks in pleasing fragrance, it makes up for in its weird and wonderful bloom.
Bells of Ireland are green flowers for the cottage garden and cutting garden.
Grow dahlia tubers as annuals for the summer flower garden.
Lace bugs are common flower garden insect pests that cause foliage damage and leaf drop throughout summer.
Learn how, why, and when to mulch your flowerbeds for a healthy garden.
Grow baby's breath in the flower garden for bouquet fillers.
Grow these six chocolate scented flowers in your fragrant flower garden.
Bleeding heart vine is a tender tropical plant that resembles the herbaceous perennial bleeding heart in appearance, not hardiness.
Delphinium are tall blue flowers that thrive in cool soil and moist conditions.
What is ikebana? See examples of Christmas ikebana flower arrangements.
Learn all about Japanese ikebana, including ikebana containers, the history of the art, and the right supplies to tackle a project yourself.
A cascading bridal bouquet with white roses and purple liatris.
Fragrance and tradition make the stephanotis vine a valuable addition to your tropical flowering container garden.
Floral dye gives us blue poinsettias and other rainbow hues.
Pincushion flowers are low maintenance perennial plants for butterflies and garden borders.
Bachelor's buttons, or cornflowers, are blue annual flowers easy to grow from seed.
Use leftover coffee grounds in compost, as mulch, and as fertilizer in the flower garden.
Employ these 10 design elements in your next floral arrangement.
Follow these 8 tips to double the life of your floral arrangement.
The everlasting strawflower will brighten your garden and your dried flower crafts.
Send Christmas flower gift baskets to friends, family, and co-workers.
The tuberose is a fragrant flower you can grow from a bulb in one season.
Clay soil presents drainage and landscaping challenges in the garden, but you can choose flowering plants and gardening methods to improve clay.
Plant a container garden to attract butterflies to the flower garden.
Botrytis is a fungal disease of flowers that produces fuzzy mold growth on buds and leaves.
The spikes of gladioli make a dramatic accent in the garden and the vase.
Turn your tulip bulbs into reliable perennial flowers with these growing tips.
Nicotiana is an heirloom flowering annual that's easy to grow from seed.
Penstemon flowers, also called beardtongue, are easy perennials for the sunny garden.
Protea flowers are long lasting flowers for exotic cut flower arrangements.
Aphids appear to come from nowhere in the spring, sucking the life from your flowers. Control aphids without chemical pesticides.
The spider lily, genus lycoris, is a fall blooming perennial.
A casual hand tied bridal bouquet in mixed shades of blue.
Peat moss is not a sustainable soil amendment, but there are alternatives to building great garden soil.
If you have these 6 essential orchid supplies, your plant will be ready to bloom and thrive.
The sweet alyssum plant is a fragrant annual flower that attracts beneficial insects.
Plant globe amaranth in the summer garden for dried flowers and to attract butterflies.
Attract butterflies to shade gardens with nectar rich flowers and shade loving host plants.
Fresh flowers make great wedding cake toppers. Look at wedding cake photos to get ideas for wedding cake designs.
Some flower garden insect pests do more than just munch on plants. They can carry viruses and other plant diseases.
Is your cat battling your green thumb with his black paws? Target his unwanted behaviors with these deterrents.
Natural pesticides are cheap and easy to make for the flower garden. Supplement your gardening supplies with these homemade pest controls.
Learn how to grow columbine in the flower garden.
Find the best fall floral arrangements for a Thanksgiving centerpiece, Halloween gift, or autumn decor.
Pink plants add a feminine touch to the fairy garden. Page 5.
A fragrant sweet pea bridal bouquet
Explore the range of mulch types for your healthy flower garden.
Growing mounted orchids is a natural way to care for these epiphytic plants.
As fresh cut flowers or dried craft flowers, statice looks as beautiful in your home as in the landscape.
Old-fashioned but never out of style, snapdragons lift the spirits in early spring.
The free flowering White Doublet Begonia has double flowers. Page 8.
The anemone flower is popular in wedding bouquets, but an easy garden flower for the landscape as well.
The cascade bridal bouquet is a formal wedding arrangement.
Rustic wedding flowers suit a wedding in the mountains.
Great blue lobelia and cardinal flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden.
Mealybugs damage leaves and shoots of many garden plants in the landscape. Kill mealybugs on flowers without using chemical pesticides.
Earthworms improve drainage, soil structure, and overall garden productivity. Encourage the earthworm population in the flower garden, and reap the benefits of earthworm castings.
Plant a flowering hanging basket like the professionals do.
Learn how to grow liatris, also known as blazing star, in the flower garden.
Wax begonias are easy for the beginning flower gardener to grow. Page 6.
Easy to grow rain lilies will multiply in your flower garden readily, springing up after a summer shower.
Learn how to grow amaranth in the annual flower garden.
Fuchsia flowers and New Guinea impatiens
Use these 10 florist tools to take your flower arrangements from amateurish to professional.
Spider mites infest stressed garden plants and houseplants, especially in summer months. Control spider mites with good cultural control, organic sprays, and chemical treatments.
Scented stock is an annual flower that emits fragrance in the evening.
The bronze leaf begonia can have white, red, or pink flowers. Page 7.
Gardeners tired of the same bedding plants can grow these unusual flowers as a conversation piece.
Use compost in the flower garden to start seeds and improve soil health.
Some say the daylily is the perfect perennial. Try one of the hundreds of varieties of this low care flower, and get hooked on the rainbow of colors you'll discover in this popular genus.
Gardeners can propagate perennial flowers by dividing plants, layering plants, and rooting stem cuttings.
Put compost to work in your flowerbeds with getting the answers to these 10 frequently asked compost questions.
Tiny but prolific thrips deform flowers and carry diseases, especially in greenhouses. You can control these pests without chemicals with a four-step approach.
Use composted livestock manure safely in the flower garden to fertilize plants with a natural source of nitrogen.
Torch Pink is an Angel Wing Begonia variety. Page 9.
Get 10 front yard landscaping ideas for flowerbeds.
The blooms of nonstop begonias are fully double and resemble roses. Page 5.
Natural burlap cloth is a cheap and environmentally friendly product with many uses in the flower garden. Use burlap for garden protection and planting.
The tuberous begonia flowers in partial shade. Page 2.
It’s difficult to control fungus gnats when they invade houseplants and greenhouses, but there are effective chemical and organic controls for these pests.
Mocca yellow is an unusual hue in the nonstop flowering begonia series. Page 4.
Keep your Mediterranean garden in bloom with these 10 flowering plants.
The Carolina allspice is a hardy native shrub with fragrant flowers.
Begonia richmondensis has attractive foliage as well as blossoms. Page 3.
There are many wedding bouquet styles. Is the posy wedding bouquet right for you?
Grow freesia flowers, and brighten your winter windowsill with their exotic perfume.
Flower gardeners can use rainwater barrels to collect and store chemical-free water to irrigate the landscape.
Incorporate these cottage garden flowers and design elements into your landscape.
Find free mulch, compost, seeds, and find cheap flower garden supplies.
Sea holly flowers provide a lot of blue oomph in the garden, asking for very little maintenance in return.
Look at photos of 12 popular fall wedding flowers in season.
Bog garden flowers can light up the soggy part of the landscape.
Make the youngest member of the bridal party feel special with these flower girl ideas.
Get more and earlier flowers in your spring garden with these five planting tips.