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Orchid Identification Photos
Identify your orchid by viewing this orchid photo gallery.
5 Daisy Types for 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.
The 10 Best Flowers for Hanging Flower Baskets
Fill your hanging baskets with flowers, and attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden.
Gaura, the Wandflower
Gaura is a drought tolerant perennial flower with a long blooming time.
7 Ways to Enjoy Amaryllis Flowers
Learn how to grow amaryllis in containers and outdoors. Explore amaryllis bulb gift ideas and propagation techniques.
8 Reasons an Orchid Won't Bloom, Plus Solutions
Learn how to get orchids to bloom, and help lifeless looking orchids rebloom.
Make Your Own Fairy Garden: 10 Magical Ideas
Learn how to make your fairy garden shine with blooming flowers.
Flowering Ginger Plants
Learn how to grow flowering ginger plants, a tropical flower with edible flower parts.
Vanilla Orchid Care, The Vanilla Bean Plant
Grow a vanilla orchid, and harvest vanilla beans for your drinks and desserts.
12 Fab Filler Flowers for Wedding Arrangements
Filler flowers for wedding arrangements go beyond baby's breath. Explore the range of colors, texture, and fragrance in these bouquet stretchers.
Verbena Care
Verbena plants are prolific bloomers for your butterfly and container garden.
White Bridal Bouquets
An all white bridal bouquet is a classic choice.
How to Grow Spider Flowers
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.
Mailbox Garden Ideas
Mailbox gardens increase the curb appeal of your home.
6 Ways to Get More Blooms From Your Roses
Learn how to get more blooms from your rose bushes in the flower garden.
6 Beautiful Hanging Flower Basket Ideas
Add more eye-level blooms to your flower garden by copying one of these seven hanging basket ideas.
Camellia Flowers, A Classic Southern Shrub
Every southern garden should have a flowering camellia for winter interest.
Hoya Plants, The Wax Flower
Tips on hoya plant care, pictures of hoya plant flowers, and a list of recommended hoya plant varieties
Begonias - Begonia Flowers for Containers and...
Begonias are easy annual flowers for the shade garden. Look at pictures of wax begonias, tuberous begonias, and angel wing begonias.
Gazania Flowers
Gazania flowers are easy annuals for sunny dry gardens.
Pruning Flowers for Healthy Plants
Proper pruning methods can increase flower production, and discourage diseases by increasing air circulation and allowing light to reach the plant.
Lisianthus Flowers, a Cutting Garden Favorite
Learn how to grow lisianthus flowers in the garden.
Flowering Million Bells Are Low Maintenance...
Would you like an annual flower that blooms nonstop without the need for deadheading? Million bells are prolific bloomers that attract hummingbirds.
12 Flowers in Season for Your Winter Wedding
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.
Why Flowers Die, Plus 5 Ways to Keep Them Alive
Learn the solutions to five common flower garden problems.
Choose the Right Flower Fertilizer: Your 6...
Find the best flower fertilizer for your garden, whether it's organic fertilizer, chemical fertilizer, or a slow release fertilizer.
Christmas Fairy Gardens
Bring your holidays to life with a miniature Christmas fairy garden.
Purple Bridal Bouquets
Versatile purple bridal flowers can play a cheerful or a dramatic role in your wedding.
8 Flower Boxes That Thrive in the Sun
A well-designed window box can be the crowning glory of your full sun garden.
Pink Bridal Bouquets
Pale pink lilies make a pretty springtime bridal bouquet.
The Perennial Dianthus Flower
Providing dianthus care is easy for gardeners with a sunny, well-draining spot in the flower garden.
Pansies, Cool Weather Favorites
Learn how to grow pansies in the spring flower garden.
Pentas Flowers, the Egyptian Star Cluster
Grow the long blooming pentas flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Modern Holiday Floral Arrangements
What is ikebana? See examples of Christmas ikebana flower arrangements.
Fairy Garden Gallery
Miniature African violets are right at home in the fairy garden.
10 Design Elements for Beautiful Flower...
Employ these 10 design elements in your next floral arrangement.
Grow Perennial Aster Flower Plants for Fall...
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.
Orchid Care Calendar
Following a monthly orchid care calendar will help you achieve reblooming orchids.
Growing Anemone Flowers
The anemone flower is popular in wedding bouquets, but an easy garden flower for the landscape as well.
New Display Ideas for Poinsettia Flowers
Whether you prefer the traditional red poinsettia, or one of the new marbled hybrids, these ten display and care tips will brighten your interior.
Growing Portulaca, the Moss Rose Flower
The moss rose is a sun-loving annual flower that tolerates drought.
The 12 Best Flowers for a Spring Wedding
Brides planning a spring wedding can choose from these 12 seasonal wedding flowers for bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and boutonnieres.
10 Drought-Resistant Flowers
Choose flowering plants that can grow without additional irrigation in the xeriscape.
How to Prevent and Control Rust Fungus in Your...
Control rust fungus by using organic and chemical sprays, and by planting rust resistant flower varieties.
Vinca Flowers Like it Hot
The annual vinca flower is a tough plant for sunny, dry areas in the garden.
What to Do With Dead Leaves in the Garden
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.
Kangaroo Paw Flowers
The kangaroo paw plant is one of Australia's most beloved exports. Learn how to care for this exotic flower.
Voodoo Lily
What the voodoo lily lacks in pleasing fragrance, it makes up for in its weird and wonderful bloom.
Grow the Chocolate Vine, Akebia Quinata
Akebia quinata is called the chocolate vine for its fragrant flowers.
Growing Lupine Flowers
The perennial lupine flower is at home in the wildflower garden or the cottage garden.
Cosmos, a Tough Garden Beauty
Cosmos flowers are easy annuals to grow from seed in the garden.
10 Easy Annual Flowers to Start from Seed
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.
Flowering Fresh Christmas Centerpieces
Fresh Christmas centerpieces created with seasonal holiday flowers.
4 Ways to Get Cheap or Free Flower Gardening...
Find free mulch, compost, seeds, and find cheap flower garden supplies.
Unusual Celosia Flowers Provide Brains and...
Celosia, or cockscomb flower, is a full sun annual for the garden.
How to Grow Snapdragons
Old-fashioned but never out of style, snapdragons lift the spirits in early spring.
Window Box Flowers for Shade
A window box filled with shade flowers will add a pop of color to your home's facade.
Homemade Flower Garden Pesticide
Natural pesticides are cheap and easy to make for the flower garden. Supplement your gardening supplies with these homemade pest controls.
10 Best Mediterranean Flowers
Keep your Mediterranean garden in bloom with these 10 flowering plants.
Butterfly Flowers for Shade Gardens
Attract butterflies to shade gardens with nectar rich flowers and shade loving host plants.
Chenille Plant
The fuzzy red flowers of the chenille plant are so full of personality, you might be tempted to name them.
Add Drama to Flower Arrangements With Protea
Protea flowers look otherworldly and ethereal, but these sturdy blooms are long lasting flowers for your exotic cut flower arrangements.
Balsam Flowers for the Heirloom Garden
Balsam flowers are as pretty as they are easy to grow in moist garden soil and partial shade.
My Flowers Have Garden Caterpillars, Now What?
Flower gardeners must identify caterpillar pests and butterfly caterpillars in the garden.
Vintage Wedding Flowers
Explore vintage wedding flower ideas, including bridal bouquets, wedding cake toppers, and flower centerpieces.
Get to Know Air Plants
Air plants are trending for a reason: these exotic houseplants are surprisingly easy to grow.
Growing Orchids on Mounts
Growing mounted orchids is a natural way to care for these epiphytic plants.
Growing Sweet Alyssum in the Fragrant Flower...
The sweet alyssum plant is a fragrant annual flower that attracts beneficial insects.
Flower Beds to Inspire Your Yard
Get 10 front yard landscaping ideas for flowerbeds.
Balcony Gardening for Beginners
A flowering balcony garden is your tiny urban oasis.
Growing Dahlias, From Pompons to Dinner Plates
When you go from lumpy tuber to luscious flower in one season, you'll know dahlias are one of nature's miracles.
8 Ways to Make Your Floral Arrangements Last...
Follow these 8 tips to double the life of your floral arrangement.
12 Seasonal Summer Wedding Flowers
Look at photos of 12 summer wedding flowers in season.
Flower Garden Care 101
For a healthy flower garden, you must amend the soil, water the plants, fertilize, and control weeds and insect pests.
What Is Ikebana?
Learn all about Japanese ikebana, including ikebana containers, the history of the art, and the right supplies to tackle a project yourself.
Ranunculus Bulbs for the Cutting Garden
Ranunculus bulbs are cool weather annual flowers.
Pictures of Christmas Flowers
Christmas flowers play an essential role in holiday decorating.
Your Best Spring Flower Garden
Get more and earlier flowers in your spring garden with these five planting tips.
Baby's Breath, a Cutting Garden Favorite
Grow baby's breath in the flower garden for bouquet fillers.
Pincushion Flower, A Butterfly Magnet
Pincushion flowers are low maintenance perennial plants for butterflies and garden borders.
Coffee Grounds in the Flower Garden
Use leftover coffee grounds in compost, as mulch, and as fertilizer in the flower garden.
Wedding Cake Flowers Gallery - Floral Wedding...
Fresh flowers make great wedding cake toppers. Look at wedding cake photos to get ideas for wedding cake designs.
Control Ants in the Flower Garden
You can kill or repel ants in the flower garden safely and inexpensively.
Lace Bug Control
Lace bugs are common flower garden insect pests that cause foliage damage and leaf drop throughout summer.
Stephanotis Flowers, The Madagascar Jasmine
Fragrance and tradition make the stephanotis vine a valuable addition to your tropical flowering container garden.
11 Top Petunia Varieties
Modern hybrids have made the old-fashioned petunia a flower garden must. Here are 11 top picks.
6 Sweet, Chocolate-Scented Flowers
Grow these six chocolate scented flowers in your fragrant flower garden.
Organic Mealybug Control in the Flower Garden
Mealybugs damage leaves and shoots of many garden plants in the landscape. Kill mealybugs on flowers without using chemical pesticides.
Grape Hyacinths - Growing Muscari Bulbs
Grape hyacinths are fragrant spring bulbs for containers, woodland gardens, and rock gardens.
Grow Delphiniums
Delphinium are tall blue flowers that thrive in cool soil and moist conditions.
Bleeding Heart Vine, Glory Bower Profile
Bleeding heart vine is a tender tropical plant that resembles the herbaceous perennial bleeding heart in appearance, not hardiness.
Essential Orchid Supplies
If you have these 6 essential orchid supplies, your plant will be ready to bloom and thrive.
Calla Lily Wedding Bouquets
Calla lilies are everything a bride could want: elegant, affordable, and durable. View eight stunning calla lily bouquets in this photo gallery.
Nicotiana, the Flowering Tobacco
Nicotiana is an heirloom flowering annual that's easy to grow from seed.
Beat Drought With Rain Barrels
Flower gardeners can use rainwater barrels to collect and store chemical-free water to irrigate the landscape.
Grow Your Best Gladiolus Flowers
The spikes of gladioli make a dramatic accent in the garden and the vase.
Mole Control in the Flower Garden
Moles infuriate gardeners, but sometimes they take the blame for damage they didn't inflict. Learn how to control and when to tolerate these pests.
Flowers for Fall Gardens
Plant fall garden mums in groups for impact.
Bells of Ireland Flowers - The Shell Flower
Bells of Ireland are green flowers for the cottage garden and cutting garden.
Bachelor's Buttons - Cornflowers
Bachelor's buttons, or cornflowers, are blue annual flowers easy to grow from seed.
Tricks to Growing Great Cannas
Cue the steel drums and break out the margarita machine: Like orchids on steroids, canna lilies will bring a strong element of tropical glamour to your garden.
How to Increase the Earthworm Population in the...
Earthworms improve drainage, soil structure, and overall garden productivity. Encourage the earthworm population in the flower garden, and reap the benefits of earthworm castings.
6 Ways to Improve Clay Soil in the Flower Garden
Clay soil presents drainage and landscaping challenges in the garden, but you can choose flowering plants and gardening methods to improve clay.
Penstemon Care, Growing the Beardtongue Flower
Penstemon flowers, also called beardtongue, are easy perennials for the sunny garden.
Lavender Cotton
Lavender cotton is a versatile flowering herb at home in your dry, sunny landscape.
What to Do With a Tree Stump in the Flower Garden
Deal with a tree stump in the flower garden, whether it’s an ugly nuisance or a piece of art waiting to happen.
10 Annual Flowers for a Butterfly Container...
Plant a container garden to attract butterflies to the flower garden.
Begonia ‘Torch Pink’
Torch Pink is an Angel Wing Begonia variety. Page 9.
10 Ways to Keep Kitty Out of Your Flowers
Is your cat battling your green thumb with his black paws? Target his unwanted behaviors with these deterrents.
Peony Pictures
Look at peony pictures and learn about how to care for peony plants.
Sidewalk Garden Ideas
Plant a hellstrip garden between the sidewalk and street.
Begonia ‘Charm’
Wax begonias are a staple for the annual flower garden, and some have variegated leaves.
Why Is There Grey Mold on My Flowers?
Botrytis is a fungal disease of flowers that produces fuzzy mold growth on buds and leaves.
Grow Tulips That Come Back Every Year
Turn your tulip bulbs into reliable perennial flowers with these growing tips.
Get More Fragrance in Your Life With the...
The tuberose is a fragrant flower you can grow from a bulb in one season.
Use Compost in the Flower Garden
Use compost in the flower garden to start seeds and improve soil health.
Plant Fall-Blooming Spider Lilies, the Lycoris...
The spider lily, genus lycoris, is a fall blooming perennial.
7 Flower Garden Pests to Never Ignore
Some flower garden insect pests do more than just munch on plants. They can carry viruses and other plant diseases.
12 Top Coneflower Varieties
Discover 12 top performing coneflowers for the sunny perennial flower garden.
Eryngium, the Sea Holly
Sea holly flowers provide a lot of blue oomph in the garden, asking for very little maintenance in return.
Choose an Orchid Growing Media
Choose the best orchid growing media for your healthy tropical plants.
Grow Statice Flowers for Crafts and Bouquets
As fresh cut flowers or dried craft flowers, statice looks as beautiful in your home as in the landscape.
Plant a Flowering Hanging Basket
Plant a flowering hanging basket like the professionals do.
10 Essential Florist Tools and Supplies
Use these 10 florist tools to take your flower arrangements from amateurish to professional.
9 Impressive Cottage Gardens
You can design your cottage garden to suit your climate and to reflect your favorite flowering plants.
Kill Aphids in the Organic Flower Garden
Aphids appear to come from nowhere in the spring, sucking the life from your flowers. Control aphids without chemical pesticides.
Red Roses and White Jasmine Flower Accents
Fresh flowers make great wedding cake toppers. Look at wedding cake photos to get ideas for wedding cake designs. Page 4.
Blue Bridal Bouquets
Blue bridal bouquets range from natural sky blue hues to vibrant dyed petals.
Actaea, or Cimicifuga, an Old Favorite With a...
Gardeners looking for cimicifuga plants can now find them listed as actaea plants.
Flowerbed Mulching 101
Learn how, why, and when to mulch your flowerbeds for a healthy garden.
Unusual Flowers for the Garden
Gardeners tired of the same bedding plants can grow these unusual flowers as a conversation piece.
Outdoor Wedding Flower Ideas
Choose sturdy flowers for a beach wedding ceremony.
Wedding Roses
Wedding roses remain the most popular flower for bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and other wedding flower arrangements.
Flowering Shade Garden Ideas
Discover flowers for shade that will brighten up the landscape.
Spider Mite Control
Spider mites infest stressed garden plants and houseplants, especially in summer months. Control spider mites with good cultural control, organic sprays, and chemical treatments.
Garden Bench Gallery
A high quality garden bench will become a favorite spot for reading, butterfly watching, or sipping a cold drink after pulling weeds in the flowerbed.
Keep Potted Gift Flowers Alive
Stretch your flowering gift plant's lifespan from weeks to months and more with these tips.
Why Walnut Trees and Flowers Don't Get Along
Flower gardeners that host black walnut trees on their property must protect garden plants from the toxic juglone emitted by the trees’ hulls, roots, and leaves.
Boat Gardens
Plant flowers in a boat for an unusual container garden.
Medinilla, a Showy Tropical Flower
The medinilla tropical flower can be grown as a houseplant or patio plant.
Chelone Plants, the Turtlehead Flower
Turtlehead flowers can grow in sun or shade gardens, but they always need moisture.
Living Pompoms to Grow in Your Garden
Bursting with charm, growing the globe amaranth in the summer garden is an easy way to get material for dried flowers and to attract butterflies.
4 Alternatives to Peat Moss in the Flower Garden
Peat moss is not a sustainable soil amendment, but there are alternatives to building great garden soil.
Toad Lily - Tricyrtis Flower
Toad lilies are hardy perennial flowers for the shade garden. Place these late summer blooming flowers at the front of the flower border.
Spring Floral Arrangements
Make the most of springtime flowers with these floral arrangement ideas.
Contemporary Wedding Cake With Roses and Orchids
Fresh flowers make great wedding cake toppers. Look at wedding cake photos to get ideas for wedding cake designs. Page 5.
Use Manure in the Flower Garden
Use composted livestock manure safely in the flower garden to fertilize plants with a natural source of nitrogen.
Fall Wedding Flowers in Season
Look at photos of 12 popular fall wedding flowers in season.
Multi-Colored Wedding Roses, Mums, and Gerbera...
Fresh flowers make great wedding cake toppers. Look at wedding cake photos to get ideas for wedding cake designs. Page 9.
Rain Lilies
Easy to grow rain lilies will multiply in your flower garden readily, springing up after a summer shower.

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