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.
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.
Verbena plants are prolific bloomers for your butterfly and container garden.
Gaura is a drought tolerant perennial flower with a long blooming time.
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.
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
Providing dianthus care is easy for gardeners with a sunny, well-draining spot in the flower garden.
Gazania flowers are easy annuals for sunny dry gardens.
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.
Identify your orchid by viewing this orchid photo gallery.
The fresh allure of daisies fits into any garden design. Learn about five of the most popular daisy types for your landscape.
Cosmos flowers are easy annuals to grow from seed in the garden.
Filler flowers for wedding arrangements go beyond baby's breath. Explore the range of colors, texture, and fragrance in these bouquet stretchers.
The moss rose is a sun-loving annual flower that tolerates drought.
Begonias are easy annual flowers for the shade garden. Look at pictures of wax begonias, tuberous begonias, and angel wing begonias.
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 kangaroo paw plant is one of Australia's most beloved exports. Learn how to care for this exotic flower.
The annual vinca flower is a tough plant for sunny, dry areas in the garden.
Would you like an annual flower that blooms nonstop without the need for deadheading? Million bells are prolific bloomers that attract hummingbirds.
Celosia, or cockscomb flower, is a full sun annual for 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.
Learn how to grow lisianthus flowers in the garden.
Find the best flower fertilizer for your garden, whether it's organic fertilizer, chemical fertilizer, or a slow release fertilizer.
Grow these six chocolate scented flowers in your fragrant flower garden.
Look at photos of 12 summer wedding flowers in season.
Learn how to get more blooms from your rose bushes in the flower garden.
Learn how to get orchids to bloom, and help lifeless looking orchids rebloom.
Ranunculus bulbs are cool weather annual flowers.
Flower gardeners must identify caterpillar pests and butterfly caterpillars in the garden.
Grow the long blooming pentas flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Brides planning a spring wedding can choose from these 12 seasonal wedding flowers for bridal bouquets, centerpieces, and boutonnieres.
Akebia quinata is called the chocolate vine for its fragrant flowers.
Control rust fungus by using organic and chemical sprays, and by planting rust resistant flower varieties.
What the voodoo lily lacks in pleasing fragrance, it makes up for in its weird and wonderful bloom.
Balsam flowers are as pretty as they are easy to grow in moist garden soil and partial shade.
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.
8 fall flower decoration ideas to inspire your decor, from classic to funky.
Grape hyacinths are fragrant spring bulbs for containers, woodland gardens, and rock gardens.
Learn how to grow amaryllis in containers and outdoors. Explore amaryllis bulb gift ideas and propagation techniques.
Learn how to make your fairy garden shine with blooming flowers.
The fuzzy red flowers of the chenille plant are so full of personality, you might be tempted to name them.
Small flower gardens can have a great impact.
Learn how to grow pansies in the spring flower garden.
Lace bugs are common flower garden insect pests that cause foliage damage and leaf drop throughout summer.
Delphinium are tall blue flowers that thrive in cool soil and moist conditions.
Explore vintage wedding flower ideas, including bridal bouquets, wedding cake toppers, and flower centerpieces.
Bachelor's buttons, or cornflowers, are blue annual flowers easy to grow from seed.
Learn how, why, and when to mulch your flowerbeds for a healthy garden.
Bells of Ireland are green flowers for the cottage garden and cutting garden.
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.
An all white bridal bouquet is a classic choice.
The perennial lupine flower is at home in the wildflower garden or the cottage garden.
Learn how to grow amaranth in the annual flower garden.
Nicotiana is an heirloom flowering annual that's easy to grow from seed.
Bleeding heart vine is a tender tropical plant that resembles the herbaceous perennial bleeding heart in appearance, not hardiness.
Grow dahlia tubers as annuals for the summer flower garden.
A flowering balcony garden is your tiny urban oasis.
A cascading bridal bouquet with white roses and purple liatris.
Grow baby's breath in the flower garden for bouquet fillers.
Penstemon flowers, also called beardtongue, are easy perennials for the sunny garden.
Fragrance and tradition make the stephanotis vine a valuable addition to your tropical flowering container garden.
Pincushion flowers are low maintenance perennial plants for butterflies and garden borders.
Follow these 8 tips to double the life of your floral arrangement.
For a healthy flower garden, you must amend the soil, water the plants, fertilize, and control weeds and insect pests.
Find the best fall floral arrangements for a Thanksgiving centerpiece, Halloween gift, or autumn decor.
Botrytis is a fungal disease of flowers that produces fuzzy mold growth on buds and leaves.
Learn the solutions to five common flower garden problems.
Wax begonias are easy for the beginning flower gardener to grow. Page 6.
The everlasting strawflower will brighten your garden and your dried flower crafts.
The spikes of gladioli make a dramatic accent in the garden and the vase.
The blooms of nonstop begonias are fully double and resemble roses. Page 5.
Turn your tulip bulbs into reliable perennial flowers with these growing tips.
Attract butterflies to shade gardens with nectar rich flowers and shade loving host plants.
Turtlehead flowers can grow in sun or shade gardens, but they always need moisture.
The tuberose is a fragrant flower you can grow from a bulb in one season.
Learn all about Japanese ikebana, including ikebana containers, the history of the art, and the right supplies to tackle a project yourself.
Halloween flowers and Halloween gift baskets make a sweet alternative to candy.
Protea flowers are long lasting flowers for exotic cut flower arrangements.
Clay soil presents drainage and landscaping challenges in the garden, but you can choose flowering plants and gardening methods to improve clay.
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.
Fuchsia flowers and New Guinea impatiens
Plant globe amaranth in the summer garden for dried flowers and to attract butterflies.
Gardeners tired of the same bedding plants can grow these unusual flowers as a conversation piece.
Aphids appear to come from nowhere in the spring, sucking the life from your flowers. Control aphids without chemical pesticides.
Peat moss is not a sustainable soil amendment, but there are alternatives to building great garden soil.
Earthworms improve drainage, soil structure, and overall garden productivity. Encourage the earthworm population in the flower garden, and reap the benefits of earthworm castings.
The tuberous begonia flowers in partial shade. Page 2.
Bring your holidays to life with a miniature Christmas fairy garden.
The bronze leaf begonia can have white, red, or pink flowers. Page 7.
Mocca yellow is an unusual hue in the nonstop flowering begonia series. Page 4.
Learn how to grow liatris, also known as blazing star, in the flower garden.
The free flowering White Doublet Begonia has double flowers. Page 8.
An oriental lily bridal bouquet. Flowers.
Following a monthly orchid care calendar will help you achieve reblooming orchids.
Gardeners looking for cimicifuga plants can now find them listed as actaea plants.
Begonia richmondensis has attractive foliage as well as blossoms. Page 3.
Choose the best orchid growing media for your healthy tropical plants.
The anemone flower is popular in wedding bouquets, but an easy garden flower for the landscape as well.
Employ these 10 design elements in your next floral arrangement.
Growing mounted orchids is a natural way to care for these epiphytic plants.
Explore the range of mulch types for your healthy flower garden.
The sweet alyssum plant is a fragrant annual flower that attracts beneficial insects.
The spider lily, genus lycoris, is a fall blooming perennial.
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.
The Christmas cactus is a low-maintenance flowering houseplant.
Garden mums and asters look similar, but asters are more hardy than mums.
Some flower garden insect pests do more than just munch on plants. They can carry viruses and other plant diseases.
Lady's tresses is a hardy perennial orchid for the shade garden.
Keep your Mediterranean garden in bloom with these 10 flowering plants.
As fresh cut flowers or dried craft flowers, statice looks as beautiful in your home as in the landscape.
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.
Great blue lobelia and cardinal flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden.
Use composted livestock manure safely in the flower garden to fertilize plants with a natural source of nitrogen.
Bog garden flowers can light up the soggy part of the landscape.
A casual hand tied bridal bouquet in mixed shades of blue.
Old-fashioned but never out of style, snapdragons lift the spirits in early spring.
Rose color meanings may influence your wedding flower choices.
Look at photos of 12 popular fall wedding flowers in season.
Plant a container garden to attract butterflies to the flower garden.
You can kill or repel ants in the flower garden safely and inexpensively.
Natural pesticides are cheap and easy to make for the flower garden. Supplement your gardening supplies with these homemade pest controls.
The star of Bethlehem is a popular seasonal winter flower.
Garden discards find new life in the fairy garden. Page 3.
The Carolina allspice is a hardy native shrub with fragrant flowers.
Use leftover coffee grounds in compost, as mulch, and as fertilizer in the flower garden.
Wax begonias are a staple for the annual flower garden, and some have variegated leaves.
Is your cat battling your green thumb with his black paws? Target his unwanted behaviors with these deterrents.
Use compost in the flower garden to start seeds and improve soil health.
Attract hummingbirds and admiring stares with this striking Mediterranean flower.
Shade loving flowers in a mailbox garden.
Sea holly flowers provide a lot of blue oomph in the garden, asking for very little maintenance in return.
The founder of EcoTulips discusses the reasons for buying organic flower bulbs instead of conventional bulbs, and shares the best tulip varieties for gardeners.
Lavender cotton is a versatile flowering herb at home in your dry, sunny landscape.
Scented stock is an annual flower that emits fragrance in the evening.
Azaleas and rhododendrons make this front yard come alive in springtime.
The Indian Pink wildflower attracts hummingbirds and thrives in the shady garden.
Foxtail lilies brighten up the spring garden with towering flower spikes.
Mealybugs damage leaves and shoots of many garden plants in the landscape. Kill mealybugs on flowers without using chemical pesticides.
If you have these 6 essential orchid supplies, your plant will be ready to bloom and thrive.
Learn how to grow columbine in the flower garden.
Easy to grow rain lilies will multiply in your flower garden readily, springing up after a summer shower.
The chocolate daisy is an easy to grow wildflower for the perennial garden.
Torch Pink is an Angel Wing Begonia variety. Page 9.
The bracelet corsage is a keepsake from your prom that endures after the flowers fade.
Incorporate these cottage garden flowers and design elements into your landscape.
Fresh Christmas centerpieces created with seasonal holiday flowers.
Get ideas you can use in your landscape from experts at the world's top flower shows.