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