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The Best Spring Bulbs to Plant in Fall (And How to Pick Them)

Learn how to check dry bulbs for signs of disease or damage before buying and which 10 perennial bulbs can be planted out in fall for the best spring blooms.


Indoor Cyclamen Care Guide (And Common Mistakes)

Learn how to help your cyclamen thrive and flower year after year by avoiding common care mistakes.


How to Plant Tulips in the Ground and in Pots

With this guide, it's easy to plant beautiful tulips in the ground and in pots for a gorgeous spring display.


How to Plant a Crocus Lawn (With Demo Video and Care Tips)

Plant a crocus lawn in autumn to watch it flower in spring, year after year. Here's how.


Lifting Dahlias: How to Lift Dahlia Tubers in Fall

Learn when to lift your dahlias and how to properly store them over winter with this step-by-step guide!


How to Plant Daffodils

A step-by-step guide to planting daffodils in the fall, with photos and videos!


How to Plant Allium Bulbs in Your Garden in Fall

Learn how to plant allium bulbs in the fall. Alliums are easy to grow and look gorgeous in the garden or a vase. What's more, rodents tend to avoid them!


When Is the Best Time to Plant Perennials? (Hint: It Isn't Spring!)

Though most people associate spring and summer with planting garden flowers, fall is the best time to get your perennials in the ground. (It's also the cheapest time to buy plants!)


How to Plant Peony Tubers in the Fall

Learn how to choose the right time, how to choose the right spot, how to dig the right hole, and so much more. This step-by-step guide to planting, growing, and caring for peonies will help you establish some beautiful long-term blooms.


How to Overwinter Begonias in Cold, Frosty Climates

There's no need to throw away your begonias in winter. Instead, save the tubers to plant again in spring! It's easy and will reward you with even more flowers.


How to Divide Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily) Safely and Easily

Peruvian lilies can be safely and successfully divided and replanted as long as you follow a few simple tips: time it right, be gentle with roots and replant immediately.


How to Cut Annabelle Hydrangeas for Arrangements

Learn tips for exactly when and how to cut hydrangeas fresh from your garden to make floral arrangements that will last for months!


How to Propagate Hydrangeas From Cuttings

It's super easy to propagate your hydrangeas and make more plants from the original plants that you already have growing in your garden—and I'm going to show you how to do just that in these simple steps.


How to Save Marigold Seeds to Plant Next Year

Instructions on how to save your Marigold seeds so they can be planted in next year's flower garden.


How and When to Divide a Garden Geranium (With Video Demo)

Divide perennial geraniums in autumn or spring. Here's how to do it in a few easy steps.


How to Sow Cornflowers in Autumn for Bigger Plants in Spring

Autumn sowing cornflower seeds is a great way to ensure an early, colorful display of annual plants.


Goldenrod: A Beautiful Native Plant for Your Garden

Would you like a little sunshine in your garden? Plant goldenrod! This is a beautiful sturdy plant that likes a sunny location. Its color is a pure golden yellow or lemon yellow, and there is also a white variety to light up your garden.


Best Yellow Perennials for Late-Summer Gold in the Garden

Dwarf goldenrod, certain sneezeweed and coneflower are three wonderful plants for adding huge splashes of late-summer gold to the garden.


3 Red Perennials for Gorgeous Late-Summer and Fall Color

From bee balm to knotweed, these gorgeous red perennials bloom through late summer and even into fall.


3 Gorgeous White Perennials That Bloom in Late Summer

Japanese anemone is just one of several late-flowering perennials that can add a striking pop of white to a fall garden.


Gorgeous Late-Flowering Blue Perennials for Your Garden

Late-blooming beauties like agapanthus and globe thistle add swaths of dreamy blue to your garden after most other pops of color have faded.


How to Plant Hydrangeas in the Ground (Easy Step-by-Step Guide)

As the owner of a flower farm, I use this same planting technique for most hydrangeas—including Limelight, Endless Summer, Annabelle, and Incrediball varieties. It's important to dig the right hole, take proper care of the roots, and more.


Best Pink Perennials for Late Summer Color

Late-summer bloomers like swamp lily and gladiolus will add a brilliant pop of pink to your garden when most other flowers have already faded.


How to Propagate Tiger Lilies From Bulbils

Tiger lilies are easy and fun to propagate from bulbils, and though it takes a while for the resulting plants to flower, their blooms are worth the wait!


How to Propagate Salvia From Softwood Cuttings

Sage cuttings are best taken in autumn and left to propagate frost-free over the winter. Learn how to multiply this gorgeous plant!


10 Pollinator-Friendly Perennial Flowers That Grow Well Near Black Walnut Trees

Many plants don't grow well under black walnut trees due to a chemical called juglone contained in every part of these trees. Here are some plants that not only grow well near black walnut trees, but also attract many pollinator species to your garden.


Hardy Geraniums vs Tender Geraniums: Which Should You Plant in Your Garden?

There are several types of flowers often called "geraniums," which have different growing needs and are native to different climates. Both can be planted in your garden, but which is the best choice?


Five Great Native Flowers for Pollinator Gardens in Northeast Ohio

Attract local pollinators, including bees and butterflies, to your Northeast Ohio garden with these 5 native flowers.


How to Propagate Pot Geraniums (Pelargoniums) From Cuttings

Propagating pelargoniums from stem cuttings is extremely easy, and it's so fun waiting for that new growth to show!


How to Collect and Sow Foxglove Seeds

Once foxglove seeds have matured, they're amazingly easy to grow and harvest.


How to Deadhead Dahlias to Keep Them Blooming All Summer

Deadheading dahlias is critical to help them bloom longer. Learn how to do it (and how to make sure you aren't snipping new buds along with the spent ones!).


How to Grow Geums and Prolong Their Flowering Season

Deadheading geums can extend flowering for months if done right. Learn how to properly deadhead geums (along with general planting tips!).


How to Grow Gorgeous Alstroemeria (Peruvian Lily)

The Peruvian lily—bright, hardy and easy to grow—makes a wonderful addition to any garden. Learn about how to grow and care for Alstroemeria.

Lucy Lehman in front of Kelly Lehman's Hydrangea row at Cranbury Fields Flower Farm

How to Keep Your Hydrangeas Upright (and Fix the Ones That Flop!)

Don't flip if your hydrangeas have flopped. There are a few super easy ways to fix this problem (and prevent it in the first place).


5 Low-Maintenance Ground Cover Plants

Cover the bare ground under trees, backyard, front garden, or wherever you feel the need to see a pop of color with these flowering low-maintenance ground cover plants.


The 4 Best Hardy Geraniums for Your Garden

Geraniums are a must for any garden, due to their sprawling yet unobtrusive nature. Here are four hardy geraniums to consider planting in your garden.


How to Repot an Epiphyllum Cactus

If a regularly flowering plant stops flowering or roots begin to pop out of the pot, it's likely time to repot your epiphyllum. Here's how.

Kelly Lehman and her peonies

How and When to Cut Peonies for a Vase

Cutting peonies in the marshmallow stage (and ensuring a clean, diagonal cut) will prolong the vase life of your blooms.


Why Hydrangeas Droop and What You Can Do About It

Kelly Lehman explains how to determine if your drooping hydrangea is flagging or dehydrated.


For the Love of Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is one of the most beloved tropical ornamental plants, known for its prolific, brilliantly colored flowers.


3 Easy Garden Perennials for Beginners

Turkish sage, red campion and masterwort are three easy-growing perennials that even the greenest of gardeners can find success with.


Simple Steps to Create a Night Garden

This article defines what a night garden is, and provides a list of some of the many flowers used in night gardens — with lots of photos.

Kelly Lehman and Lucy  in front of  their Endless Summer Hydrangeas at Cranbury Fields Flower Farm

Should You Prune Annabelle Hydrangeas? (Care Tips and More)

Do you really need to prune Annabelle hydrangeas? No! It's entirely up to you. Here are the pros and cons of pruning.


3 Best Garden Foliage Plants for Full Sun

From purple to succulent green to silver, these foliage plants add year-round interest to any garden.


How to Grow and Maintain Korean Lilac

Korean lilac is a compact shrub with fragrant purple flowers that makes a perfect hedge, background for shorter plants, or border plant.


Verbena Types, Care, and Propagation

Verbena is a perennial low-lying flowering plant with a trailing habit. It makes a great ground cover addition to any garden and can grow in most places in the U.S.


How to Plant Out Dahlias in Your Garden (5 Easy Steps)

From hardening off your plants to staking them early, here are my five foolproof steps to planting out dahlias.


How to Repot an Indoor Begonia

Learn how to repot indoor begonias with this step-by-step guide.


Daylilies: The Perfect Perennials

Easy to grow, versatile, and long-lasting, daylilies are the perfect perennials.


3 Best Flowering Plants to Grow in Shady Areas

From the vibrant 'Golden Queen' to the honey-scented false Solomon's seal, here are three gorgeous flowering plants that thrive in the shade.