5 Easy-to-Grow Tropical Vines With Dazzling Blue Flowers

It's all about the soothing, calming blue color! These five tropical vines with spectacular blue flowers will transform your garden into a relaxing tropical sanctuary.


How to Grow Calla Lilies Indoors or Outdoors

Calla lilies add tropical flare inside your home or out in your garden.


How to Grow and Care for New York Asters

Do you like gardening flowers? If yes, then you will surely love to know about New York asters, how these beauties get their name, and the process of planting seeds with care instructions.


Plants That Will Make Your Garden Better: Wildflowers for Cold Climates

These North American native wildflowers will make your garden better in very cold climates. They will do extremely well in extended cold winter conditions, blooming nicely in the warmer months and surviving harsh winters.with ease.


How to Grow Caladiums Indoors or Outdoors

Caladiums are shade plants with large, colorful leaves. They can be grown in your shade garden or indoors as a houseplant.


6 Perennial Late-Blooming Plants to Add Color to Your Fall Garden

Add color to your fall garden and brighten your day with perennial late-blooming plants that return each fall.


5 Endangered Native Wildflowers That Will Make Your Garden Better

Endangered native wildflowers are good for the environment and good for gardeners. They are also very easy to grow. These plants will make your garden better than the flowers often sold in garden stores.


How to Grow Madonna Lily, an Ancient Plant

Madonna lilies have graced our gardens for 3,000 years. In addition to history, they will lend your garden height and fragrance in the spring.


8 Yellow Wildflowers That Will Make Your Garden Better

The yellow wildflowers listed here—including coreopsis, yellow violet, St. John's wort and others—might best be described as garden ambassadors. They give gardeners a great introduction to the concept of growing native plants.


How to Grow Hyacinths for Spring Color

Hyacinths are colorful spring bulbs that are also very fragrant.


How to Grow Red Spider Lily

Red spider lilies are a great way to add color to your garden in the late summer and early fall. The intensely red flowers look like spiders with their long stamens.


Plants That Will Make Your Garden Better: Classic Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is a native wildflower that is easy to grow in the home garden.


Plants That Will Make Your Garden Better: Bee Balm, Monarda

Whether a true native plant or a garden center cultivar, bee balm is a garden favorite.


How to Grow Obedient Plant, a Native Plant

Obedient plants are a native plant that looks like a snapdragon. It is an aggressive spreader so it can take over your garden if you are not careful.


Plants That Will Make Your Garden Better: Milkweed

Growing milkweed will make your garden better by attracting monarchs, adapting to many conditions, and providing a wide range of other benefits. Once considered an annoying weed, milkweed is now a desirable garden plant.


How to Grow Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile) Indoors or Outdoors

Agapanthus can lend a tropical touch to your landscape. In colder climates, it can be grown indoors as a houseplant.


The Starburst Bush: Colors, Care, and Characteristics

Not until its flowers bloom does the meaning of its name become clear, as the flower of the starburst bush resembles a shooting star. The pretty, bunchy flowers make it appealing to folks searching for unique ornamental flowers.


How to Make Your Garden Better: Plant Flowers in Winter With Wintertime Sowing Techniques

You can make your garden better by planting flowers in the winter. Hardy perennial flowers will germinate on their own and grow nicely from December through April. All it takes is knowledge of some basic principles.


How to Grow Pineapple Lilies

Pineapple lilies are easy to grow summer flowering bulbs with flowers that look just like pineapples.


Plants That Will Make Your Garden Better: Coreopsis

Coreopsis is the name for a varied group of perennial wildflowers that can bring many assets to any home flower garden. These native plants need very little water, bloom repeatedly with deadheading, and make strong healthy foliage that stays green well past the first frost.


How to Grow Nasturtium, an Edible Flower

Nasturtiums are easy to grow, edible and valuable companion plants in your vegetable garden.


How to Grow Shade-Loving Tuberous Begonias

Tuberous begonias' brightly colored flowers add a pop of color to a shady corner in your yard or patio.


How to Grow Canterbury Bells, a Cottage Garden Favorite

Canterbury bells are a wonderful addition to your cottage garden. They bloom in the late spring and will readily self-sow.


How to Grow Purple Coneflower (Echinacea), a Native Plant

Purple coneflowers are a drought tolerant native that are a must in every garden. Not just beautiful, they also attract bees, butterflies and birds.


How to Grow Astilbe in a Shade Garden

Astilbe will light up your shade garden with its colorful plumes of flowers.


How to Grow Coral Bells (Heuchera), a Native Plant for Shade

The colorful leaves of coral bells are great way to add color to your shade garden.


How to Grow Lady’s Slippers, a Native Plant

Lady's Slippers are native orchids that are hardy in most of the US. Grow them in a shady corner or under a tree.


How to Grow Turtlehead (Chelone), a Native Plant

Turtlehead flowers look like turtles with their mouths open. They are a woodland plant that needs wet soils.


How to Grow Solomon's Seal, a Native Plant

Solomon's Seal is a native woodland plant that is superbly adapted to grow in your shady garden. Its berries are an important food source for the birds in your backyard.


How to Grow Toad Lilies for Fall Color

Toad lilies are a good solution for that soggy corner in your landscape. They thrive in wet soil and shade.


How to Grow Bugleweed, an Attractive Groundcover

Bugleweed is a groundcover that can planted in full sun or partial shade. Its colorful foliage and unusual flowers add color to a semi-shady corner of your yard.


How to Grow Dependable, Disease-Resistant, Carefree Daylilies

A daylily has an excellent reputation for being a disease-resistant, carefree, and dependable flower. The trumpet-shaped bloom opens and fades in a single day, only to be quickly replaced by new blooms. Daylilies have a set number of blooms predetermined by their genes.


How to Grow Purple Bell Vines

Purple bell vines are a Mexican native that is grown as an annual. The 10 foot vines are covered with purple flowers that look like bells.


How to Grow Foxtail Lilies (Desert Candles)

Foxtail lilies can add drama to your garden with their 6 - 8 feet tall flowers.


How to Grow Resurrection Lily (Surprise Lily)

Resurrection lilies grow their foliage in the spring and their flowers at the end of the summer. They are a nice "surprise" in August.


Planting Colorful Rockroses Will Provide Maximum Enjoyment With Minimal Maintenance

The rockrose, native to the Mediterranean, is one of those rare flowers that thrive on neglect. These plants require only a minimal amount of maintenance.


Colorful, Fall-Blooming Plants Will Turn Your Yard Into an Oasis of Color

You can have colorful flowers around your home in the fall, as well as the spring. You just have to know which ones to plant. I hope this article will present ideas for you in regard to the many gorgeous flowers, trees and shrubs that are available for the different growing zones.


How to Grow Nicotiana (Flowering Tobacco)

The tubular blossoms of nicotiana add color and texture to your garden.


How to Grow Autumn Crocus (Meadow Saffron) for Fall Color

Autumn crocus look like crocus but bloom in the fall instead of the spring.


How to Grow African Violets From Leaves

African violets are very beautiful and long blooming indoor plants. It is super easy to care for these flowers and you can propagate them by using their leaves! This article will share more information about this procedure.


How to Grow Canary Creeper Vine

Canary creeper is a tropical flowering vine whose bright yellow flowers look like canaries flitting among the leaves.


How to Grow Lupines, a Native Plant

Lupines add interest to your garden with unusual leaves and colorful spires of flowers.


How to Grow Gardenias Indoors or Outdoors

Gardenias are small trees that are grown for their fragrant flowers. With a little care, you can grow them outdoors in warm climates or indoors as houseplants in colder climates.


How to Grow Baptisia (False Indigo), a Native Plant

Baptisia is an easy to grow native plant that will provide you with multiple seasons of interest. Its lovely pea-like flowers appear in the spring followed in the summer by its interesting seedpods that rattle in the breeze.


How to Grow Gladiolus (Sword Lilies)

Gladioli are tall, elegant flowers that look great at the back of your border or as cut flowers in a flower arrangement.


6 Best Ornamental Flowering Container Plants for Full Sun

This article presents the best flowering container plants for the full sun. Add a splash of color to your front porch, balcony, or outdoor sitting area with these ornamental flowering container plants. Read on to know more about these plants.


How to Grow Mandevilla Vines

Mandevilla vines are tropical vines with colorful flowers that can be grown in temperate climates either as annuals or grown in containers that are brought indoors during the winter.


Wonderful Flower Choices for Gardening in the Southwest

A wide array of beautiful fruits and flowers can be grown in the semi-arid to arid climate of the southwestern United States, depending on the location. This guide will break down some wonderful selections for what to plant in this hot but beautiful region.


How to Grow Siberian Bugloss (False Forget-Me-Not)

Siberian bugloss, also known as False Forget-Me-Not, is a shade loving perennial that can be grown in wet soils.


How to Grow Wisteria for Spring Color

Wisteria is a flowering bine that can be become invasive. Choose one of the native species so that you can enjoy the beautiful springtime flowers without worrying that it will take over your garden.