Canterbury bells are a wonderful addition to your cottage garden. They bloom in the late spring and will readily self-sow.
Purple coneflowers are a drought tolerant native that are a must in every garden. Not just beautiful, they also attract bees, butterflies and birds.
The colorful leaves of coral bells are great way to add color to your shade garden.
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.
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.
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.
Autumn crocus look like crocus but bloom in the fall instead of the spring.
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.
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.
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.
Siberian bugloss, also known as False Forget-Me-Not, is a shade loving perennial that can be grown in wet soils.
A simple whiff would do you good! These 14 low-maintenance tropical flowering plants will transform your garden into a pleasant-smelling haven.
Yellow flowers bring sunshine to your garden even on a cloudy day—just what we need in current times! Yellow is a happy colour and yellow flowers are known around the world as a symbol of hope and friendship. Here are five easy-to-grow options for yellow annual flowers to brighten your garden.
Brugmansia are flowering tropical trees that can be grown in containers and brought indoors so that northern gardeners can enjoy their blossoms year-round also.
The common blue violets in your front yard can be the perfect ingredient for several simple home projects. This article details how to grow and care for these wonderful flowers, and provides information on projects and recipes that take advantage of all they have to offer.
Growing some perennial plants from seed is not as hard as you might think! There are some beautiful perennials that you can grow quite easily and cheaply, and they will return year after year! This guide will provide suggestions for which flowers to grow and tips on how to care for them.
Light and airy, verbena bonariensisis perfect in a cottage garden style garden, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and readily reseeds itself in your garden so you are never without it.
Dutchman's Breeches is a spring ephemeral and native forest plant so it is perfect for a shade garden where spring bulbs won't grow.
Alliums are some of the most interesting and unique flowering perennials that come in a whole raft of beautiful colors and sizes. These are some of the best ornamental plants to give zing to your borders and gardens.
One of the most spectacular sites in the spring is a woodland filled with the bright blue of Virginia bluebells. You can recreate this seasonal show in your shady or woodland garden.
Many of our bee species around the world are in sharp decline. Meadows have been ploughed up and gardens paved over. In a few decades bees could disappear completely. Plant bee-friendly flowers in your garden to help our little furry pollinators. Try these five annual flowers that are easy to grow.
Sweet william has been beloved by gardeners since Shakespeare's time. It's colorful flowers light up the garden and fill your yard with a wonderful clove scent.
Four o'clocks have been grown since the time of the Aztecs. The flowers open late in the afternoon and last for one night emitting a fragrance that attracts pollinators.
Lady's mantle has been a long-time cottage garden favorite. Its fuzzy leaves are deer resistant and hold droplets of water after a rain that sparkle like diamonds in your garden.
Columbines are a beloved cottage garden flower. They are hardy plants that freely reseed themselves in your garden providing years of color. Gardeners also love them because they bridge the flowering gap between spring bulbs and summer flowers.