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.
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!
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 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 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.
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 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 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).
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.
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.