If you are a native plant lover, set aside a corner of your shady garden for a few trillium. You can choose from the 36 species that grow across the temperate US.
Sunflowers in all their blazing glory are the pride and joy of many a gardener, and the edible seeds they produce are just an added benefit. It takes knowledge to grow the best sunflowers, and you need to know what you're doing before you get started.
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.
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.
Wisterias are beautiful vines known for their vibrant, traffic-stopping colors. But they are also notorious for growing aggressively. This article will explain how to successively grow and care for one.
Wild primulas and primroses have been cultivated and hybridized to make a huge collection of attractive plants. The flowers have a wonderful range of colours.
If you are keen to grow frangipani (plumeria) from seeds, this article will show you how with easy to follow instructions and photos.
Bearded irises are an old-time favorite still popular today. Learn how to plant them, grow them, and divide them.
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.
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.
This is a how-to article on growing camellia flowers from cuttings. If you have a beautiful camellia plant, you can actually "clone" it!
No cottage or country garden would be complete without the showy stalks of hollyhock (Alcea rosea). From germination to storing seeds, this guide makes growing these old-fashioned favorites a little easier.
Purple coneflowers, black-eyed Susans, and Michaelmas daisies are colourful members of the Aster family. Each flower is associated with some interesting facts.
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.
Wisteria is a magnificent vining plant that boasts beautiful cascades of lavender, pink, or white flowers each spring. Find out how to successfully grow and care for a wisteria vine.
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.