My favorite flowers for a cutting garden! Easy to start, blooms all season long, great for cutting and filling your garden with color! Dahlia, zinnia, sunflower, daisy, and other hardy, low-maintenance plants with LOTS of flowers.
My favorite flowers for cutting! Huge, colorful, easy, long vase life
Creating a shade garden design for your yard has never been easier! We’ve rounded up the best design tips, ideas, and inspiration for a shady yard, so you don’t have to worry about coming up with the perfect layout alone.
More is more when it comes to hydrangea flowers! You can never have too many of these big, bold and colorful flowers. Read through our tips to encourage your hydrangeas to produce more flowers so you see more in your garden. Choose the right variety of hydrangea that will produce more flowers and adjust your watering schedule.
We can help our bees thrive by planting bee-friendly gardens. Scroll down for information about:* Plants yielding optimal levels of pollen & nectar *Tips on how to plant seeds effectively * Seed mixes without neonicotinoids, which beekeepers may wish to
What’s that sound? It’s the whir of hungry hummingbirds flocking to your garden when trumpet vine starts to bloom. A vigorous, tough-as-nails perennial, trumpet vine, Campsis radicans, is perfect for gardeners who want a quick cover-up for a fence, trellis, or pergola. Trumpet vine develops attractive, finely divided foliage covered by broad hands of fingerlike orange, red, or yellow flowers in midsummer. Over time, this woody vine can grow 40 feet tall and become quite heavy, so be sure…
11 (lesser known!) Shade-Loving Perennials. Shade is one of the garden’s great opportunities. It’s lush with layers of different hues of green, alive with birds and other critters, and you probably won’t spend much time weeding there. Many perennials bloom reliably in full shade and when not in bloom, their foliage adds color, form and texture.