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What home would be complete without some beautiful flowers? Browse the articles below for tips, tricks, and inspiration so you can enjoy your own captivating blooms!

Can You Just Throw Wildflower Seeds On Grass?

Wildflowers are a wonderful addition to yards because they are easy to grow, improve the soil, and look lovely. But, if you think all you have to do is toss some wildflower seeds onto your lawn, think again. We did a bit of research to find out how to grow wildflower seeds on grass successfully. …

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Can Canna Lilies Live In Water?

Are you considering a pond for your landscaping or garden space? Wondering if this colorful plant would thrive in a pond? You’re in luck because we’ve researched all about Cannas, and we’ve got the answer below! Water gardens require plants that prefer humid and moist environments. Canna lilies thrive in this environment, making them perfect …

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Do Hydrangeas Like Clay Soil? [And How To Grow Them]

Clay soil can be the enemy of the gardener. It’s hard to work with, stunts roots and holds too much water. Hydrangeas love water, but do they like clay soil? Luckily, we’ve done plenty of research and have the answer here for you. Let’s discuss. While not every variety of hydrangea thrives in clay soil, …

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How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles On Roses

There’s nothing like the joy of growing healthy, beautiful roses in your garden. However, if Japanese beetles are infesting your flowers, you may wonder if there are any solutions. We researched helpful ways to rid roses of Japanese beetles and deter them in the future. Japanese beetles are an invasive species that feast upon roses …

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When To Transplant Delphiniums [And How To]

Delphiniums are loved in the garden for their show of color and ability to attract butterflies. If you need to move your delphiniums to a new location for whatever reason, we’ve researched the best time to do so, as well as how to do it properly. The best time to transplant delphiniums is in spring …

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11 Great Plants For Clay Soil With Poor Drainage

Not all landscapes have rich, well-drained soil. Are you working with wet, clay soil and wondering what to do with it? We have put together this list of eye-catching plants that thrive in clay soil with not-so-great drainage. This list ranges from flowering perennials to quickly spreading ground covers, offering something for every type of …

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When To Transplant Dianthus [And How To]

Dianthus plants are some of the most beautiful cottage flower shrubs that you can find. Their blue-green foliage is eye-catching and fragrant. But how do you know when to transplant them? And when do you do it? We’ve looked into the best method to do this, and we’ll answer these questions for you. It’s best …

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How And When To Transplant Black-Eyed Susans

Black-eyed Susans are beautiful daisy-like flowers. To get the most out of these flowers, you should divide and transplant them. How often and when should you do this? After conducting thorough research, we can tell you all you need to know about transplanting these flowers! You should transplant your black-eyed Susans every three to four …

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When To Transplant Clematis—And How To

Clematis plants are very popular additions to any garden. The versatility of these plants makes them highly sought after. Unfortunately, these beautiful plants can be difficult to move once planted. Despite the difficulty, it’s still possible. We’ve done the research and can tell you when and how to transplant this genus of plant. The best …

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How To Overwinter Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks, or Alcea, are annual, biennial, or perennial plants depending on the specific species. These beautiful ornamental plants can be easily grown from seed and attract other beings to your garden. Hollyhocks die back in winter, but you need to protect the roots to ensure you can enjoy their beautiful blooms again in the summer. …

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When To Transplant Columbine? [And How To!]

Knowing when it’s time to move your plants can be a challenge sometimes. Do you want to transplant your columbine but don’t know whether it’s ready for a new spot? Well, we’ve done our research and have the answer for you. Let’s discuss. Generally, you should transplant your columbine in the early spring so its …

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When To Transplant Calla Lily? [And How To!]

Calla lilies are stunning flowers that can grow year after year. To keep these plants growing and healthy, you’ll need to transplant them. Whether your plant grows indoors or out, this is an essential piece of knowledge to have. Look no further because we’ve done the research and can tell you how and when to …

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When To Transplant Coneflowers – And How To

Do you have a kitchen window where you like to watch birds or other pollinators? Perhaps you have some coneflowers in a front garden that you would like to move to a back or side garden? Whatever your reasons are for transplanting your coneflowers, we have the guide for you! When transplanting coneflowers, early spring …

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10 Ground Cover Plants That Bloom All Summer

Ground cover plants are attractive, low-growing plants with practical use. These beauties will stop weeds from coming through while covering areas of your landscape that are otherwise difficult to grow plants on. You can use different plants as a ground cover, including vines, grasses, shrubs, and eye-catching bloomers. If you are reading this, you are …

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How To Overwinter Gardenia – In Pots And In Ground

If you have a gardenia plant, chances are that you love the sweet-smelling flowers that it produces during the summertime. But in most regions, the winter weather can be dangerous for your gardenia. That’s why we’ve done the research to teach you how to overwinter your gardenia (both in pots and in-ground) so that you …

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Can Sunflowers Grow In Sandy Soil?

Sunflowers make for a vibrant and joyful addition to any garden. It’s no wonder that they’re closely associated with feelings of happiness. Do you live in an area that has mostly sandy soil? If so, you may be wondering if they can even grow in those conditions. We have done all the necessary research to …

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What Is Eating My Sunflower Leaves? [And How To Stop Them]

Whether you have a sunflower garden for harvesting or pure personal enjoyment, there’s no denying the beauty these plants can add to your garden. However, it can be hard to enjoy these plants when you’re distracted by torn leaves, holes, and cut stems. Pests can wreak havoc on your sunflowers, and whether they are causing …

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What Is Eating My Hydrangea? [And How To Stop Them]

Hydrangeas are generally easy to care for and are beautiful, colorful landscape additions. However, you find that some pest is eating your hydrangea, and you want to stop them. Well, you have come to the right place. For this post, we gathered up-to-date information to thoroughly answer your question. Many garden pests feed on hydrangeas. …

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What To Do With Freesia Bulbs After Flowering?

Freesia is a herbaceous plant with tunnel-shaped flowers that create a beautiful focal point or accent to any garden. Freesia grows from bulbs that can be potted or planted in the ground. If you’ve planted these popular flowers this year, you may be wondering about their bulb care. Like, what do you do with these …

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How Often Should You Spray Roses For Aphids?

Aphids are one of the biggest problems that can affect roses. They can be quite a nuisance, eating away at your rose bush and taking away some of the natural beauty. One of the best ways to prevent aphids is to spray your rose bushes regularly. But how often should you do that? We’ve done …

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How To Overwinter Dipladenia

The Dipladenia Brazilian plant is known for its beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers and its long glossy leaves. Given that it’s typically grown in tropical and subtropical climates, the Dipladenia can be prone to frostbite during the colder months of the year if grown in areas with moderate temperatures. With that being said, how do you overwinter …

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7 Best Fertilizers For Begonias

Gardeners who grow begonias know that it’s important to provide them with the best fertilizer at the right time and at the right amount. Begonias have an especially demanding appetite, and their fertilizer needs can fluctuate per season and throughout their lifetime. But what are the best fertilizers for them? We have researched the answer …

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Should You Soak Hollyhock Seeds?

Hollyhocks are known as very hardy plants, and they can be grown from seed for both indoor and outdoor planting. If you’re growing this plant from seed for the first time, you may wonder whether or not you need to soak them beforehand. We have researched this inquiry, and we’ll discuss whether or not it’s …

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Should You Deadhead Amaryllis? [And How To] 

Gardeners love to plant amaryllis plants for their beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in several different shades from yellow to orange. These exotic flowers are attention-getters and will certainly bring attention to your lawn or home. But should you deadhead amaryllis flowers? And if so, how do you do this? We have researched the answer …

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31 Flowers That Need Little Water

Whether you live in a hotter climate or just want landscaping that doesn’t require constant upkeep, low-water flowers may appeal to you. These flowers come in all manner of color and can thrive year-round, depending on the temperature and care they receive. But finding the right flowers for your landscaping is always a challenge. That’s …

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25 Fabulous Companion Plants for Roses

Who doesn’t love a garden full of rose bushes? They’re fragrant, beautiful, and come in dozens of colors. The rose plant itself can be leggy and bare when not in bloom, so some gardeners like to surround it with plants that will not dampen the bloom’s beauty but will add some further interest in the …

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25 Deer-Resistant Flowers [By Color]

Deer are beautiful and graceful creatures. But, unfortunately, they can also do devastating damage to your garden. That’s why planting deer-resistant flowers in your garden is so important. These flowers ensure that your garden is full of colorful blooms that won’t soon become deer food. To help you out, we put together a list of …

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15 Red Perennials That Bloom All Summer

Red is a beautiful color in any garden, but particularly beautiful when it comes to perennials. Every year, your perennials rebloom to grace your garden with flowers and color. Does your landscape have an area that could benefit from an infusion of the color red? Check out these fifteen different gorgeous summer-blooming red perennials! 15 …

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35 Stunning Pink Flowers For Your Garden

Have you started planning out what flowers you’re going to include in your garden? There are lots of options to choose from, all ranging in size, color, and much more. One of the most dazzling flower colors is pink! Adding pink flowers to your garden design instantly charms the landscape. To help you figure out …

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Do Deer Eat Daylilies? [And How To Prevent That]

Daylilies are a colorful, beautiful addition to any garden or flowerbed. They are vibrant, typically easy to grow, and require little work to thrive. Understanding where and how to plant them increases their chance for success in your garden. But, it would be best if you also considered whether deer eat daylilies? We’ve researched the …

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Yellow Peonies Guide [15 Types Covered]

Peonies are one of the most beautiful spring perennials. These plants are deer resistant, and after the flowers have faded, the foliage remains during late summer to bring a lovely, textured green to gardens. If planted in the right spot, peonies will provide ample blooms for several years. Here, we’re going to look at the yellow …

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18 Red Peony Varieties You Should Know

Peonies are a gorgeous, carefree, perennial flower. If planted in the right spot, they will provide you with blooms year after year after year. They’re deer-resistant, thrive in many areas of the country, and have no significant disease or pest issues. Though they come in several colors, we’re focusing on red peonies in this post. …

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