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Hanging Basket Care – How To Keep Your Baskets Flowering All Summer!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about hanging basket care – or more importantly, how to keep them flowering and gorgeous all summer long! It’s true that hanging baskets and containers add instant color and interest to your landscape and property. But for many gardeners, by mid-summer, many of their gorgeous baskets start …

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Why You Should Grow Zinnias In Your Vegetable Garden – 6 Great Benefits!

Are you wondering if it’s truly worth it to grow zinnias in your vegetable garden this year? The answer is an astonishing YES!  Zinnias grow as annuals in Zones 2 through 8. They are heat and drought-tolerant and are overlooked by deer and other wildlife. In addition, they are easy to sow and maintain all …

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6 Annual Flowers That Attract Honeybees – How To Bring In Pollinators!

Looking for a few beautiful annual flowers to attract honeybees to your landscape? In order for a garden to be successful and productive, it needs to have pollinators nearby. And one of the best pollinators around is the workhorse honeybee. While some plants can self pollinate, most rely on pollinators to transfer pollen from one …

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The Amazing Beauty Of Dianthus – How To Plant & Grow Dianthus Flowers

There’s no doubt that the amazing beauty and unique fragrance of the genus dianthus make it a perfect choice for gardens and raised flowerbeds!  Imagine walking through a garden and getting a subtle sweet but spicy scent that is similar to cinnamon and cloves. You find whatever flower might be putting off such a unique …

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How To Grow Marigolds – The Fiery Blooming Annual With Big Benefits!

Marigolds are known for their fiery hues of oranges, reds, and yellows, but that isn’t the only aspect that makes them a great annual to know how to grow!  They have a high tolerance to heat and drought, are typically deer and rabbit resistant, and make great companion plants. In addition, they are incredibly easy …

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How To Grow Snapdragons – The Unique Flower With Hinged Blooms

Snapdragons are one of the most interesting and versatile flowers that you can grow. Not only do they come in almost every color of the rainbow, but this cool-weather-loving plant’s unique blooms make them a great addition to your property. All you need is a few simple tips and you’ll know how to grow snapdragons …

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How To Grow Zinnias – The Perfect Low-Maintenance, Big Blooming Annual!

Zinnias are one of the easiest annual flowers to grow on your property! Not only do they come in a variety of colors and styles, but their bright blooms will keep coming again and again when you know how to grow zinnias properly. In addition, they make excellent cut flowers, too. These beautiful flowers can …

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How To Grow Sunflowers – The Beautiful and Iconic Summertime Flower!

Nothing says summertime quite like a big, bright yellow sunflower bloom! You can’t help but smile when you see those large, daisy-like heads pointing toward the sun. It’s like a little bit of sunshine and happiness in your own garden. If you haven’t considered growing sunflowers for yourself, then you really should. We’ll walk you …

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