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How To Plant Lily Bulbs In The Fall – Growing Unique Lilies!

As the weather starts to cool off, it’s time to get your hands a little dirty and plant lily bulbs in the fall. The rewards are well worth the effort! Lilies are excellent, easy-to-grow perennial flowers that come in so many different varieties and styles. You put in a bit of work planting the bulbs …

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Growing Asters – The Perfect Perennial Plant For Big Fall Color!

If your property lacks color and pizazz when fall rolls around, then you need to consider growing asters!  When other flowering annuals and perennials have started to fade, asters step in and really steal the show! With their star-shaped blooms that resemble small daisies, they are perfect for adding to your typical fall displays.  In …

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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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How To Deadhead Annuals & Perennials – Have Healthier Plants & More Blooms!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to deadhead annuals & perennials. Doing this simple procedure can make a huge difference in both the health of your plants and how well and how often they bloom! Contrary to what you might think, deadheading doesn’t only affect the blooming power of your flowers …

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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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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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The Amazing Perennial That Blooms All Summer Long – How To Grow Blanket Flower!

Blanket Flower is an incredibly easy to grow perennial that can fill your flowerbeds will stunning blooms and color. Even better, unlike most flowering perennials, it can keep on blooming all summer long! Blanket Flower, or Gaillardia as it is officially known, is native to both North and South America. Its compact, bouquet-like foliage and …

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How To Grow Gladiolus – Add Massive Flowering Blooms To Flowerbeds!

Have you ever considered growing gladiolus in your flowerbeds? With their striking tall stems and multiple colorful blooms, gladiolus flowers are a great addition to any landscape – and to flower displays, too! Gladiolus is a great option if you are lacking space but still want to add a splash of soaring color to your …

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How To Grow Everblooming Roses – Easy Care Knock Out Varieties!

The sweet fragrance of rose blooms is the perfect addition to any garden. However, traditional roses can be a bit finicky to grow and maintain. That’s why growing everblooming roses are an excellent alternative, and why they are known as the easy-care rose bush!  Everblooming roses, also known as knock out roses, were created by …

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The Beauty Of Creeping Phlox – How To Plant & Maintain Creeping Phlox!

Creeping phlox is the perfect choice for adding a vibrant ground covering perennial to your landscape – not only does it add lasting beauty and a light, airy light fragrance to your yard, it also happens to be extremely easy to plant, grow and maintain! Whether you have an open wide location or an area …

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