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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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How To Keep Your Clematis Blooming Strong – Year After Year!

What can you do to keep your clematis blooming strong all season long? When you want to add vertical interest to your property, clematis is the perfect flower for the job. It’s long winding greenery and large blooming flowers are stunning to say the least! But for many gardeners, one of the biggest issues with …

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How To Grow Annual Flowers From Seed – 4 Beautiful Annuals That Grow Fast!

There’s no doubt about it – there’s just something so rewarding about directly sowing seeds into the soil and seeing beautiful annual flowers start to emerge and grow!  Whether you are adding to your already established flowerbeds, or are looking to add some color and fragrance to your landscape, the four great annual flowers featured …

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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 Make Container Plants From Perennials – Add Beauty & Charm, For Free!

This week’s how-to garden article and corresponding podcast are all about using perennials to make stunning container plants!  When it comes to containers, hanging baskets, and potted plants, most people usually think of using annual plants. While flowers such as begonias, impatiens, and petunias all make perfect annual choices for container growing, they can certainly …

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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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How To Stop Chipmunks From Digging Up Flowers – 5 Natural & Safe Methods!

Looking for a few safe ways to stop chipmunks from digging up your flowers and flowerbeds? Chipmunks are one of the cutest wild animals you can come across. However, when it comes to your garden and flowerbeds, they have the potential to cause massive destruction. Thankfully, there are a few great natural ways to stop …

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How To Start Seeds Indoors – The Simple Secrets To Grow Great Plants!

This week’s how-to garden article and corresponding podcast are all about starting your garden seeds indoors. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to start your own vegetable and flower seeds.  While you can go to your local nursery or garden center to purchase transplants, there’s just something special and so rewarding about …

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