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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 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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The Best Perennials To Grow In The Shade – Expand Your Growing Areas!

Looking for the best perennials to grow in the shade portions of your yard? While most plants thrive in full sun, there are a few plants that actually need shade in order to grow and flourish. And today, we showcase 6 such shade loving plants perfect for growing in the less-sunny areas of your landscape. …

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Christmas Cactus Care – A Beautiful & Festive Holiday Blooming Plant!

While there aren’t too many plants that flower during the cold holiday seasons, the Christmas cactus is one plant that will! And the best part of all, with a little simple care and maintenance, you can keep your Christmas cactus beautiful for many years to come. In fact, a Christmas cactus can live between 20 …

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How To Grow Daffodils – Plant This Fall For Big Blooming Spring Flowers!

The beautiful trumpet-shaped blooms of a daffodil are such a wonderful indication of the arrival of spring. They make a great addition to any garden when you want to see bright colors before most other plants even begin to grow. You can easily learn how to grow daffodils in your own landscape, all by following …

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How To Grow Hyacinth Bulbs For Colorful, Spiky Fragrant Spring Blooms

Knowing how to grow hyacinth bulbs is a great way to add beauty and sweet fragrance to your garden spaces. Whether you plant them in containers or directly in the soil, they are a great addition and companion to other spring-blooming flowers. Hyacinth plants produce one spiky, upright bloom each year. The blooms feature multiple …

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How To Grow Allium – Plant Bulbs In The Fall For Pops Of Spring Color!

If you are looking for a way to add unique pops of color to your landscape, then learning how to plant and grow allium is the perfect answer! They are like the “cake pops” of the garden world with their big, beautiful bloom spheres. Allium bulbs are a part of the chive family and are …

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How To Grow Peonies – Classic, Long-Living, Low-Maintenance Perennials

Peonies are a great addition to any property. Peony’s attractive and fragrant flowers have been cherished and admired for generations. In fact, once they are established, they can grow and bloom for almost 100 years when you know how to grow peonies correctly! Once peony trees and bushes start blooming, they will produce blooms for …

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