Growing Lilies: How to Grow and Care for Daylilies

Daylilies add a beautiful focal point to a summer garden. This lovely perennial blooms in large, trumpet-shaped flowers that sit atop tall, slender stems. They have a variety of bloom colors like yellow, gold, orange, red, and white. Here we will cover growing lilies, plus how to care for daylilies in the garden. What daylily… Continue reading Growing Lilies: How to Grow and Care for Daylilies

10 Sun Loving Flowers That Bloom All Summer

If you’re a gardener who can’t get enough of a beautiful, summer bloom, then consider planting these full sun-loving flowers. Here’s where we’ll cover summer-blooming flowers that offer an extended show of color throughout the summer. What types of flowering plants and shrubs bloom throughout the summer? Butterfly Bush Butterfly bush is a flowering shrub… Continue reading 10 Sun Loving Flowers That Bloom All Summer

Celebrate Patriotic Holidays with Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Planting flowers in patriotic hues is a great way to celebrate your freedom year-round. Here’s a list of the best red, white, and blue flowers for containers and flower gardens. What types of red, white, and blue flowers can I grow in a container? Some flowers grow better than others in plant pots and containers.… Continue reading Celebrate Patriotic Holidays with Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Top 8 Ways to Enjoy National Garden Month this April

In the early ’80s, the National Garden Bureau partnered with several US horticultural organizations to legislate National Garden Week. In 2002, the National Gardening Association successfully extended the holiday to the month of April. Here’s a list of fun ways to celebrate National Garden Month. Decorate Your Outdoor Space If you’re green thumb-challenged, you can… Continue reading Top 8 Ways to Enjoy National Garden Month this April

How to Create a Wildflower Garden

If you’re dreaming of flowers but need a low-maintenance gardening option, a wildflower garden is a great choice. Plus, the butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees will enjoy it as well! If you’re interested in growing a wildflower garden, read on for our helpful tips and how-tos. What are the best flowers for a wildflower garden? Wildflowers… Continue reading How to Create a Wildflower Garden

Clean the Air in Your Home by Growing Snake Plant

The snake plant is a member of the lily family. It is sometimes referred to as mother-in-law’s tongue or bowstring-hemp. In addition to the plant’s attractive, deep green foliage, one of the top benefits of growing snake plant is its ability to remove pollutants from indoor air. Here we cover how to grow and care… Continue reading Clean the Air in Your Home by Growing Snake Plant

Repotting Indoor Plants: A How-To Guide

Indoor greenery not only adds beauty to a room it can also help you breathe easier. Indoor plants purify the air and contribute needed oxygen and humidity to inside spaces. But indoor plants can outgrow their container. Here we’ll cover repotting indoor plants- how to know when it’s time to repot, and the best way… Continue reading Repotting Indoor Plants: A How-To Guide

How to Celebrate National Plant a Flower Day

March 12th is National Plant a Flower Day and there’s no better time to start planting, growing, and enjoying flowers in your garden or perched on a windowsill. Each year, National Plant a Flower Day celebrates a new growing season. So dust off your gardening tools; it’s spring! Planting Flowers in the Garden What flowering… Continue reading How to Celebrate National Plant a Flower Day

Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Wintertime Enjoyment

Late winter finds many home gardeners wishing for the beauty of spring flowers. Coaxing flowering bulbs into early bloom is referred to as “forcing.” Here’s the how-tos of forcing bulbs indoors. Soon, you’ll be enjoying bright, fragrant flowers on your kitchen windowsill. What types of bulbs are easy to force and grow? Paper-white narcissus and… Continue reading Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Wintertime Enjoyment

4 Best Plants for Valentine’s Day Gifts

Whether you’re purchasing a Valentine’s Day gift for your significant other or best friend, an indoor plant makes a great gift. Help brighten a loved one’s home with a valentine plant that will bring life to any indoor space. Here we cover the four best plants for Valentine’s Day gifts. Anthurium (Anthurium andraeanum) Sometimes referred… Continue reading 4 Best Plants for Valentine’s Day Gifts