Different Types Of Roses


Roses are the most popular flower in the United States. In 1986, they were even named as the nation's official flower! With their widespread familiarity, the casual observer might think that there's not much about roses that can be learned. The … [Continue reading]

25 Wheelbarrow Planter Ideas for Your Garden

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Did you know that any old wheelbarrow can become a spectacular new planter for your garden? With a little bit of effort and style, you can create your own unique design! Old and retired gardening gear makes for a great addition to the garden itself. … [Continue reading]

How To Care For A Bergenia Plant


Bergenias are a hardy, semi-evergreen ornamental that originally came from Asia. It is now a favorite in gardens all over the country, and numerous stunning varieties are available. The thick, shiny leaves of the bergenia are typically heart-shaped, … [Continue reading]

The Different Types of Orchids

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Orchids are delicate, beautiful flowers in vibrant shades that you may have seen for sale in your local supermarket. Although they look delicate and can be somewhat intimidating for a person who can't seem to keep their houseplants alive, in reality, … [Continue reading]

The Surprisingly Different Types Of Tulips

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Tulips are an incredibly distinctive breed of flower, instantly identifiable around the world. In the most dry, scientific terms, the tulip is a bulbous flowering perennial plant encompassing around 75 currently accepted wild species belonging to … [Continue reading]

The Different Types of Lilies


Big, beautiful lily flowers are some of the most recognizable flowers in the world. The flower is actually so popular that many flowers with "lily" in the name aren't actually true lilies! Daylilies, calla lilies, water lilies, and lily of the valley … [Continue reading]

5 Deadly Plants You Might Have at Home


As gardeners, we are surrounded by beautiful plants that we grow indoors or outdoors. While some of these plants and flowers are readily edible, and many are, some of the most widely grown ornamental flowers can be fatal. As you look around your … [Continue reading]

Tasty Gardening: 25 Edible Flowers

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Fine restaurants have increased interest in the creative use of flowers in the kitchen. Many gardeners enjoy flowers for color — or for attracting humming birds, butterflies and honey bees. Add to your gardening pleasure by growing flowers for food … [Continue reading]

Beautiful White Fence Landscaping Ideas

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The white picket fence is one of the most indelible pieces of garden imagery of modern times. It's a truly versatile, universal signifier of a well-kept landscape that appears on countless lawns and gardens around the world. The pristine white tones … [Continue reading]