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Learn how to grow the best plants. Browse our growing tips for annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs and more. We'll show you the best plants for shade gardens, sun gardens and everything in between.

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How to Grow Dahlias

Dahlias are garden border all-stars, and make gorgeous cut flowers too! Learn how to grow dahlias with success.

Heirloom Summer Bulbs

If you’re looking to add some classic charm to your garden, consider growing summer bulbs like gladiolus, dahlias & lilies! See our favorite heirloom flowers that you can enjoy for years here.

Different Types of Lavender

Wondering which type of lavender will work best in your garden? Compare these four different easy-to-find lavender species to see what fits your needs.

Bearded Iris Growing Guide

Keep spring colorful from start to finish with bearded iris. Learn about different varieties, how to plant, divide and more in this growing guide.

Zinnia Flower Growing Guide

Zinnias are the most cheerful flowers you can plant — plus they're fast-growing, easy-care and add lots of color to the garden.

Fall Garden Show-Offs

Autumn isn't just for trees — here are 10 spectacular plants that highlight your fall garden.

Best Perennials for New Gardeners

Ready to start a new garden? Here are 15 of the best perennials that are perfect for new gardeners and will give you a lot of impact with little effort.

Cosmos Flower Growing Tips

Looking for a flower that’s easy to grow and looks great? Give cosmos a try — it flowers from late spring to frost and won’t disappoint.

Green Flowers for Your Garden

Green in the garden doesn’t have to mean foliage — here are 10 unique green flowers that can complement and even outshine other flower colors in beds and borders!

Easy-to-Grow Hellebores

Also known as the Lenten or Winter rose, hellebores are some of the first flowers to pop up in spring. Not only is this perennial easy to grow, but they come in a surprising array of new colors!
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10 Best Shade Plants

Looking for shade plants that can make your not-so-sunny garden look great? These are some of the best!

Orchid Care Tips

Growing orchids is not as hard as you might think! Check out our tips to help you grow these unique flowers and learn more about the different types.

Edible Flowers

Edible flowers are a fun and easy way to add color and flavor to all sorts of dishes — especially when you pick them right from your own garden.

Beautiful Winter Plants

The weather may be cold and uninviting but these tough winter plants can still bring color and beauty to your garden.

Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Check out 12 of our favorite spring-flowering bulbs that will bring loads of color to your spring garden.

Best Places to Buy Garden Seeds

Wondering where to get the best seeds for growing tasty vegetables or beautiful flowers? Check out some of our favorite mail-order seed sources.
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