Which Flowers Do Hummingbirds Like Best?

Which Flowers Do Hummingbirds Like Best?

Hummingbirds are fun to watch and easy to attract. Though their diet typically includes more insects than nectar, they spend a lot of time visiting flowers. Planting the types flowersRead More

5 Tips for Long-Lasting Flower Bouquets

5 Tips for Long-Lasting Flower Bouquets

I love making bouquets from the flowers in my garden and wish I did it more often. Cutting flowers forces me to slow down and admire what’s in bloom. With clippersRead More

Want More Bees in Your Garden? Plant More Flowers!

Want More Bees in Your Garden? Plant More Flowers!

Next week is National Pollinator Week, so it’s a great time to think about making your garden more bee-friendly. What’s the single best thing you can do? Plant more flowers!Read More

How to Stretch the Peony Season

How to Stretch the Peony Season

Late Season Peony Sarah Bernhardt Peonies are one of America’s best-loved perennials. They’re also one of the easiest to grow! They can be planted almost anywhere, aren’t troubled by deerRead More

Favorite Flowers for a Fragrant Garden

Favorite Flowers for a Fragrant Garden

I like having my flower garden smell as good as it looks. So during the summer, I surround myself with as many wonderful fragrances as possible.

How to Extend the Peony Season

How to Extend the Peony Season

There’s so much to love about peonies. The flowers are big and fragrant, and they come in beautiful colors. The plants are sturdy, attractive and live for generations. You don’tRead More

New for 2015: Kaveri Oriental-Asiatic Lily

New for 2015: Kaveri Oriental-Asiatic Lily

s Every new gardening season brings a flurry of new plant varieties. Sometimes there’s a real gem in that list, and for 2015 that nugget of gold is Kaveri, anRead More