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Flowers and Annuals

Growing Coleus – How To Grow Coleus For Stunning Color Everywhere!

Growing coleus is the perfect way to add big, colorful foliage and interest to your flowering containers, baskets and flowerbeds. Coleus continues to grow in popularity year after year among home gardeners. What was once a staple of Victorian gardens long ago, this unique plant now finds itself fitting being used in all types of …

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How To Grow Ageratum – The Gorgeous Annual With Big Flower Power!

Not only is Ageratum easy to plant and grow, it will fill your flowerbeds, pots and containers with unique and gorgeous blooms from late spring all the way to the first frost! If you are looking for an alternative to the everyday common varieties of annual flowers, ageratum is an excellent choice. Often referred to …

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How To Keep Begonias Blooming Big & Strong, All Summer Long!

Begonias are the perfect choice for adding big color to your flowerbeds, pots and containers, especially when you can keep them blooming strong from late spring to late fall. With their beautiful canopy of leaves, and a wide array of colorful bloom and foliage options, begonias are becoming widely popular once again. And with good …

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Planting Snapdragons – How To Keep Snapdragons Blooming All Summer!

Nothing will add more color and pizazz to your flowerbeds and containers than planting snapdragons, especially when you can keep them blooming strong all summer long! With dragon-shaped blooms that flower in a wide array of colors, snapdragons are a unique plant for sure. Although technically an herbaceous perennial, snapdragons grow as an annual in …

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Growing Cosmos – How To Keep Cosmos Blooming Strong All Summer!

Planting and growing cosmos are one of the easiest ways to provide gorgeous color and interest to your flowerbeds and container plants – from early summer, right up until the first frost! Cosmos are an annual flower that are not only easy to grow from seed, but require little in-season maintenance. With soft radiating blooms …

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How To Plant And Grow Sunflowers – 6 Great Varieties To Rock Your Landscape!

Planting sunflowers in your landscape is like growing your own little slice of sunshine and happiness! Sunflowers are becoming more popular than ever for growing in home gardens and flowerbeds. They are also finding their way into containers and pots to help brighten up porches and patios with stunning color. It really is hard to …

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How To Grow Zinnias – And Why They’re Great For Your Garden!

When you plant zinnias in your landscape, you are growing so much more than just a beautiful annual with stunning blooms! Zinnias not only produce loads of colorful, bright flowers, they also bring an entire host of pollinators to other plants in your garden and flowerbeds. Pollinators that help your vegetable garden to bigger harvests, …

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How To Grow Ornamental Cabbage For Amazing Fall Color In Pots & Beds

Growing ornamental cabbage is a great way to bring unique color to your Autumn landscape. Not only are they perfect for brightening up containers, pots, but flowerbeds too! These annual plants truly are the perfect choice for adding late season color and foliage. Not only can the cabbages flourish in the cool fall temperatures, they …

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The 5 Simple Secrets To Keep Flower Pots Blooming All Summer Long!

When it comes to growing the most gorgeous flower pots on the block, a few simple tips can go a long way toward keeping them healthy and blooming all summer long Flowering baskets and containers are a great way to add instant color to porches, patios and decks. But for many, keeping the flowers going …

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5 Unique Flowers To Grow From Seed In Your Flowerbeds This Year!

Nothing will spice up your flowerbeds more than growing a few new unique annual flowers this year. Flowers with blooms and foliage that stand out from the usual, all-too-common bedding plants grown year after year in the same space and place. After all, if variety is the spice of life, growing a few new flowers …

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