Most spring-flowering bulbs need several months of cold weather before they bloom. Gardeners in Southern regions need to give these bulbs some special attention to get a good show of spring color.
Many spring-flowering bulbs can be planted once and will then "naturalize" to return again each spring in greater numbers. Learn which bulbs are best for naturalizing and how and where to plant them.
Hyacinths are a wonderful addition to any spring garden and they're also one of the best bulbs for "forcing". Learn how to force hyacinths and enjoy growing your own fragrant, indoor flowers.
If you love making fresh flower arrangements, planting a cutting garden is the best way to ensure you will always have lots of beautiful, homegrown flowers, ready for the picking. The purpose of a cutting garden is different from a regular flower garden. You don’t need to worry about design basics like style, flow, scale and symmetry. In a cutting garden,
Clematis have an important role to play in any flower garden. As they scramble up trellises, climb over arbors and thread themselves through other plants, these perennial vines weave a rich tapestry of color and texture. Read on for six tips that will help you be successful growing the “queen of climbers.” Do Your Research There are many wonderful clematis varieties to choose from,