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.
Hostas are so incredibly tough and easy to grow, that they sometimes don’t get the respect they deserve. More than just problem solvers for shady areas where few other plants will survive, hostas offer gardeners an exciting palette of sizes, colors and textures. Here are some of the many creative ways to use hostas around your home and in
Burgundy is a color that’s both potent and sophisticated. It’s a good one to have in your garden design tool kit. From garnet to merlot, maroon to mahogany, these dark, purple-red hues can take your garden to a whole new level. Read on for some creative ways to put burgundy flowers and foliage to work in your yard and garden. Create Accents and