Fall is the time to plant spring blooming bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, alliums and hyacinths. These bulbs need the winter months to grow roots and get ready to bloom. Find out how you can give them the best chance for success and enjoy the most beautiful spring flowers.
Summer-blooming bulbs such as dahlias, lilies, cannas and gladiolus offer an easy way to keep gardens colorful from midsummer through fall. Learn how to use these bulbs most effectively, when and how to plant them, and how to care for them before, during and after they flower.
Peonies, clematis, daylilies, hostas and other easy-care perennials are the plants gardeners really count on to keep garden beds looking lush and colorful all season long. Plant them once and you can look forward to enjoying years of attractive foliage and beautiful flowers.
The cold, grey days of winter make us long for anything that's green. Growing winter-blooming bulbs such as amaryllis and paperwhites is an easy way to surround yourself with foliage and fresh flowers. Plant the bulbs indoors and enjoy watching them grow from bud to bloom.
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Flowering shrubs have an important role in any home landscape. They can be used to frame a view, enclose a garden, create privacy, or beautify an area that's difficult to mow. Combine shrubs that bloom at different times of the year to enjoy a long season of flowers, fruit and foliage.