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Flowers

Tips for Planting and Growing Flowers in Your Yard

Watch this video for seven simple tips on planting and growing flowers, shrubs, or other plants in your yard or garden.

Growing Edible Chrysanthemums

Vivian asks, “I’m planning to grow edible chrysanthemums in my herb garden. Can any type of mum be used, or should I grow specific varieties?”

While all chrysanthemum flowers, are edible, the flavor varies widely. Read on to find out more.

How To Grow Begonias Indoors During the Winter

Robert asks, “I have some beautiful wax and angel type begonias in pots. Can I bring them inside for the winter? How do I care for them?”

Many types of begonias can be grown inside during the winter. Read on for some tips on how to care for them.

Go Native with Oakleaf Hydrangeas

Oakleaf hydrangeas offer year-round beauty with seasons of blooms, foliage, and peeling bark. Not only are oakleaf hydrangea gorgeous, they’re low-maintenance and easy to grow. Read on to find out how to grow native oakleaf hydrangeas in your yard or garden.

How to Grow Crape Myrtles in Cold Climates

Lois asks, “Can I grow a crape myrtle indoors in a cold climate as a houseplant?”

Crape myrtles aren’t suited to grow as houseplants, since they need a period of winter dormancy. However, there are ways to grow crape myrtles in colder climates. Read on to find out how.

Winter Care For Outdoor Flower Containers

Cold weather’s coming, but that doesn’t mean gardening has to come to an end! While winter can be hard on containers and plants, there are steps you can take to protect them from the cold. Read on to find out how to keep your outdoor container plants happy and healthy this winter.

How to Force Spring Bulbs to Bloom Inside During Winter

One of the best ways to bring some color to the gray winter months is by forcing spring bulbs to bloom indoors. For most bulbs, the process begins in the fall, where they spend an “artificial winter” in your refrigerator. Read on to find out how to force your own potted spring bulbs to bloom indoors.

Colorful Ideas for Fall Flower Containers

With the arrival of fall, it’s time to think about some new flowers in your containers and planting beds. The cooler weather may limit your choices, but there are still plenty of plants and flowers to brighten up your porch or planter. Read on for some colorful ideas to enhance your fall flower containers.