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How to Grow African Daisies

Osteospermum, or African daisies, have flowers that look a very familiar, yet totally foreign. They made a big splash in display gardens […]

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How to Grow Princess Flower

A native of Brazil, the princess flower (Tibouchina urvilleana) is a glorious addition to tropical and sub-tropical gardens. Its large purple flowers […]

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How to Grow Sunflower

Bright yellow sunflowers are the poster flower of summer. Sunflowers are native to North America, but they are very often associated with […]

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How to Grow Zinnias

Zinnias are a gift from Mexico but gardeners everywhere can easily grow them. They are warm season annual flowers that bloom with […]

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How to Grow Ranunculus Flowers

If flowering bulbs are one of nature’s mysteries, watching the claw-like tuber of a ranunculus produce three dozen rosette-shaped flowers must be […]

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How to Grow Euphorbia Plants

Euphorbia is a very large genus of plants with more than 2,000 species. About 1,200 of them are succulents, some with bizarre […]

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The Easy Care Spider Plant

Spider Plants, or Chlorophytum, are timeless and easy to look after houseplants that originate from the tropical and southern regions of Africa. […]

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How to Grow Black Eyed Susans

Rudbeckia has suffered from over exposure, yet there is a great deal of variety within the species and they are true workhorses, […]

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Growing and Caring for Dahlias

Dahlias are often grown for their long lasting cut flowers. There are some 30 species of dahlias and over 20,000 cultivars. Native […]

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Growing Lilies

The names lily is applied to many plants, but “true lilies” belong to the genus Lilium. There’s a great deal of variety […]

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Growing and Caring for Hyacinth Bulbs

One of the loveliest scents of spring has to be hyacinths in blooms. Even at a distance, you’ll notice their intense fragrance. […]

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Growing and Caring for Daffodil Bulbs

Daffodils are one of the easiest to grow and most popular spring flowering bulbs. If you think you know all about daffodils, […]

1 year ago
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Plants Profile for Cleome Flowers

If cleome flowers aren’t among some of the most popular annuals sold at home improvement stores and nurseries, it may be due […]

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Growing Violas

The National Gardening Bureau picked violas as their flower of the year for 2007. Violas and pansies are such relied upon stalwarts […]

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How to Grow Petunias

Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage that is hairy […]

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How to Grow Coneflowers

Purple Coneflowers are quintessential prairie plants. They are hardy, drought-tolerant, long-blooming, and are being cultivated in an ever-widening range of colors. It’s […]

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Growing Spring Blooming Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder (Polemonium) was given its common name because the arrangement of its leaves is somewhat ladder-like. However, it’s Jacob’s Ladders’ flowers […]

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How to Grow & Care for Sweet Alyssum

Sweet Alyssum is a delicate carpet of tiny flowers with a subtle, sweet scent. The low-growing foliage is covered by flowers for […]

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How to Grow Cosmos

Cosmos are freely flowering annual plants that are ridiculously easy to grow. If you’re looking for a flower that will stay in […]

2 years ago
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How to Grow Aquilegia Columbine

Aquilegia, or Columbine, plants have an airy appearance, with small, rounded leaves and tall flower stalks that hold the blooms above the […]

2 years ago
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How to Grow & Care for Tulips

Tulips bulbs, like daffodils, announce that spring has arrived. Planting tulip bulbs is very easy, however caring for tulip plants can be […]

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Growing and Caring for Dazzling Snapdragons

Snapdragons have tall spikes of brightly colored flowers that bloom profusely in cooler weather. Most are intensely colored and real standouts in […]

2 years ago
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Balloon Flower Plant

Although balloon flower, Platycodon grandiflorus, is usually grown for its whimsical flower buds, this plant is one tough cookie. Balloon flower is […]

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How to Grow Sunny Coreopsis Plants

Coreopsis are native American prairie and woodland plants. Their ruggedness and profuse blooms have made them popular with plant breeders and there […]

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How to Grow and Care for Astilbe Plants

Astilbe plants have long-blooming, plume-like flowers in soft shades of white, pink and red. The flowers are held on tall, stiff stalks, […]

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How to Grow Coleus Plants

Coleus plants, made popular as a Victorian bedding plants, made a huge comeback in the 1990s and shows no sign of fading […]

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How to Grow Marigolds

Marigolds are cheerful, compact yellow, orange and burgundy annuals with flower shapes that can resemble daisies, coreopsis, and even carnations. Although native […]

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How to Grow Virginia Bluebells

The Virginia Bluebells is one of the most delightful flowers in the early Spring garden. A low-growing perennial that’s hardy, content with average […]

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Plants Profile for Twinleaf

Jeffersonia honors Thomas Jefferson for his knowledge of natural history. Linnaeus, who first named this plant, called it Podophyllum diphyllum, thus making […]

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Grow & Care for Pig Squeak

Bergenia or Pig Squeak is an evergreen perennial plant with leathery, heart shaped leaves. Leaves are usually glossy green but in colder […]

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