Flowers

Questions frequently asked about planting and growing tulips answered by a gardening expert. Questions frequently asked about planting and growing tulips answered by a gardening expert.

What are the best types of tulips to plant?   Many of the hybrid (grown and bred) tulips that came from Holland or from one of the Holland tulip festivals are some of the best.   You can plant beauties such as Red Emperor, Florentine, or other varieties of both single and double blooming flowers.…

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Growing annuals. Five easy to grow annual flowers to plant in your garden. Growing annuals. Five easy to grow annual flowers to plant in your garden.

Annuals are a great addition to any garden. There are many varieties to choose from and many are easy to grow. Annuals flower all summer long, many until frost. Here are five of the most popular, long blooming annuals.   Geraniums   Technically a Pelargonium, geraniums are hugely popular in gardens. They are very easy…

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Geranium care. Tips on planting, growing, and caring for geraniums in pots or containers. Geranium care. Tips on planting, growing, and caring for geraniums in pots or containers.

All over the country, geraniums flaunt their red and scarlet, rose, pink, and white blooms with a gay abandon that few other plants can rival.   In boxes on city fire escapes and rooftops, in window boxes on suburban and country houses, in tubs and pots on terraces and patios, and in hanging baskets of…

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Easy DIY tips for making homemade plant food to fertilize your hanging flower baskets and keep them blooming all summer long. Easy DIY tips for making homemade plant food to fertilize your hanging flower baskets and keep them blooming all summer long.

When you invest a lot of money in hanging flower baskets for your porch or patio, it’s important to know just how to fertilize hanging flower baskets.   I love making my own products for taking care of my plants and flower gardens. There are a number of kinds of homemade plant food you can make,…

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