Three Steps to Growing Your Own Lilies


When we think of the spring, lilies automatically come to mind. Who doesn’t love this type of flower? It produces a beautiful, colorful bloom every year, all while delivering a fantastic aroma. That’s why when you’re looking for a flower to plant this summer, lilies are the obvious choice. Check out our steps below for … Read more

Five Flowers That Thrive in Shady Conditions

flowers that grow in the shade

Normally when people think of gardens, they automatically picture lots of  sunshine. While yes, many plants require direct contact with the sun to live, there are also many that thrive best in the shade. Check out some of those types of plants below: 1. Lily of the Valley Lily of the Valley is a flower … Read more

5 Steps to Storing Cannas Bulbs During the Winter


Thanks to the canna lilies’ large leaves and massive blossoms, they are a must-have for any garden. With their vast assortment of colors, they add a dramatic look to your backyard that automatically grabs everyone’s attention. Unfortunately, in places where winter temperatures drop below 30 degrees Fahrenheit, the bulbs must be dug up and stored … Read more

The Basics to Keeping Orchid Plants Healthy


Orchids have long been seen as a symbol of love and beauty. Thanks to their elegance, they are used for all different kinds of significant events like proms and weddings. In fact, they’re most commonly found in corsages. In order to keep this important part of our culture going strong, we’ve gathered up some tips … Read more

Harvesting Flowers for Indoor Display


Having flowers in the yard or garden liven up and beautify any home. Fresh cut flowers harvested from the outdoors and placed on a table can bring the beauty inside, as well. Natural arrangements bring with them an organic elegance any gardener can enjoy. Several factors affect the longevity of fresh flowers once they have … Read more

Beginner Flowers Anyone Can Grow

easy grow flowers

Hurray, the season for starting to grow flowers is almost here! Are you looking to decorate your front lawn with some beautiful flower arrangements this year? If you’re just starting out, we decided to suggest some beginner flowers for you to try out. Here they are! Marigolds Marigolds are very practical flowers. There are a … Read more

How to Store Dahlia Bulbs

dahlia bulb

For those who don’t know what a dahlia is, it is a flowering plant that derives from a tuberous bulb. While gardeners tend to love to plant these items, because of the beautiful blossom they create, dahlia bulbs don’t often make it through the colder months. Thankfully, though, there are ways you can store dahlia bulbs over … Read more

Choosing, Planting, and Transferring Easter Lilies

easter lilies

There’s something about the start of Spring that gets us ready for Easter Lilies. It’s probably the name. There’s still something about the pure petals and the luxurious scent that we can’t resist. To prolong your enjoyment of these beauties, you can replant your potted lilies into your garden. (A word of caution, though: If you … Read more