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Autumn Flowers: 8 Cool Weather Stunners

As the weather cools, you don't have to mourn your summer flowerbeds. Here's a selection of fall flowers that are the envy of any sun-loving plant.

Collecting Moonflower Seeds for Next Season

Ensure you have the healthiest seeds for germinating and transplanting next spring.

Growing a Rex Begonia Indoors

The rex begonia rewards the home gardener with a spectacular show of foliage.

Growing and Caring for African Violets

The blooms of the African violet are unlike any other flowering houseplant. They boast petals in unique

Pruning a Begonia

Keep your begonia shapely and healthy through all the seasons.

How to Transplant a Petunia

Transplanting petunias is sometimes necessary.

Wave Petunia: Different Options to Plant

The wave petunia is a great landscaping option.

Maintaining A Wave Petunia

Get color and appeal with little effort.

How to Dry Lavender

Lavenders are flowering plants from the mint family.

Caring for Your Lavender Plants

Lavender plants grow hardy down to USDA zone 5.

How to Transplant Lavender

Take a look at the six steps you need to take to properly move and care for your lavender.

How to Plant and Grow Lavender in Your Yard

Lavender provides rich color, plus it's a useful herb.

Mistakes to Avoid When Begonia Planting

The begonia plant has many varieties.

Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Marigold

The vibrant colors characteristic of marigolds brighten up any garden.

Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Impatiens

Common growing mistakes you can avoid with a good dose of regular attention.

7 Ways to Improve Impatiens Blooms

Impatiens naturally add a boost of color to your yard.

Identifying & Treating Hollyhock Diseases And Pests

Although they look hardy, hollyhock is susceptible to diseases and pests that can kill the flower and surrounding plants in your garden.

How to Transplant a Hollyhock

This plant may be temperamental, but you can successfully move it.

How to Deadhead a Tuberous Begonia

Maintain your begonia with these four steps.

What to Feed a Begonia

Begonias are sensitive to chemical or nutrient burns, to make sure you which fertilizers to use.

Planting Petunias as a Companion Plant in Your Garden

All you need to know to complement your garden with petunias.

Deadheading a Zinnia

Take control of your plant’s growth and get a vibrant zinnia all season long by learning how to deadhead.

Mistakes to Avoid when Growing a Coleus

Coleus are a beautiful addition to any home, indoors or out. Follow these tips to maximize your efforts.

How to Keep Sunflowers from Falling Over

Find out how you can give these flowers a little support to grow tall and beautiful.

Summer Annual Flowers: Zinnia, Sweet Pea, And More

They're also known as tender annuals.

Deadheading a Petunia

Petunias need a little help blooming.

Growing China Aster: Mistakes To Avoid

They're tricky to care for, but beloved for their colors.

Varieties Of French Marigolds

French marigolds come in many shapes and sizes.

Using Cornflower in Companion Planting

Many plants benefit from growing alongside cornflowers.

Tips to Prevent Your Coleus from Wilting

Water the right amount and watch the fertilizer.

Peace Lilies 101

Peace lilies require almost no maintenance.

How to Grow Larkspur

You can start these beautiful, cold-loving flowers in your own garden.

How To Plant Annual Flower Bulbs And Seeds

An annual is a plant that goes from seed to seed and then dies, completing its life cycle in one year.

10 Winter Annual Plants and Flowers

Keep your garden colorful in the colder months.

Choosing and Growing Tuberous Begonias

Tuberous Begonias. The Ugly Duckling that everyone wants in their garden.

Get the Most out of Your Flowers, Indoors and Out

7 things to know, whether your flowers are in your garden or in your house.

2 Primary Benefits of Anise Oil

Anise oil, also commonly referred to as aniseed oil, has a great many purposes and uses, some of the

Preparing to Plant Moonflower Seeds

Moonflower seeds need careful preparation in order to ensure beautiful white night blooms on flowering

What's Killing Your Petunias: Pests and Disease

Petunias may be hardy plants, but they are vulnerable to a few destructive pests and diseases. Fungi,

How to Sow Pyrethrum Seeds

The pyrethrum is a beautiful daisy-like flower that can add splashes of white, pink or red to any garden

How to Transplant a Begonia

Worried about how and when begonia plants should be transplanted? Don't be. Just follow these simple

Growing Begonias from Corms

Begonias can be propagated with tubers or cuttings, or they can even be grown straight from corms. Corms

How To Propagate Fibrous Begonias

Fibrous begonias often puzzle new gardeners who wonder whether they should tackle the task of propagation.

Different Types of Begonias

There are more than 900 species of begonias and many of them are commonly grown in household gardens.

Planting A Wax Begonia

Begonia lovers, take heart. Planting a wax begonia is easy to do and the results will be well worth the