Flowers

Outdoor flower containers next to a bench

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.

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Tulips blooming indoors in pot.

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.

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Fall flowers

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.

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Planting container grown flowers in a yard

How to Plant Container Plants in Your Yard

Watch this video for some tips on how to plant and water flowers and other container grown plants in your yard so they’ll grow and bloom.

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Pink crape myrtle blooms in summer

Why Arent My Crape Myrtles Blooming

“My crape myrtles have bloomed in the past but haven’t this year. What could be wrong?”

There are several possibilities for why your crape myrtles haven’t bloomed. Read on to find out more.

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Red hibiscus flowers

Problem with Tropical Hibiscus Leaves Turning Yellow

Carol asks, “Why are the leaves on my tropical hibiscus turning yellow?”

There are a number of reason the leaves on hibiscus can yellow, including too much or too little water or sunlight. Read on to find out more.

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Raised bed garden made from pressure treated lumber

Can Fiber Cement Siding Be Used for Raised Bed Gardens?

Ernie asks, “Can fiber cement siding, such as HardiePlank, be used to make raised beds for a garden?”

Fiber cement siding isn’t a good choice for a raised bed, since it’s not rated for contract with the ground. Read on to find out more.

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Black spots and yellow leaves on rose bush

How to Control Black Spot Fungus Disease on Roses

Black spot fungus is one of the most common diseases of rose bushes and can cause quite a bit of damage to your rose garden. Black spot is fairly easy to control on your roses with the right treatment and prevention strategies. Read on to find out how.

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