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I rarely use an entire packet of vegetable seeds every year. Garden seed gets expensive so I hang onto them, thinking I’ll use them again the next year but I’m never sure if they’ll...
Plant a rustic tool caddy with daffodils and other flowers for a portable breath of spring.
To plant your own springtime daffodil garden in a container, you’ll need: • Tool caddy (or other container) • Hand drill • Rocks (for drainage) •...
An Illinois couple tested the market and found a clear direction for their farm
Chris Wyant had a dream of owning a farm to provide food for the family and live off the land. He and his wife Audra and their young son had been living in town, but got to a point where they were...
A dozen roses are a classic expression of love on Valentine's Day, but wouldn't forget-me-nots tucked into a nest of love-in-a-mist say more? Here are 10 plants that owe their names to...
While tulips rock in bouquets, they also star in the spring garden. Celebrate cheerful and elegant tulips in potted containers, garden beds, or borders. Fortunately, a handful of tulip bulbs are...
Plant at a glance: Tulip Botanical name: Tulipa Height: Varies from 4–5 inches for species up to 26 inches for hybrids Colors: Flowers in all colors except blue and...
There are several methods for preserving your favorite blooms
I love fall, but it’s sad to see my flowers fade and die. Drying these beauties is a perfect way to preserve and hang on to them. David Trinklein is an Extension floriculture specialist at...
Gourds, nuts, fall flowers, and squashes take center stage in these easy tabletop accents. Using seasonal ingredients, you can create a stunning centerpiece or gift that reflects autumn’s splendor.
The colors of Fall are almost here! Check out these five fall-blooming flowers that will give your garden an extra pop of color.
Extend the season and produce beautiful blooms
There’s a big farmer’s market in my area that has some of the most beautiful cut flowers I’ve ever seen. They’re perfect – unlike the flowers in my garden – and I...
Garden design tips and trends from WAVE® PETUNIAS and HGTV’S Kelly Edwards.