Simple tips to keep some common favorites beautiful and healthy.
No other flower so brilliantly announces winter's end as the bearded iris, Iris germanica.
Why grow daffodils? The question might better be asked, Why NOT grow them? Few plants can boast the daffodil's combination of adaptablilty, reliability, low maintenance, and pest resistance.
Daylilies are one of the most versatile perennials available to gardeners. Thanks to the work of devoted breeders and the enthusiasm of passionate gardeners, daylilies are available in an astonishing range of flower colors, sizes, shapes, and patterns, ensuring that there is a variety to complement any garden.
There's a Dutch saying that every bulb holds a promise—a promise of a world alive with color and good cheer.
Gardeners can't get enough of daylilies, and it's easy to understand why. Other flowers may be as beautiful, but no other plants are as rugged, widely adapted, or versatile. Daylilies are gorgeous, and they are survivors?perfect plants for both the connoisseur and the weekend warrior.
Nothing signals the end of winter like the first crocuses poking their heads through the last of the melting snows. Few plants are as easy to grow, or as rewarding, as the early-blooming bulbs.
Get your roses off to the best possible start by choosing their growing site carefully and then planting them using the techniques most suitable for your climate. Bare-root rose plants -- those sold without soil -- offer the best value and grow quickly after planting.