Annual flowers are delightful! They bring constant colour to the garden with their bright and dramatic hues as perennials fade in and out in their season of bloom. Join in and explore the many kinds of annual flowers available to us in our growing zone and how to grow them well.
6+ Front Door Planter Ideas to Make Your Entrance Shine [+ Downloadable Charts]
Here are the best front door planter ideas to help brighten up your entrance this spring and summer.
Marigolds: A Simple and Easy Plant for Any Sunny Garden
If you’re passionate about gardening, want a stunning addition to your garden, or are looking for simple flowers to grow, Marigolds could be a perfect
A Complete Guide to Growing Pansies and Violas, and Their New Panola Cousins
Whether you’re looking to grow pansies from seed, move your pansies out of pots, or have no idea where to start but you just know
7+ Simple and Effective Ways for How to Get Rid of Slugs
Garden slug problems can be frustrating, and they can suck the joy out of gardening as they can quickly become an issue if not dealt
The Complete Guide to Raised Bed Gardening
Raised bed gardening is a fantastic way to improve your gardening success, especially in colder Zone 3 and 4 climates like Alberta. I have put
11+ Practical Tips for Starting Plants from Seed
How do you start plants from seed? I am in awe of how plants unfold from seed to maturity. I like to say it’s magical,
What are Plant Hardiness Zones and How Do They Work?
Plant hardiness zones are a powerful tool for professional and home gardeners. I always use them to help guide perennial plant choices for my garden.
The Best Annual & Perennial Flowers for Your Zone 3/4 Pollinator Garden [+ Free Pollinator Reference Chart]
Supporting pollinators and developing pollinator gardens has become a passion for gardeners at home and at the community level. Do you ever wonder which flowers
6 Ways to Care for your Garden in Hot, Dry Weather
Summer weather can be unpredictable and hot, dry weather can take a toll on a garden. How can you help your plants beat the heat?
How to Choose the Perfect Hanging Basket
Spring is finally in the air, and that means it’s time to choose the perfect hanging basket. Trying to figure out which hanging basket is
Spring Garden Cleanup that Protects Pollinators
Isn’t the warm weather lovely?!?! As spring settles in, the pull to get into our gardens is powerful. Previously, it was thought that the earlier
10+ Amazing Annual and Perennial Flowers to Grow in Full Sun
Fun in the sun! When you think of a sunny yard, what comes to mind? A bright and sunny flower garden always seems to be