Flower Gardening

Flower gardening can turn an ordinary area into a colorful showcase. Imagine waking up in a beautiful and refreshing view with so many flowers in your garden…
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Cosmos Flowers
Cosmos flowers are beautiful and colorful summer blooms and Family Food Garden examines cosmos flowers and how you can add these gorgeous plants to your garden. Learn about Cosmos plants and all about how these plants grow best. See how to grow Cosmos flowers to have your garden in full bloom all of Summer. Find Cosmos flower colors and varieties complete with pictures to show the full range of colors you can find with these flowers. Get all the details on these pretty Cosmos flowers here.
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How to Grow Dahlias
Dahlias are gorgeous flowering tropical plants and Family Food Garden looks at how to grow Dahlias. See how to grow Dahlias from tubers and where you should plant Dahlia tubers for ultimate success. Learn fall Dahlia tuber care to make sure your plants are thriving. Get details on pulling up Dahlia tubers to make sure it's done right. Find out about growing Dahlias from seed complete with tips and tricks to ensure you get your Dahlias thriving in record time. All these details and more here.
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Calendula Lotion Recipe
Family Food Garden has a Calendula lotion recipe that will allow you to extend the benefits of growing Calendula in your garden into your household. Learn about growing Calendula in your garden and how this flowering herb can be best used, such as to make salves and lotions. See how to make Calendula lotion complete with a step-by-step Calendula cream lotion recipe. Get a list of necessary ingredients to make your own Calendula lotion with easy-to-follow instructions for ultimate success here.
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Grow a Pollinator Garden for Biodiversity
Part of your garden's success is due to pollinators and other beneficial bugs. Family Food Garden looks at growing a pollinator garden for biodiversity. Learn about common garden pests and how to manage them along with seeing how to identify what is eating your plants with an illustrated chart. Get a list of plants that easily repel pests and easy, safe, kitchen remedies to get a handle on garden pests. Find a list of flowers for your veggie patch that will help pollinators in your garden here.
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Trailing Flowers: Beautiful Trailing Plants
If your gardening space is limited you may consider trailing flowers as an option and Family Food Garden look at trailing flowers and beautiful trailing plants to give you some great options. Get 12 best trailing plants for hanging baskets and window boxes so that you can find the one that best suits your trailing plant needs. Find options like Million Bells and Surfinia complete with a detailed table summary of each one including care needs. See how to grow and care for trailing flowers here.
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What Is a Rosalea Plant
If you want to know what a Rosalea plant is then Family Food Garden has the answers for you. Learn what a Rosalea plant looks like complete with pictures for easy identification. See how to grow a Rosalea plant as well as Rosalea Plant care complete with plant light needs and watering requirements to name a few. Find out about pruning the Rosalea plant, promoting reblooming as well as repotting the Rosalea plant. Learn about common problems when caring for a Rosalea plant and more right here.
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Lavender Tea with Mint
Teas have a multitude of uses and Family Food Garden looks at lavender tea with mint and how you can make some of your own. Get a lavender tea with mint recipe including ingredients and step-by-step instructions on how to make your tea. You will have 2 cups of steaming lavender mint tea in no time with this easy-to-follow recipe. Find extra tips on steeping your lavender tea blend including top tricks to ensure you make the best possible lavender mint tea. See how to make your own blend here.
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Grow Lavender from Seed
Lavender has a number of benefits and uses and Family Food Garden looks at how to grow lavender from seed. Learn how to grow lavender from seeds including top tips and instructions on getting the best lavender crop. See how long it takes to grow lavender from seed so you know how long you will need to wait for your lavender to appear. Find out about transplanting lavender seeds so that you can use this method in growing your own lavender. Get all the details on growing lavender right here.
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How to Harvest Zinnia Seeds
Getting seeds for your garden can be costly but Family Food Garden shows you how to harvest Zinnia seeds so you can save money on seeds for the next season. Learn about the types of Zinnia and how to save and harvest Zinnia seeds so that you can keep them flowering in your garden season after season. Get some harvesting Zinnia seeds tips so that you are able to collect seeds successfully. Find a wealth of information on Zinnia seeds and how you can save them for future planting right here.
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California Poppies
Poppies are a well-known flower and most notable for their red color but Family Food Garden looks at California Poppies and how you can grow them. California poppies are orange in color and easy to grow even for beginners. Learn about growing California Poppies including the timing of when they should be planted as well as how best to plant them apart as well as ideal depth. Find out when California Poppies seeds should sprout and extra tips to follow to have your Poppies flourishing here.
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Daylily vs Tiger Lily: What’s the Difference?
If you are a fan of lilies then Family Food Garden looks at Daylily vs Tiger Lily and what the difference is between them. Get a quick reference guide comparing Tiger Lilies to Daylilies for easy identification. Learn what a Daylily and Tiger Lily are including lily blooms, roots, growing period, soil and water conditions and light conditions. Find details on whether a Daylily or Tiger Lily will be best for your garden based on their requirements and what will thrive in your garden right here
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Growing Wildflowers
Family Food Garden looks at growing wildflowers and seeing how best to do it in your garden. Wildflowers are beautiful out in nature and adding them to your garden will only add to its aesthetic. See how best to grow wildflowers to have them thrive. Learn about wildflower mixes and what they are good at attracting. See if wildflowers are invasive and how best you should go about controlling the wildflower population in your garden. Get all the info on growing wildflowers in your garden here.
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How to Harvest Zinnia Seeds
Getting seeds for your garden can be costly but Family Food Garden shows you how to harvest Zinnia seeds so you can save money on seeds for the next season. Learn about the types of Zinnia and how to save and harvest Zinnia seeds so that you can keep them flowering in your garden season after season. Get some harvesting Zinnia seeds tips so that you are able to collect seeds successfully. Find a wealth of information on Zinnia seeds and how you can save them for future planting right here.
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Growing Wildflowers
Family Food Garden looks at growing wildflowers and seeing how best to do it in your garden. Wildflowers are beautiful out in nature and adding them to your garden will only add to its aesthetic. See how best to grow wildflowers to have them thrive. Learn about wildflower mixes and what they are good at attracting. See if wildflowers are invasive and how best you should go about controlling the wildflower population in your garden. Get all the info on growing wildflowers in your garden here.
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Planting Zinnia Seeds
Our article on Family Food Garden entitled Grow Zinnias: Seedlings + Directly Sowing will guide you on how to grow this easy-to-grow daisy-like flower, which is perfect for beginner gardeners. A Zinnia delivers beautiful single bright flowers on an erect stem, and the more you trim off the flowers, the more blooms will develop. You can also have earlier blooming times when you begin the seedlings indoors. Read our full post here. #GrowZinnias #ZinniaFlowers #BeginnerGardener #Gardening