Flower & Seed Guides

Flowers come in a wide variety of colors, sizes, and even tolerance to cold. Learn more about blooms and their seeds here.

Rosa 'Zéphirine Drouhin' image via missouribotanicalgarden.org

All About Roses: ROSE VARIETIES

There are over 6,500 rose varieties of the Rose species, which allows gardeners a wide range to choose from. The rose variety, or varieties, you choose to grow should depend mostly on your gardening zone and climate.

Rose tree at St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim © Leif Obornik

All About Roses: ROSE FACTS

Although garden cultivation of roses started 5,000 years ago, the rose genus is about 35 million years old according to fossil evidence found in Colorado. Let’s learn more about this gorgeous flower with these rose facts!

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Plant of the Month: Chrysanthemum

Commonly known as a mum, the Chrysanthemum is a hardy plant has become the standard fall flower for many gardeners in cooler climates. The mum’s ability to be winter-hardy in zones 5 and up, and, with a little extra care, in zone 4, makes it a very versatile and reliable addition to any garden.

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Plant of the Month: Moss Rose

Moss Rose is an annual flower is perfect for hot and dry areas. It makes the perfect ground covering plant as well, so if you have large areas that you need to cover, Moss Rose is an easy plant to utilize in this situation.

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Planting Bulbs

With Fall soon approaching, it’s actually time for gardeners to Think Spring! Why think of Spring now, you may ask? Because as Summer fades,…