Flower Gardening

Whether your staring a flower garden from seeds for the first time, or you’re looking for details on a plant variety, the Avant Garden Decor blog has the tips and answers you need to achieve a flourishing garden.

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All About Bulbs: WATER BULBS

There are a few bulbs that can be planted indoors and will be sprouting in no time with the use of a jar, pebbles and water. Amaryllis and paperwhite bulbs are the perfect for keeping your green thumb exercised during cold winter months!

All About Bulbs: YOUR REGIONAL GARDENING HARDINESS ZONE

All About Bulbs: YOUR REGIONAL GARDENING HARDINESS ZONE

Knowing your gardening hardiness zone is the first step in choosing which bulbs are best suited for your garden. It is important to remember that spring flowering bulbs are planted in fall before the frost and flower the following spring. Summer flowering bulbs are planted after spring’s last frost to flower within the next few months.

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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Garden Tools and Equipment

Quality garden tools and equipment don’t come cheap so protecting your investment for use year after year is important. Let’s discuss how to keep our garden gear in top shape for extended life.