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.

Rosa 'Zéphirine Drouhin' image via missouribotanicalgarden.org


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!


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.

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How-To: Grow a Holiday Amaryllis

The amaryllis flower is a beautiful holiday houseplant that is low maintenance and easy to grow. With varying colors available – red, pink, white, and shades in between – there is an amaryllis type everyone would enjoy!