How history’s wildly coveted tulip found its way to today’s gardens
We revisit a classic garden essay by the late Ryan Gainey on colorful chrysanthemums and their roots in the global history of flowers—and in his personal memories
When the flowers are gone, some leave behind a decorative winter surprise. Plantsman and garden designer Ryan Gainey expounds on several of these bountiful berries
Big, showy amaryllis flowers are beloved at Christmastime and beyond. Be inspired by Flower‘s collection of popular amaryllis arrangements, from grand floral centerpieces to simple elegant containers of forced blooms—and find growing tips too
“It’s like shaking pepper out of a shaker. It’s that simple,” writes gardener Mary Walton Upchurch of the seeds saved from dried poppy pods. Sow your own poppy seeds this fall, and reap the benefits year after year.
When temperatures cool (and a few weeks before it freezes), it’s time to plant daffodils. Gardener Mary Walton Upchurch tells us what she’s learned about growing these cheerful harbingers of spring and shares her favorite varieties too.
Sunny beds of nectar-rich blooms and caterpillar-friendly host plants will bring butterflies fluttering your way. Gardening enthusiast Mary Walton Upchurch shares her tips.
Gardening enthusiast Mary Walton Upchurch engages in a little horticultural hyperbole where the graceful branches of the ornamental tree are at stake.
In a love letter to daylilies, gardener Mary Walton Upchurch writes of her unusual approach to the prolific but fleeting blooms, which she grows as cut flowers for the house rather than as ornaments for the garden.
Butterflies flock to buddleia’s fragrant blooms, but only the most conscientious gardener should consider planting this non-native invasive species. Mary Walton Upchurch explains how to keep it in check.
Enjoy the world’s greatest flower show from the comfort of your home May 18-23. Plus, see photos from Flower‘s visit to the 2019 show.
Karen Cauthen Ellsworth of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week shares Southern favorites for springtime gardens, plus planting and floral-arranging tips from Garden Club of Virginia’s Horticulture Chairman, Wendy Walker