With Salvia, There’s Something for Everybody

Red salvia flowers with green teardrop-shaped leaves.

Looking for a durable plant that isn’t very thirsty or hungry and thrives in almost any soil? Consider growing any of the 900 or more varieties of salvia — tall, short, annual, perennial — you’ll get a tough plant softened by beautiful and profuse blooms in white, pink, red, coral, purple, blue, yellow, or coral.

How to Grow Flax for Flowers, Seeds, and Oil

Linum usitatissimum takes up the frame. Attached on all sides to the plant are light purple, five petaled flowers. The blossoms contrast greatly to the dark green, narrow leaves.

Whether you want to weave your own linen fabric, boost your intake of healthful omega acids and other nutrients, preserve your butcher block countertops, or just enjoy attractive flowers, consider adding multipurpose flax — either the annual or perennial type — to your landscape. Learn more at Gardener’s Path.

Ivy Geranium, the Queen of Hanging Baskets

A cluster of bright pink flowers are in full bloom and reaching out and away from the leaves of a Pelargonium peltatum plant. More of the blossoms can be seen in the background.

With their bright green foliage, juicy colors, and tumbling habit, ivy geraniums are an essential plant for any area that needs trailers – containers, hanging baskets, window boxes – and can even be used as ground cover. Join us for a detailed look at the best care and cultivation practices for this pretty pelargonium.

Grow Torenia for a Bright Spot in the Shade Garden

Purple, lavender, and white clown flowers | GardenersPath.com

Add torenia’s clown-faced flowers to a shady spot in your garden and you’ll banish the blues with the bright hues shown by this annual’s colorful blooms. Learn more about the wishbone flower now at Gardener’s Path.

How to Grow and Care for Petunias

How to Grow Petunias | GardenersPath.com

Plant pretty, popular petunias — one of the modern cultivars, perhaps — for a punch of brilliant pink, purple, yellow, or white in your summer garden. Learn more about this beautiful bedding standby now at Gardener’s Path.

As Dramatic as Its Name: Grow “Love Lies Bleeding”

Add a Touch of Drama to the Garden with Love Lies Bleeding | GardenersPath.com

Whether you plant Amaranthus caudatus for its striking 2-foot-long red flower heads, for its medicinal properties, or to eat it for breakfast, you won’t be disappointed with this large tropical native that’s made itself at home in North America.

A Gift From Down Under: Swan River Daisy

Swan River Daisies | GardenersPath.com

Looking for some blues to add cheerfulness to your landscape? Now on Gardener’s Path, get information and growing tips for Australian import swan river daisy, whose fragrant and plentiful indigo blooms will add happiness to your garden all summer long.

Satin Flower: Darling of the Pacific Coast

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Are you looking for a cool-weather annual that’s native to the US, and blooms in early summer? How about three-foot stems laden with blossoms, in colors ranging from pink and purple to orange and red? Then you need to learn about satin flower, the Pacific Coast beauty, right here on Gardener’s Path.

How to Grow Pansies and Violas for Multi-Season Color

Project Pansy: Cranking Color Up to 11 | GardenersPath.com

Mums, aster, and heather are flowering staples in your late fall or early spring garden, but winter pansies provide brilliant color straight on through the cooler seasons. They’re not even shy about popping up from under the snow and ice during warm spells in the winter months. Gardener’s Path has compiled this informative guide for you to read about about pansies and their care– read on to learn more!

A Medicinal and Visual Delight: How to Grow Feverfew

Feverfew offers medicinal and aesthetic benefits | GardenersPath.com

A plant renowned for its ability to prevent migraine headaches, feverfew also brings joy to the beholder via its profuse and cheerful white and yellow flowers. Learn more about this shrubby beauty now at Gardener’s Path!

How to Grow and Care for Summer Snapdragon Flowers

Angelonia angustifolia | GardenersPath.com

Are you planning your next garden project? Here’s a perennial flower for beds, borders, and containers that you need to know about. Summer snapdragon is a must-have where summers are hot and humid. Discover what makes this plant unique, where to buy it, and how to grow it, here on Gardener’s Path.

Globe Amaranth: Cut It, Dry It, Love It!

Globe amaranth comes in a variety of colors, perfect for fresh and dried flower arrangements. | GardenersPath.com

Looking for a good investment for your summer garden? Plant globe amaranth. Its clover-like flowers come in a range of attractive colors and bloom all summer long. And, they dry beautifully for floral arranging projects. Learn about this pretty and practical annual right here on Gardener’s Path.

Stock: A Cottage Garden Staple

How to Grow Stock for Your Cottage Garden | GardenersPath.com

Are you looking for a flower that evokes images of Victorian ladies with parasols in their cottage gardens? One that adds rich color and fragrance to beds and borders? Matthiola incana, commonly called stock, is the perfect choice. Learn all about this timeless classic right here on Gardener’s Path.

Nasturtiums: The Easiest Annuals to Grow!

Whether you're looking for climbers or trailers in a variety of warm tones, nasturtiums are a winner in the garden. | GardenersPath.com

Nasturtiums, with their intense, vibrant blossoms, are one of the easiest annuals to grow from direct sowing of seeds! Low maintenance to the max, they grow quickly and aren’t fussy about location. Plus, they take on a big workload as a companion plant in the veggie patch. Get all the growing tips and details right here!

Annuals and Perennials: What’s the Difference?

Annuals vs. Perennials | GardenersPath.com

Are you new to gardening and are getting confused by all of the terms thrown at you? Such as perennials and annuals? If so, check out this article and learn about the differences and how each type of plant needs to be treated to make your landscape or garden a success.

Fall Annuals for the South

Impatients are a popular annual in the south | GardenersPath.com

Planting during the fall can be very rewarding to a lot of gardeners. Most annuals can be planted during the fall to yield beautiful flowers throughout the year. Annuals can be defined broadly as a type of plant that completes its full life cycle in one year or one growing season. These plants go through …

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