How to Grow and Care for Spanish Flag (Firecracker Vine)

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Also known as firecracker vine, Spanish flag can grow 10 feet in a month and produces abundant, multicolored blooms from summer until first frost. A favorite of bees and hummingbirds, it can act as a living privacy fence. Our guide provides tips for growing this easy-care annual, from sowing to fertilizing.

How and When to Prune Morning Glory Vines

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Morning glory vines can grow over 10 feet tall with colorful displays of flowers through the summer. Left unmanaged, they can quickly grow out of control. Plants should be pruned throughout the season to keep the aggressively growing vines in check and encourage blooming. Read on to learn how to trim morning glories.

15 of the Best Morning Glory Varieties for Home Gardeners

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Easy to grow and vigorous, with striking blooms, the morning glory is a go-to option when you need a lot of space covered fast. Plenty of colorful options are available to coordinate with your existing plantings. Check out 15 of the best morning glory varieties and find your favorites now.

How to Grow Morning Glory Vines in Containers

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Morning glories are rapidly growing vines with attractive foliage and showy flowers that open each morning through the summer. Learn to grow them in containers and enjoy these colorful blooms without worry about the vines taking over your garden. Read on for more about growing and caring for potted morning glory vines.

7 Reasons Why Morning Glories Fail to Bloom

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Morning glories are annual vines that grace gardens with blue, pink, purple, or white flowers continuously from summer through fall. Sometimes flower production is poor or nonexistent. Learn about seven of the most common reasons why flower production may be poor or nonexistent in this guide. Read more now.

How to Collect and Store Morning Glory Seeds

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Climbing annual morning glory vines are synonymous with summer, covering fences and trellises with their classic heart-shaped leaves and trumpet-like blue, pink, purple, and white blossoms. Read on to learn how to collect and store seeds from this vigorous self-sowing flower and enjoy cheerful blooms year after year.

How to Plant and Grow Morning Glory Flowers

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Of all the flowering vines in all the gardens of the world, morning glory is among the most easily recognized and well-loved flowers out there. Easy to grow without much care or attention required, you can ensure the best blooms possible by reading our guide to growing morning glories now on Gardener’s Path.

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes at Home

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Sweet potatoes are the healthy root vegetable that everyone loves. They suit any meal, and roasting turns transforms them into a caramelized, nutritious treat. Would you believe they’re one of the easiest annual edibles to grow? Just imagine what they taste like freshly harvested. Read more now on Gardener’s Path.