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Annual Gardens Care & Planning

Annual garden care and planning is fun and simple. Learn a few easy tips on planning and caring for your annual garden.

Garden Care: Annuals

With proper care, your garden annuals can grow and thrive. You can also protect them from certain pests and diseases, to which annuals can be more susceptible. Learn how to care for your garden annuals.

How can you recycle water for your outdoor garden?

It'll save you money and help the environment. How can you grab water from your roof and your washing machine and use it to hydrate your plants?

If you live in the western parts of the U.S., the hot, dry conditions shouldn't stop you from having a colorful yard. Learn about the annuals you can plant for a hot-weather garden in this article.

Popular annuals found around the southeastern states of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida include petunias, marigolds and zinnias. Learn about annuals that thrive in the Southeast from this article.

Your kangaroo paw plant will grow best in moist, well-drained soil in a sunny, warm area.

You'd like to plant some mums in your garden, but are not sure how to care for them.

The gerbera daisy adds color and brightness to any room.

5 Ways to Garden in Winter

One traditionally pictures a winter garden as stark and bleak, banked with snow and leaves. Just under the surface, however, a winter garden can teem with life.


Floriography, or the language of flowers, stems from the coded messages of the Victorian era that facilitated the exchange of feelings among the simply unpoetic or those who were forbidden to verbally communicate their passions.

Uses for Annuals

Annual plants fill your landscape with color and fragrance, adorn your vases with bouquets, and provide a harvest of vegetables and herbs. Learn about the many ways to use annual plants.

Annuals Garden Design

Annuals grow quickly and fill your garden with blossoms from spring until fall. Make the most of their bright blooms by carefully laying out your garden. Learn how to design an annuals garden.