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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.

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How to Plant an Annuals Garden

No matter what you decide to grow in your garden, you'll need to create a plan to ensure you select plants that will thrive in your climate and soil. Learn about planting an annuals garden.


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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. See more »

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. See more »

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5 Ways to Garden in Winter

Are you looking for some ways to garden in winter? Check out this article and learn 5 ways to garden in winter. See more »

Floriography

Floriography stems from the coded messages of the Victorian era that facilitated the exchange of feelings. Learn more about floriography. See more »

Uses for Annuals

Annual plants are more than just eye candy -- they can serve a practical purpose in your garden. Learn how to use annual plants at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Annuals Garden Design

Annuals gardens can be large or small, formal or whimsical, multicolored or monochromatic. Learn about designing an annuals garden at HowStuffWorks. See more »