Annual Gardens

Annual gardens can brighten your exterior with beautiful flowers. Learn how to plan and plant annual gardens.

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Annuals are flowers that bloom the first year they are planted. In this article, learn about white to green annual flowers that can add some variety and color to your annual garden.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

All plants need water, but some do better in dry conditions than others. Learn which annuals can thrive in average to dry soil, but don't forget to give them the water they need.

By Sue Loellbach

Most plants do well with an average amount of moisture in the soil -- not too much, not too little. In this article, you'll learn which annuals thrive in average soil.

By Sue Loellbach

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While all plants need water, too much water can drown your plants. There are several annuals, however, that will thrive in wet conditions. Learn which annuals can tolerate moist soil.

By Sue Loellbach

Annuals under 12 inches work well at the front of gardens and along borders, since they leave the taller plants behind them visible. Learn which annuals stay under 12 inches high.

By Sue Loellbach

Annuals come in many heights, and a few grow to over 24 inches. These plants can provide a dramatic touch to your garden. Learn which annuals are taller and grow to over 24 inches high.

By Sue Loellbach

Annuals are primed to germinate quickly when conditions are right, grow speedily, and then make loads of flowers, fruits, roots, and seeds. Learn about pink to fuchsia annual flowers that can brighten up your garden.

By Betty Barr Mackey

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Many gardens have spots that are shady at least part of the time. The areas that get a mix of light and shade are perfect for planting partial shade annuals. Learn which annuals to use.

By Sue Loellbach

When planning a garden, most people mix different annual varieties for diversity in color, texture, and height. Learn about the yellow to orange annual flowers you can use to spice up your garden.

By C. Colston Burrell

Gardens with no direct sunlight can still thrive beautifully. Flowering and non-flowering annuals are available for heavily shaded areas. Learn which annuals can brighten up those shady spots for you.

By Sue Loellbach

Climbing plants are ideal for landscaping because their eventual heights and widths are determined by the structures on which they are grown. Learn about vining plants you can use to enhance your landscaping.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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Full sun annuals need six to eight hours of sun a day. Learn about annuals by color and light requirements so you can make the best choices for your garden.

By Sue Loellbach

Annuals bloom the first year they are planted, often flowering just a couple of months after sowing. Learn about multicolor annuals you can use to bring a splash of color to your flower garden.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Annual plants are easy to work with, and can liven up any garden with an infusion of color. Learn about different kinds of annual plants, and how you can use them to enhance your landscape.

By Shane Wilson

When designing a garden with annuals, flower color is important because annuals are constantly in bloom. Learn about blue to purple annual flowers, such as sweet alyssum, which are often used in complex plans.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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Annuals are primed to germinate quickly when conditions are right, grow speedily, and then make loads of flowers, fruits, roots, and seeds. Learn about red annual flowers to give your garden a touch of fire.

By Betty Barr Mackey

Annuals are flowers that bloom the first year they are planted, often flowering just a couple of months after sowing. Biennials produce only greenery the first year. Learn about annuals and biennials.

By Editors of Consumer Guide