Annual Gardens

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


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Annuals for Part Shade

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.

Yellow to Orange Annual Flowers

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.

Annuals for Full Shade

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.

Vining Annuals

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.

Full Sun Annuals

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.

Multicolor Annual Flowers

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.

Annual Plants

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.

Blue to Purple Annual Flowers

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.

Red Annual Flowers

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.

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.

Annuals and Biennials

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.