Annual Flower Gardening

  • How to Grow Nasturtiums from Seed
    Nasturtiums are among the easiest flowers to grow from seed! Their cheerful orange, gold, and burgundy blooms are also edible, making them a garden must-have.
  • Growing Annual Flowers from Seed
    Yes, you can grow your own annuals from seed!
  • Planting My Bountiful, Beautiful Backyard
    Flower gardener Debra Prinzing says, "It seems like backyard gardeners are rediscovering cutting gardens. Thank goodness!"
  • Annual Flowers Bring Late Summer Color
    In the garden, perennials reign from May to mid-July, but annuals are the key to ensuring late-season color.
  • How to Grow Sweet Peas from Seed
    With their large, easy-to-germinate seeds, sweet peas are fun to grow from seed. Plus, the resulting blooms are gorgeous and beautifully fragrant.
  • How to Grow Ranunculus and Anemone
    Ranunculus and anemone are some of the most exquisite blooms to grace the garden. Growing either of these beauties takes a little prep but don't despair, we'll show you how!
  • Growing Tuberous Begonias
    With up to 8-inch, showy flowers that bloom from summer to fall, tuberous begonias provide all-season color in even the shadiest corners of the garden.
  • How to Grow Coleus
    From burgundy to lime green and in just about every shade in between, coleus is all about foliage.
  • How to Grow Annual Flowers
    Annuals bring forth a burst of color, form, and texture to just about anywhere in the garden. We show you how to grow and design with annual flowers.