Flower Gardening

  • Don’t Just Water — Soak!
    Whenever I plant a new flower garden for one of my clients, I give the “watering talk,” in which I underscore the importance of watering during the first year.
  • Cannas in the Garden
    If you read this blog on a regular basis, you may be aware of my fondness for canna lilies.
  • Garden Crusader: Bill Dawson
    Meet Garden Crusader Bill Dawson of Columbus, Ohio
  • How to Get Dahlias to Last Longer in Bouquets
    Up here in Vermont, the dahlia season has arrived late, but those of us who’ve escaped early frosts are enjoying the fantastic blooms at last. Dahlias make great cut flowers, but I’ve often been disappointed in their short life in bouquets.
  • Not hardy? Not a problem
    Sometimes new traditions begin with an impulse buy. Last spring, I was at a garden center, struck by the beauty of a pot of blue-violet anemones and yellow ranunculus.
  • Meet a Gardener
    Learn about some of the members of our gardening community, including Gardener's Supply employee-owners, customers, and garden testers.