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Beautiful Flower Garden Ideas

Give your yard a colorful makeover with these creative and beautiful flower garden ideas.

This page contains a collection of all our flower-related content, so pour yourself a cup of tea (or coffee) and enjoy a stroll through the garden of your dreams.

Browse these easy-to-care-for perennials for a low-maintenance garden, plants that readily self-sow for stunning beauty year after year, colorful annuals to fill in the gaps, and more. Enjoy!

Grass alley next to a colorful flower bed

Beautiful Flower Garden Ideas

Each of the posts listed below contains growing tips, inspiration, and beautiful flower garden ideas to help you create the perfect landscape. There’s even a section on houseplants, so you can bring the garden inside, too!

Got your mug of tea? Great! There are lots to enjoy here.

Flowers by color

striking red flowers with yellow centers

One of the first things we notice about a flower is its color. Use these posts to find flowers in your favorite hue, add some variety to your garden, or plant beds with a color scheme.

Hydrangea growing tips

beautiful hydrangeas border in front of the house

The classic hydrangea can be found in almost any garden, but how do you guarantee big, beautiful blossoms from these popular shrubs? Learn how to keep your hydrangeas happy and healthy with these tips.

Perennial flowers

beautiful perennial garden

There’s nothing quite like filling a cart with colorful annuals at the local greenhouse in the spring, but it’s also nice to simply step outside and enjoy flowering perennials that you planted years before. Check out these posts on plants that flower every year.



Extend your landscaping plans to the indoor garden with these houseplant guides and enjoy flowers and foliage year-round. Decorate for Christmas with flowers? Why not!

List of flowers in alphabetical order

colorful flower field

What was that stunning flower you saw the other day? It would be perfect for your garden, and the name started with the letter C … Whether you are searching for a specific flower or just browsing for inspiration, these alphabetical flower lists might come in handy.

Flowering shrubs and vines

mauve hibiscus flowers

Shrubs and vines add vertical interest to a landscape, and they can also provide privacy or help disguise unsightly structures. As an added bonus, the varieties in these articles produce lovely blooms too!

Flower care guides

pruning flowers

Once you’ve acquired the flowers of your dreams, how do you ensure they will remain healthy and happily blooming? We’ve got you covered with these handy flower care guides.

Flowers by garden type

butterfly garden

There are so many different types of gardens, and each has certain plants better suited to it than to others. Whether you have a shade garden, cut flower plot, or a patio full of containers, we have some colorful ideas for you.

Flower inspiration

beautiful flower garden with a cottage feel

Not sure what you want to do with your landscape? Check out these posts for loads of inspiration for your blank slate. Keep a pen and paper handy; you’ll be full of ideas in no time!

Flower Garden Idea Books

The Flower Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season Long: 400 Favorite Flowers, Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Garden Designs, and a Lifetime of Gardening WisdomThe Flower Gardener’s Bible: A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season LongAmazon buy buttonThe Flower Garden: How to Grow Flowers from SeedThe Flower Garden: How to Grow Flowers from SeedAmazon buy button

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Adriana Copaceanu is a passionate nature lover living in the country on her dream property where she grows vegetables, lavender, and wildflowers that she shares with the wildlife they attract. When she's not in the garden, she loves spending time with her chickens and planning her next nature project. Check out her books below:

How to Grow Lavender for Fun and Profit: Lessons Learned from Planting Three Hundred Lavender Plants

How to Raise Chickens for Eggs: A Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens for Nutritious, Organic Eggs at Home

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