So you have decided that you want flowers in your yard. Now what? The type of flower you can grow will depend on where you are and the type of soil you have. But, as Martha says, "With a really good plan and good architecture, you can make a garden happen!"
Martha loves roses and has them in all her gardens.
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It's often the last-standing flowering shrub! Add some old-fashioned charm to your garden with these pretty pom-poms.
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While the beauty and elegance of peonies could seem intimidating to a novice gardener, caring for them is much simpler than you might think.
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Lilacs can be tricky -- for instance, some require winter weather in order to bloom. But there are now different hybrids that thrive in mild weather.
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Edible flowers can add color, aroma, flavor (they range from spicy to sweet), and a decided wow factor to your food, but it's important to know for a fact that those you have in mind are nontoxic, not poisonous.
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These are the plants that can be sowed and will germinate, blossom, and wither over the course of a year. Translation: They require little attention!
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The first brilliant blooms of spring can be a sight for sore eyes but some of the season's most stunning flowers are also the most grueling to grow. Low-maintenance flowering shrubs that offer visual allure without any of the arduous labor.
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