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Spring gardening

Get ready for spring in the Midwest with our gardening tips and ideas, including how to plant daffodils, tulips, lilacs and other spring flowers. See Midwest gardens that are beautiful in the spring. Read about ideas for landscaping your Midwest yard, planting container gardens and using garden art.

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Don't be afraid to grow roses. New varieties are so easy, you can just plant them and enjoy the boost of color they give your garden from late spring through fall.
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Peonies might bring to mind times gone by, but with a variety of forms and new colors, they're also the perfect way to update your garden.
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Celebrate the season with cheery, colorful—and Midwest-hardy—daffodils.
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When lilacs bloom, it's suddenly spring. With their sweet scent, pastel blooms and delicate, heart-shape leaves, they're the perfect bouquet.
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Learn how to draw the world's tiniest birds to your garden with these colorful flowers.
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This pretty plant known for its soothing scent stars at farms throughout the Midwest. Learn how to grow lavender and where to find lavender products.
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Catch the classic jewels of spring--the rich colors of bulbs and blooming trees and shrubs--at these Midwest public gardens, and learn how to bring the beauty home.
Prairie Palette Flower Arrangement
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Garden blooms take on fresh looks in these displays. See how to show off your flowers in gorgeous displays.
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The cloudlike flowers of hydrangeas are as romantic as ever, but today's plants bloom bigger, brighter and showier than past favorites. With so many types, you'll find one perfect for your...
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These good-looking perennials can weather whatever our Midwestern climate delivers. Best of all, they come back year after year with almost no attention on your part.

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