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Every Bouquet Benefits A Midwest Charity at Flowers for Dreams

This Midwest-based business donates 25 percent of its net profits to local charities—and recently expanded its delivery area significantly.

How to Make a Stunning Marigold Wreath

We love marigolds for their chipper and long-lasting color. Before frost, snip blooms for a wreath—and start planning now for your bumper crop next year.

How to Plant a Water Lily

With a large container, bricks and a nursery trip, you can create a romantic, miniature garden in an afternoon.

A Woodland Garden Paradise in Michigan

The sights and sounds of water tumbling over stones soothe the soul at this inspiring woodland garden at a Michigan home.

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What Happens When a Flower Artist Goes Big

Botanical artist Lisa Waud’s newest large-scale flower installations support Michigan flower growers—and create a way for Detroit residents and others to learn about the city.

You Can’t Visit the Flowers, But These Animals Can

Peak spring bloom season is arriving at Midwest public gardens and arboretums. This year you can’t see the blossoms in person, but here’s how gardens are sharing the beauty—sometimes with zoo animals or other creatures!