Gardening Articles by Diane Linsley - Diane's Flower Seeds
Gardening Articles by Diane Linsley

Starting Seeds Indoors -- Starting annual and perennial seeds indoors.

Germinating Difficult Seeds -- Nicking, soaking and stratifying seeds.

Self-Sowing Annuals -- Flowers that reseed and come back every year.

Plants with a Purpose

Hummingbird Flowers -- The best flowers for attracting hummingbirds.

Flowers for Butterflies -- Attracting butterflies with nectar and host plants.

Flowers for Beneficial Insects -- Support your local ladybugs and lacewings.

First-Year Flowering Perennials -- Get more bang for your buck.

Fragrant Flowers -- The most fragrant annual and perennial flowers from seed.

Flowers for Cutting -- The best annual and perennial cut flowers from seed.

Garden Design Ideas

Container Flower Seeds -- The best annuals and perennials for containers.

Rock Garden Perennials -- Rock garden plants to grow from seed.

Cottage Garden Design -- How to design a garden for year-round interest.

Companion Plants for Roses -- Annuals and perennials for the rose garden.

Companion Plants for Daffodils -- Early-blooming flowers and bulb covers.

Companion Plants for Ornamental Grasses -- Flowers to add some color.

Plants for Special Conditions

Shade-Tolerant Flowers -- Annuals and perennials for difficult shady spots.

Drought-Tolerant Flowers -- Save water and still have a beautiful garden.

Groundcovers from Seed -- Annual and perennial groundcovers.

Deer-Resistant Flowers -- Annuals & perennials. Tips for deterring deer.

Perennials for Cold Zones -- Perennials that are hardy to zones 3-4.

Plants for Warm Zones -- Annuals and perennials for zones 10-11.

Gardening Advice

Saving Flower Seeds -- Learn new tricks for saving flower seeds.

Saving Tomato Seeds -- Fermenting and cleaning tomato seeds.

Rose Fertilizer Recipe -- An organic mixture to keep your roses healthy.

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