BHG's Best Garden Ideas

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Whether you are a beginner or an expert gardener, we're sharing our BEST gardening tips and advice so you can plant with success throughout all seasons.

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Foxglove ‘Alba’  Digitalis purpurea  An old fashioned, cottage garden favorite well-loved by pollinators. The long graceful stems of this towering variety are loaded with creamy buds that open to pure snow white. Unlike other foxgloves, this variety does not have any freckles in the inside of its bell-shaped blooms. Fantastic for wedding work and displaying en masse.  #floret #growfloret #foxglove Norway Hotel, Cut Flowers, Growing Flowers, Spring Flowers, Flower Farm, Types Of Plants, Better Love, Landscape Photography, Night Photography

Foxglove Alba

Floret’s edible varieties are beautiful for arranging and also delicious. Consider adding some edibles to your cutting garden this year.

Strawflower ‘Vintage White’ Helichrysum bracteatum (m.)  A versatile and textural addition to the cutting garden, strawflower can be used fresh and also dried for use in fall bouquets and wreaths. These ivory-white flowers have an opalescent, heirloom quality that’s great for wedding work. Also known as everlasting flowers, the color and shape of these papery blooms will last indefinitely when dried. Pollinators love them.  #floret #growfloret #driedflowers Growing Flowers, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, White Flowers, Fall Bouquets, Types Of Plants, Ivory White, Amazing Gardens, Garden Landscaping

Strawflower Vintage White

Strawflower ‘Vintage White’Helichrysum bracteatum (m.) A versatile and textural addition to the cutting garden, strawflower can be used fresh and also dried for use in fall bouquets and wreaths. These ivory-white flowers have an opalescent, heirloom quality that’s great for wedding work. Also known as everlasting flowe

There are so many ways to use dried flowers, seed pods, and grasses: in late autumn arrangements, adorning fresh holiday wreaths, or even mixed with fresh blooms. We thought it would be helpful to share some of the varieties that are the easiest to grow and most popular for drying.  #floret #growfloret #driedflowers Homestead Gardens, Farm Gardens, Native Gardens, Cut Flower Garden, Flower Farm, Dried Flower Wreaths, Dried Flowers, Shade Perennials, Shade Plants

The Best Dried Flowers

Rediscover the beauty of dried flowers. Learn tips for harvesting and drying strawflowers, statice, celosia, and other blooms from your garden.

Dahlia Bee’s Choice Mix Dahlia spp.  We are thrilled to offer this diverse mix of seeds collected from our dahlia fields. These easy-to-grow seeds will produce a wide range of shapes, sizes and colors - no two plants will be the same! Flowers in this mix will be mostly open-centered types that will attract lots of pollinators. If you discover a variety in the mix that you love, tubers can be saved and planted out the following year.  #floret #growfloret #dahliaseeds Growing Seeds, Types Of Plants, Beekeeping, Cut Flowers, Amazing Gardens, Dahlia, Gardening Tips, Lush, Harvest

Dahlia seeds Bee's Choice Mix

Dahlia Bee’s Choice MixDahlia spp. We are thrilled to offer this diverse mix of seeds collected from our dahlia fields. These easy-to-grow seeds will produce a wide range of shapes, sizes and colors - no two plants will be the same! Flowers in this mix will be mostly open-centered types that will attract lots of pollin

Favorite sunflowers for cutting, including new varieties for with basic growing information and suggestions for use in floral design. Farm Gardens, Outdoor Gardens, Flower Garden Drawing, Types Of Sunflowers, Organic Farming, Organic Gardening, Sunflower Garden, Flower Farmer, Cut Flowers

Best Sunflowers for cutting gardens

Favorite sunflowers for cutting, including new varieties for 2020, with basic growing information and suggestions for use in floral design.

Zinnia 'Unicorn Mix' Zinnia elegans  This special Floret mix has been an ongoing labor of love, and while it’s still a work in progress, we’re thrilled to finally be able to share it with the world. This mix of medium sized, mostly double blooms comes in an enchanting range of vivid sherbet tones including raspberry, tangerine, magenta, lemon, apricot, dusty lilac and blush with striking lavender centers.  #floret #growfloret #zinnias Magenta, Lilac, Lavender, Amazing Gardens, Beautiful Gardens, Zinnia Elegans, Cut Flower Garden, Types Of Plants, Zinnias

Zinnia Unicorn Mix

Zinnia 'Unicorn Mix'Zinnia elegans This special Floret mix has been an ongoing labor of love, and while it’s still a work in progress, we’re thrilled to finally be able to share it with the world. This mix of medium sized, mostly double blooms comes in an enchanting range of vivid sherbet tones including raspberry, tan

Dirty garden tools signify a season of hard work. Pamper your diligent tools with this DIY tool cleaner, which not only cleans your tools but sharpens them too! Give your garden tools new life with this easy tool cleaning station. Car Cleaning, Cleaning Hacks, House Plant Care, Bottle Garden, Planting Flowers, Flower Gardening, Succulent Terrarium, Garden Care, Farm Gardens
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DIY Garden Tool-Cleaning Station

Clean off your tools after using, then hang them up or stash in a garden bag. Here's how to make a quick tool-cleaning station.

Besides plenty of flowers that are pink, many houseplants, as well as outdoor plants, have exciting pink-hued foliage. Here are 15 plants with beautiful pink leaves sure to brighten your home or garden. Pink Leaf Plant, Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, House Plant Care, House Plants, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Indoor Gardening, Arrowhead Plant, Plants Delivered

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

Besides plenty of flowers that are pink, many houseplants as well as outdoor plants have exciting pink-hued foliage. Here are 15 plants with beautiful pink leaves sure to brighten your home or garden. Pink Leaf Plant, Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Pink Leaves, Pink Flowers, Nerve Plant, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Plants Delivered, Heuchera

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

This plant is like an optical illusion: You different experiences with stromanthe depending on how you look at it. This plant is like an optical illusion: You different experiences with stromanthe depending on how you look at it. Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Pink Plant, Folk Art Flowers, Flower Art, Pink Leaves, Pink Flowers, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Indoor Gardening

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

Besides plenty of flowers that are pink, many houseplants, as well as outdoor plants, have exciting pink-hued foliage. Here are 15 plants with beautiful pink leaves sure to brighten your home or garden. Pink Leaf Plant, Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Real Plants, Exotic Plants, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Household Plants, Plants Delivered, Pink Leaves

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

Besides plenty of flowers that are pink, many houseplants, as well as outdoor plants, have exciting pink-hued foliage. Here are 15 plants with beautiful pink leaves sure to brighten your home or garden. Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Pink Plant, Types Of Succulents, Types Of Plants, Succulents Garden, Indoor Succulents, Indoor Cactus, African Milk Tree

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

Besides plenty of flowers that are pink, many houseplants, as well as outdoor plants, have exciting pink-hued foliage. Here are 15 plants with beautiful pink leaves sure to brighten your home or garden. Pink Leaf Plant, Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Household Plants, Plants Delivered, Pink Leaves, Heuchera, Garden Landscape Design

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink Cordyline thrives outdoors but can also be used as a houseplant.Cordyline thrives outdoors but can also be used as a houseplant. Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Pink Plant, Hanging Succulents, Hanging Planters, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Indoor Garden, Plants Delivered, Pink Leaves

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

Chinese evergreens are popular foliage houseplants and the varieties with pink patterns change it up. Chinese evergreens are popular foliage houseplants and the varieties with pink patterns change it up. Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Pink Plant, Indoor Plants Low Light, Outdoor Plants, Indoor Outdoor, Garden Cactus, Cactus Plants, Water Plants

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.

A little pink & green! 💗🌱💗Happy Caladium care tip: Caladiums are tropical plants that like warm soil and hot weather.Wait to plant your caladiums until the nights are warm and soil temperatures are at least 📷 Peacock Plant, Zebra Plant, Pink Plant, Nerve Plant, Indoor Fairy Gardens, Philadelphia Flower Show, Plants Delivered, Flower Garden Design, Heuchera

11 Stunning Plants That Are Naturally Pink

With speckled, striped, or mottled leaves, these plants deliver an unexpected flush of rosy color to your house or garden without relying on bright blooms.