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50+ Best Gifts for Gardeners 2020

Looking to impress the gardeners and houseplant parents in your life this holiday season? This holiday gift guide for gardeners has 50-plus special gift ideas that are sure to delight plant lovers of all stripes.

Sharing the Blooms!

What a beautiful gesture by Jay! She opened up her garden so her friends and neighbors could come cut some flowers to have their own bouquets in their home!

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Cascade Of Purple

Check out how this purple butterfly bush hangs low here in dreamygarden200’s garden! A shrub like this creates color both high and low.

English Lavender plant

3 Lavender Infused Baked Treats

Incorporating English Lavender into baked goods creates an easy and charmingly different take on some of our most favorite treats. Here are three Lavender-infused recipes that are sure to delight.

Beneficial Blooms!

Farmstandrevival shares some great facts about the beneficial nature of some popular garden blooms in smarterbynature’s garden!

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holiday gift guide gardenstead

50+ Best Gifts for Gardeners 2020

Looking to impress the gardeners and houseplant parents in your life this holiday season? This holiday gift guide for gardeners has 50-plus special gift ideas that are sure to delight plant lovers of all stripes.

Sharing the Blooms!

What a beautiful gesture by Jay! She opened up her garden so her friends and neighbors could come cut some flowers to have their own bouquets in their home!

Beautiful like Nature!

This striking watercolor painting of a banana yucca by Kelsey has us in love! Beautiful details.

Bloom Contrasts!

The way these bright red blooms contrast with the dark leaves of these canna lilies is just plain beautiful. These flowers are definitely on my wishlist for next year!

Rose Bush

An International Love Affair with Roses

Roses, rows, and rows of roses. That is what you’re often met with when entering any flower shop or floral department. Roses are one of the most popular cut flowers in the entire floral industry.

Beneficial Blooms!

Farmstandrevival shares some great facts about the beneficial nature of some popular garden blooms in smarterbynature’s garden!

Garden Cowboy

Gorgeous gardens make yardwork so much more enjoyable, and we have to say we adore Marcus’s hat he’s wearing while maintaining his yard and gardens!

Front Yard Come-up!

Wow! What a difference adding some more gardens has made in Sarah’s yard! Especially making the sidewalk “sandwiched” between gardens! We’re also loving that Halloween decor.

Eastern Bluebird on a branch

Creating a Songbird Garden

Learn how to attract songbirds to your garden by creating an environment that fosters their needs.

Dah-ling Dahlias

We love these fall dahlias in dreamygardener2000’s garden. Blooms that linger through seasonal transitions are absolutely amazing.

Green Plant Car

Guerilla Gardening – Flower Bombs for Change

Taking misused land and turning it into something beautiful, Guerilla Gardening is a creative gardener’s expression of rebellion against a lack of greenery in urban and industrial landscapes.

Cottage Garden

Cottage Gardens: A Beautiful Chaos

Creating the perfectly imperfect garden is easy. Just follow the rules (or lack thereof) of Cottage Gardening.

Sunset Blooms

What a stunning sunset over Jay’s garden. It feels like a little evening paradise!

Clover Cake!

What a beautiful cake made by mustloveherbs! We’re loving the incorporation of red clover, which can be a great easily forageable food as well. The blossoms are great in a little home made jam, too!

An Arrangement in Self Care

We absolutely love this photo by Bill. Even more so, we adore the fact that he brought in the beauty of these wildflowers to his home for a little self care! It’s fantastic when you know you need to give yourself a little extra love.

Butterfly on a plant

How to Create a Butterfly Garden

Creating a butterfly conservation garden is both an easy and enjoyable experience. And the reward? Beautiful butterflies to admire!

Waxy Blooms

Check out this super cute candle Stephanie made! We’re loving the incorporation of herbs and flowers in it!

English Lavender plant

3 Lavender Infused Baked Treats

Incorporating English Lavender into baked goods creates an easy and charmingly different take on some of our most favorite treats. Here are three Lavender-infused recipes that are sure to delight.

Cascade Of Purple

Check out how this purple butterfly bush hangs low here in dreamygarden200’s garden! A shrub like this creates color both high and low.

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

What an incredible cake by Julie! We love the little scene she created with these flowers! And the real magic trick behind being able to use inedible flowers and remove them easily, was a very thinly iced piece of parchment paper on top the iced cake!

Echinacea flower

A Beginner’s Guide to Medicinal Herb Gardening

Herbal Medicine is a fascinating science that’s been around for a heck of a long time. And, although becoming an expert in this field can take years, any green thumb with an open mind for learning, can get started with a few basics to build off of.

Clouds of Blossoms

There’s just something magical about the way this garden by dreamygarden2000 flows like beautiful billowing clouds of flowers! We’re especially fond of these petunias along the border.

A Canadian Landscaper Icon

Jennie Butchart, from an orphan in Ontario to one of Victoria’s most inspirational women of history and the mind behind beautiful Butchart Gardens.

How to Create a Tropically Inspired Garden

Just because you don’t live in the tropics, doesn’t mean that you can’t create a garden inspired by it. By selecting the right plants, and drawing upon your imagination, you can bring the tropics to you.

For the Love of Bees

With an estimated drop of nearly 40% in North American bee colonies in 2018 alone, the impacts of our environmental footprint cannot be denied. Read on to discover more about these vital creatures, and how we can help them.

Phlox of Love

Check out these gorgeous hot pink phlox Owen has growing! He hit the nail on the head. These are wonderfully resilient plants with the prettiest little bloom clusters! What are your go-to “tough-to-kill” flowers?

Confetti in a Flower!

Wowza! We just cannot get over how gorgeous and unique these four-o-clocks are that Jenni is growing this year! They make us feel like celebrating.

Color Psychology

The strategic use of color within our gardens can affect how we feel and can evoke an array of different ambiances. By using color psychology, you can create a space that is just right for your needs. So, what vibe do you want your garden to give? Let’s find out together.

The Suspense is Blooming

Gazanias have the most diverse blooms! Jenni hit the nail on the head with this one, they can be tricky waiting for them to bloom, but are so worth it! What plants do you have that are so awesomely worth the wait?

Glowing Rains

Wow! We are enamored with this crepe myrtle Mandy captured after a Florida summer rain. It looks like it’s glowing! What is your favorite part about a summertime rain?

Spring Trilliums

These Trillium that Melanie encountered on a late April walk are beautiful! Do you ever go for a hike or walk to admire the spring time blooms? What wildflowers around you are your favorites?

Dark Foliage Dahlia

Wonderful contrast in this photo by Taylor! That dark foliage with the gentle pink flower has us in love! What are your favorite dark foliage plants? Let us know below!

How to Grow Sunflowers

Sunflowers are special flowers. They are visually striking, great pollinators and it’s a fact that if you stare at a sunflower for 28 seconds or more, you will smile. Ok, ok, so we completely made that last fact up, but we’d like to think it’s the truth.

Product Recommendation, Nouvcoo

Whether you’re just entering the gardening world, or shopping for a gardener in your life (or for yourself!), I would like to share my suggestion regarding a 10pcs gardening set I purchased this year from Amazon.

Finished Holiday Planter

DIY Dazzling Holiday Planters

Creating a decorative winter container is a creative process that will provide you with a beautiful piece that will last on your walkway, steps or balcony well into March… just in time for spring.

Floral Arranging

The Power of Flower Food

Watch this video to learn the importance of flower food (a make-up of sugar, acid, and bleach) and the effect it has on cut flowers.

Floral Arranging

Adventures in Floral Arranging

Step-by-step floral arranging tutorial to create your own stunning floral arrangements bursting with texture, color and pizzazz.

Borage

Flowers: Colorful Powerhouses

Top three reasons I grow blooms alongside my veggies and some flower recommendations to get you started.

Zinnias

No Fail Guide To Zinnias From Seed

Zinnias never fail to impress in any garden because of their gorgeous colors and striking appearance. And they’re shockingly easy to grow from seed!

Five Impact Flowers

Big Impact Flowers for Small Spaces

If creating an aromatic container flower garden that’s bursting with color and texture is on your “To-Do” list this summer – we’ll help you scratch it off.

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holiday gift guide gardenstead

50+ Best Gifts for Gardeners 2020

Looking to impress the gardeners and houseplant parents in your life this holiday season? This holiday gift guide for gardeners has 50-plus special gift ideas that are sure to delight plant lovers of all stripes.

Sharing the Blooms!

What a beautiful gesture by Jay! She opened up her garden so her friends and neighbors could come cut some flowers to have their own bouquets in their home!

Beautiful like Nature!

This striking watercolor painting of a banana yucca by Kelsey has us in love! Beautiful details.

Bloom Contrasts!

The way these bright red blooms contrast with the dark leaves of these canna lilies is just plain beautiful. These flowers are definitely on my wishlist for next year!

Rose Bush

An International Love Affair with Roses

Roses, rows, and rows of roses. That is what you’re often met with when entering any flower shop or floral department. Roses are one of the most popular cut flowers in the entire floral industry.

Beneficial Blooms!

Farmstandrevival shares some great facts about the beneficial nature of some popular garden blooms in smarterbynature’s garden!

Garden Cowboy

Gorgeous gardens make yardwork so much more enjoyable, and we have to say we adore Marcus’s hat he’s wearing while maintaining his yard and gardens!