20 Great Ways to Grow Flowers and Bring Your Garden to Life

Creating and maintaining a garden can seem like hard work at times, but there are plenty of benefits to making the most of your outdoor space. A beautiful garden is ideal for entertaining during the summer months, while you can also pick some of your favorite blooms and bring some floral color and style indoors too. If you’re keen to get more out of your garden, take a look at these DIY projects for advice and inspiration on how to grow flowers.

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1. Create a Cutting Garden

This project offers plenty of tips for anyone who wants to enjoy beautiful flowers both inside and out. A cutting garden is perfect for growing a range of blooms and

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2. Plant Zinnias for Vivid Colors

If you want a bright explosion of color in your garden, zinnias could do the trick. Hometalker Lee planted the seeds for her children and forgot all about them until they

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3. Consider Some Marigolds

Marigolds are regarded by some experts as easy flowers to grow and Hometalker Carole has offered up her advice on how to grow beautiful blooms. She outlines how the

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4. Transform a Garden Bench

This project highlights how you can easily transform a standard garden bench into a real talking point in your outdoor space. Hometalker Lori removed the inner slats of

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5. Create a Mini Meadow

There are few things better than the sight of flowers blooming in a meadow, but how can you recreate that feel in a small garden? This project might offer up some

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6. Consider the Allium

If you’re looking for easy flowers to grow, a good option may be the allium. Hometalker Angie outlines how the ornamental bulbs can make a truly impressive addition to

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7. Enjoy the Many Colors of Sedums

Anyone who wants to grow flowers that change over time will love planting sedums. This Hometalker outlines how these stunning plants offer great color in the fall, with

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8. Take Care of a Festive Favorite

The poinsettia might be a Christmas favorite but it's actually a tropical plant. Furthermore, caring for one and getting it to reflower is not easy. However, Hometalker

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9. Bring an Amaryllis Back to Life

Amaryllis is another plant associated with Christmas and sadly many people tend to throw them out once they've finished flowering. However, Hometalker Jeanne has advice

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10. Try a Festive Alternative

As we've seen, poinsettias can be a big deal at Christmastime, but are there other flowers you could consider in the holiday season? This Hometalker certainly thinks so

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11. Discover Spring Perennials

This project features some great tips on perennials that you could add to a spring garden, with it notably highlighting several flowers that grow in shade. Varieties to

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12. Fantastic Fall Flowers

Many homeowners may not think too much about their garden once summer draws to a close, but Hometalker Melissa has offered up some great tips on flowers that are great to

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13. Brighten Your Home with Aechmeas

Vibrant houseplants can really bring a sense of style to an interior and a great option to consider is the Aechmea fasciata. You can learn all about the striking tropical

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14. Pot Up Bromeliad Pups

If you do decide to grow Aechmeas and other bromeliads, it is worth knowing how you can make the most of them. In this project, Joy Us Garden discusses how to remove and

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15. Try Flowering Vines

This project offers up ideas if want to add a bit of color to your garden as autumn approaches. Hometalker Heather suggests a range of exciting varieties and the autumn

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16. Grow Perfect Daylilies

Daylilies could be an option for anyone seeking low maintenance flower growing, but Hometalker Douglas still has some tips on how to get the very best from the plants. He

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17. Take It Easy with Lilacs

Lilacs are another stunning plant which are regarded by many as easy flowers to grow and Three Dogs in a Garden provides a range of tips on how to care for them in this

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18. Consider an Heirloom Plant

Bearded iris are also easy flowers to grow and they work well as heirloom plants, as you can simply divide them up and share them with friends and family. This project

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19. Create a Striking Porch Planter

Flowers can bring color and style to a porch and this project from Wet & Forget offers up suggestions on which plants would work best. If you don’t get too much sun, you

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20. Keep Your Lantana in Check

Lantana is one of many fast-growing flowers that come to life in warm weather and this project outlines how to care for them. Pruning is vital due to the speed that the

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