Flower Gardening

MSU Extension provides an opportunity to help get you started adding color and fragrance to your lawn and/or garden.

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Do you like looking at flowers but aren’t sure how to grow them? Don’t worry! This page will help you determine what kind of plants you need for your site, as well as how to care for them.

Selecting Plants for Your Site

Before buying plants, consider the layout and conditions of your site. A basic site assessment will help with plant establishment and survival.

What Kind of Flowers to Grow

General Requirements and Care

Proper plant care is an important part of guaranteeing the survival of your flowers and is an important factor in bloom quality and quantity.

Native Plants in the Landscape and Garden

Disease, Insect and Pest Concerns

Container Gardening