Your garden will be buzzing with excitement with our un-bee-lievable collection of flowers and plants that attract bees.

Your garden will be buzzing with excitement with our un-bee-lievable collection of flowers and plants that attract bees.

While children (and adults) love playing with  snapdragon  blooms to make the little flowers “snap” open, rabbits find the plants unpalatable. In fact, many say that portions of Antirrhinum are toxic to pet rabbits and should not be grown around them. Snapdragon varieties range from dwarf types to giants that grow 3 to 4 feet tall, so there’s a size for every sunny garden space. Keep the flowers deadheaded to encourage repeat blooms.

While children (and adults) love playing with snapdragon blooms to make the little flowers “snap” open, rabbits find the plants unpalatable. In fact, many say that portions of Antirrhinum are toxic to pet rabbits and should not be grown around them. Snapdragon varieties range from dwarf types to giants that grow 3 to 4 feet tall, so there’s a size for every sunny garden space. Keep the flowers deadheaded to encourage repeat blooms.

The calendula, or pot marigold, is an annual flower native to the northern Mediterranean countries. Its name refers to its tendency to bloom with the calendar, usually once a month or every new moon. The petals can be added to salads.

The calendula, or pot marigold, is an annual flower native to the northern Mediterranean countries. Its name refers to its tendency to bloom with the calendar, usually once a month or every new moon. The petals can be added to salads.

These enchanting flowers smell as lovely as they look and make for a sweetly scented addition to any garden.

These enchanting flowers smell as lovely as they look and make for a sweetly scented addition to any garden.

Peonies are longtime garden favorites for their fantastic flowers and amazing fragrance. Once established, peonies bloom for decades with virtually no care. Test Garden Tip: Single-flowered varieties such as 'Krinkled White' hold up well even in rainy spring weather. Name: Paeonia selections Zones: 3-8  /

Peonies are longtime garden favorites for their fantastic flowers and amazing fragrance. Once established, peonies bloom for decades with virtually no care. Test Garden Tip: Single-flowered varieties such as 'Krinkled White' hold up well even in rainy spring weather. Name: Paeonia selections Zones: 3-8 /

11 Plants that Repel Flies. Don’t settle for ugly fly traps or hazardous chemicals; simply choose some plants that naturally repel flies. Here is a list of a few that can keep those pesky pests away!

11 Plants that Repel Flies. Don’t settle for ugly fly traps or hazardous chemicals; simply choose some plants that naturally repel flies. Here is a list of a few that can keep those pesky pests away!

Aster x frikartii, Wunder von Stafa, is an herbaceous perennial, with dark foliage and light violet, yellow centered flowers. Its daisy like flowers bloom in late summer and autumn in a sunny site.

Aster x frikartii, Wunder von Stafa, is an herbaceous perennial, with dark foliage and light violet, yellow centered flowers. Its daisy like flowers bloom in late summer and autumn in a sunny site.

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