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About Annuals

Get some instant (and affordable) color in your garden, containers, hanging baskets and window boxes with annuals. These once-upon-a-growing-season bloomers can be a small investment that turns into huge seasonal reward!

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Annual Basics

You have to replant them every year…so why choose annuals? For starters, they’re inexpensive and offer great color bang for your buck. Learn the basics behind this popular group of plants, and welcome them into your garden annually!


Featured Plants

From cold-hardy pansies and violas to heat-loving bloomers in hot shades of red, orange and yellow, there’s an annual out there to fill the boring, empty spaces in your garden.



Planting annuals in the garden is as easy as picking your favorite color. The question is really where to plant these blooming beauties, and how to get them started.

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