5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Space With Flowers

You don't have to spend a bundle on an impressive outsourced Thanksgiving centerpiece. Follow these expert tips to create your own beautiful bouquet.

10 Beautiful Bud Vases

Add a summer bloom to every room with these delightful single-flower vases.

3 Easy Christmas Flower Arrangements

Pull together these simple centerpieces in no time.

7 Dazzling Decorative Vases

Keep flowers looking fresh this fall with one of these dashing vessels.

7 Tools Every Gardener Needs

Has the bloom faded on your old planting gear? Real Simple’s expert testers got their hands dirty in search of the sharpest tools in the shed.

6 Pretty Flowers and Their Symbollic Meanings

Instead of simply grabbing the nicest thing at the supermarket, pick a bouquet with a message.

Candlestick as Bud Vase

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

How to Arrange Spring Flowers

Create your own elegant arrangement by using these easy-to-follow expert tips.

Bouquet Embellishment

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

5 Exquisite Flower Vases

Flowers add romance and cheer to any home—let them flourish in one of these charming vessels.


A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

4 Elegant, Exquisite, Easy Flower Arrangements

The layperson’s guide to creating beautiful, lush fancy-flower-shop arrangements at home.