Browse our large selection of articles, which include gardening tips, how-tos, and useful information to get the best out of your plants, in any season!
All About Growing Perennial Plants
The information you need to know to grow perennial garden plants. We’ve collected some of our best tips for growing perennials in pots and in your garden, including a list of popular plants and how to care for them.
Beyond Conifers: 10 Evergreens You Should Try
Evergreen trees aren't your only option if you want some outside color in your garden or landscape during the cold months. Here are ten evergreen plants that can also provide a splash of green onto the bare whites of winter.
7 Houseplants for Hanging Planters
Displaying houseplants in hanging planters allows you to add greenery to higher spaces and drama to your indoor garden displays. This article discusses seven houseplants especially suited to hanging.
How to Force Paperwhites for Winter Blooms
Paperwhites are easy to force into bloom, allowing you to have fresh flowers inside when the ground is frozen and barren outside. This article takes you step-by-step through the process of growing paperwhites in the winter months.
How to Plant a Shrub
Learn how to plant a shrub with these illustrated steps.
Heat and Drought Tolerant Annuals
If you have hot, dry conditions that doesn’t mean you can’t grow beautiful and colorful plants. Take a look at these twenty annual plants that won’t wither when the temperature starts to rise, or the rains run low.
Top 12 Small Trees & Shrubs to Attract Butterflies & Birds
Use a variety of plants and flowers to bring color and interest to your garden or containers, while also attracting some of mother nature's pollinators.
You can easily propagate your succulents, saving money and allowing you to create more of your favorite plant. This article shows you how, focusing on echeveria, hens and chicks, and aloe.
Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers
Dahlias are the showy superstars of the summer flower garden. By following a few simple steps, you can store the tubers of these plants over the winter to enjoy the flowers again next summer.
Introduction to Growing Cabbage
Cabbage is a time-tested favorite of the vegetable garden. Here's all you need to know to start growing your own.
7 Houseplants with Colorful Patterned Foliage
Houseplants can add so much to the feel and freshness of a room, especially when they have interesting foliage. Here are seven of our favorite houseplants with beautifully patterned leaves sure to dress up your next interior design project.
5 Tips for Growing Palms Indoors
Palms make beautiful houseplants and coordinate well with just about any interior design schemes. Read on to discover tips for caring for your indoor palm.
Plants as Art
Looking for that perfect piece of art to tie together your latest home design project? This article describes ten houseplants, with structural characteristics, that can serve the same purpose as a grand painting or an expensive sculpture.
A rubber plant livening up a corner near the family room couch, a Ficus tree forest in the middle of a mall, or a creeping fig dangling from a home shelf…they’re all Ficus plants. Get the facts on Ficus and fit one into your life soon!
5 Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn
For reasons of aesthetics, expense, or the desire to live in a more eco-friendly way, homeowners are ditching their traditional turf lawns and turning to alternatives. This article lays out five of the most popular.
Our recipe for tabbouleh couldn't be easier and most of the ingredients can come straight out of your garden.
The Garbage Garden: Vegetables you Can Regrow
Get more out of your vegetable purchases. You can create a garden from the vegetable scraps that might otherwise go in the compost pile or get tossed into the garbage.
A Guide to Garden Hoses
Every gardener needs at least one reliable hose. This guide will get you started on picking the best one along with its essential accessories.
How to Make a Rain Chain
Garden art and practicality combine in this latest landscaping trend. Rain chains are easy to make and a fun way to add a creative, personal touch to your home and garden.
A Guide to Organic Fertilizers
Organic fertilizers are all plant foods derived from natural sources, like manure, fishing byproducts and blood meal. Learn more about the different types of organic fertilizers, and what they can do for your garden.
How to Make and Enjoy Shrub
Learn how to make your own shrub--a colonial-era, refreshing and oh-so-trendy drink mixer. All it takes is vinegar, sugar and your own fresh produce.
Get to Know Basil
Basil is available in more sizes and colors than ever before. But one thing all the varieties will always have in common - excellent flavor and an endless variety of uses.
Grow Your Own Wildflower Patch
Seven easy steps for creating your own bed, or even a meadow, packed with native wildflowers. The perfect way to attract birds, bees and other beneficial insects.
All About Growing Tomatoes
A one-stop collection of our most popular tomato tips, including how to grow and preserve tomatoes. Plus, a list of our best tomato recipes.
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