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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!

A Guide to Popular Lilies

A Guide to Popular Lilies

Learn about different types of lilies; the fragrant, colorful flowers that are the mainstays of perennial beds, interiors and container gardens.
How to Plant a Vine

How to Plant a Vine

Learn how to plant a vine with these illustrated steps.
Get to Know Peppers From Sweet to Hot

Get to Know Peppers From Sweet to Hot

Peppers are one of the easiest vegetables you can grow, but with 50,000-plus cultivars in the pepper family, what sort of variety should you buy? Get to know more about the different categories of peppers.
Get to Know Lilies

Get to Know Lilies

Learn more about the history of 'Stargazer’, Easter and Asiatic lilies.
5 Tips to Refresh Your Garden

5 Tips to Refresh Your Garden

It's easy to spruce up your beds and containers without spending much time or money.
Turn Your Backyard into an Outdoor Movie Theater

Turn Your Backyard into an Outdoor Movie Theater

Tips for making your deck, backyard, or other outdoor space into a unique and inviting place for a movie night with family and friends.
All About Growing Cactus

All About Growing Cactus

We’ve gathered our most helpful care tips and inspiring project ideas for growing cactus plants, whether it’s as a potted houseplant or displayed outside. A list of eight popular cacti is also included.
All About Growing Succulents

All About Growing Succulents

We’ve gathered our most helpful care tips and inspiring project ideas for growing succulent plants, whether it’s as a potted houseplant or displayed outside. A list of 10 popular succulents is also included.
Get to Know Dahlias

Get to Know Dahlias

Learn more about this dearly beloved flower's history.
5 Tips for Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

5 Tips for Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Follow these tips to fill your yard and garden with delightful hummingbirds.
Plant a Tea Garden

Plant a Tea Garden

These common, easy-to-grow herbs combine into herbal teas perfect to treat your friends or yourself.
No-Brainer Container: Pretty & Proven Easy

No-Brainer Container: Pretty & Proven Easy

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: Tried & Truly Beautiful

No-Brainer Container: Tried & Truly Beautiful

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: Pocket Full of Sunshine

No-Brainer Container: Pocket Full of Sunshine

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: Pink Piece of Cake

No-Brainer Container: Pink Piece of Cake

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: Parade in the Shade

No-Brainer Container: Parade in the Shade

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: Gourmet on Display

No-Brainer Container: Gourmet on Display

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: Keep Calm and Coleus On

No-Brainer Container: Keep Calm and Coleus On

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
No-Brainer Container: A Carpet of Color

No-Brainer Container: A Carpet of Color

In less than 30 minutes you can create a no-guess, low mess container of fabulous plants. This easy-care combination was selected by a team of experts specifically for its beauty, plant compatibility, and outstanding performance all season long.
5 Tips for Dogscaping Your Yard

5 Tips for Dogscaping Your Yard

Your beloved pet deserves a spot in the garden to call his own. This article gives five tips to get you started designing an outdoor space for your four-legged friends.
Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Potted herbs are an easy way to liven up a home-cooked meal without committing to the effort of a full-blown vegetable garden. Besides their culinary qualities, most herbs also lend style to container gardens.
Get to Know Begonias

Get to Know Begonias

Learn more about the discovery of begonias and how they got the name.
How to Grow Spaghetti Squash

How to Grow Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a low-maintenance vegetable that even a beginner can grow successfully. This article explains how.
How to Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree

Learn how to plant a tree with these illustrated steps.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

plant library

Plant Library

Save plants to your personal library

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