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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: 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: 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: 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.
TIP: What to Do When You Can’t Plant Right Away

TIP: What to Do When You Can’t Plant Right Away

Late season sales, attractive displays of trees and bushes, that azalea bush or red maple that just calls out to you--all reasons you might leave the garden center with one or more impulse purchases. But what happens when you get home and can't put those plants in the ground right away? This article explores your options.
How to Grow Succulents Indoors

How to Grow Succulents Indoors

Succulent plants are some of the most popular houseplants to grow. They’re perfect for the beginner or seasoned plant lover, they’re low maintenance, and they come in an array of shapes, colors and textures. Learn all about these easy-care houseplants.
Grow a Teacup Garden

Grow a Teacup Garden

Foliage plants potted into teacups are a charming and unexpected way to display your houseplants.
Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Whether you're starting a plant from seed or transplanting from a garden center purchase, you need to understand what light conditions your new plant requires and where in your garden to find it. This article introduces the terms "full sun," "part sun," and "full shade" and explains how to measure for each.
Get to Know Azaleas

Get to Know Azaleas

Learn more about this springtime flowering beauty.
Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Smoothies are a time-saving and tasty way to get your daily fruits and vegetables. And you don't have to scour the grocery store to find the best ingredients. You can grow most of the most healthy and delectable smoothie fruits and vegetables in your own garden.
How to Grow Succulents Outdoors

How to Grow Succulents Outdoors

Succulents come in a wide array of beautiful colors, shapes and sizes, and they require very little care to stay happy and healthy. They’re the perfect choice for anyone new to plants or those who just enjoy good gardening results with minimal effort. Read more to learn how you can include these amazing plants in your landscape.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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Plant Library

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