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Holiday Poinsettias and Their Family
Poinsettias mean Christmas, no doubt about it, but consider the rest of their plant family year-round for low-maintenance houseplants and resilient color for the garden.
The Living Christmas Tree
This holiday season enjoy a living tree. You can feel good about having a living Christmas tree: It looks beautiful and effectively filters harmful pollutants from the air - making your home safer for your family.
Decorating Your Home This Christmas
Christmas is that wonderful time of year to spread cheer and fill your home with seasonal décor. Check out some of our favorite decorating ideas and kick-start your imagination!
Winter Care Tips for Houseplants
General information on how to care for houseplants during the winter months.
Create a Gorgeous Winter Container Garden
Uplift yourself, neighbors and friends by decorating your doorstep with a beautiful arrangement of branches, berries and other natural elements.
Decorating with Gourds: How to Dry a Gourd
Show your unique sense of style and express your creativity through homegrown gourds! These step-by-step instructions describe how to dry decorative gourds for indoor and outdoor display.
Tidying the Autumn Garden
A thorough fall cleanup will get your garden off to a great start when spring arrives. Here’s a list of ideas for planning your fall garden “wrap up” and changes you might want to start thinking about now, that will result in an even better garden next season.
Fall Gardening Tips
All of the information you need to put your landscape to rest for the winter.
Top 10 Trees and Shrubs for Great Autumn Color
A choice selection of easy-care trees and shrubs that will add brilliant color to your landscape through the autumn season.
Planning a Long Blooming Bulb Garden
Fall is the time to plan and plant bulbs for spring. Learn about the different types of flowering bulbs and when they bloom. Make a plan that will have you enjoying flowers at the earliest sign of spring!
Freezing Summer Favorites
The basics steps for preparing and storing garden fresh tomatoes and herbs for quick, easy use later.
How to Repot a Houseplant
Is your longtime houseplant top-heavy? Are the roots of your favorite indoor plant coming through the pot’s drainage holes? Does your plant look less perky than it did five years ago? These are symptoms that your beloved plants are due to be repotted!
Team-Themed Flower Combinations
Show your team spirit all season long by planting flowers that represent the colors of your favorite college or professional football team.
Fall Planting of Trees and Shrubs
Fall is the perfect time for planting trees and shrubs!
Leafy Greens – Fall-friendly Crops Extend the Harvest Season
Leafy greens love the cool temperatures of spring and fall. They’re easy and fast to grow and the perfect crop for beginning vegetable gardeners.
Top 5 Well-behaved Perennial Groundcovers
If you have a lot of landscape to cover and are looking for a low maintenance, inexpensive way to do it, then look for perennial groundcover plants. Perennial plants will return year after year!
5 Ways to Water Containers While on Vacation
Nobody wants to be welcomed home by crispy, dead plants! Here are five ways to water your container plants while you’re out of town.
Tips for Harvesting and Preserving Herbs
Get the most from your favorite herbs by knowing when to harvest and how to save them for later.
6 Heat-Loving Plant Combos for Containers
Try an expert-recommended combo of plants that will withstand hot weather in your next container display.
Top 10 Deer Resistant Plants for Your Garden
Gardeners who live in heavily deer-populated areas know just how frustrating it can be to see their hard work trampled and eaten by hungry, roaming deer. One of the best options to keep deer at bay is to incorporate plants that deer don't like into your garden.
Use Your Summer Harvest: Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways
If you're looking for new ways to use your tomatoes, try some of these ideas!
15 Plants That Safely Repel Mosquitos
Quite a few common plants contain natural compounds that mosquitos find offensive and avoid.
Get to Know Celosia
The flowers of this fun, soft-to-the-touch plant come in vivid colors that kids and adults love. Learn a little about where this whimsical plant came from and why it is so popular.
6 Beautiful Edible Plants for Containers
Read more to see our blue-ribbon picks to beautify your small-space garden.
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