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!
Plant Food 101
Explanation of the most important nutrients plants require to thrive and how those nutrients influence plant growth and development.
How-to: Pruning Landscape Trees & Shrubs
Regular pruning of trees and shrubs offers many benefits to help your plants grow strong and healthy. Learn more about how and when to prune trees and shrubs.
Garden Planting Schedule
Give your vegetables a jump start by deciding which ones you'll start from seed and transplant into the garden.
Flower of December: Holly
Interesting facts about the flower of December.
Easy and Fun DIY Garden Markers
Labeling your plants is a great way to remember plant names or identify where plants are located. This is the perfect project to take on when you're snuggled up indoors on a winter day planning for spring.
Top 5 Super Easy Houseplants
An assortment of beautiful plants that will grow well under indoor conditions.
Celebrate the autumn harvest with this traditional symbol of the season. Included are some great ideas for making an assortment of decorative cornucopias.
Storage Tips for Fall Vegetables
Keep your fall harvest fresh longer by following these guidelines.
Halloween Pumpkin and Mum Centerpiece
A beautiful Halloween centerpiece with minimal work, but all of the beauty!
5 Shrubs that Rarely Need Pruning
An assortment of beautiful, low-maintenance shrubs that make caring for your landscape a breeze.
Outdoor Room Design Ideas
Designing an outdoor room extends the usable space of your home and allows you to take advantage of your yard, deck or patio on a regular basis.
3 Ways to Create a Cozy Fire Pit Area
Use plants to design an even cozier and more inviting nook on your patio for get-togethers.
10 Flowers that Feed Monarch Butterflies
No matter if you live in the city, suburb or countryside, here are flowers to grow that attract monarchs to your garden, porch, and balcony as they travel south in fall.
Use Fallen Leaves as Mulch
Leaves are great for protecting plants over winter, plus they break down and enrich the soil in garden beds.
How to Winterize a Bird Bath
Follow these guidelines to prepare your bird bath for cooler weather.
7 Tips to Keep Phalaenopsis Orchids Blooming
This orchid is one of the easiest to grow and a great choice for beginners. Follow these tips to keep your orchid healthy and encourage it to bloom as often and as long as possible.
Get to Know Mums
Learn more about the history of mums, the flower of November.
5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes
Find out why you should grow your own radishes. The #1 reason being, a radish is one of the easiest and fastest vegetables to grow.
Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables
If your vegetable garden is producing more than you can use in your weekly meals (lucky you!), then follow these steps to freeze and store your extra harvest to use over the next 8-12 months.
When and How to Divide Iris
Bearded, Siberian, and Japanese iris plants should be divided 6 weeks before the first hard frost every 3-5 years. Follow these step-by-step instructions to keep your iris at their best.
Top 5 Hardy Succulents
These drought-resistant plants are stunningly beautiful and nearly indestructible.
Drying, Pressing and Preserving Flowers
With minimal effort and a perfectly timed snip, an ephemeral flower may be transformed into an eternal flower. We've got tips on how to preserve fresh flowers so you can enjoy them for years to come.
6 Best Bulbs for Southern Gardens (Zones 7-10)
These perennial bulbs survive and thrive in the heat and humidity of southern gardens. If you live where the temperature and the heat index aren't as high as the Deep South, then plant these bulbs in containers and enjoy them as annuals.
How to Evaluate Your Soil Type
Believe it or not, plants in the garden do better if the soil is healthy. Focus on a single aspect of soil health and perform this simple jar test to determine the composition of your garden soil.
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