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Supportive Garden Structures

Supportive Garden Structures

Beautiful and supportive classic garden structures.
Finding Perfect Companion Plants

Finding Perfect Companion Plants

These tips will have you designing like a pro!
Cool Weather Spring Vegetable Containers

Cool Weather Spring Vegetable Containers

Taste-full style, easy and close at hand.
Top 5 Flowering Spring Perennials

Top 5 Flowering Spring Perennials

Looking for the perfect plant? Here are some options that consistently get high marks for beauty, adaptability and all-around ease of growing.
DIY: Hardscape Essentials

DIY: Hardscape Essentials

Hardscape is not a catchy term for overly difficult gardening sites. Hardscape simply means the hard, durable parts of the landscape…the non-plant elements.
5 Fabulous Annuals to Try this Spring

5 Fabulous Annuals to Try this Spring

Five great annual flower options for gardeners ready to try something new and different.
How-to: Green-up Your Lawn this Spring

How-to: Green-up Your Lawn this Spring

Early spring raking, aeration, and fertilization all help create a healthy lawn that is thick and vigorous, with better pest and disease resistance.
Plant a Family Vegetable Garden

Plant a Family Vegetable Garden

Enjoy some low-stress family time, fresh air and outdoor exercise - along with fresh, tasty food – by growing a family veggie garden.
Know Your Plants – Annual vs. Perennial

Know Your Plants – Annual vs. Perennial

Learn the differences between annual vs. perennial plants and how to decide which type of plant is best for your gardening needs.
Gardening Tips for Early Spring

Gardening Tips for Early Spring

The basics of “dewinterizing” your landscape to get it ready for spring.
Plants to Celebrate Spring’s Return

Plants to Celebrate Spring’s Return

Late winter into early spring is when we crave fresh growth, a bit of color…some sign that spring is really returning!
Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Growing your own herbs for tea is an easy and inexpensive windowsill project that rewards you with great taste and the meditative moments that come with prepping, brewing and sipping.
Beyond Basic Care – Potted Flowering Bulbs

Beyond Basic Care – Potted Flowering Bulbs

How to care for potted flowering bulb plants after the flowers fade.
Fragrant Plants for Containers

Fragrant Plants for Containers

The invisible power of scent has a profound effect on our mood and it is one way to transform any garden space into an exciting area. Mix and match fragrant plants to create a beautiful perfumed oasis on your deck, patio or balcony.
9 Perfect Pick-Me-Up Plants to bring Spring Vibes

9 Perfect Pick-Me-Up Plants to bring Spring Vibes

Even if things outside your home are still buried under snow or just cold and stark, you can easily enjoy warmth and green freshness inside!
Care Tips for African Violets

Care Tips for African Violets

A well-cared-for African violet (Saintpaulia) can flower all year indoors. Keep your houseplant blooming with this helpful how-to tip list .
Plant Food 101

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

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

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

Flower of December: Holly

Interesting facts about the flower of December.
Easy and Fun DIY Garden Markers

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

Top 5 Super Easy Houseplants

An assortment of beautiful plants that will grow well under indoor conditions.
DIY Cornucopia

DIY Cornucopia

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

Storage Tips for Fall Vegetables

Keep your fall harvest fresh longer by following these guidelines.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

plant library

Plant Library

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