Garden Tips

Go beyond your everyday gardening topics with provoking, informational articles that explore what’s outside of your garden gate, and help nurture your inner gardener.

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10 Plants for Wet Areas

If areas of your landscape are on the soggy side, you’ll want to select plants that can thrive in wet soil conditions. We’ve got a list of ten water-tolerant plants that can handle your landscape’s wet spots.

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10 Cool Weather Flowers

Even when temperatures drop, you can still enjoy the color and fragrance that flowers offer. Discover ten flowers that do well in cool weather to brighten your landscape and your spirit.

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How to Grow Hostas

Hostas are easy to care for, love the shade and provide highly attractive foliage over a long season. Discover how to grow hostas successfully.

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What’s Wrong with My Plant?

Brown leaf edges and wilting are just a couple of signals that something is wrong with your plant. Diagnose some of the most common houseplant problems and what you can do to correct them.

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All About Garden Soil and Mulch

Find out what types of soil is best for growing plants and what mulch you should use. Along with tips for making healthy soil, use our soil and mulch calculators to find how much you need for pots, gardens, and raised beds.

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16 Flowers for Shade

Discover how you can infuse color into every corner of your garden with flowers for shade. These low-light tolerant plants can manage with six or more hours of shade each day.

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How to Plant Ground Cover Plants

Low-maintenance ground cover plants prevent weeds and provide erosion control on slopes. Here are tips for planting garden ground cover that return year after year on hillsides, around trees and between pavers.

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