How to Grow

All about growing and caring for your plants.

Top Tips for Starting Seeds in the Ground Outdoors

Top Tips for Starting Seeds in the Ground Outdoors

Direct sowing means starting seeds in the ground, rather than in containers indoors. Learn which types of seeds can be started in the ground outdoors and explore the pros and cons of direct sowing.
Cheat Sheet for Planting Seeds

Cheat Sheet for Planting Seeds

Planting seeds and watching plants grow is fun, inexpensive, and made even easier with our simple planting tips!
Guide to Azalea Shrub Care

Guide to Azalea Shrub Care

How to Grow and Use Calendula Flowers

How to Grow and Use Calendula Flowers

Gravel gardens: benefits, design tips, and best plants

Gravel gardens: benefits, design tips, and best plants

How to Plant

Grab the guides for planting, shrubs, trees, annuals, perennials and more!

All About Flowering Holiday Plants

All About Flowering Holiday Plants

Every season brings a fresh array of potted flowering holiday plants that are perfect for decorating or for special occasions. Learn how to care for the most popular flowering holiday plants and get ideas for plants you can use to refresh your seasonal décor.
Yucca Plant Care – How to Care for Yucca Elephantipes

Yucca Plant Care – How to Care for Yucca Elephantipes

Learn yucca plant care for houseplants (Yucca elephantipes), with tips on watering, light levels, soil, fertilizer, repotting, and troubleshooting common problems.
How to Take a Cutting from a Plant

How to Take a Cutting from a Plant

Growing plants from cuttings is a great way to save money and obtain new plants in a sustainable way. Learn how easy it is to get all the plants you need from those you already have, or by taking a snip or two from a friend’s plant.
How to Repot a Plant

How to Repot a Plant

Knowing when and how to repot a plant is essential for its long-term health. Follow our tips to learn how to repot a plant to keep it healthy, with plenty of room to grow.
How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

Microgreens are a great way to add more nutrient-dense foods to your diet. But did you know you can grow them indoors? Here’s how and why you should.
Chrysanthemums: Care, Colors and Varieties

Chrysanthemums: Care, Colors and Varieties

A guide covering all aspects of growing and caring for chrysanthemums and the different colors and varieties available.
What’s Wrong with My Plant?

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.
Common Madagascar Palm Problems

Common Madagascar Palm Problems

Some common troubles with Madagascar palm are the leaves falling off, curling or turning yellow. This guide will help you troubleshoot why your Madagascar palm is dying and find out how to care for it indoors.
How to Sharpen Garden Tools

How to Sharpen Garden Tools

Learn how to sharpen garden tools safely and maintain them so they're ready to use when needed.
Beautiful Hydrangea Companion Plants

Beautiful Hydrangea Companion Plants

Hydrangea companions enjoy the same growing conditions as a hydrangea shrub. Plus, many will bloom all season long, setting the stage for a spectacular garden display.
Hydroponics Intro – Indoor Growing Systems

Hydroponics Intro – Indoor Growing Systems

Learn what’s involved with setting up an indoor hydroponics system. Determine if hydroponics is a good solution for your plant growing needs.
How to Grow Hostas

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.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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