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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!
10 Tips to Avoid Gardening Injuries

10 Tips to Avoid Gardening Injuries

Gardening injuries can result from working too long in difficult positions and performing unfamiliar movements. We’ve got tips for keeping your gardening time injury free!
Daylily Care: Planting, Growing, and Maintenance

Daylily Care: Planting, Growing, and Maintenance

How to Trim Hedges: A Guide to Perfectly Pruned Hedges

How to Trim Hedges: A Guide to Perfectly Pruned Hedges

Space Constraint: Small Space Gardening

Space Constraint: Small Space Gardening

How to Plant

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

How to Grow Peperomia Plants

How to Grow Peperomia Plants

Learn how to identify different peperomia plant varieties, including tips on growing and caring for peperomia as houseplants.
Seed Storage – How Long Do Seeds Last?

Seed Storage – How Long Do Seeds Last?

Careful seed storage is vital if you want to enjoy good germination rates. Learn how to store seed to preserve them as long as possible.
How to Sterilize & Clean Plant Pots

How to Sterilize & Clean Plant Pots

Cleaning and sterilizing plant pots is an easy process that can go far in protecting your plants and extending the life of you pots. Whether your pots are clay, terracotta, plastic, wood, or metal, you can learn effective ways to clean and disinfect each.
How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden

How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden

In most instances, you can get rid of slugs in the garden without the need to use toxic chemicals or baits.
Garden in Grow Bags

Garden in Grow Bags

Growing plants in grow bags is a popular alternative to growing plants in the ground. Learn how to use grow bags and why they might be a good gardening option for you.
How to Amend Clay Soil

How to Amend Clay Soil

Clay soil can be hard to work, have poor drainage and lack nutrients plants need to survive. Learn how to amend clay soil into workable, healthier soil.
Hibiscus Leaves Turning Yellow

Hibiscus Leaves Turning Yellow

Hibiscus leaves turning yellow is common. Find out what causes them to turn and what, if anything, you should do about it.
How to Plant Ground Cover Plants

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.
How to Care for Your Croton Plant

How to Care for Your Croton Plant

If your croton plant has gotten too large or the stems are getting leggy it may be time to give it a trim. Follow these simple croton care tips to prune, propagate and protect a croton.
How to Grow Zucchini Plants

How to Grow Zucchini Plants

These ten tips will help you grow zucchini. The tips include how to choose a good location, how far apart to plant zucchini and how to tell if zucchini is ripe.
Are Sunflowers Annuals or Perennials?

Are Sunflowers Annuals or Perennials?

What is a sunflower? Can sunflowers be perennial as well as annual? Learn more about some of the many plants commonly called “sunflower”.
All About Growing Annual Plants

All About Growing Annual Plants

The info you need to know to grow annual plants. We gathered all our tips about choosing which flowers to grow and how to take care of annuals.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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