How to Grow

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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!
12 Tips for Growing Healthy Potted Azaleas

12 Tips for Growing Healthy Potted Azaleas

Potted azaleas are popular gift plants and make beautiful flowering houseplants. We’ve got tips on how to care for your potted azalea to keep it healthy and happy!
Tips for Growing Creeping Thyme Plants

Tips for Growing Creeping Thyme Plants

5 Easy Flowers for Kids to Grow

5 Easy Flowers for Kids to Grow

What is a Permaculture Garden?

What is a Permaculture Garden?

How to Plant

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

When and How to Prune Hydrangeas

When and How to Prune Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas come in different forms and, not surprisingly, have different needs when it comes to pruning them. We have tips for trimming bigleaf, climbing, smooth and hardy hydrangeas.
9 Methods to Control Insect Pests

9 Methods to Control Insect Pests

Are bothersome bugs ruining your outdoor fun? Insects can be annoying when you are trying to enjoy time spent outside. Here are nine tips for keeping unwelcome insects away from your yard.
How and Why to Deadhead Flowers

How and Why to Deadhead Flowers

Deadheading is one of those small things you can do that will yield big results in your flower gardens and planters. Our FAQ on deadheading will give you all you need to get started on this essential maintenance practice today.
Keep Chipmunks Out of Your Garden

Keep Chipmunks Out of Your Garden

Chipmunks, though cute, can wreak havoc on your yard by digging holes and eating plants. Find out how to keep these pests away, humanely.
Secrets to Growing Beautiful Begonias

Secrets to Growing Beautiful Begonias

With a few tips, anyone can grow beautiful begonias. When mixed with plants of similar growing requirements, you can create eye-catching flower beds with continuous color.
How to Grow Happy and Healthy Camellias

How to Grow Happy and Healthy Camellias

Camellias have been popular in the southeastern United States since before the Civil War and were beloved in Victorian England. Learn what it takes to keep these classic beauties looking their best.
7 Tips for Growing Exquisite Potatoes

7 Tips for Growing Exquisite Potatoes

Potatoes are a great crop for home gardeners because they are easy to grow and have many uses. Learn to grow your own potatoes with tips on choosing a location, planting, hilling, watering and harvesting.
All About Clematis

All About Clematis

Learn everything you need to know to grow clematis. Clematis is the (always) colorful, (often) vining, (often) vigorous perennial destined to be the star of your garden.
How to Be Successful with Raised Garden Beds

How to Be Successful with Raised Garden Beds

If you’re new to gardening with raised beds, we have tips for how to use them most effectively this season.
Straightforward Tips for Soil Improvement

Straightforward Tips for Soil Improvement

Good soil is essential for healthy plants. If your yard’s soil is less than perfect, you can improve it by digging in fresh materials to make up for what it lacks. But which materials should you add? This article describes seven of the most useful natural soil improvers.
How to Root African Violets

How to Root African Violets

African violets are houseplants with attractive leaves and flowers that are available in almost every color imaginable. This article provides detailed instructions for rooting a new African violet plant from a leaf in 10 simple steps.
Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame

Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame

Many vegetables grow better in cooler temperatures. A cold frame will extend your cool-season harvest or create a space for starting plants earlier in the spring.
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Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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