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!
What is a Permaculture Garden?

What is a Permaculture Garden?

How to Care for Italian Stone Pine

How to Care for Italian Stone Pine

All About Flowering Holiday Plants

All About Flowering Holiday Plants

How to Plant

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

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.
How to Divide a Boston Fern

How to Divide a Boston Fern

Boston ferns are surprisingly easy to divide to produce more plants. We’ll show you step by step how to divide a Boston fern. You’ll enjoy having extra plants to share with plant-loving friends and family or maybe you’ll want to keep them for yourself, to create the relaxed atmosphere of a tropical forest throughout your home.
Ways to Water Your Garden

Ways to Water Your Garden

All garden plants, from sturdy shrubs to pretty container annuals need water, but the amount they need is different. Use one of these watering techniques, plus a little planning and a timer to ensure that your plants thrive without wasting water but still delivering the right amount to every plant. You’ll save time too!
How to Keep Lavender Alive in the Garden

How to Keep Lavender Alive in the Garden

Lavender is easy to grow, especially in drought. Learn how to start lavender plants and keep them alive for years.
5 Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Plants

5 Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Plants

Over time your soil can become depleted of certain nutrients and plants start to display signs of deficiency. Use our simple infographic to learn about five of the most common nutrient deficiencies and how to recognize them.
8 Common Rose Problems—And How to Fix Them

8 Common Rose Problems—And How to Fix Them

Roses are a target for a number of pests and diseases. You can keep them happy and healthy with these tips for identifying problems early and the proper treatment for keeping them under control.
Spring and Summer Bonsai Tree Care

Spring and Summer Bonsai Tree Care

Learn how to nurture your bonsai tree through the growing season with these great tips on feeding, weeding, pruning and more!
All About Mint

All About Mint

Take a minute and “refresh” yourself on one of the easiest-to-grow herbs – the mint plant! We cover all the basics of growing and harvesting mint and we’ll introduce you to 28 different varieties of mint. You’ll want to try them all!
How to Divide Bearded Iris

How to Divide Bearded Iris

Step by step instructions on how to dig and divide your bearded iris plants.
10 Common Weeds

10 Common Weeds

The truth is, a weed is just an ordinary plant growing in place that you don’t want it. That said, there are some plants that always seems to sprout where they aren’t welcome…year after year. You recognize them when you see them, but do you know what they are? Let us help put a name to some of the common weeds growing in your yard and offer a few tips for keeping them under control.
How to Care for a New Bonsai Tree

How to Care for a New Bonsai Tree

Growing bonsai trees is more than an ancient art form, it’s a satisfying hobby and a way to connect with nature in a close and unique way. Getting started with bonsai is easy with these great tips on how to grow and care for your new bonsai tree.
How to Divide Hostas

How to Divide Hostas

Step-by-step instructions on how to dig and divide your hosta plants.
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Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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