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Daylily Care: Planting, Growing, and Maintenance

Daylily Care: Planting, Growing, and Maintenance

Daylilies are often called “the perfect perennial”. Learn about daylily care and how easy it is to plant, grow, and care for daylily plants.
How to Trim Hedges: A Guide to Perfectly Pruned Hedges

How to Trim Hedges: A Guide to Perfectly Pruned Hedges

Learn how to trim hedges like a pro! Get tips on when to trim, what tools you need, and how to create even shapes for perfectly pruned hedges.
Chrysanthemums: Care, Colors and Varieties

Chrysanthemums: Care, Colors and Varieties

What’s Wrong with My Plant?

What’s Wrong with My Plant?

Common Madagascar Palm Problems

Common Madagascar Palm Problems

How to Plant

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

7 Houseplants for Hanging Planters

7 Houseplants for Hanging Planters

Displaying houseplants in hanging planters allows you to add greenery to higher spaces and drama to your indoor garden displays. This article discusses seven houseplants especially suited to hanging.
How to Force Paperwhites for Winter Blooms

How to Force Paperwhites for Winter Blooms

Paperwhites are easy to force into bloom, allowing you to have fresh flowers inside when the ground is frozen and barren outside. This article takes you step-by-step through the process of growing paperwhites in the winter months.
How to Plant a Shrub

How to Plant a Shrub

Learn how to plant a shrub with these illustrated steps.
Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers

Digging and Storing Dahlia Tubers

Dahlias are the showy superstars of the summer flower garden. By following a few simple steps, you can store the tubers of these plants over the winter to enjoy the flowers again next summer.
Introduction to Growing Cabbage

Introduction to Growing Cabbage

Cabbage is a time-tested favorite of the vegetable garden. Here's all you need to know to start growing your own.
How to Keep Your Garden Looking Good

How to Keep Your Garden Looking Good

Summer’s here, the hard work of spring is done, and the garden’s a riot of blossom and color. Here are five simple maintenance tasks you can do to keep your garden performing at its peak throughout the summer.
How to Plant a Vine

How to Plant a Vine

Learn how to plant a vine with these illustrated steps.
Get to Know Dahlias

Get to Know Dahlias

Learn more about this dearly beloved flower's history.
How to Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree

Learn how to plant a tree with these illustrated steps.
TIP: What to Do When You Can’t Plant Right Away

TIP: What to Do When You Can’t Plant Right Away

Late season sales, attractive displays of trees and bushes, that azalea bush or red maple that just calls out to you--all reasons you might leave the garden center with one or more impulse purchases. But what happens when you get home and can't put those plants in the ground right away? This article explores your options.
Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Whether you're starting a plant from seed or transplanting from a garden center purchase, you need to understand what light conditions your new plant requires and where in your garden to find it. This article introduces the terms "full sun," "part sun," and "full shade" and explains how to measure for each.
How to Grow Succulents Outdoors

How to Grow Succulents Outdoors

Succulents come in a wide array of beautiful colors, shapes and sizes, and they require very little care to stay happy and healthy. They’re the perfect choice for anyone new to plants or those who just enjoy good gardening results with minimal effort. Read more to learn how you can include these amazing plants in your landscape.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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