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Guide to Azalea Shrub Care

Guide to Azalea Shrub Care

Proper azalea shrub care can ensure vibrant blooms and healthy shrubs all season long. Get tips on azalea planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning and more.
How to Grow and Use Calendula Flowers

How to Grow and Use Calendula Flowers

Learn why calendula flowers, also known as “pot marigolds” or “English marigolds”, are one of the most versatile, long lasting, and useful plants in the garden!
How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

Chrysanthemums: Care, Colors and Varieties

Chrysanthemums: Care, Colors and Varieties

What’s Wrong with My Plant?

What’s Wrong with My Plant?

How to Plant

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

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.
How to Plant a Perennial

How to Plant a Perennial

Learn how to plant perennials with these illustrated steps.
How to Plant an Annual

How to Plant an Annual

Learn how to plant an annual plant with these illustrated steps.
The Dirt on Garden Soils

The Dirt on Garden Soils

Digging through the many planting soils at your local garden center can be daunting. This article will help you figure out what sort of soil you need right now.
All About Container Gardening

All About Container Gardening

Container gardening is for everyone! This collection of time-saving tips and suggested combinations is a go-to resource for anyone who wants to grow potted plants outdoors.
How to Grow Cacti Outdoors

How to Grow Cacti Outdoors

Cacti are the answer for anyone who wants great gardening results with minimal effort. Cacti require very little care to stay happy and they make a fascinating addition to your landscape. Read more to learn how you can include these amazing plants in your landscape.
Care Tips for Fabulous Miniature Roses

Care Tips for Fabulous Miniature Roses

Suggestions for easy decorating with mini roses and miniature rose care tips.
How Much Mulch Do I Need?

How Much Mulch Do I Need?

It’s important to apply enough mulch to reap the benefits. Learn how to quickly calculate the amount of mulch you need for your space.
Get to Know Roses

Get to Know Roses

There are many different types of roses and knowing their characteristics can help you decide which rose suits your needs. Learn the difference between hybrid tea, floribunda, grandiflora, shrub, climbing, tree and miniature roses.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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Plant Library

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