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We’re here to help! These DIY garden projects provide step-by-step directions for making decorations and gifts from plants. You can also find easy instructions and ideas for growing in traditional beds or a container garden.

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How to Take a Cutting from a Plant

Growing plants from cuttings is a great way to save money and obtain new plants in a sustainable way. Learn how easy it is to get all the plants you need from those you already have, or by taking a snip or two from a friend’s plant.

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How to Repot a Plant

Knowing when and how to repot a plant is essential for its long-term health. Follow our tips to learn how to repot a plant to keep it healthy, with plenty of room to grow.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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