How to Plan a Garden
A little upfront planning means a better harvest later. Try the Almanac Garden Planner for free here.
Personalized Planting Calendar!
Get the best days to plant! Our new ALL-SEASONS gardening calendar starts in the spring—and goes through fall planting!
Gardening Tips for April
Prune winter damage on your herb plants. Look for new growth developing on the lower part of the herbs, and cut the plant back by 1/3 to 1/2 to the healthy new shoots.
Gardening Question of the Day
Can Epsom salts help my pepper plants?
Featured Gardening Articles
Manure creates nutrient-rich, moisture-retaining soil for your plants. The most common sources of manure are cows, horses, sheep, pigs, goats, and poultry. (Other animal waste is generally not recommended as manure or fertilizer today.) See...
Gardening for Beginners
Information about how to plant a garden, easy vegetables to grow, and more!
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Growing Guides! Vegetables & More!
Free Growing Guides with information on over 100 common vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers!
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Garden Pests & Disease
Problems in the garden? Help is on the way! See our garden plant pests and disease control library.
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