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Gardening Articles

For a successful planting season, here are some tips on planting tools and proper techniques from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

With a rain garden, use—don't lose—the water that falls on your paved areas and roof. Here are two beautiful plot plans featuring great plants for sun and great plants for shade from The Old...

Contact these garden seed catalogs and mail-order sources to order plants and products. For a list of Canadian Mail-Order sources, click here.

The smiling faces of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) growing in your yard are sure to brighten up even the gloomiest of days, whether planted in a long row along a fence or massed in a sunny border.

Below is a list of annuals and perennials that can be started indoors by seed.  Note: not all flowers are suitable for all growing zones, so consult your seed packet (or a nursery).

Here are some tips on how to take care of your perennial garden.

Growing roses can be difficult; in fact, a truly "easy" rose doesn't really exist outside our imaginations. But some are easier to grow than others, and a few rose-growing tips will help ensure success.

Roses, besides being magnificent flowers, have a long history.  Roses' links to antiquity are strong, which is why many gardeners love them.

Lily flowers are magnificent plants that command attention wherever they are planted. Add some majesty to your garden with Asiatic or Oriental Lilies.

Here are quick tips on how to keep flowers looking fresh and at their best—whether you have cut fresh flowers from your own garden or brought some home from the store.

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