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Gardening for Beginners
Information about how to plant a garden, easy vegetables to grow, and more!
See our beginning gardening tips.
When to plant what? Our new ALL-SEASONS gardening calendar goes past early spring dates to last all season long!
Don't trim iris leaves into scallops or fan shapes after the flowers fade. Leaves carry on photosynthesis and develop nourishment for next year's growth. Cut off brown tips and remove the flowering stalk down to the rhizome. If you're dividing irises, cut the leaves back by about half just before you move them.