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Easiest Perennials to...
Find out how to have an easy, carefree garden with these beautiful and low-maintenance perennials...
Asters: Stars of the...
Summer is winding down but the asters are just getting started, adding splashes of lavender, purple...
Fall Bulb Planting for...
Plant these flower bulbs in the fall for spring blooms. See our handy fall-planted bulb chart—and...
Making New Plants From...
One of my favorite aspects of gardening is plant propagation. Whether it is from seed or a cutting...
How to Harvest and...
In this short video we explain exactly how to harvest and prepare your onions for storage. If you...
Growing Hosta Plants...
With Fall just around the corner, the sun is riding lower in the sky casting longer shadows on the...
Top 10 Apple Recipes
Enjoy 10 of our favorite apple recipes, including the best apple pie recipe, apple butter, apples...
How to Grow Your Own...
Growing your own popcorn is almost as much fun as eating it. Simply follow our tips below. Planting...
Homemade Backyard Mint...
Ever tried adding fresh mint to your ice cream? It’s so easy and beyond compare! At this point...
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late...
Sweet cherries are the ones most often found in markets. They have a thick, rich, and almost plumb-...
Starting Herbs from...
Grow new herbs from cuttings easily and for free! Late-summer is the perfect time to do this,...
Best Tomato Recipes
Here are some delicious recipes with fresh tomatoes, from our best salsa to tomato sauce to fried...
Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole from the Eats cookbook is a new favorite in my household. I...
Best Zucchini Recipes:...
Enjoy easy zucchini recipes from zucchini bread to zucchini brownies! Have fun finding new ways to...
Growing Daylilies and...
The daylily really is the perfect perennial—easy to grow, virtually disease- and pest-free, and...
Pears are a delicious treat that can be grown in a wide range of soils. Pear trees are also easy to...
How to Can Tomatoes
With canned tomatoes, enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all year long...
Gladiolus is a perennial favored for its beautiful, showy flowers. Its flowers grow on tall spikes...
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical ...
Figs are a delicious treat that has tropical and subtropical origins. They thrive in areas with...
Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful purple flowers. Chives are...
Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of their hardiness. We recommend using onion...
Letting all that milkweed grow around my yard has paid off and we have some monarch butterfly...
Sunny, yellow daffodils are a wonderful sign that spring has arrived! Plant the bulbs in the fall...
Broccoli is a cool-season crop that, like spinach, can be grown in the spring or fall. In fact, you...
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to...
Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable, though it is generally used as a fruit in desserts and jams. You...
The sweet potato is a warm-season, spreading vegetable of tropical origin. It is a good choice for...
Peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. They resist most pests and offer something for everyone:...
Raspberries are relatively easy to grow and—with proper care—can bear fruit indefinitely! Though...
Something between a vine and a shrub, wisteria blooms vigorously in spring with showy, cascading...
Lily flowers are valued for their large, very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or...
Ever wish you could have an apple orchard in your backyard? You can—in the space of a single tree—...
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to...
Long live the tulip! We can buy tulip bulbs in virtually all colors, including a purple so deep...
With immense flower heads, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Colors...
In cold climates of North America, dahlias are known as tuberous-rooted tender perennials, grown...
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs—so that they keep longer and stay fresher!...
Fall Garden: Planting...
Here’s a handy fall garden guide to help you decide what to plant in the fall garden and when to...
Tomatoes are America’s favorite garden vegetable. (Yes, we technically eat the fruit of the tomato...
Azaleas: Meet The Royal...
Known as “The Royalty of the Garden,” azaleas have long been adored for their brightly colored...
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