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Ever wish you could grow apple trees in your backyard? This guide will tell you all you need to...
When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
When trees and shrubs become overgrown, it’s time to break out the pruning shears. With this guide...
How to Build a Trellis and Supports for Climbing Vegetables
If you’re growing climbing peas, beans, cucumbers, or any other vining plant, you’ll need to build...
Planting Fruit Trees
Learn how to correctly plant apples, pears, plums, and fruit trees! Our video will show you when...
How to Grow Your Own Salad Greens
Growing your own salad greens will put a world of fresh ingredients at your fingertips. Whether you...
How to Build a Raised Vegetable Garden
If you’re wondering how to build a raised vegetable garden, it’s important to know which materials...
Grow Tomatoes From Seed the Easy Way
Grow tomatoes by seed! Besides being a fraction of the cost of grocery-store tomatoes, you can...
Growing Strawberries and Strawberry Varieties
How do you grow strawberries? We’ll share our planting and growing tips. Let’s start with the best...
Top 3 Spices to Fight Colds and Flu
Did you know that three spices in your pantry fight colds or the flu? Yes, add some healing spices...
How to Grow a Flower Garden
Interested in planting a flower garden? Here are some planting tips for flower beds—plus, ...
Wildflower Super Bloom Out West
What a magical sight! Dry, barren deserts are blooming with millions of flowers, drowning the land...
Growing Onions From Seed Indoors
The first vegetables many of us start from seed indoors are onions and shallots. Learn which onions...
Companion Planting Flowers With Vegetables
Planting flowers in the vegetable garden will deter pests and add beauty. Learn more in this video...
Spring Pruning Guide for Trees and Shrubs
Which trees and shrubs get pruned in spring? See the Almanac’s spring pruning guide listing when...
How to Make Tomato Cages and Tomato Stakes
In order for proper tomato plant care, it is important to stake tomatoes, provide plant supports...
How to Make Asparagus Hummus
Though seasonal in spring, you can usually find asparagus year-round. Grab some stalks and make...
Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Delight in spring recipes that make the most of this season’s produce and harvest, including green...
Growing Leeks from Seed
Leeks are hardy and trouble-free vegetables. Sow them in late winter to mid-spring. In this short...
Easiest Roses to Grow for Beginners
Roses have changed, and it’s about time! Today, there are easy-to-grow types of roses—from David...
Coneflowers: 7 Best Echinacea Varieties
I have been under the weather lately, and one of the only things that seems to quiet my cough is...
Best Disease-Resistant Roses
When thinking about roses, most people envision hybrid teas. However, being susceptible to disease...
5 Reasons to Eat More Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of...
10 Unusual Plant Names and Plant Lore
Who doesn’t love a good story? I am drawn to plants that have an interesting story attached to...
Cooking With Flowers
Cook with edible flowers to add color and a hint of flavor to soups, chicken, and salad dishes. ...
Top Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors
Starting plants from seed is economical and helps your plants get a head start on producing an...
Flowers for a Cutting Garden
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to plan a cutting garden so...
Forcing Branches Into Bloom Indoors
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to...
Flowers You Can Eat
But did you know that the flowers of hundreds of common wild and cultivated plants are edible? Yes...
How to Grow Lucky Bamboo
For the Chinese New Year (or any time), an auspicious gift is a lucky bamboo plant. Learn about the...
How to Grow Scented Geraniums
It’s only January, but already I’m tired of looking out at a bleak sheet of white. Luckily, I have...
How to Store Vegetables and Fruit
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs—so that they keep longer and stay fresher! ...
Flowering Houseplants to Brighten Winter
Here are great flowering houseplants to brighten your winter days. These plants are practically...
How to Grow Herbs in Containers
Learn how to grow herbs in containers—and which herbs grow best in pots. Grow several different...
Why Are Wedding Dresses White?
Why are wedding dresses white, and what are wedding dress color meanings? Find out about the...
Holiday Plant Care: Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Amaryllis
Holiday plants such as poinsettias, amaryllises, and Christmas cacti are traditional gifts that can...
Eight Great Salad Recipes
When you announce “We’re having salad,” do you hear a collective groan? You’ll turn their groans...
Amaryllis: Christmas Bulbs
Amaryllises are beautiful Christmas bulbs that are easy to care for. Find out how to buy the best...
Cyclamens: A Christmas Houseplant
Cyclamens (Cyclamen persicum) are attractive easy-care houseplants that will bloom continuously...
Witch Hazel: Plant and Natural Remedy
Witch hazel is a shrub that blooms in late October or November and can make for a valuable...
How to Rotate Your Vegetable Crops
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year. It’s important to grow...
Gourds: Types of Gourds, Growing Gourds, Curing Gourds
There are lots of “gourdgeous” gourds available for decorating this time of year and I get many...
Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Winter Blooms
As the gardening season slows down, do you still have spring-flowering bulbs that you never planted...
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