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Early Spring Lawn Care
Common Lawn Problems:...
When the blossom on forsythia is swelling, it’s time to think about lawn care. A basic spring weed treatment is the very minimum. Addressing weeds
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Long live the tulip! This brightly colored jewel brightens our days in early spring. We truly look...
10 Things We Wish We'd Known Before Starting a Garden
Starting a new vegetable garden from scratch? Here are 10 things we wish that we had known before...
Unpacking and Dividing Stored Dahlias
If you saved dahlia tubers from last year, now is a good time to see how your stored dahlias are...
Plants that Attract Hummingbirds
Do you love to watch hummingbirds fly around your garden? Learn which types of plants attract...
Forcing Branches into Bloom Indoors
Enjoy a spring preview of flowering branches! Just prune non-essential branches of spring-flowering...
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the Garden
By now, many of you have heard of Marie Kondo’s book called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. ...
Many gardeners dream of growing their own juicy apples. However, growing fruit takes long-term...
10 Salads That Are Hearty and Healthy
Announcing ten salad recipes that are filling and hearty enough to be eaten as a meal, but could...
How to Grow Scallions From Planting to Harvest
They’re fresh, fast and fabulous in salads, stir-fries, quiches and savory tarts. We’re talking...
Using a Garden Planner to Make the Most of Your Garden
Make best use of space with the Almanac Garden Planner! Plus, discover all other ways that an...
10 Quick Tips for a Successful Vegetable Garden
Our 10 gardening hacks are tips handed down from experienced gardeners—to save time and increase...
Flower Meanings: The Language of Flowers
What does each flower symbolize? Which flowers represent love, hope, healing, loss, and good luck?...
Tempting Tomatoes for 2020
Here are some of the latest and greatest tomatoes coming your way in 2020. Many are All-America...
The Best Sugar Snap Peas are Back!
If, like me, you are a big fan of snap peas, you have noticed that over the years the quality of...
Planning Your Dream Garden
Get creative—and save money with this year’s vegetable garden plan. We’ll done the homework to help...
Best Flowers for a Romantic Garden
Create a romantic garden this year! Like love itself, a romantic garden benefits from harmonious...
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old...
Spinach, a super–cold-hardy leafy green, is a popular crop that can be planted in very early spring...
How to Make Organic Fertilizer
Does it sound strange to make plant fertilizer by using other plants? That’s how nature works! Here...
When to Plant Peas
When to plant garden peas? “Plant peas as soon as the ground can be worked” is a popular saying in...
Gardening in Miniature
Soon I’ll be up to my elbows in dirt outdoors, cleaning up beds, spreading mulch and planting the...
How to Care for Lavender in Winter
Lavender grows best outdoors, but you can also keep these aromatic gems alive over the winter. Plus...
Snake plants, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue and Sansevieria, are one of the easiest...
Black Walnut Trees
The black walnut tree (Juglans nigra) is one of North America’s most valuable and beautiful native...
Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of their hardiness. Here’s how to grow an...
Container Gardening with Vegetables
Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! If you...
Winter Pruning Guide for Trees and Shrubs
Late winter or early spring is the best time time to prune most shrubs and trees—but not all! See...
How to Make Your Own Potting Soil
Here’s how make your own potting soil for your containers and pots! Using the right potting soil is...
How to Make a Row Cover Tunnel
We’ll show you how to make a simple hooped or low tunnel to protect your plants, extend your...
3 Garden Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Ready to start garden planning? Here’s a timely video with three normal mistakes gardeners make...
Orchids have no equal: They are breathtakingly beautiful, delicate, long-blooming, long-lived,...
Peas are one of the first crops we plant in the spring. Plant as soon as the ground can be worked—...
Half-eaten pages in your books? Chewed-through boxes in your pantry? These are signs of a...
2020 Garden Guide
The 2020 Garden Guide, from the editors of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, is colorful comprehensive, and...
Lupines, with their colorful spikes, are some of the most popular garden perennials of them!...
Planting Fall Bulbs for Spring Flowers
If you still have unplanted spring bulbs, it’s better to get them in the ground. Some bulbs, such...
First Day of Spring 2020: The Spring Equinox
In 2020, the spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Thursday,...
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct, even easier to maintain, and offer myriad benefits...
Best Garden Planner: Customer Reviews | Testimonials
Our readers say it best! See reviews for the online Garden Planner from Almanac gardeners. From ...
Planting Tulip Bulbs in Winter
Tulip bulbs are typically planted in the fall, but what happens when you forget to plant them or...
Birth Month Flowers and Their Meanings
Do you know your birth flower? Consult this list of all the monthly birth flowers to find yours and...
How to Apply Fertilizers to Your Garden
We apply fertilizer to make our plants grow better. But when do we apply fertilizer? And how do we...