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Caring for Hydrangeas
With immense flower heads,
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6 Common Lawn Problems and Solutions
Do you have lawn problems that need a solution? Walt Whitman called weeds “plants whose virtues...
Easiest Roses to Grow for Beginners
Roses have changed, and it’s about time! Today’s roses are no longer intimidating prima donnas,...
Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Layouts
Interested in a growing food in a raised garden bed? Here are raised garden bed plans and layouts...
Ready to plant and grow roses in your garden? Our Growing Guide for Roses will get you started—with...
Flowers You Can Eat!
Yes, there are many flowers that you can eat! Edible flowers are good for healing, too. While there...
Companion Planting With Herbs
Learn about companion planting with herbs! The classic example is that basil grows well with...
How to Plant in Pots Correctly in 5 Steps
How to do you plant flowers in a pot or container? What do you put in the bottom of your planter?...
How to Attract Bees to Your Garden
Learn how to plan a garden that is bee-friendly to attract beneficial pollinating insects to your...
How to Make Tomato Cages and Tomato Stakes
In this video, we explain how to choose the best plant supports for both bush and vining tomato...
Easiest Perennials to Grow
Find out how to have an easy, carefree garden with these beautiful and low-maintenance perennial...
How to Plant a Tree
Here are tips on how to plant a bare-root tree—from digging the hole to watering the tree properly...
Planting Fruit Trees
Watch how to properly plant fruit trees: apples, pears, plums, and more! Our video will show you...
How to Choose a Flowering Tree or Shrub
It’s spring and the garden centers are packed with trees and shrubs ready to be planted. If you are...
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice when it comes to wildflowers. These plants sport many...
The sweetly-scented jasmine flower can fill a room or a garden with its heady scent. Though jasmine...
Best Flowers for Window Boxes
What are the best flowers for window boxes? It mainly depends on your sun exposure. See our list of...
How to Get Rid of Rodent Pests in the Home
I’ve lived in a well-built old house sheathed with cedar shingles for decades, throughout which I’...
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late...
Pruning 101: The Clean-Cut Facts About Pruning
Do you know how to prune correctly? Pruning directly benefits the health and visual appeal of...
Grow a Garden That Keeps Your Pantry Stocked
If the reason you garden is to feed your family, plan this year’s garden to ensure you’ll have...
The peony is outrageously beautiful in bloom from spring to summer—with lush foliage all summer...
Pruning Pointers for Trees and Shrubs
Pruning trees and shrubs may be the most feared act in gardening. Using sharp metal objects to cut...
3 Baked Goods to Make from Scratch
Today, with our desire for convenience, baked goods made from mixes are common, and cakes from...
Growing Wildflowers: List of Native Plants
Native wildflowers make themselves at home when they’re happily married to the soil and climatic...
Morning glories are annual climbers with slender stems, heart-shaped leaves, and trumpet-shaped...
Plants that Attract Hummingbirds
Do you love to watch hummingbirds fly around your garden? Learn which types of plants attract...
2019 is the Year of the Dahlia! These colorful, spiky, daisy-like flowers bloom from midsummer...
Squash, especially zucchini, are very prolific producers! Easy to grow, each plant will produce...
Easter and the Paschal Full Moon
A “Pink Easter Moon” will rise the morning of Good Friday! Did you know that the date of Easter—...
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...
5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Yard and Garden
Spring has arrived! It’s time to take a look at the state of your yard. We’ll boil it down to 5...
10 Tips for Maintaining a Beautiful Yard
No matter your weather, this is peak time for spring yard cleanup! From pruning to crabgrass...
Blue Potatoes: Plant an Easy-to-Grow Heirloom in the Spring
Why blue potatoes? Why not? First, THIS is what potatoes looked like originally, when first used...
Orchids have no equal: They are breathtakingly beautiful, delicate, long-blooming, long-lived,...
Orchid Babies! Potting an Orchid Keiki
One of my orchids had babies! Yes, many orchids grow little baby plants or”keiki.” You can remove...
Clover, Shamrocks, and Oxalis: What's the Difference?
Many of us remember being kids looking for the “four-leaf clover.” That brings us to today’s garden...
Pansies are the colorful flowers with “faces.” A cool-weather favorite, pansies are great for both...
Full Moon for April 2019
Celebrate the Full Moon for April 2019! Find out why it’s called the Pink Moon—plus more Moon facts...
Hostas are hardy perennials that are especially perfect for a shady garden. Reliable and very easy...
Purple Reigns! Why Purple Foods Are Good for You
Purple power! Did you know that purple vegetables and fruit aren’t just colorful? These edibles are...
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old...
How to Attract Worms to Your Garden
Earthworms are nature’s original gardeners! Their tunnels help aerate and loosen the soil, making...
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