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Hardening off your seedlings as you bring them outside is crucial – here’s how to do it

Here's a guide on how to harden off your seedlings for healthy and happy growing season crops.
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The best (and worst) garlic companion plants

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Scaevola: How to grow these uniquely shaped fan flowers for a stunning summer garden

How often do bromeliads flower? How to help these blooms thrive

The best (and worst) watermelon companion plants

Focus on color: Grow these peach-colored flowers to celebrate the Pantone color of the year

The basics of controlling hibiscus pests for lush, healthy flowers

How to care for philodendrons, a decorative indoor plant

Hibiscus care: Everything you need to know

How to care for gardenia, a fragrant, heat-loving bloom

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Here’s what you should know about the updated USDA Hardiness Zone Map

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What is a chaos garden, and why should you start one this spring?

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How often should you water your grass seeds? Here’s what we know

Growing grass from seed can be challenging — don't blow it by watering incorrectly.
Lotus flowers in a lake

Water lily vs. lotus: What’s the difference and which is right for you?

Water lilies and lotuses are beautiful, but how can you tell them apart? Which should you plant in your pond? We'll answer all your questions in this guide.
A heliotrope plant growing in a garden

Add heliotrope to your garden for stunning purple flowers all summer long

If you need a vibrant flower with an incredible smell, why not try growing heliotrope? Here's what you need to know about caring for this flower.
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If your yard gets a lot of afternoon light, these are the afternoon sun plants for you

Afternoon sun can be fickle to manage, but some plants love it. Here are some great performers to get you started.
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The best large indoor plants for an instant statement this spring

Here's how to choose the best big houseplant for your home to fill out your space without extensive upkeep requirements.
Gooseneck loosestrife flowers with a fly

Gooseneck loosestrife might be the perfect plant for your pollinator garden – here’s what to know

Gooseneck loosestrife is a delightful plant with a silly name that can bring joy and whimsy to your pollinator garden. Here's how to grow it for yourself.
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Bermuda grass: How to keep it from taking over your lawn

What is Bermuda grass and how is it hurting your lawn? We break it down in this simple guide.
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18 incredible morning shade plants that will thrive in your shady garden

Not all plants do great in full sun in the morning. Here are the best morning shade plants to add to your garden.
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Jade plant care: A complete grower’s guide

Jade plants are beautiful succulents that are surprisingly easy to care for. Want to add this charming plant to your home? This care guide will show you how.
Manicured lawn with flower beds beneath shade trees

5 essential spring lawn care tips you need to know

Preparing your lawn for the spring growing season doesn't have to be difficult. Here are five spring lawn care tips to help you ensure your greass thrives.
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How to pollinate cucumbers for your garden

If you’ve tried growing cucumbers, sometimes they don’t always produce so well. We'll tell you how to solve your pollination problems.
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Protect your sanctuary with these amazing garden fence ideas

Garden fences are important for protecting your plants from pests and even just as decoration. Here are some garden fence ideas to get your started.
Harvesting broccoli

The best (and worst) broccoli companion plants

It can be tricky to find plants that grow well with broccoli, which is why we've assembled a list of nine broccoli companion plants to help you get started.
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How long does it take for a cactus to grow? Here’s what we know

Wondering how long you'll need to wait for your cactus to grow? Here's what we know.
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These are our favorite biennial flowers for a garden

Biennial flowers may not be as common as perennial or annual flowers, but they can be just as lovely. Here are our favorites to add to your garden.
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When are pears in season? What you need to know

This is everything you need to know about when your homegrown pears are in season and ready for cooking and eating.
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The do’s and don’ts of caring for pansies

Pansies are cheerful early spring flowers that fit practically any garden. Here's how to keep yours healthy and thriving through spring and summer.
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Wondering what to do with dead flowers? Our favorite ways to give them new life

Your fresh-cut flowers can still be beautiful after they wilt. Here are some great suggestions for what to do with them.
Orange, red, yellow, and white gerbera daisies clustered together

How to care for gerbera daisies, vibrant flowers that everyone loves

Gerbera daisies are colorful, charming, and cheerful, so it's no wonder they're popular. Here's everything you need to know to grow them in your garden.
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Spruce up your garden with these gorgeous blue flowers

Blue is a beautiful color, and there are many blue flowers to choose from. Here are our six favorites you can add to your garden this year.
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Zone 9b planting guide: Everything you need to know about nourishing a garden in this warm climate

Here's a helpful guide that tells you the flowers, fruits, and veggies you can grow in warm and sunny climate zone 9b.
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Kokedama is an easy and elegant gardening trend that you can try today

Kokedama gardening is a technique from Japan that looks impressive, but is surprisingly easy to make and maintain. Here's what you need to know.
Jalapeno harvest

How to grow jalapeños from seed to harvest: Your complete guide

Learn how to grow jalapeños from seed for a successful harvest. Here's your simple guide.