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4 outdoor gardening projects to focus on this November

4 outdoor gardening projects to focus on this November

Take advantage of the cooler weather and do these four projects this November.
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Composting fall leaves is easier than you think – Here’s how to make use of all those fallen leaves

Composting fall leaves is easier than you think – Here’s how to make use of all those fallen leaves

From compost to mulch, all those fallen leaves in your yard can be put to good use in your garden. Here's how to make them work for you.
Squirrel eating a peach from a tree

What you need to know about electric garden fences

What you need to know about electric garden fences

Electric garden fences can help keep vermin out, but there's a lot you may not know about them. Here are the details.
Beets laying on a table

Can you leave beets in the ground over winter? Here’s what to know about storing beets for winter

Can you leave beets in the ground over winter? Here’s what to know about storing beets for winter

Here's everything you need to know about leaving beets in the ground over winter, including whether to do it.
Lobelia erinus blooming in a container

These cool-season annuals would be a great addition to your garden

These cool-season annuals would be a great addition to your garden

Add these attractive cool-season annuals to your garden to brighten up your fall.
Leaf mulcher

Are mulched leaves good for grass? Here’s how to mulch a lawn full of leaves this fall

Are mulched leaves good for grass? Here’s how to mulch a lawn full of leaves this fall

Fall leaves can benefit your garden, even making an excellent fertilizer! Our guide helps turn your leaves into mulch.
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How to use fall leaves in your compost pile

How to use fall leaves in your compost pile

Fall leaves are a great addition to your compost pile. Here's what to keep in mind when you add them
Assorted dehydrated fruit pieces

How long will dehydrated fruit last? This is what we know

How long will dehydrated fruit last? This is what we know

Dehydrated fruit is great, but how long does it last? We find out.
A woman watering her indoor herbs

How to move your vegetable gardening indoors for a winter harvest

How to move your vegetable gardening indoors for a winter harvest

Add these plants to your garden this October so you can have a winter harvest.
Shovel in pile of dirt compost

‘Should I Compost in the Fall?’ Yes, Absolutely! Here’s What to Use and How to Do It

‘Should I Compost in the Fall?’ Yes, Absolutely! Here’s What to Use and How to Do It

Fall is the best season for composting. Here's what you should be adding to your pile and how to do it.
Stone house with yard full of golden leaves

Here’s everything you need to know about lawn care this fall

Here’s everything you need to know about lawn care this fall

Make sure your lawn continues thriving this fall by following these tips.
Peas in a basket

This is how to know when to harvest your peas for maximum flavor and crispiness

This is how to know when to harvest your peas for maximum flavor and crispiness

When should you harvest peas for the best flavor? Too early and they're too sweet. Too late and they're not sweet enough. Here's how to get the timing right!
Sliced sweet potatoes

How to grow sweet potatoes: 6 effective tips to grow these delicious tubers

How to grow sweet potatoes: 6 effective tips to grow these delicious tubers

Get a bountiful harvest of sweet potatoes by following these easy steps.
Scarecrow among fall flowers

7 beautiful, fall-blooming perennials to add to your garden

7 beautiful, fall-blooming perennials to add to your garden

For the best fall colors, plant these bright, gorgeous perennial flowers in your garden landscape this autumn.
Beautiful light purple aster

The colors of fall flowers can be striking: 10 flowers that’ll have your garden bursting with fall colors

The colors of fall flowers can be striking: 10 flowers that’ll have your garden bursting with fall colors

Just because summer is over, it doesn't mean your garden has to dial back the color. Plant these flowers to keep your yard bursting with color.
Freshly harvested spinach leaves in a bowl

Here’s what you need to know about spinach germination time and how to grow this salad staple

Here’s what you need to know about spinach germination time and how to grow this salad staple

Spinach is a low-maintenance and fast-growing cool-weather plant. Here's what you need to know about spinach germination time.
A small box full of freshly harvested beets

Planting beetroot? Useful tips you need to know

Planting beetroot? Useful tips you need to know

This is your guide to successfully planting beetroot.
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Here are the best flowers and vegetables to plant in October

Here are the best flowers and vegetables to plant in October

Here's a thorough guide on what to plant in your garden this October for delicious winter and spring harvests.
Pampas grass

Accentuate your fall garden with these ornamental grasses

Accentuate your fall garden with these ornamental grasses

These are the best ornamental grasses to plant in your fall garden to add color, interest, and definition to your yard.
Scarecrow among fall flowers

Here are the best flowers to plant this coming season

Here are the best flowers to plant this coming season

Plant these flowers this fall for a beautiful, colorful garden.
Best October vegetables

The best vegetables to plant in October

The best vegetables to plant in October

Fall weather brings unique challenges and advisories. Here are tips for planting your crops and caring for each plant. 
A chrysanthemum plant with several round, reddish-pink flowers

6 gorgeous mums to add color to your autumn garden 

6 gorgeous mums to add color to your autumn garden 

If you're wondering which mum to get for your fall garden, here's a helpful guide to help you choose the perfect variety.
Hands showing a broccoli head growing in the garden

How to plant broccoli you’ll actually look forward to eating

How to plant broccoli you’ll actually look forward to eating

Broccoli has a bad reputation, but it's an easy vegetable to grow from seed. Here's how to grow broccoli your friends will be jealous of.
Voodoo lily growing by a mossy wall

Spook out friends and family by growing these plants for Halloween

Spook out friends and family by growing these plants for Halloween

To make Halloween extra special, we've compiled a list of the spookiest plants to add to your garden this season.
A sage plant with purple flowers

6 plants you should cut back to keep your garden thriving this fall

6 plants you should cut back to keep your garden thriving this fall

Help your garden thrive by cutting back these plants this fall. Your garden will thank you come springtime!
Woman kneeling harvesting tomatoes

How to protect your plants from fall garden pests

How to protect your plants from fall garden pests

The growing season might be ending, but pest season isn't. Here's how to protect your fall garden from pests like slugs, snails, beetles, and cutworms.
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5 outdoor gardening projects to do in October

5 outdoor gardening projects to do in October

Take advantage of the cooler weather and do these five projects this October.
Horizontal cordon pattern espalier tree

Your complete guide to espaliering: The unique feature perfect for small gardens

Your complete guide to espaliering: The unique feature perfect for small gardens

Want to grow trees in limited space? Try espaliering, a unique and beautiful way to grow trees.
Potted green cordyline plants on ground

Cordyline care: How to make your cordyline plants thrive and bring the tropics indoors

Cordyline care: How to make your cordyline plants thrive and bring the tropics indoors

Cordylines are native tropical plants, but with the proper care, they can thrive indoors. Here's how to bring their gorgeous, exotic colors into your home.
Purple grapes on a vine

Follow these steps to keep grapes longer in your fridge

Follow these steps to keep grapes longer in your fridge

Avoid sour grapes by following these steps to keep your fruit fresh longer.
A ladybug on a red, yellow, and orange flower

You should never use ladybugs as pest control – this is why

You should never use ladybugs as pest control – this is why

Ladybugs are helpful for gardens but shouldn't be a pest-control solution. This is why.
A bucket of compost scraps

How often should you turn your compost pile? What you need to know

How often should you turn your compost pile? What you need to know

Composting is stinky, and turning your pile only makes things worse, but it's got to be done. Here's how often you should.
A bundle of fresh carrots

How to know when to harvest carrots for the best yield and the tastiest results

How to know when to harvest carrots for the best yield and the tastiest results

When all you see are leafy greens, how can you tell when your carrots are ready to be pulled up? Here's what you need to know.
Person with small plant in hands

What is coconut soil, and how can it make your garden better?

What is coconut soil, and how can it make your garden better?

Coconut soil is a sustainable and renewable soil that could be a tremendous asset to your garden. Here's what to know before you bring a bag home.
Pumpkin growing on trellis overhead

You can grow pumpkins vertically – give these methods a try!

You can grow pumpkins vertically – give these methods a try!

Despite their weight, pumpkins can grow vertically. Here's how to get them started for a harvest full of healthy gourds.