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Zoysia vs. Bermuda grass: Which one should you choose for your yard?

Zoysia vs. Bermuda grass: Which one should you choose for your yard?

Not sure whether you should choose zoysia or Bermuda grass? Here's a guide that will help you decide between them.
Tomatoes on a tomato plant

Are you asking, ‘Why is my tomato plant wilting?’ Here’s how to be the hero in your garden

Are you asking, ‘Why is my tomato plant wilting?’ Here’s how to be the hero in your garden

Don't lose your tomatoes to overwatering, diseases, or pests. Here's how to save your wilting tomato plants.
Lettuce on a cutting board

Keep your salad fresh all year long – how to harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back

Keep your salad fresh all year long – how to harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back

Lettuce is an easy-to-grow garden staple. Here's how to properly harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back.
Three garlic bulbs with some garlic cloves next to them

What pests does garlic keep away? What you need to know about this natural pest control

What pests does garlic keep away? What you need to know about this natural pest control

Annoyed by the pests in your garden but looking for a natural solution? You'll be surprised how effective a garlic spray can be.
Two cucumbers growing from a vine on the ground, with a yellow flower in front

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? The answer might surprise you

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? The answer might surprise you

Most people know by now that tomatoes are technically fruits, but what about cucumbers? Here's what we know about this staple fruit/vegetable.
Lettuce growing in hanging baskets

5 incredible hanging vegetable basket plants for your home garden

5 incredible hanging vegetable basket plants for your home garden

Not all vegetables flourish in hanging baskets, so check out some of the best types to grow in your floating garden.
mowing with a reel mower

Push lawnmower vs. electric mower: Which one is best for you?

Push lawnmower vs. electric mower: Which one is best for you?

Are push or electric lawnmowers better? Here's how to choose the right one for your lawn.
A pair of ladybugs on a leaf

Will ladybugs eat spider mites? What to know about the cutest natural pest control

Will ladybugs eat spider mites? What to know about the cutest natural pest control

Spider mites can be a super-frustrating pest. Here's what you should know about using ladybugs to get rid of a spider mite infestation.
Japanese maple tree

How to prune a Japanese maple, and when to do it for the best results

How to prune a Japanese maple, and when to do it for the best results

Whether it's major pruning or more fine tuning, here are some tips on how to get your Japanese maple to look just right.
placing pressed flowers in a frame

Wondering what to do with dead flowers? Our favorite ways to give them new life

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.
Pile of bell peppers

Wondering if peppers are fruits or vegetables? We have your answers

Wondering if peppers are fruits or vegetables? We have your answers

If you've ever wondered if peppers are fruits or vegetables, we have the specific answers here in this guide.
A cluster of ripened tomatoes

Do tomatoes need full sun to thrive? What you need to know

Do tomatoes need full sun to thrive? What you need to know

Tomatoes: Do they need full sun? How much sun? What kind of sunlight is best? We tell you what you need to know.
Strawberries being grown vertically

Can you grow strawberries in a vertical garden?

Can you grow strawberries in a vertical garden?

Growing strawberries in a vertical garden is an exciting new trend. Learn how to grow them in the most efficient way possible. 
Close up of a yellow hibiscus flower

How to keep hibiscus blooming: What you should know about deadheading

How to keep hibiscus blooming: What you should know about deadheading

Should you deadhead your hibiscus blooms? Here's what you should know
garlic bulbs and cloves

Does using garlic spray as an insecticide really work? What you need to know

Does using garlic spray as an insecticide really work? What you need to know

Is garlic spray an effective natural insecticide? We did the research to get the answers you need.
Assorted dehydrated fruit pieces

How to store home-dried fruit so you can enjoy it for months to come

How to store home-dried fruit so you can enjoy it for months to come

Did you dry fruit at home? Here's how long it will all keep.
prolong roses life red white vase

How to make your roses last longer

How to make your roses last longer

How long should your roses last? Find out and learn how keep them alive longer with these tips.
Cupped hands holding soil and little seedling

How to test your new home’s soil to ensure outdoor plants will thrive

How to test your new home’s soil to ensure outdoor plants will thrive

Soil testing is important before you start planting and doubly so when you've just moved. Here's how to do it
White plastic fence around grass

Do you need a fence for your garden? What you need to know before deciding

Do you need a fence for your garden? What you need to know before deciding

Do you need to put up a fence around your garden? What are some factors to consider? We'll walk you through the pros and cons to get you started.
Hand in a brown and white glove holding a pile of Epsom salt next to an evergreen tree

Does Epsom salt kill ants (and is it safe)? Here’s what we’ve found

Does Epsom salt kill ants (and is it safe)? Here’s what we’ve found

Can Epsom salt kill ants, or is that a myth? And is it safe to use in your garden? Here's everything you need to know.
mossy forest landscape

How to grow moss where a grass lawn will not survive

How to grow moss where a grass lawn will not survive

Have patches where grass won't grow in your yard? Learn how to grow moss with our planting guide to add some beautiful green moss to your yard.
carrots

Does storing carrots in water help keep them fresh?

Does storing carrots in water help keep them fresh?

Can you keep carrots fresh in water? Let's talk about it
Person picking blackberries

How to propagate blackberries: 4 easy ways to increase your berry harvest

How to propagate blackberries: 4 easy ways to increase your berry harvest

There are several effective ways to propagate blackberries to increase your harvest. Here are some of our favorites.
Thrip on a plant leaf

How to get rid of thrips on houseplants

How to get rid of thrips on houseplants

Houseplants or outdoor gardens can become infested with thrips. Here are some natural ways to get rid of them without using harmful insecticides.
Hibiscus Flower

Protecting hibiscus flowers from pests: The basics

Protecting hibiscus flowers from pests: The basics

Want to keep your hibiscus healthy? Learn how to get rid of pests and whether vinegar will kill aphids that often attack hibiscus plants. 
A gardener fertilizing a young plant

When to apply fertilizer to your vegetable garden for the best, tastiest results

When to apply fertilizer to your vegetable garden for the best, tastiest results

Looking forward to those tasty summer and fall vegetables? Here's when to apply fertilizer to your vegetable garden for the best harvest.
lavender flowers clustered together

Growing lavender from cuttings: Everything you need to know

Growing lavender from cuttings: Everything you need to know

You want to fill your garden with lavender, but what if you only have one plant? Learn how you can propagate lavender from cuttings.
Compost in brown bag on a floor

How to store compost: Tips and tricks you need to know

How to store compost: Tips and tricks you need to know

Once you’re done with your compost, you may be left wondering what to do with it. We have everything you need to know about storing it.
Clean carrots on a wooden cutting board

How to clean carrots from your garden for a tasty meal

How to clean carrots from your garden for a tasty meal

If you’ve ever wondered how to clean carrots, here are some easy tips for you to follow for the freshest garden goodies!
White squash growing on trellis

Growing squash vertically is easy with these simple tips

Growing squash vertically is easy with these simple tips

Using a vertical garden provides many benefits when you’re growing fruits or vegetables. We discuss if it's the right choice for squash.
Basil plant in pot

How to keep pests away from your delicate basil plants

How to keep pests away from your delicate basil plants

Basil is a wonderful herb, but what isn't so wonderful are pests eating its leaves. We provide handy tips on what to do about it.
A lilac bush on the shore of a lake

A guide for planting lilac bushes, perfect for adding a purple pop to any garden

A guide for planting lilac bushes, perfect for adding a purple pop to any garden

Lilac bushes are a great way to add a purple pop in any garden. Here's how to plant and care for your own.
banana tree with ripe fruit

How and when do bananas reproduce? We have answers to all your questions

How and when do bananas reproduce? We have answers to all your questions

This is everything you need to know about banana reproduction, whether you want to grow your own or are just curious
Beautiful ripened tomatoes

How to grow tomatoes from seed for the biggest, most delicious haul

How to grow tomatoes from seed for the biggest, most delicious haul

Nothing says summer like a ripe, juicy, bright red tomato. Here's how to grow tasty tomatoes from seeds for a yummy summer harvest.
Several orange miniature roses in a large pot

What you need for a gorgeous indoor rose plant

What you need for a gorgeous indoor rose plant

Roses will grow just as well indoors as long as you take proper care of them. We list the basics of indoor rose care.