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What you need to know about using blood meal for plants

What you need to know about using blood meal for plants

Interested in using blood meal for plants in your garden but don't know where to start? We have you covered here.
Red, green, and yellow bell peppers on a table

Your guide to growing bell peppers, a tasty addition to any vegetable garden

Your guide to growing bell peppers, a tasty addition to any vegetable garden

Bell peppers aren't difficult to care for. Here's how to grow your own bell peppers, a tasty addition to any garden.
Flower garden full of annual flowers

How do you plant flowers? Here are the steps to cultivating a beautiful backyard flower garden

How do you plant flowers? Here are the steps to cultivating a beautiful backyard flower garden

How do you plant flowers? If you want lush blooms, here's a guide on how to start a beautiful backyard garden today.
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Why you should absolutely be composting grass clippings

Why you should absolutely be composting grass clippings

Mowing the lawn leaves you with bags or piles of clippings. Before you get rid of them, consider composting them for healthy, natural fertilizer!
sunflowers in late summer

How late can you plant sunflowers and still see blooms? What you need to know about these beautiful giants

How late can you plant sunflowers and still see blooms? What you need to know about these beautiful giants

Worried you waited too long to plant sunflowers? Here's what you need to know about how late you can plant them to still get big, beautiful blooms.
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This is the absolute best time of day to water your vegetable garden

This is the absolute best time of day to water your vegetable garden

Learn all our tips and tricks for strategic garden watering — from the best time to water a vegetable garden to ways to boost efficiency.
A young dogwood tree with pink flowers

How to plant a dogwood tree for a beautiful addition to your yard

How to plant a dogwood tree for a beautiful addition to your yard

Dogwoods are beautiful flowering trees. Here's everything you need to know about planting a dogwood tree in your yard.
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How long does it take to make compost for your soil?

How long does it take to make compost for your soil?

How long does it take to make compost to use in your garden? Here are the steps to making compost for your soil.
Purple clematis

Caring for clematis, a beautiful climbing vine for your summer vertical garden

Caring for clematis, a beautiful climbing vine for your summer vertical garden

Clematis is a beautiful climbing vine that's a hardy addition to your vertical garden. Learn how to care for it.
Bagworm on a branch

Bagworms can kill your trees – What to know to get rid of them

Bagworms can kill your trees – What to know to get rid of them

Save your trees and bushes from bagworms by following this advice.
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Want to know what organic matter does in gardening soil? Here’s the scoop

Want to know what organic matter does in gardening soil? Here’s the scoop

Get to understand what organic matter does in soil by reading all the details here.
A cucumber with several slices of cucumber sitting next to it on a white background

How to start cucumber seeds indoors: A complete guide

How to start cucumber seeds indoors: A complete guide

Cucumbers are a delicious and easy to grow vegetable. Here's your guide on when and why to start cucumber seeds indoors.
Orchard

Fruits that grow in shade for backyards with lower light

Fruits that grow in shade for backyards with lower light

If you're looking for fruits that grow in shade, these trees can thrive in less sunlight and will grow beautifully.
pride month flower arrangements

Celebrate Pride Month with these colorful, gorgeous flower arrangement ideas

Celebrate Pride Month with these colorful, gorgeous flower arrangement ideas

A themed garden or a special flower arrangement can be the perfect way to celebrate Pride Month. Consider these ideas.
An Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree.

Get High-Quality Plants and Trees Delivered to Your Door

Get High-Quality Plants and Trees Delivered to Your Door

Looking to enjoy better trees and plants in your garden? Check out FastGrowingTrees.com for some awesome deals that will spruce up your garden wonderfully.
Gardener pulling weed

Weeding 101: How to weed your garden naturally – no chemicals or herbicides

Weeding 101: How to weed your garden naturally – no chemicals or herbicides

Learn how to weed your garden naturally. Get down and dirty and eliminate weeds with your hands and garden tools.
A field of lavender flowers

It’s easy to grow lavender from seed and keep your garden smelling fresh

It’s easy to grow lavender from seed and keep your garden smelling fresh

Keep your garden and home smelling fresh by following this simple guide for growing lavender from seed.
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5 most beautiful potted plants that thrive year-round

5 most beautiful potted plants that thrive year-round

Grow these beautiful plants in your pots and watch them thrive year-round.
Lawn

How to get a beautiful, lush green lawn that will make your neighbors green with envy

How to get a beautiful, lush green lawn that will make your neighbors green with envy

From watering to fertilizing to mowing, here are some easy tips and tricks to help you get the lush, dark green lawn you've always wanted.
Purple and blue hydrangeas

Turn your hydrangea leaves from brown to green – Make your plants healthy again

Turn your hydrangea leaves from brown to green – Make your plants healthy again

A guide on how to treat brown spots on hydrangea leaves and return your ornamental plant to green again.
A spiral made of black and white stones

Level up your garden with these 7 unique garden stone designs

Level up your garden with these 7 unique garden stone designs

Level up your garden with these unique garden stone designs and be the envy of your neighbors.
growing chives

How to grow chives from seed in your garden or kitchen so that you always have fresh herbs on hand

How to grow chives from seed in your garden or kitchen so that you always have fresh herbs on hand

We’ll teach you how to grow chives from seed outside in a garden or from the windowsill of your own kitchen. Let's get started!
Strawberry plant

Find out exactly when you should actually go strawberry picking

Find out exactly when you should actually go strawberry picking

Picking strawberries is a fun family event. This is when you should harvest them.
A close-up shot of a marigold bloom

Marigolds are the perfect addition to any garden: Your ultimate care guide

Marigolds are the perfect addition to any garden: Your ultimate care guide

Marigolds are popular for a reason. Here's how to grow and care for them.
Pruning a plant

Pruning 101: 5 pruning blunders to avoid this spring

Pruning 101: 5 pruning blunders to avoid this spring

When you're pruning your plants this spring, be sure to avoid these blunders.
Plants on a patio

Moving your indoor plants outdoors for the summer? What you need to know

Moving your indoor plants outdoors for the summer? What you need to know

A complete guide to moving your indoor plants outside for the summer.
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As spring turns to summer, add these plants to your pruning list

As spring turns to summer, add these plants to your pruning list

Check out this list of the plants you need to prune come late spring, to keep your garden in tiptop shape.
A black plastic compost tumbler in a garden

Can you compost orange peels? What you need to know

Can you compost orange peels? What you need to know

Have you wondered if you can add all your leftover orange peels to your compost bin? Here's what you need to know.
Whiteflies

Whiteflies can suck sap from your plants – How to get rid of this nuisance

Whiteflies can suck sap from your plants – How to get rid of this nuisance

Don't let your plants suffer from the damage that whiteflies can cause. Follow these tips.
A tree with orange and yellow fruit

When is the best time to graft your fruit trees? Here are our suggestions

When is the best time to graft your fruit trees? Here are our suggestions

Should you be grafting your fruit trees? Consider this
Fertilizing lawn

What’s the best grass seed for your yard? It’s complicated

What’s the best grass seed for your yard? It’s complicated

If you love the look of a lush green lawn, you might wonder what is the best grass seed for it. We offer our best advice.
Person holding cabbage in garden

Starting from scratch: A novice’s guide to setting up your first garden today

Starting from scratch: A novice’s guide to setting up your first garden today

A beginner's guide to starting your first garden from scratch. Find out the smartest steps here.
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How to find the best time to plug aerate your lawn

How to find the best time to plug aerate your lawn

Plug aeration can help keep your lawn green and lush without chemical intervention. Here's how, and when, to do it.
Pink and red dianthus flowers with long stems

Summertime planting: Caring for your gorgeous, spicy-smelling dianthus

Summertime planting: Caring for your gorgeous, spicy-smelling dianthus

Follow this summer care guide for your dianthus and get gorgeous blooms.
Person in a garden holding carrots

How to store the carrots you just picked from your garden

How to store the carrots you just picked from your garden

Fresh-picked veggies don't always last. Here's how to store your carrots so they last longer