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Purple and blue hydrangeas

Endless summer hydrangeas will keep your garden colorful all year – a complete care guide

Endless summer hydrangeas make beautiful additions to gardens. Follow these tips to grow your own.
Predatory mite

What are those tiny red bugs in your garden, and what should you do about them?

Tiny red bugs could be a minor annoyance or a serious problem. Here's what you need to know.
A tall loblolly pine

Why loblolly pines are great for privacy (and how to grow them)

This care guide will help you successfully add loblolly pine trees to your yard or garden.
A small lawn sprinkler spraying water

Are sprinklers good for your garden, or could they be damaging your plants? Here’s what you need to know

Here are the benefits and drawbacks of using lawn sprinklers to water your garden.
A white flower on a cactus at night

Add night-blooming cereus to your cactus garden for stunning white flowers at night

Add a night-blooming cereus to your garden and enjoy its beautiful and rarely seen flowers!
A bumble bee on blue forget-me-not flowers

Bad news for gardeners (and everyone else): A new study says bees are dying off even in human-free areas

The population of bees and other pollinators is decreasing rapidly. Here's how you can help turn it around.
Ripe tomatoes on a vine

How to grow better tomatoes: This TikTok tip will help your garden thrive

This tip from TikTok can help your garden thrive through the power of companion planting.
A cluster of Bradford pear tree flowers on a branch

This is the popular tree for your garden more and more states are banning

The popular landscaping tree Callery pear is being banned in some states. Here's what you need to know about it.
Catnip and cat

Are local cats chewing up all your catmint? These tips can help keep them out

If you don't want cats bothering your catmint or catnip, these tips can help.
Gray songbird at wooden bird feeder full of seeds

Want to make homemade bird food using seeds from your garden? Here are the best plants to use

Homemade bird food is easy to make. Here are the best plants and practices to get you started.
A wildflower garden full of colorful flowers

Create a wildflower garden bursting with color and native plants! Here’s your guide

Wildflower gardens are a great way to beautify your land by using native plants. Here are some tips for building your own.
A spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternflies are invasive and dangerous, but insecticidal soap can help get rid of them – here’s how

Insecticidal soap can help you keep your garden safe from invasive spotted lanternflies. Here's how to make your own.
Purple morning glories in bloom

How to keep your beautiful morning glories from growing out of control

Keep your morning glories from growing out of control with these tips.
A large maple tree with red leaves

Can you grow maple trees for homemade maple syrup? How to take care of them and harvest the sap

Growing a maple tree and collecting the sap for syrup is easier than you might think. Here's how.
A spiderweb between branches

Are garden spiders bugging you? Here’s how to rid of them (and why you might not want to)

Follow these tips to get rid of unwanted garden spiders.
Nepeta catmint flowers

Catmint isn’t just for cats! How to grow the beautiful and soothing herb, nepeta, for yourself

If you want to add nepeta to your herb garden, here's what you need to know.
Pink geraniums in hanging basket

How to choose the perfect flower pots for a beautiful outdoor spring garden

Finding the right flower containers can elevate your space and help your blooms thrive. Here's how to pick the right ones.
flowering herbs in a garden

Does your herb garden need a refresh? Here are some cute, DIY ideas to try

These 3 fun and unique DIY herb garden ideas will be sure to entertain you
Male rufous hummingbird

This easy homemade hummingbird food attracts all the rufous hummingbirds you can handle

Rufous hummingbirds will love this homemade hummingbird food and these flowers.
Pink dahlia

How to plant dahlia flowers this spring for showy, lush growing season blooms

Dahlias are beautiful blooms that can be a bit tricky to care for. Here's what you need to know about growing them.
Planning a spring garden

Companion planting chart: How to use it to plan the perfect spring garden

Here's what you need to know about using a companion planting chart.
Amaryllis flower close-up

Start planning for your spring garden with these beautiful amaryllis flower varieties

Amaryllis flowers make for great spring blooms. Here are our favorite varieties for growing season gardens.
White hellebores

How – and where – to plant hellebores in your garden for lush, long-lasting blooms

Hellebores are easy-going flowers that can bloom in cold environments — here's what to know about caring for them.
Hummingbird feeding on fuchsia

Vibrant and beautiful hummingbird flowers to incorporate into your spring garden

Hummingbirds can brighten up a garden and be excellent pollinators — here are seven flowers that they will love.
Garden boxes with legs

What types of plants can you grow from garden boxes? You’ll be surprised with all your options!

Here's everything you need to know about choosing a garden box and setting one up in your home landscape.
Raised garden beds

Why do gardeners use raised beds? Here are reasons why you should grow crops and flowers in raised gardens

Instead of growing your plants in the ground or in small containers, try a raised bed as a practical alternative.
Several ripe red raspberries on a vine

Raspberry bush care: Keep yours controlled and producing for years

Raspberries are delicious, but their bushes can spread out of control. Here's how to keep them from taking over your garden.
A basket of fresh asparagus

Everything you need to know about growing and harvesting asparagus? Your patience will pay off!

Grow your own delicious asparagus by following this guide.
A person holding a basket full of assorted vegetables

Grow these spring vegetables in your garden for a bountiful harvest

Here are the top four best spring vegetables to grow in your garden for a bountiful harvest.
Lavender flowers clustered together

Infuse a fresh fragrance into your garden with these lavender plants

There are many different types of lavender plants — here are the top flowers you should know about.
Ripe blackberries on the bush

Want to make your neighbors jealous? Here are the best spring fruits to grow

Here are the best spring fruits to grow for a delicious feast this season.
A gardener fertilizing a young plant

What does NPK mean when it comes to fertilizing plants?

You'll often hear about NPK ratios for plant food. Here's what the numbers mean and how to pick the right plant fertilizer.
Lily of the valley in grass

A complete care guide to growing whimsical lily of the valley in your spring garden

Here's how to grow sweetly scented lily of the valley flowers to add a bit of charm and flair to your home garden.
Red and green strawberries on vines

How to start and grow strawberries for fresh, delicious results

Growing strawberries can be tricky, but we've compiled this guide to help you get started on yielding a sweet harvest.
White azalea flowers

Plant these stunning flowering shrubs for a showstopping garden display this spring

Flowering shrubs are a great way to add color to your garden. Here are our favorites.