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Vanilla flowers

Growing your own vanilla plant doesn’t need to be difficult: Here’s what you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about planting, caring for, and harvesting vanilla at home.
Potted herbs on a windowsill

How to get rid of gnats without damaging your plant’s sensitive leaves

A gnat infestation can cause massive damage. Here's how to put an end to it and get rid of gnats in your plants.
A tall privacy hedge beside a garden path with two smaller round hedges

What you need to know about growing hedges for privacy

Privacy is important. Here's how to grow hedges to protect yours.
Four cacao pods hanging from a tree

Growing cocoa plants in the U.S. is difficult (but not impossible): What we know

Are you interested in growing a cacao tree for delicious homemade chocolate? Here's what you need to know
Forget-me-nots in a cup

The best little flowers to grow when you’re low on space – plant these this spring

No space? No problem! Grow these little flowers in your small garden.
Miniature roses

Your guide to miniature rose care for a beautiful spring garden

What you need to know about growing and caring for miniature roses, whether you keep them indoors or outdoors.
A succulent planted in a silver mug next to a pile of coffee grounds and coffee beans with a spoon on top

3 incredible reasons why you should be using coffee grounds in your garden

Find out how coffee grounds benefit your garden and why you should start using them in your soil.
A male cardinal in a bush with red berries

Create a cardinal bird sanctuary in your garden: Grow these plants

Cardinal birds love these plants. Add them to your garden to attract them.
Potted marigolds

Focus on color: Bring some sunshine to your garden with these orange plants

This month, we're highlighting some striking orange plants to add to your garden.
Mealybugs clustered on stems

Have a gross mealybug infestation on your plants? Try one of these remedies

Here are some ways to get rid of that annoying mealybug infestation.
Fresh bean sprouts in a bowl

Wondering how to grow bean sprouts? Follow this guide for this tasty staple ingredient

If you've ever wondered how to grow bean sprouts to add some authentic flavor to your stir fry dishes, we've got you covered with this how-to guide.
Groups of holly berries

The truth about holly leaves – interesting facts you might not know

We've got three interesting facts about holly leaves for you to share with your friends.
A small songbird eating a red berry in the snow

Add these plants to your garden to provide winter food for your local birds

Add these plants to your yard or garden to attract birds throughout winter.
Purple crocus flowers in the snow

These plants should be among the first you plant this year

You don't have to wait for spring to start gardening! Here are plants you can start now.
A garden of flowers and trees

Tired of pesky weeds ruining your garden? Plant living mulch instead!

Weeding by hand can be exhausting. Why not grow living mulch instead?
Bleeding heart flower

Unique and whimsical flowers to add to your collection for a fairy-tale garden landscape this spring

The fairy-tale garden landscape is a charming style that will lend your outdoor space a whimsical and romantic appeal.
A shrub with pink flowers covered in snow

Start off the year right: How to prepare your garden for the new growing season

You don't have to wait until spring to start preparing your garden. Here's what you need to do to get ready for the new growing season.
Branch of plum blossoms

Celebrate Lunar New Year with these beautiful flowers

If you're looking to attract abundance and luck for Lunar New Year, here are the perfect flowers to buy and grow.
A wall-hanging herb garden

How to start a wall-hanging herb garden today for great tasting dishes tomorrow

Everything you need to know about starting your own wall-hanging herb garden.
Person planting a tree

Here’s when to plant a new tree to make sure it thrives in its new home

For healthy root growth, here's what you need to know before planting a tree sapling during winter dormancy.
A bundle of freshly harvested red radishes

How to grow radishes for a bountiful and nutritious harvest

Here is a complete guide to planting and growing your own radishes for a delicious garden harvest.
Young plants growing under a row cover

A complete guide to winter gardening with row covers

Gardening with row covers is a great way to extend your gardening season during the wintertime. Here's how to use them.
A basket of zucchini on a wooden table

A simple guide to growing and harvesting your own zucchini

A guide to growing zucchini at home for a delicious harvest.
Several harvested artichokes

How to plant, grow, and care for artichokes, our favorite fleshy green veggies

Artichokes are delicious and nutritious. Here's how to grow your own.
Tomatillo plant

Do you live in climate zone 10? Here’s our guide to choosing the perfect climate zone 10 plants

Here's everything you need to know about choosing and growing plants if you live in warm climate zone 10.
A pile of butternut squash with one cut in half to expose the inside of the squash

How to cure and store squash for the winter

Don't let your fall squash harvest go to waste! Here's how to cure and store squash for the winter so you can have all the tasty winter soup you want.
Red amaryllis with a white center

Your guide to festive holiday flower bulbs this Christmas

If you're thinking about picking up a holiday flower bulb for Christmas, here are some helpful care tips.
A gravy boat of Brussels sprouts on a cutting board

A complete guide to growing delicious Brussels sprouts in the winter

Brussels sprouts are the perfect savory side. Here's how to grow them this winter.
Person pruning a tree

How to properly prune your trees in winter for healthy growth year-round

Properly prune your trees and shrubs this winter by following this guide.
A bowl of freshly washed kale

Kale is delicious and nutritious: How to grow your own harvest this winter

Kale is a great, hardy plant to grow in your garden. Here's how to have a successful harvest this winter.
Small rounded greenhouse

Small greenhouse tips: 5 ways to make the most of limited space

Limited space doesn't mean limited potential! Here's how to make the most your small greenhouse.
Kentucky bluegrass landscape

Keep your yard happy all year with these 5 grasses that grow in the winter

Here are five types of grasses that grow in the winter so your yard can be happy throughout the year.
A container gardening display

Use these tips to start a successful indoor vegetable garden this winter

Start a successful indoor vegetable garden this winter by following this guide.
Family collecting 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

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