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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.
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.