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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.
Lobelia erinus blooming in a container

These cool-season annuals would be a great addition to your garden

Add these attractive cool-season annuals to your garden to brighten up your fall.
A woman watering her indoor herbs

How to move your vegetable gardening indoors for a winter harvest

Add these plants to your garden this October so you can have a winter harvest.
Shovel in pile of dirt compost

‘Should I Compost in the Fall?’ Yes, Absolutely! Here’s What to Use and How to Do It

Fall is the best season for composting. Here's what you should be adding to your pile and how to do it.
Sliced sweet potatoes

How to grow sweet potatoes: 6 effective tips to grow these delicious tubers

Get a bountiful harvest of sweet potatoes by following these easy steps.
A small box full of freshly harvested beets

Planting beetroot? Useful tips you need to know

This is your guide to successfully planting beetroot.
Scarecrow among fall flowers

Here are the best flowers to plant this coming season

Plant these flowers this fall for a beautiful, colorful garden.
Hands showing a broccoli head growing in the garden

How to plant broccoli you’ll actually look forward to eating

Broccoli has a bad reputation, but it's an easy vegetable to grow from seed. Here's how to grow broccoli your friends will be jealous of.
Voodoo lily growing by a mossy wall

Spook out friends and family by growing these plants for Halloween

To make Halloween extra special, we've compiled a list of the spookiest plants to add to your garden this season.
Woman kneeling harvesting tomatoes

How to protect your plants from fall garden pests

The growing season might be ending, but pest season isn't. Here's how to protect your fall garden from pests like slugs, snails, beetles, and cutworms.
Horizontal cordon pattern espalier tree

Your complete guide to espaliering: The unique feature perfect for small gardens

Want to grow trees in limited space? Try espaliering, a unique and beautiful way to grow trees.
A bucket of compost scraps

How often should you turn your compost pile? What you need to know

Composting is stinky, and turning your pile only makes things worse, but it's got to be done. Here's how often you should.
Person with small plant in hands

What is coconut soil, and how can it make your garden better?

Coconut soil is a sustainable and renewable soil that could be a tremendous asset to your garden. Here's what to know before you bring a bag home.