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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.
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
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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

Plug aeration can help keep your lawn green and lush without chemical intervention. Here's how, and when, to do it.
Petunia flowers

Complete guide to caring for your petunias, a bright and colorful garden addition

A guide to caring for petunias, a bright and colorful addition to your garden.
Tomatoes and basil

8 tasty companions for your tomatoes to help you get savory crops this summer

Plant these tasty companions in your garden next to your tomatoes to get the healthiest harvest.
Cut ginger on a table

Want to grow ginger hydroponically? Here’s how

Growing ginger hydroponically offers more advantages than the standard way of cultivation. Our step-by-step guide shows you how to do it.
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Knock out bugs, diseases, and more – Top tips for sterilizing potting soil

You may need to sterilize your potting soil to remove bugs, diseases, and more. Here are top ways to do it.
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When should you aerate your lawn? What you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about when you need to aerate your lawn to receive the best results.
Holding carrots

Importance of crop rotation: The top 5 benefits of rotating your crops

If you grow crops, it's important to practice crop rotation. Learn why here.
Pomegranate tree with ripening fruit

This is the best fertilizer for your pomegranate trees

Pomegranate trees need special care — these are the best types of fertilizers.
Cupped hands holding potatoes

How to start a vertical potato garden with only 5 square feet

You don't need a lot of space to start a vertical garden, and we can prove it.
Grass in a suburban yard

Common zoysia problems and how to solve them and transform your lawn

These are the most common problems you'll have with zoysia grass and how to solve them.
White turnips

Plant turnips this summer and harvest in fall for your delicious soups

Turnips can make yummy fall soups. Learn how to plant and harvest turnips for your favorite meals.
A person holding a basket full of assorted vegetables

Plant these veggies now to fill your plate with healthy choices this summer

Start your spring garden now and fill your plate with healthy foods this summer. Here's a list.
Evergold carex grass

6 incredible ornamental grass varieties that stay small

These ornamental grasses are low-growing varieties and relatively low maintenance.
Garden with trees

5 silly tree myths we’re debunking this Arbor Day

Do you believe these tree misconceptions? Here are 5 tree facts you should know.
Trailing fuchsia in a hanging flower pot

Fuchsia adds a striking pop of color to any vertical garden: Your growing guide

We love the vivid look of fuchsia on a trellis. This is everything you need to know.
Stink bug on a plant

Stink bugs are a garden menace – what you need to do to get them under control

Don't let your backyard get overrun by stink bugs. Follow these tips.
Close-up of a pink primrose

The ultimate care guide for primroses for vivid blooms all season long

Primroses can bloom for months. Here's how to make sure they thrive.
arborvitae trees in a line

Wondering how to grow an arborvitae tree? We have your answers

Arborvitae trees are popular in landscape design for a reason. Here's how to care for yours.
Leaf miner damage

Getting rid of leaf miners is all about timing – Here’s how to do it

Leaf miners are a pesky nuisance in your garden. Here's how to get rid of them.
An overhead view of centipede grass

7 Important things to know about centipede grass for a successful lawn

This is the advice you need for healthy, thriving centipede grass.
A cluster of black elderberries on red stems

How to plant elderberry in 6 simple steps

Follow this guide to successfully plant elderberry.
A lawn of tall fescue grass

Tall fescue is great if you want a low-maintenance lawn – What you should know

Our care guide for tall fescue grass is the resource you need.
Aphids on the petals of a daisy

Get rid of aphids naturally with these phenomenal solutions

Looking for a natural solution to aphids? Look no further.
Daffodils in bloom

How to care for daffodils: Treat this stunning, happy flower right

Grow healthy, beautiful daffodils by following this advice.
A row of clean spring onions

Spring onion is the perfect option for gardeners with too little space

If your garden is small, spring onions are a space-efficient option. Here's the care guide you need.
Tulips from the Smithsonian garden

What to plant with tulips: 9 gorgeous flowers your garden needs

These 9 perennials and annuals are fantastic companion plants for tulips.