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7 easy patio plants that will thrive into the cold winter months

Here are seven low-maintenance plants that will thrive on your patio through the winter cold.

Focus on color: Red plants that will bring a festive vibe to any home or garden

This month's focus on color is all about the best, most festive red plants to add to your garden, indoors or outdoors.
Cilantro grown hydroponically

Indoor gardening: Hydroponics growing tips for any plant

Here's a simple guide to starting a hydroponic garden in your home this winter.

7 ways to reuse your Halloween pumpkin so it doesn’t go to waste

Don't let your Halloween pumpkins go to waste! From cooking to composting, here are some ideas on how to reuse them.
Squash fall harvest

What to do with all the winter squash from your fall harvest

Here's what to do with all the squash you're harvesting this fall
Pears on a pear tree

What to do with all the pears you’ll be harvesting this fall

Here's what to do with all the pears you're harvesting this fall.
Vines growing on a house

How to train climbing vines to climb up a trellis or along a wall

Pothos, climbing roses, and cucumbers are just a few plants that love to climb. Here's a guide to helping them reach for the sky.
Farmers market

What’s in season at the farmers market this fall

At the farmers market this autumn? Shop smart at the farmers market by knowing what produce is in season.
Apple harvest

Have an abundant fall apple harvest? Here’s what to do with a bunch of apples

If you have an abundance of apples, here's what to do with all the fresh fruits you're harvesting this fall.
Retaining wall with plants

How to repair a retaining wall without overspending

Repair the retaining walls in your garden without going over budget with this how-to guide.
A happy gardener with gloves

3 simple ways plants can (and should) be incorporated into a slow living routine

Here's everything you need to know about the slow living moment and how gardening can fit into a slow living routine.
Pumpkin on a stick fruit close up

How to make your home spooky with pumpkin on a stick plants

If you're wondering how to grow a pumpkin on a stick plant for a unique autumn houseplant, here's a complete guide.
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.
Camping trip

8 eco-friendly bug sprays that are good for your skin and the environment

Insect repellents that are good for your skin and the environment work. These are the best ones we've found.
Bonemeal or blood meal

Gardening 101: The difference between blood meal vs. bonemeal

If you're wondering about the difference between blood meal and bonemeal, we've got you covered with the details.
Gardener growing some lettuce

How to harvest romaine lettuce you can eat fresh from the garden

Romaine is a delicious and nutritious salad green. After harvesting your romaine lettuce, here's how to regrow it.
African lily flower

These are the best zone 8 plants for your warm, bright climate

Zone 8 plants can include a wide range of greenery. Learn about the best flowers, fruits, and vegetables for zone 8.
Liatris spicata blooms

The best and brightest zone 7 perennials to grow in your garden

From cheerful peonies to blazing stars, here are the best perennial flowers to plant in your sunny zone 7 garden.
climbing roses

5 easy-to-grow, beautiful climbing roses that will impress your neighbors

These beautiful climbing roses will wow the gardener in your life—and your Instagram followers! Here are five of the easiest varieties to grow.
Propagate succulent

How to propagate succulents: Simple ways to multiply these easy-care plants

Here are tips on how to propagate succulents to add to your collection and share with fellow plant enthusiasts.
A hand reaching up to pick a ripe red apple

Do you live in climate zone 6? How to tell if your plants will last

Here's what you need to know about growing plants if you live in climate zone 6.
sunflowers in late summer

How late can you plant sunflowers and still see blooms? What you need to know about these beautiful giants

Worried you waited too long to plant sunflowers? Here's what you need to know about how late you can plant them to still get big, beautiful blooms.
Tire gardening

Used tire planters: Genius upcycling or harmful to your health?

Used tire planters have become a big trend, but are they safe? Here's what you need to know about this upcycling hack.
plant trees

Climate change gardening: Trees you can plant to fight climate change

Wondering about climate change gardening? Here's how planting trees can help you start giving back to the planet.
Potted herbs on a windowsill

Add spice and flavor to your meals — Start an indoor herb garden

All you need to know about growing your own indoor herb garden. Do this and you'll add spice and flavor to your meals.
Purple flowers in container in front of house

7 simple steps to starting your own beautiful container garden this spring

Follow this simple guide and you'll have your own DIY container garden in no time.
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
Bamboo garden close-up

Create a picturesque springtime garden with these 4 bamboo garden ideas

Create a picturesque backyard landscape with these bamboo garden design ideas.
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.
Pink climbing roses

7 colorful spring plants that will beautify your fence line and give you privacy

These are best plants to add to your fence line to not only give you privacy but beautify your boundaries.
Person sitting on wooden pallets

Transform your garden this summer with these 6 DIY pallet garden design ideas

Here are some ideas on how to make homemade pallet gardens. Try these in your garden today.
Koi pond in the backyard

3 easy, low-maintenance Japanese garden ideas for a tranquil outdoor space

You can design a low-maintenance Japanese garden. Here are simple ideas to get you started on a tranquil space.
Bouquet of tulips

6 most gorgeous flowers to give for Mother’s Day this spring

Here's a list of the best flowers to give for Mother's Day this spring.
Lavender flowers

5 drought-tolerant companion plants that will thrive next to lavender

Lavender does well in dry climates, and so do these companion plants. Plus, they'll look beautiful together in your garden.
A wildflower garden full of colorful flowers

Gorgeous ways to get the natural garden of your dreams

These ideas are perfect for a natural garden in your yard.