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Planting zones by state: A complete guide

Planting zones by state: A complete guide

If you want to know which planting zone you live in and how to design your garden accordingly, we've got you covered
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Color theory & gardening: landscape design can contribute more than aesthetic value

Color theory & gardening: landscape design can contribute more than aesthetic value

Color theory is important to consider when designing gardens. Color contributes to the aesthetic value and can also attract important pollinators.
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How long do astilbes bloom? What you need to know

How long do astilbes bloom? What you need to know

Everything you need to know about an astilbes' bloom season
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The best fruits and vegetables to harvest in August

The best fruits and vegetables to harvest in August

August is the best month for lush harvests. These are the best crops to pick
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What produce is in season during the summer? A guide to eating local

What produce is in season during the summer? A guide to eating local

Here's everything you need to know about which vegetables are seasonal and how to eat local
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These 8 succulents are perfect for beginners

These 8 succulents are perfect for beginners

Succulents are an easy way to liven up any space. Here are the best varieties for beginners
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7 easy outdoor flowers to grow for beginners

7 easy outdoor flowers to grow for beginners

Beginner gardeners like to start with flowers, and for good reason. Here are 7 picks that are great for new gardeners
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How to preserve your fresh farmers market veggies

How to preserve your fresh farmers market veggies

Did you go overboard at the farmers market? Here's how to wash, cut, and store your veggies
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How to put together the perfect outdoor gardening kit for a first-time homeowner

How to put together the perfect outdoor gardening kit for a first-time homeowner

Did you friend just buy a new home with a gorgeous gardening area? These must-have items are a great housewarming gift
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Starting a small homestead: What you need to know

Starting a small homestead: What you need to know

Here's how to start a homestead, no matter where you live
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What is a rain garden and why you should build one

What is a rain garden and why you should build one

How could a rain garden save you money and the planet?
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Why this plant finder is now essential to our gardens

Why this plant finder is now essential to our gardens

Looking for the best plants to include in your garden design? This app may help
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Our 10 favorite tips for farmers market shopping success

Our 10 favorite tips for farmers market shopping success

How to find and successfully shop farmers markets in your area
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8 sustainable gardening ideas we saw on Instagram — and loved

8 sustainable gardening ideas we saw on Instagram — and loved

Instagram is sometimes inspirational, and we've found some gorgeous gardens you have to see
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How to keep outdoor plants alive in the blistering summer heat

How to keep outdoor plants alive in the blistering summer heat

Worried the sun will scorch your plants? Here's how to keep them safe.
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Should you plant a time capsule garden this summer? What you need to know

Should you plant a time capsule garden this summer? What you need to know

What is a time capsule garden? Is it right for you? We tell you everything you need to know
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How to eliminate plastic bags from your gardening routines

How to eliminate plastic bags from your gardening routines

Plastic does nothing good for the environment, but gardening is chock full of it. Here's how to use less plastic.
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Good, better, best: The garden hoses your backyard needs

Good, better, best: The garden hoses your backyard needs

Garden hoses are critical for all gardeners, and these are our best picks
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The best way to quickly spruce up a neglected garden

The best way to quickly spruce up a neglected garden

Is your garden in bad shape? We've got some tips to liven it up in no time
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Gardening 101: The summer planting guide every new gardener needs

Gardening 101: The summer planting guide every new gardener needs

Our summer planting guide for new and experienced gardeners
soil conditioners

How to use soil conditioner to cultivate beautiful plants and rich soil

How to use soil conditioner to cultivate beautiful plants and rich soil

Soil conditioner may be the secret for your best gardening year ever. Here's how to use it
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How to propagate a butterfly bush

How to propagate a butterfly bush

How to propagate and care for your butterfly bush the right way
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4 gardening trends that will bloom this spring and summer

4 gardening trends that will bloom this spring and summer

How to be ahead of gardening trends and influence your friends and neighbors
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How the hydroponic Nutrient Film Technique can work for your garden

How the hydroponic Nutrient Film Technique can work for your garden

What is the hydroponic nutrient film technique? We tell you what you need to know
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On Stay Out of the Sun Day, invest in these 7 UV-resistant gardening clothes for safe skin all summer

On Stay Out of the Sun Day, invest in these 7 UV-resistant gardening clothes for safe skin all summer

Staying out of the sun doesn't mean avoiding it altogether! Keep your skin safe with our picks
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This self-watering planter is the best low-maintenence garden buy this summer

This self-watering planter is the best low-maintenence garden buy this summer

Self-watering planters are amazing, and we've found the best for your garden
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8 gardening ideas to counter climate change, one sprout at a time

8 gardening ideas to counter climate change, one sprout at a time

Do your part to reverse the impacts of climate change right in your own backyard
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When you should start planting for summer

When you should start planting for summer

Make sure you're on track for summer with this expert guide to planting.
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8 gardening seats that make gardening fun again

8 gardening seats that make gardening fun again

These gardening seats might even make you dread weeding a little less
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How will the summer solstice affect your garden? What you need to know

How will the summer solstice affect your garden? What you need to know

What does the summer solstice have to do with your garden? More than you might think.
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Love gardening? These are the shows to stream

Love gardening? These are the shows to stream

These 6 gardening shows are our favorites -- and we know they'll be yours, too.
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When can you plant sunflowers for the most beautiful blooms?

When can you plant sunflowers for the most beautiful blooms?

This is when you should plant sunflowers for the biggest, most beautiful blooms.
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High Country Gardens has a super-specific plant finder — and it’s pretty awesome

High Country Gardens has a super-specific plant finder — and it’s pretty awesome

This plant finder is a lifesaver when it comes to picking the perfect blooms for your garden all year-round.
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What does blood meal do for plants? This is what we know

What does blood meal do for plants? This is what we know

Blood meal -- sounds scary, but it's actually great for your plants.
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Level up your gardening skills with this free program

Level up your gardening skills with this free program

Extention services are a sneaky way to learn how to garden for free.