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6 plants you should cut back to keep your garden thriving this fall

6 plants you should cut back to keep your garden thriving this fall

Help your garden thrive by cutting back these plants this fall. Your garden will thank you come springtime!
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Grow these herbs for Halloween to make your celebration even spookier

Grow these herbs for Halloween to make your celebration even spookier

Enrich your Halloween celebration by growing these herbs in your herb garden this month.
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How to make your home spooky with pumpkin on a stick plants

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.
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How to protect your plants from fall garden pests

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.
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5 outdoor gardening projects to do in October

5 outdoor gardening projects to do in October

Take advantage of the cooler weather and do these five projects this October.
Horizontal cordon pattern espalier tree

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

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.
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How to propagate your own stunning rubber tree plant from a cutting

How to propagate your own stunning rubber tree plant from a cutting

Rubber tree plants are small, indoor trees that are great for desks and windowsills. Here's how to start a rubber tree plant from a cutting.
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Do you live in climate zone 9b? Here’s a helpful guide on what’s best to plant

Do you live in climate zone 9b? Here’s a helpful guide on what’s best to plant

Here's a helpful guide that tells you the flowers, fruits, and veggies you can grow in warm and sunny climate zone 9b.
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Cordyline care: How to make your cordyline plants thrive and bring the tropics indoors

Cordyline care: How to make your cordyline plants thrive and bring the tropics indoors

Cordylines are native tropical plants, but with the proper care, they can thrive indoors. Here's how to bring their gorgeous, exotic colors into your home.
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If you live in zone 10a, here’s what you need to know about what you can plant

If you live in zone 10a, here’s what you need to know about what you can plant

Here's a guide that tells you the flowers, foliage plants, fruits, and veggies you can grow if you live in climate zone 10a.
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Wondering how much water a plant needs? Here’s what you need to know

Wondering how much water a plant needs? Here’s what you need to know

Wondering how much water a plant needs to be happy? Get yourself and your plants on a schedule! Here's what we recommend.
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Is there mold in your plant soil? What you need to know

Is there mold in your plant soil? What you need to know

Worried about fungus on your beloved houseplants? Here's how to tell if those spots are mold and how to get rid of them.
Purple grapes on a vine

Follow these steps to keep grapes longer in your fridge

Follow these steps to keep grapes longer in your fridge

Avoid sour grapes by following these steps to keep your fruit fresh longer.
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How to cut and harvest your aloe vera plant for the best results

How to cut and harvest your aloe vera plant for the best results

Here's a guide to cutting and harvesting an aloe vera plant for the best results.
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You should never use ladybugs as pest control – this is why

You should never use ladybugs as pest control – this is why

Ladybugs are helpful for gardens but shouldn't be a pest-control solution. This is why.
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How to water succulents: An easy guide to happy, healthy plants

How to water succulents: An easy guide to happy, healthy plants

Figuring out how to water succulents can be tricky. Let us help you out with some helpful tips and guidance for your favorite easygoing plants.
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How often should you turn your compost pile? What you need to know

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.
A bundle of fresh carrots

How to know when to harvest carrots for the best yield and the tastiest results

How to know when to harvest carrots for the best yield and the tastiest results

When all you see are leafy greens, how can you tell when your carrots are ready to be pulled up? Here's what you need to know.
Anthurium blooms

Everything you need to know about indoor anthurium care

Everything you need to know about indoor anthurium care

Because the anthurium is a tropical plant, indoor care can be finicky unless you have the right conditions. We'll show you how to grow it indoors.
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Incorporate these shower plants into your bathroom for a green infusion

Incorporate these shower plants into your bathroom for a green infusion

Curious about incorporating tropical vibes into your bathroom? Bring green to your bathroom with these shower plants.
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Here’s how to propagate spider plants for a fun, low-maintenance way to decorate your home

Here’s how to propagate spider plants for a fun, low-maintenance way to decorate your home

Mature spider plants produce babies that stem from the parent. Here's how to grow them into lovely new spider plants.
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What is coconut soil, and how can it make your garden better?

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.
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You can grow pumpkins vertically – give these methods a try!

You can grow pumpkins vertically – give these methods a try!

Despite their weight, pumpkins can grow vertically. Here's how to get them started for a harvest full of healthy gourds.
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The best sprays to keep pests off your delicate hibiscus plants

The best sprays to keep pests off your delicate hibiscus plants

Hibiscus plants can be delicate, so it's important to pick the best pest control spray. Here are our picks.
Epsom salt

Is Epsom salt good for houseplants? What you need to know

Is Epsom salt good for houseplants? What you need to know

Epsom salt is good for more than just muscle soaks — your plants love it, too. Here's where to find it and how to use it.
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9 fast-growing houseplants perfect for your home office

9 fast-growing houseplants perfect for your home office

Office plants should be low maintenance and beautiful. Here are our top picks to keep your work view fresh and calming.
Purple onion

Growing onions in containers is easier than you think – here’s how to do it

Growing onions in containers is easier than you think – here’s how to do it

Think you need a big outdoor garden to grow delicious onions? Think again! Here's our guide to growing onions in pots with tasty results.
Growing chives

5 companion plants to keep your chive plants company

5 companion plants to keep your chive plants company

When planning out your indoor or outdoor garden, consider these 5 companion plants to grow alongside your chives to help them thrive.
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How to plant and care for a dogwood tree

How to plant and care for a dogwood tree

Have you always wanted a dogwood tree in your yard? Here's how to make that happen.
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Confused and asking yourself, “What kind of cactus do I have?” – Here’s your guide to identifying cacti

Confused and asking yourself, “What kind of cactus do I have?” – Here’s your guide to identifying cacti

Don't know a prickle pear from a pincushion? This guide will help you become an expert at identifying different types of cacti.
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How to fix yellow spots in grass so your yard is the pride of the neighborhood once more

How to fix yellow spots in grass so your yard is the pride of the neighborhood once more

You might be embarrassed by those ugly yellow spots in your grass, but have no fear! Here are our tips to make your lawn green and gorgeous again.
Palm tree on a beach

What you need to know about palm tree care and maintenance

What you need to know about palm tree care and maintenance

If you want to add tropical vibes to your landscape, here's everything you need to know about caring for palm trees.
A pair of ladybugs on a leaf

Should you use ladybugs as a pest control method?

Should you use ladybugs as a pest control method?

Ladybugs can help you control aphids in your garden. Here's what you need to know about using them as a pest control method.
Harvested lettuce in a bowl

How to grow lettuce indoors to ensure you have healthy greens all year long

How to grow lettuce indoors to ensure you have healthy greens all year long

With just a few items and some patience, you can grow this salad staple right in your kitchen! Here's how to grow lettuce indoors.
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8 eco-friendly bug sprays that are good for your skin and the environment

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.