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Is Epsom salt good for controlling garden pests?

Is Epsom salt good for controlling garden pests?

Pests love to invade your garden, but a solution is Epsom salt. We discuss why this would be great protection for your garden.
Bonemeal or blood meal

Gardening 101: The difference between blood meal vs. bonemeal

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.
Coral Knock Out rose

5 amazing companion plants for Knock Out roses (and 3 you should skip)

5 amazing companion plants for Knock Out roses (and 3 you should skip)

Here are the flowers, vegetables, and shrubs that you should — and shouldn't — plant with Knock Out roses.
Fiddle leaf fig

How to get rid of fungus gnats: 5 ways to eliminate your gnat problem

How to get rid of fungus gnats: 5 ways to eliminate your gnat problem

Fungus gnats can be persistent with your indoor plants. Read this guide to find out how to get rid of them and keep them from coming back.
Freshly mowed lawn with a white push mower

Complete guide to red thread lawn disease: How to keep your yard lush and green

Complete guide to red thread lawn disease: How to keep your yard lush and green

Don't let your lawn be susceptible to red thread lawn disease. Learn how to control and treat it.
Grass with dew on it

How often should you water your grass seeds? Here’s what we know

How often should you water your grass seeds? Here’s what we know

Growing grass from seed can be challenging -- don't blow it by watering incorrectly.
Freshly cut watermelon slices

When should you harvest watermelon? What you need to know

When should you harvest watermelon? What you need to know

Watermelon size doesn't always tell you the whole story. Sometimes you should pick earlier or later than you think.
Dill herb

From harvest to the table: Here’s how to grow delicious dill

From harvest to the table: Here’s how to grow delicious dill

Here's a complete guide to growing dill, a delicious, tangy herb.
basil potted plant

Does basil repel mosquitoes? We tested it to find out

Does basil repel mosquitoes? We tested it to find out

Basil: Does it really repel mosquitos? We dig into the facts to find out.
A rose plant with bright yellow blooms

Black spots on roses are signs of a fungus – here’s how to get rid of it

Black spots on roses are signs of a fungus – here’s how to get rid of it

Are your roses infected with black spot disease? Here's how to treat the fungus and get your roses back into beautiful form.
Jalapeno harvest

Growing jalapeños from seed to harvest: Your complete guide

Growing jalapeños from seed to harvest: Your complete guide

Learn how to grow jalapeños from seed for a successful harvest. Here's your simple guide.
A chrysanthemum plant with several round, reddish-pink flowers

Everything you need to know about permethrin garden spray, what it does, and how it helps your garden

Everything you need to know about permethrin garden spray, what it does, and how it helps your garden

What is permethrin garden spray, and what can it do for your plants? We've got the answers to all your questions about this useful garden staple.
Fresh bunch of cilantro

How to grow the super-divisive cilantro plant to brighten up your meals

How to grow the super-divisive cilantro plant to brighten up your meals

Here's everything you need to know about how to plant, grow, and harvest cilantro for fresh herbs all season long.
Jasmine flowers

Jasmine plant care made easy: How to grow and maintain these beautiful, fragrant plants

Jasmine plant care made easy: How to grow and maintain these beautiful, fragrant plants

Jasmine plants are a lovely and aromatic addition to every garden. Here's how to help them be their best.
Predatory mite

How to get rid of red spider mites in your garden without breaking the bank or the environment

How to get rid of red spider mites in your garden without breaking the bank or the environment

Red spider mites can do serious damage to your garden. Here's how to identify them and stop them before they get out of control.
Blades of grass

Zoysia vs. Bermuda grass: Which one should you choose for your yard?

Zoysia vs. Bermuda grass: Which one should you choose for your yard?

Not sure whether you should choose zoysia or Bermuda grass? Here's a guide that will help you decide between them.
Tomatoes on a tomato plant

Are you asking, ‘Why is my tomato plant wilting?’ Here’s how to be the hero in your garden

Are you asking, ‘Why is my tomato plant wilting?’ Here’s how to be the hero in your garden

Don't lose your tomatoes to overwatering, diseases, or pests. Here's how to save your wilting tomato plants.
Lettuce on a cutting board

Keep your salad fresh all year long – how to harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back

Keep your salad fresh all year long – how to harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back

Lettuce is an easy-to-grow garden staple. Here's how to properly harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back.
Seasonal outdoor pool

Pool skimmer installation: How to install a new skimmer to keep your pool clean and ready to use

Pool skimmer installation: How to install a new skimmer to keep your pool clean and ready to use

If you have an above-ground pool, you'll want to make sure you have a skimmer. Here's how to install one.
Dill

The 5 best companion plants to grow alongside the dill in your garden

The 5 best companion plants to grow alongside the dill in your garden

In this guide, we go over the 5 best companion plants to grow alongside your dill as well as what not to plant next to it.
Three garlic bulbs with some garlic cloves next to them

What pests does garlic keep away? What you need to know about this natural pest control

What pests does garlic keep away? What you need to know about this natural pest control

Annoyed by the pests in your garden but looking for a natural solution? You'll be surprised how effective a garlic spray can be.
Child watering plants in polytunnel

The ideal greenhouse temperature and humidity settings for every season

The ideal greenhouse temperature and humidity settings for every season

With this guide, make sure your greenhouse is the ideal environment for your plants no matter the weather conditions.
A close up of moss

How to transplant moss – and when you should

How to transplant moss – and when you should

Here's everything you need to know about how to transplant and propagate moss without any worries about browning.
A small aloe vera

Worried about your sick aloe vera plant? Here’s how to save it

Worried about your sick aloe vera plant? Here’s how to save it

Here's everything that you can do to cure your sick aloe plant after identifying the root of the problem.
Two cucumbers growing from a vine on the ground, with a yellow flower in front

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? The answer might surprise you

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? The answer might surprise you

Most people know by now that tomatoes are technically fruits, but what about cucumbers? Here's what we know about this staple fruit/vegetable.
Basil plant on windowsill

Don’t get caught by the cold: How to prepare a basil plant for winter

Don’t get caught by the cold: How to prepare a basil plant for winter

Basil is one of the most popular plants to grow at home, Our guide helps extend its life cycle through the winter months.
Lettuce growing in hanging baskets

5 incredible hanging vegetable basket plants for your home garden

5 incredible hanging vegetable basket plants for your home garden

Not all vegetables flourish in hanging baskets, so check out some of the best types to grow in your floating garden.
mowing with a reel mower

Push lawnmower vs. electric mower: Which one is best for you?

Push lawnmower vs. electric mower: Which one is best for you?

Are push or electric lawnmowers better? Here's how to choose the right one for your lawn.
A pair of ladybugs on a leaf

Will ladybugs eat spider mites? What to know about the cutest natural pest control

Will ladybugs eat spider mites? What to know about the cutest natural pest control

Spider mites can be a super-frustrating pest. Here's what you should know about using ladybugs to get rid of a spider mite infestation.
Japanese maple tree

How to prune a Japanese maple, and when to do it for the best results

How to prune a Japanese maple, and when to do it for the best results

Whether it's major pruning or more fine tuning, here are some tips on how to get your Japanese maple to look just right.
placing pressed flowers in a frame

Wondering what to do with dead flowers? Our favorite ways to give them new life

Wondering what to do with dead flowers? Our favorite ways to give them new life

Your fresh-cut flowers can still be beautiful after they wilt. Here are some great suggestions for what to do with them.
Man Surrounded By Greenleaf Plants

How to heat a greenhouse with compost in 3 simple steps

How to heat a greenhouse with compost in 3 simple steps

Can compost double as a space heater? It can! Learn how to heat your greenhouse with compost.
Pile of bell peppers

Wondering if peppers are fruits or vegetables? We have your answers

Wondering if peppers are fruits or vegetables? We have your answers

If you've ever wondered if peppers are fruits or vegetables, we have the specific answers here in this guide.
Aloe vera pups

Here’s how to care for your aloe vera plant to reap its soothing benefits

Here’s how to care for your aloe vera plant to reap its soothing benefits

Here are tips on how to grow your own aloe vera plant for the best results.
Blue Metal Furniture

How to identify vintage wrought iron furniture

How to identify vintage wrought iron furniture

Not all wrought iron furniture is technically vintage. Here's how to tell if that piece you found is legit or a total ripoff.