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Here’s what you need to know about spinach germination time and how to grow this salad staple

Spinach is a low-maintenance and fast-growing cool-weather plant. Here's what you need to know about spinach germination time.
Medium-size pumpkin growing on a vine

Curious when pumpkins grow? Here’s our guide to growing your own

You may be wondering when pumpkins grow. Our general guide for pumpkin growth is a great place to start.
Japanese maple tree

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.
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Growing lavender from cuttings: Everything you need to know

You want to fill your garden with lavender, but what if you only have one plant? Learn how you can propagate lavender from cuttings.
Carrots

How to store the carrots you just picked from your garden

Fresh-picked veggies don't always last. Here's how to store your carrots so they last longer
watering a raised garden bed with a watering can

This is the absolute best time of day to water your vegetable garden

Learn all our tips and tricks for strategic garden watering — from the best time to water a vegetable garden to ways to boost efficiency.
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How to propagate blackberries: Easy ways to increase your berry harvest

There are several effective ways to propagate blackberries to increase your harvest. Here are some of our favorites.
Predatory mite

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.
Begonia blooms side by side on table

This is how often you should be watering your begonias

The watering needs of begonias can change with how mature they get. Our step-by-step guide will help you ensure beautiful blooms.
Lithops in a collection of pots

Lithops care: How to plant, water, and tend to your living stone plants

Lithops, unlike other houseplants, are very finicky when it comes to water. Here's how to care for them.
A shady hydrangea garden

If you live in zone 6, here are 6 shade perennials you should absolutely grow

It can be challenging to fill shady spots in your garden. Here are the best shade perennials to grow in your zone 6 garden.
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Why are your cucumber leaves wilting? How to save this salad staple

Find out why your cucumber leaves are wilting and what you can do to stop it.
Basil potted plant

Does basil repel mosquitoes? We tested it to find out

Basil: Does it really repel mosquitos? We dig into the facts to find out.
Purple and blue hydrangeas

Turn your hydrangea leaves from brown to green – make your plants healthy again

A guide on how to treat brown spots on hydrangea leaves and return your ornamental plant to green again.
Spider plant on a table

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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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.
A brown circle of dead grass

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.
A bumble bee on blue forget-me-not flowers

Amazing tips for forget-me-nots care so they don’t take over your garden

Forget-me-nots spread across a garden easily. This is how to care for them properly for beautiful, manageable blooms.
Close up of a yellow hibiscus flower

How to deadhead hibiscus to keep beautiful blooms going

Should you deadhead your hibiscus blooms? Here's what you should know
Bromeliad pups

How to propagate bromeliads to expand and share your beautiful collection

How to properly propagate your bromeliad for the best results
A potted peace lily displayed on a desk

How do you care for a peace lily indoors? It’s easier than you think

This is the ultimate guide for everything you need to know about peace lily plants, from basic care to propagation.
White squash growing on trellis

Growing squash vertically is easy with these simple tips

Using a vertical garden provides many benefits when you’re growing fruits or vegetables. We discuss if it's the right choice for squash.
A person mowing their lawn

Why you should absolutely be composting grass clippings

Mowing the lawn leaves you with bags or piles of clippings. Before you get rid of them, consider composting them for healthy, natural fertilizer!
A bundle of fresh carrots

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.
Garlic bulbs and cloves

Can you use garlic as a pesticide? What you need to know

Is garlic spray an effective natural insecticide? We did the research to get the answers you need.
A patio with colorful potted plants surrounding a bench.

9 low-maintenance outdoor potted plants your patio needs to be its brightest, most inviting self this summer

Want a beautiful garden without the fuss? These low-maintenance potted plants will thrive on your patio and add some great color to your space.
Phone with plants

Looking for the best plant care app for your collection? Here are our favorites

Identifying plants and caring for them can be tricky, so try the best plant care apps to keep your collection healthy.
A small red ant

Everything you need to know about how to get rid of ants in the garden

Nothing ruins a backyard picnic like an invasion of ants. Follow this guide to get rid of those pesky ants.
A small aloe vera

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.
An anthurium in a pot

How to repot anthuriums so they continue to thrive in your home

A complete guide to repotting anthuriums successfully so that they continue to fill your home with beauty.
Freshly cut watermelon slices

When should you harvest watermelons? 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.
Hand in a brown and white glove holding a pile of Epsom salt next to an evergreen tree

Does Epsom salt kill ants (and is it safe)? Here’s what we’ve found

Can Epsom salt kill ants, or is that a myth? And is it safe to use in your garden? Here's everything you need to know.
Tomatoes on a tomato plant

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.
Organic green sugar snap peas

This is how to know when to harvest your peas for maximum flavor and crispiness

When should you harvest peas for the best flavor? Here's how to get the timing right.
Cucumber vines flowering on trellis

How to pollinate cucumbers for your garden

If you’ve tried growing cucumbers, sometimes they don’t always produce so well. We'll tell you how to solve your pollination problems.