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Bird's nest fern by a window

Here’s how to care for your bird’s nest fern for lush, arching leaves

Although touted as a beginner-friendly plant, the bird's nest fern can be a challenging houseplant. Here's how to care for it.
An alocasia leaf

The 5 coolest potted plants you probably haven’t heard of

Here are five unique houseplants that you probably haven't heard of.
Pilea perperomioides

Plant of the week: Pilea peperomioides, aka the “UFO plant” – how to care for it and ensure it blooms

Our plant of the week is the Pilea peperomioides, also known as the UFO plant. Here's how to grow it.
Several orange miniature roses in a large pot

What you need for a gorgeous indoor rose plant

Roses will grow just as well indoors as long as you take proper care of them. Here are the basics of indoor rose care.
Coriander seeds and cilantro leaves

Coriander vs. cilantro: Here’s how these herbs differ

Have you ever wondered about how cilantro and coriander are actually different? Here's what to know.
Pile of bell peppers

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.
A person potting plants

5 tips for starting an amazing basement garden

Basements can grow great plants. Here's how you can convert yours into an amazing garden space for a bountiful harvest.
Blooming perennial flower garden along a walkway

How to make sure your garden is set up to transition from summer to fall

Looking ahead to the fall? Here's how to make sure your garden is ready for the transition
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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 to be happy? Get yourself and your plants on a schedule! Here's what we recommend.
Indoor ivy on a trellis

How to grow indoor ivy plants without having them take over your house

We'll tell you how to grow beautiful indoor ivy plants that will elevate your home without taking over it.
Succulent arrangement

Wondering how to water succulents? Here are the best succulent watering tips

What is the ideal method for watering a succulent? Here are the best ways to water succulents for healthy growth.
A group of houseplants

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.
A pile of brown potatoes up close

Have you ever wondered if potatoes are fruits or vegetables? We have answers

Are potatoes fruits or vegetables? Here's what you need to know about this delicious and hearty harvest.
A potted indoor mint plant

Here’s how to grow mint indoors for delicious results

Growing a mint plant indoors is easier than you think. Here's how to grow mint indoors so you always have some on hand.
A pile of fallen leaves

How to make leaf mulch (and why you should)

Want to make leaf mulch and don't know where to start? We've got you covered
Unfurling calla lily

Want to start calla lily seeds? Here’s what to do

Starting calla lilies from seeds? Here's what you need to know about germinating and transplanting them.
Bromeliads in bloom

Do bromeliads die after flowering? Everything you need to know about blooming bromeliads

Flowering bromeliad care depends on whether or not you want to encourage new bromeliads pups. Remember that each bromeliad only blooms once.
Stack of seed potatoes on a pile of soil

Where to buy seed potatoes for your garden

Start growing potatoes today with these great seed sources.
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Is it illegal to collect rainwater? What you should know before setting up your rain barrels

If you want to know what the law says about rainwater collection, we have answers.
Three potted succulents

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.
Yellow glowing greenhouse at sunset

Do grow lights work? How to make sure you’re not wasting your money

Would adding grow lights to your greenhouse be a waste of time or a great investment? We have the answers.
A small pumpkin sitting on top of a fence post

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.
Coconut at the beach

How to use coconut coir in gardening: Your guide to using coconut husk for plants

Coconut coir can be a great asset to your garden — here's how to use it properly for the best results
Clean carrots on a wooden cutting board

How to clean carrots from your garden for a tasty meal

If you’ve ever wondered how to clean carrots, here are some easy tips for you to follow for the freshest garden goodies!
Freshly harvested spinach leaves in a bowl

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.
Lavender flowers clustered together

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.
Person picking blackberries

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.