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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
Herbs in Mason jars

This DIY Mason jar herb garden is the perfect weekend project

Grab a few Mason jars and get planting with our easy-to-follow guide.
Peat moss

Peat moss vs. coco peat: Which is best?

Keep reading to learn more about some of the key similarities and differences between two exciting growing mediums — peat moss and coco coir.
Dill herb

The 6 best dill companion plants to grow in your garden

In this guide, we go over the six best companion plants to grow alongside your dill as well as what not to plant next to it.
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Gardening 101: 7 easy seeds to grow in cups for a tiny, adorable, and low-maintenance indoor garden

Whether you want some indoor greenery or you're just short on space, try growing these seeds in cups. Not only will they thrive, but they'll look adorable, too.
Hanging outdoor string lights

Is it safe to cut string lights hanging over your deck?

Should you cut the lights hanging over your deck? Here's how to make the right — and safe — decision.
A gardener fertilizing a young plant

When to apply fertilizer to your vegetable garden for the best, tastiest results

Looking forward to those tasty summer veggies? Here's when to apply fertilizer to your vegetable garden for the best harvest.
Banana tree with ripe fruit

When do banana trees produce fruit? What you need to know

Here's what you need to know about when you can expect a banana tree to produce fruit.
A large potted cactus

How to fix an overwatered cactus so it comes back better than ever

Have you been overwatering your cactus? Here are important tips on how to save it from dying.
Woman waters ZZ plants

Do ZZ plants cause cancer? Here’s the definitive answer

The ZZ plant is a popular, hardy indoor plant. There is a persistent rumor, however, that the plant causes cancer. We did some digging to find out if it's true.
Peaches in a container

These are the best zone 9 fruit trees we’ve found

Live in zone 9? Here are the best fruit trees we've found for your garden and tips on how to successfully grow them.
Pink and red dianthus flowers with long stems

Summertime planting: Caring for your gorgeous, spicy-smelling dianthus

Follow this summer care guide for your dianthus and get gorgeous blooms all season long.
A close-up of moss

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.
Apps on a phone

Looking for a garden planning app? These 8 will simplify your growing season schedule

There's an app for anything — download these garden planning apps to make plotting your space as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Cut aloe vera

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.
A ladybug on a red, yellow, and orange flower

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

Ladybugs are helpful for gardens but shouldn't be a pes -control solution. This is why.
Several raised garden beds with legs, full of soil and small plants

No more crouching down: How to build a raised garden bed with legs for easy gardening

Make your gardening time easier. Here's how to build a raised garden bed with legs.
Pink peony bush

What you need to know about finding the perfect peony fertilizer and how to choose one for lush blooms

If you're looking for the best peony fertilizers, we've got your covered. Here are the products that will ensure healthy blooms.