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Purple and blue hydrangeas

Make sure your hydrangeas have the best blooms by pruning them properly

How to prune your hydrangeas this summer to ensure the best blooms
Hand in a brown and white glove holding a pile of Epsom salt next to an evergreen tree

What is diatomaceous earth – and why does your garden need it?

Seedling growing from soil

This is when you should start seeds indoors

Person watering a plant using a white jug

How to make plant food that’s better than store-bought

5 different succulents planted in clay mugs

How much sunlight should your succulents have?

Person carrying old Christmas tree

Why mulching might be the best option for your old Christmas tree

Person pushing a lawn fertilizer spreader

A guide to winter lawn fertilizer for keeping your turf healthy this season

Stone house with yard full of golden leaves

5 outdoor gardening projects to focus on this November

A sage plant with purple flowers

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

Large oak tree with orange leaves in autumn

6 outdoor gardening projects to do in October

Several orange miniature roses in a large pot

What you need for a gorgeous indoor rose plant

Blooming perennial flower garden along a walkway

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

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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
An azalea bush with pink flowers

When should you fertilize your azaleas? What you need to know

If you want to keep your azaleas beautiful, here is everything you need to know about when and how to fertilize them.
Rows of plant seedlings in wooden box garden

Not sure how often to water seedlings? Here’s everything you need to know about starting seeds

Here's everything you need to know about growing your indoor seedlings into healthy plants.
Fiddle-leaf fig beside stairs

How to treat brown spots on fiddle-leaf figs to get your plant back in tiptop shape

Let's walk you through how to treat brown spots on fiddle-leaf fig leaves and return your plant to a beautiful green.
Pittosporum shrub with variegated leaves and white flowers

If you’re in need of a durable flowering shrub, then consider growing pittosporum! Here’s your care guide

Pittosporum is an easy-to-grow flowering shrub that's perfect for containers and garden borders. Use this care guide to start growing your own.
Orange crocosmia flowers

How to care for crocosmia – get stunning red and orange flowers all summer long

Crocosmia flowers can fill your home or garden with bright orange and red blooms. This is what to know about growing them.
Pink muhly grass

Ornamental grasses add texture and color to your garden – how to grow these 6 different varieties

These are the best ornamental grasses to plant in your garden to add color, interest, and definition to your yard.
Quaking aspen trees

Quaking aspens are tall, beautiful, and easier to care for than you might expect

Looking for a gorgeous native tree to add to your yard? Quaking aspens might be just what you need!
Tall purple liatris (blazing star) with butterflies

Blazing stars will fill your summer garden with color: A liatris care guide

Liatris is a great addition to summer flower gardens. Here's how to get started growing your own.
Hydrangeas with blue flowers

Take advantage of hydrangeas’ color-changing quirk – how to get beautiful blue hydrangeas

Turn your hydrangeas blue by making your soil more acidic. Not sure how? Start here.
A black and blue butterfly on a Texas sage shrub

Texas sage: This colorful shrub can withstand almost anything

Texas sage is resilient and beautiful. This is how to grow it yourself.
Light orange kalanchoe blossfeldiana flowers

Could Kalanchoe blossfeldiana be the perfect addition to your outdoor succulent garden? Here’s how to grow it

Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is a stunning and popular houseplant, but did you know it can grow outdoors? Here's what you need to know.
Purple allium blooms

Your guide to growing the gorgeous ornamental allium flower – yes, it’s related to onions

Ornamental alliums repel pests and add structure to a garden — here's your guide on how to care for them.
A ripe loofah gourd on a vine

Loofah plants are unique and interesting vegetables – here’s how to add them to your garden

Looking for something unique to add to your summer vegetable garden? Try growing loofahs!
Raised garden beds

Why do gardeners use raised beds? Here are reasons why you should grow crops and flowers in raised gardens

Instead of growing your plants in the ground or in small containers, try a raised bed as a practical alternative.
A gardener fertilizing a young plant

What does NPK mean when it comes to fertilizing plants?

You'll often hear about NPK ratios for plant food. Here's what the numbers mean and how to pick the right plant fertilizer.
Vanilla flowers

Growing your own vanilla plant doesn’t need to be difficult: Here’s what you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about planting, caring for, and harvesting vanilla at home.
A tall privacy hedge beside a garden path with two smaller round hedges

What you need to know about growing hedges for privacy

Privacy is important. Here's how to grow hedges to protect yours.