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A collection of various houseplants

These are the most popular indoor plants of 2024 – add one or all to your collection

Want to know which plants will be popular in 2024? Here's what we know.
A small jade plant in a white pot

Is your jade plant not blooming? Try this

Longing to see your jade plant's beautiful flowers? Here's what you can do to help it along.
A small pumpkin sitting on top of a fence post

A guide to composting your pumpkins

If you want to make sure your pumpkins don't go to waste, here's how to compost them.
Beets laying on a table

Can you leave beets in the ground over winter? Here’s your guide on how to store beets for the winter

Here's everything you need to know about leaving beets in the ground over winter, including whether to do it.
A close-up of flowering peace lilies

Successfully propagate your own beautiful peace lily with these 4 tips

Hoping to successfully propagate your peace lily? Here are some tips to make sure you're successful
A tree with red berries covered in ice

Trying to beat the cold? Here are our favorite frost-resistant plants for any climate

When the weather gets chilly, you might wonder if you can grow anything that won't wilt. We have the tips you need to keep your plants alive through the frost.
Purple grapes on a vine

How to store grapes in the fridge and keep them fresh for as long as possible

Avoid sour grapes by following these steps to keep your fruit fresh longer.
Purple orchid flowers with white stripes

Growing orchids in water for an exotic and beautiful display is easier than you might think – here’s what to do

Combining orchids and hydroponics can do wonderful things. We list everything you need to know to successfully grow orchids in water.
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5 November garden plants you should consider growing

If you're wondering what to grow late in the fall, here's a guide on what to plant in your garden this November.
Stone house with yard full of golden leaves

5 outdoor gardening projects to focus on this November

Take advantage of the cooler weather and do these five projects this November.
A hanging maidenhair fern

Everything you need to know about growing healthy ferns indoors

Ferns can add a touch of green to any shady corner. Make sure your ferns are at their healthiest by following these tips.
Garlic bulbs and cloves

Your guide to growing garlic in winter for a delicious season-long harvest

How to grow garlic this winter so you have delicious dishes all season long
A pile of fallen leaves

Are mulched leaves good for grass? Here’s how to mulch a lawn full of leaves this fall

Fall leaves can benefit your garden, even making an excellent fertilizer! Our guide helps turn your leaves into mulch.
Growing potatoes in a garden

How to grow potatoes this winter for a delicious harvest

Potatoes are surprisingly easy to grow over winter. Here's what you need to know for a successful and delicious harvest.
Compost in brown bag on a floor

How to store compost: Tips and tricks you need to know

Once you’re done with your compost, you may be left wondering what to do with it. We have everything you need to know about storing it.
A sage plant with purple flowers

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

Help your garden thrive by cutting back these plants this fall. Your garden will thank you come springtime!
Beautiful light purple asters

The colors of fall flowers can be striking: 11 flowers that’ll have your garden bursting with autumn colors

Just because summer is over, it doesn't mean your garden has to dial back the color. Plant these flowers to keep your yard bursting with color.
Large oak tree with orange leaves in autumn

6 outdoor gardening projects to do in October

Take advantage of the cooler weather and do these five projects this October.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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
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.
A raindrop splashing down into a barrel of water

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.
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.
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.
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.
Person transplanting a cucumber seedling into a garden

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.
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.
Close-up of a red hibiscus flower

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.
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.