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A small bear paw succulent in a pink pot by a window

How to care for an adorable bear paw succulent

Bear paw succulents are cute and easy to grow. Here's how to care for one.
A bowl of freshly washed kale

Kale is delicious and nutritious: How to grow your own harvest this winter

Kale is a great, hardy plant to grow in your garden. Here's how to have a successful harvest this winter.
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ZZ plant care: What you need to know about this super forgiving plant

ZZ plants are easy to care for and quick to forgive. This is how to care for them.
Small rounded greenhouse

Small greenhouse tips: 5 ways to make the most of limited space

Limited space doesn't mean limited potential! Here's how to make the most your small greenhouse.
Potted polka dot plant with pink and green leaves

Your complete guide to polka dot plant care – Everything you need to know about this colorful perennial

Polka dot plants are small, cheerful plants. Here's how to add them to your home or garden.
Purple orchids growing in a basket

How to keep orchids alive and growing in your home or office

Orchids are gorgeous flowers that can thrive in your home or office. We offer easy tips for giving this stunning flower the proper care.
Cilantro grown hydroponically

Indoor gardening: Hydroponics growing tips for any plant

Here's a simple guide to starting a hydroponic garden in your home this winter.
A potted calathea makoyana on a blue background

Why calathea plants are perfect for your home office (and how to care for them)

Add a calathea plant to your home office for a relaxing atmosphere.
A small box full of freshly harvested beets

Planting beetroot? Useful tips you need to know

This is your guide to successfully planting beetroot.
Voodoo lily growing by a mossy wall

Spook out friends and family by growing these plants for Halloween

To make Halloween extra special, we've compiled a list of the spookiest plants to add to your garden this season.
Woman kneeling harvesting tomatoes

How to protect your plants from fall garden pests

The growing season might be ending, but pest season isn't. Here's how to protect your fall garden from pests like slugs, snails, beetles, and cutworms.
Horizontal cordon pattern espalier tree

Your complete guide to espaliering: The unique feature perfect for small gardens

Want to grow trees in limited space? Try espaliering, a unique and beautiful way to grow trees.
A dogwood tree with white flowers in a field

How to plant and care for a dogwood tree

Have you always wanted a dogwood tree in your yard? Here's how to make that happen.
A pair of ladybugs on a leaf

Should you use ladybugs as a pest control method?

Ladybugs can help you control aphids in your garden. Here's what you need to know about using them as a pest control method.
Brown snail on green fruit

Is Epsom salt good for controlling garden pests?

Pests love to invade your garden, but a solution is Epsom salt. We discuss why this would be great protection for your garden.
Freshly mowed lawn with a white push mower

Complete guide to red thread lawn disease: How to keep your yard lush and green

Don't let your lawn be susceptible to red thread lawn disease. Learn how to control and treat it.
A chrysanthemum plant with several round, reddish-pink flowers

Everything you need to know about permethrin garden spray, what it does, and how it helps your garden

What is permethrin garden spray, and what can it do for your plants? We've got the answers to all your questions about this useful garden staple.
Lettuce on a cutting board

Keep your salad fresh all year long – how to harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back

Lettuce is an easy-to-grow garden staple. Here's how to properly harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back.
Two cucumbers growing from a vine on the ground, with a yellow flower in front

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? The answer might surprise you

Most people know by now that tomatoes are technically fruits, but what about cucumbers? Here's what we know about this staple fruit/vegetable.
A pair of ladybugs on a leaf

Will ladybugs eat spider mites? What to know about the cutest natural pest control

Spider mites can be a super-frustrating pest. Here's what you should know about using ladybugs to get rid of a spider mite infestation.
Roses in a white vase

How to make your roses last longer

How long should your roses last? Find out and learn how keep them alive longer with these tips.
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How to test your new home’s soil to ensure outdoor plants will thrive

Soil testing is important before you start planting and doubly so when you've just moved. Here's how to do it
White plastic fence around grass

Do you need a fence for your garden? What you need to know before deciding

Do you need to put up a fence around your garden? What are some factors to consider? We'll walk you through the pros and cons to get you started.
A lilac bush on the shore of a lake

A guide for planting lilac bushes, perfect for adding a purple pop to any garden

Lilac bushes are a great way to add a purple pop in any garden. Here's how to plant and care for your own.
Gardener growing some lettuce

How to harvest romaine lettuce you can eat fresh from the garden

Romaine is a delicious and nutritious salad green. After harvesting your romaine lettuce, here's how to regrow it.
Bright red montmorency cherries on a tree

What to consider when planting cherry trees

Grow your own cherries to make sure you always have fresh fruit on hand. Set your fruit garden up for success with this cherry tree growers guide.
Several ripe red raspberries on a vine

Raspberries are a delicious and tart treat: How to grow them in your garden

Raspberries are tasty and easy to care for. Here's how to grow your own raspberries for a perfectly tart spring treat.
A rose bush full of red roses

How to properly prune your rose bushes to keep them looking lush and beautiful

Roses make excellent additions to any garden Here's how to prune your rose bushes to keep them looking lush and beautiful.
Cutworm on a leaf

How to get rid of cutworms that are invading your garden

Cutworms are known for causing massive amounts of damage in your garden. Here’s what you need to know to deal with these invaders.
Yellow and orange nasturtium flowers

How to grow nasturtium from seeds for a bold and beautiful garden addition

Nasturtiums are bright, beautiful flowers that make a great addition to any garden. Here's when and how to start them from seed indoors.
Vines with white flowers growing on a wooden trellis

How to choose the right trellis for your climbing vines

Not all trellises are the same -- here's how to choose the right one for your plants, and how to fit it into your garden.
Red, green, and yellow bell peppers on a table

Your guide to growing bell peppers, a tasty addition to any vegetable garden

Bell peppers aren't difficult to care for. Here's how to grow your own bell peppers, a tasty addition to any garden.
A young dogwood tree with pink flowers

How to plant a dogwood tree for a beautiful addition to your yard

Dogwoods are beautiful flowering trees. Here's everything you need to know about planting a dogwood tree in your yard.
A cucumber with several slices of cucumber sitting next to it on a white background

How to start cucumber seeds indoors: A complete guide

Cucumbers are a delicious and easy to grow vegetable. Here's your guide on when and why to start cucumber seeds indoors.
pride month flower arrangements

Celebrate Pride Month with these colorful, gorgeous flower arrangement ideas

A themed garden or a special flower arrangement can be the perfect way to celebrate Pride Month. Consider these ideas.