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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.
Gardener pulling weed

Weeding 101: How to weed your garden naturally – no chemicals or herbicides

Learn how to weed your garden naturally. Get down and dirty and eliminate weeds with your hands and garden tools.
A pink African violet in a brown pot on a windowsill

Keep your beautiful African violets flourishing with these top care tips

African violets are low-maintenance houseplants easy to take care of. Here are the best care tips to keep them beautiful and flourishing.
A spiral made of black and white stones

Level up your garden with these 7 unique garden stone designs

Level up your garden with these unique garden stone designs and be the envy of your neighbors.
Green and dark purple zebrina leaves

Wondering how to care for an inch plant? Top tips for the tropical plant

Here's a care guide for the colorful and tropical tradescantia zebrina plant.
Strawberry plant

Find out exactly when you should actually go strawberry picking

Picking strawberries is a fun family event. This is when you should harvest them.
A close-up shot of a marigold bloom

Marigolds are the perfect addition to any garden: Your ultimate care guide

Marigolds are popular for a reason. Here's how to grow and care for them.
A tree with orange and yellow fruit

When is the best time to graft your fruit trees? Here are our suggestions

Should you be grafting your fruit trees? Consider this
Bamboo garden close-up

Create a picturesque springtime garden with these 4 bamboo garden ideas

Create a picturesque backyard landscape with these bamboo garden design ideas.
Hands scooping soil out of a flower pot

Knock out bugs, diseases, and more – Top tips for sterilizing potting soil

You may need to sterilize your potting soil to remove bugs, diseases, and more. Here are top ways to do it.
Pomegranate tree with ripening fruit

This is the best fertilizer for your pomegranate trees

Pomegranate trees need special care — these are the best types of fertilizers.
Cupped hands holding potatoes

How to start a vertical potato garden with only 5 square feet

You don't need a lot of space to start a vertical garden, and we can prove it.
Grass in a suburban yard

Common zoysia problems and how to solve them and transform your lawn

These are the most common problems you'll have with zoysia grass and how to solve them.
White turnips

Plant turnips this summer and harvest in fall for your delicious soups

Turnips can make yummy fall soups. Learn how to plant and harvest turnips for your favorite meals.
A person holding a basket full of assorted vegetables

Plant these veggies now to fill your plate with healthy choices this summer

Start your spring garden now and fill your plate with healthy foods this summer. Here's a list.
Trailing fuchsia in a hanging flower pot

Fuchsia adds a striking pop of color to any vertical garden: Your growing guide

We love the vivid look of fuchsia on a trellis. This is everything you need to know.
A wildflower garden full of colorful flowers

Gorgeous ways to get the natural garden of your dreams

These ideas are perfect for a natural garden in your yard.
A sage plant with purple flowers

A beginner’s guide to planting salvia, an easy-care, aromatic delight

Salvia is a fragrant addition to any garden. This is what you need to know.
A small pot with a tiny house plant and succulents

Add whimsy and magic to your yard with these lovely fairy garden ideas

A fairy garden is a lovely addition to any outdoor space. Try out these ideas for inspiration.
An overhead view of centipede grass

7 Important things to know about centipede grass for a successful lawn

This is the advice you need for healthy, thriving centipede grass.
A cluster of black elderberries on red stems

How to plant elderberry in 6 simple steps

Follow this guide to successfully plant elderberry.
A lawn of tall fescue grass

Tall fescue is great if you want a low-maintenance lawn – What you should know

Our care guide for tall fescue grass is the resource you need.
Aphids on the petals of a daisy

Get rid of aphids naturally with these phenomenal solutions

Looking for a natural solution to aphids? Look no further.
Tulips from the Smithsonian garden

What to plant with tulips: 9 gorgeous flowers your garden needs

These 9 perennials and annuals are fantastic companion plants for tulips.
Two large brown slugs eating a plant

10 totally effective ways to get rid of your garden slugs

Try these tips to get rid of the slugs in your garden.
Crabapple tree in bloom

Crabapple trees offer 4 seasons of beauty – how to care for them

This is your care guide for a healthy, gorgeous crabapple tree.
Several raw parsnips on a wooden plate

How to plant parsnips now for tasty stews and soups this fall

Growing parsnip plants will mean big flavor this fall.
Three brown bulbs with hyacinths

5 effective tips you need to know for a thriving hyacinth flower

Follow this hyacinth care guide for a gorgeous bloom.
Ginger root on a table

Add a kick to your cooking: How to plant and grow your own ginger

SEO meta: How to plant and grow your own ginger for that extra kick in your recipes
Yellow boots, metal garden tools, green gloves, and a metal watering can in a flower bed next to a wooden garden path

Follow this guide to make sure your garden is prepared for spring

What you should be doing to make sure your garden is prepared for the spring