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Wondering how much water a plant needs? Here’s what you need to know

Wondering how much water a plant needs to be happy? Get yourself and your plants on a schedule! Here's what we recommend.
A group of houseplants

Is there mold in your plant soil? What you need to know

Worried about fungus on your beloved houseplants? Here's how to tell if those spots are mold and how to get rid of them.
Unfurling calla lily

Want to start calla lily seeds? Here’s what to do

Starting calla lilies from seeds? Here's what you need to know about germinating and transplanting them.
Bromeliads in bloom

Do bromeliads die after flowering? Everything you need to know about blooming bromeliads

Flowering bromeliad care depends on whether or not you want to encourage new bromeliads pups. Remember that each bromeliad only blooms once.
Three potted succulents

How to water succulents: An easy guide to happy, healthy plants

Figuring out how to water succulents can be tricky. Let us help you out with some helpful tips and guidance for your favorite easygoing plants.
Freshly harvested spinach leaves in a bowl

Here’s what you need to know about spinach germination time and how to grow this salad staple

Spinach is a low-maintenance and fast-growing cool-weather plant. Here's what you need to know about spinach germination time.
Person picking blackberries

How to propagate blackberries: Easy ways to increase your berry harvest

There are several effective ways to propagate blackberries to increase your harvest. Here are some of our favorites.
Begonia blooms side by side on table

This is how often you should be watering your begonias

The watering needs of begonias can change with how mature they get. Our step-by-step guide will help you ensure beautiful blooms.
Lithops in a collection of pots

Lithops care: How to plant, water, and tend to your living stone plants

Lithops, unlike other houseplants, are very finicky when it comes to water. Here's how to care for them.
Spider plant on a table

Here’s how to propagate spider plants for a fun, low-maintenance way to decorate your home

Mature spider plants produce babies that stem from the parent. Here's how to grow them into lovely new spider plants.
A potted peace lily displayed on a desk

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.
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.
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.
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.
Fresh sprigs of flat leaf parsley

How are Italian parsley and curly parsley different? Here’s what we know

Here's what we know about the difference between Italian parsley and curly parsley, and why it matters.
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.
Jalapeno harvest

Growing jalapeños from seed to harvest: Your complete guide

Learn how to grow jalapeños from seed for a successful harvest. Here's your simple guide.
A basket of colorful petunias

11 plants and flowers that keep bugs away from your vegetable garden for a pest-free harvest

Trying to find some pretty flowers that keep bugs away? These 11 plants will help repel unwanted pests.
An outdoor built-in kitchen deck

How to build an outdoor kitchen on a budget and create the ideal cooking space

Outdoor kitchens are usually costly. However, there are small changes you can make to stay within your budget and still get the space you want.
A basket of fresh asparagus

Everything you need to know about growing and harvesting asparagus? Your patience will pay off!

Grow your own delicious asparagus by following this guide.
Mealybugs clustered on stems

Have a gross mealybug infestation on your plants? Try one of these remedies

Here are some ways to get rid of that annoying mealybug infestation.
Fresh bean sprouts in a bowl

Wondering how to grow bean sprouts? Follow this guide for this tasty staple ingredient

If you've ever wondered how to grow bean sprouts to add some authentic flavor to your stir fry dishes, we've got you covered with this how-to guide.
A wall-hanging herb garden

How to start a wall-hanging herb garden today for great tasting dishes tomorrow

Everything you need to know about starting your own wall-hanging herb garden.
A flowering Tillandsia aeranthos

A complete guide to the Tillandsia aeranthos, an air plant with striking leaves

Ever wondered how to care for the Tillandsia aeranthos, also known as the air plant? Here's everything you need to know to help your plant thrive.
A close-up of a poinsettia bloom

Poinsettias are classic holiday houseplants: How to plant and grow them

Bring festive cheer into your home this season with poinsettias. Here's how to grow and care for them.
A fresh holly branch

A complete guide to caring for the holly plant, a common symbol of Christmas

The holly plant is a classic symbol of Christmas. Here's how to care for it!
A variegated Hoya kerrii

4 breathtaking hoya varieties that are perfect for beginners

Here are four breathtaking hoya varieties to add to your indoor garden.
Wintergreen basket

7 easy patio plants that will thrive into the cold winter months

Here are seven low-maintenance plants that will thrive on your patio through the winter cold.
Jasmine flowers

4 of the most aromatic indoor plants

These aromatic indoor plants will have your home smelling beautiful!
A container gardening display

Use these tips to start a successful indoor vegetable garden this winter

Start a successful indoor vegetable garden this winter by following this guide.