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What you need to know about buying plants from big box stores

Not sure if you should buy your plants from big box stores? Here's what you need to know
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Looking for your next DIY project? Try a grow light system

Building your own grow light system will be both satisfying and beneficial to your plants. Here's how to get started
Bird of paradise flower

Plant of the week: Bird of paradise, a stunning, tropical flower

This week's featured plant is the bird of paradise, a stunning tropical flower
ferns

For the best results, here’s where to plant your ferns outdoors

For the best results, here's where you should be planting your ferns outdoors
blue robot

Are robots the next trend in gardening? Here’s what we know

Are robots taking over our gardens? Here's everything we know
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These 9 plant stands display plants and elevate your decor

Looking for a plant stand to decorate with? We've got you covered
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Plant of the week: Oxalis, an easy-care, purple plant

This week's featured plant is the oxalis, a flowering plant in the wood-sorrel family
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The 6 best flowers to add blooms to your hydroponic garden

Looking to add beautiful blooms to your hydroponic garden? These are the 6 best flowers for you to grow
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What to do with the fruit your garden is giving you this month

Here's what to do with all the cabbage you're harvesting this fall
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7 ideas for using air plants as creative interior design

Improve your home decor with these ideas for displaying your air plants
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When and how you should factor climate zones into an upcoming move

How to factor climate zones into any relocation decisions
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Plant of the week: Stephania erecta

This week's featured plant is the Stephania erecta, a tuberous plant
solar panels

Interested in using solar power in your garden? What you need to know

What to know about using solar power in your garden
Plant hardiness map

4 tools to help you understand your climate zone

If you want to learn more about your climate zones, here are some tools you can use
backyard fencing

How to install a fence around your yard without breaking the bank

Fencing is an often overlooked but important part of any yard. Here's how to install one on a budget
container garden

6 balcony vegetable gardening tips every new gardener needs

These tips will help your balcony vegetable garden thrive
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How to install an above-ground pool liner safely

Here's how to safely install an above-ground pool liner
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Everything you should consider before painting your pool

If you're thinking about painting your pool, here are some things you should keep in mind
purple heart plant

Plant of the week: Purple heart

This week's featured plant is the purple heart, a species of spiderwort
outdoor eating space

Use these 7 tips to build an outdoor kitchen on a budget

Building an outdoor kitchen doesn't have to be incredibly expensive. Here are some ideas for keeping the project within budget
piled up veggies

Can’t use up all the produce from your harvest? Here are some ideas

We've put together some ideas for what you can do with all the extra produce you harvest this fall.
Tiny pumpkins

6 eco-friendly halloween decorations straight from your garden

Looking to be eco-friendly with your fall decorations? Here are six ideas that come straight from your garden
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Plant of the week: Pink quill

This week's featured plant is the pink quill, a bright pink perennial.
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What to do with all the carrots from your fall harvest

Here's what to do with all the carrots you're harvesting this fall
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Fungi can be vital to your garden’s ecosystem. Here’s what you need to know

What to know about fungi's importance to a garden's ecosystem
purple plant

Plant of the week: Persian shield

This week's featured plant is the Persian shield, stunning foliage that has bright leaves.
fermented foods

Fall farmers market veggies that are perfect for fermentation projects

If you want to start fermenting produce, consider starting with these veggies and fruits.
garden tool kits

Good, better, best: The garden tool kits you should be buying

We've put together a list to help you choose between some of the best garden tool sets out there
gardening clothes

The best online shops to buy clothes for your gardening wardrobe

Hoping to look the part as a gardener? Here are the best online places to shop
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Plant of the week: Lifesaver plant

This week's featured plant is the lifesaver plant, a cactus with star-shaped flowers
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How to install a zen garden in your backyard

Zen gardens are beautiful additions to any yard. Here's how to install one
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Plant of the week: Polka dot begonia

This week's featured plant is the polka dot begonia, a plant known for the dramatic pattern on its leaves
grow lights in winter

The best grow lights for your indoor plants

If you want to add grow lights to your indoor routine but don't know where to start, we've put together a guide for you
climate change

Download these apps to help you understand your climate

Understanding what it means to live in your climate zone can be difficult. These apps might be able to help
snapdragon flower

Plant of the week: Snapdragon

This week's featured plant is the snapdragon, which has flowers that resemble a dragon's mouth