Gardening Basics

New to gardening? In the market for easy gardening tips? We're sharing all of the gardening basics you'll need to turn your backyard into a stunner.

Basics of Gardening in Winter: Windowsill Gardening

Basics of Windowsill Gardening

Don’t put your trowel down yet! From reader tips to the do’s and don’t of windowsill gardening, we’re sharing the basics of gardening in winter.

Farmers Market Guide

Farmers Market Guide

This helpful farmers market guide provides you with 33 of the best tips, hints and tricks for making the most of your local veggie stand.

How to Dry Fruit

How to Dry Fruit For All Seasons

Harvest seasonal fruits this summer and preserve the flavor for months! We’ll show you how to dry fruit from your garden with these three simple steps.

Will Allen is the CEO and founder of Growing Power—the last working farm inside Milwaukee city limits. Get basic gardening tips from this prestigious award-winner.

Basic Gardening Tips From Growing Power

Will Allen is the CEO and founder of Growing Power—the last working farm inside Milwaukee city limits. Get basic gardening tips from this prestigious award-winner.

Recycled Garden Idea: Make a doormat with old garden hoses!

28 Recycled Garden Ideas

Everyone loves a bargain, but gardeners are an especially resourceful bunch. Reuse odds and ends (you may already have around the house) with these recycled garden ideas!

Container Ideas: If you’re using a container “recipe,” just switch out one of the annuals in the diagram for a perennial instead.

Container Ideas: Perennials in Pots

From the bucks you’ll save to the boundless array of container ideas you can choose from, benefits abound when you plant perennials in pots.

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