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.

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.

Top 10 Year-Round Perennials: Coneflower

Top 10 Year-Round Perennials

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year-round perennials.

Top 10 Bizarre Plants: Polka dot begonia

Top 10 Bizarre Plants

Garden basics this are not! Walk on the wild side with these weird and wonderful bizarre plants.