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.

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.

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.

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