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.

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Free Plants

The only thing better than a healthy and beautiful plant in your garden is a free healthy and beautiful plant. It’s easy to spend over $100 at a greenhouse or nursery. But you don’t have to shell out big bucks to get big results.

Compost Bin


Start composting with these easy gardening tips.

Cardboard Gardening

Cardboard Gardening

With this eco-friendly, free and easy gardening method, you’ll have a better garden in just a few weeks.

DIY Soil Test

Basic Soil Test

Learn more about your soil with these two quick and easy at-home soil tests.

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Basic Garden Bargains

These 10 thrifty basic garden ideas are perfect for the resourceful gardener and use materials you have around the house.