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.

Overwintering

Overwintering Potted Plants

Learn how to keep your favorite potted plants with these answers to the most-asked questions about overwintering.

Purple coneflowers are a great native for most areas.

Native Plants

Get back to your basic gardening roots by understanding native plants.

How to Dry Herbs

How to Dry Herbs

Drying herbs helps preserve summer’s abundance for the dark days of winter. Learn how to dry herbs here.

DIY Compost Bin

DIY Compost Bin

Learn how to compost, and you’ll be amazed at how easy it really is. Build this DIY compost bin and get started!

How to Prune

How to Prune

Pruning shrubs, trees and vines establishes a stronger framework, improves growth, removes diseased or damaged branches, and improves color, flowering and fruit production.

From Our Community

Should I prune my Begonia?

I have two indoor fibrous begonia's, one has green leaves and the other has dark red leaves.  I keep them at a sunny window and I've had them…
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When do you transplant a spider plant?

What started out to be a small plant (given to me by my DD), is growing very nicely.  It's the first spider plant I did not kill.  The…
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