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.

Basic Gardening Myths

Basic Gardening Myths Dispelled

Basic gardening advice is available everywhere you look, but not all of it is right. Learn more from the authors of Decoding Gardening Advice.

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.

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