national garden bureau

National Garden Bureau

National Garden Bureau


The National Garden Bureau works to educate, motivate, and inspire people with plants. Our members are the experts and leaders in horticulture.

Birds & Blooms Editorial Policies

For nearly 30 years, Birds & Blooms, a Trusted Media Brand, has been inspiring readers to have a lifelong love of birding, gardening and nature. We are the #1 bird and garden magazine in North America and a trusted online resource for over 15 million outdoor enthusiasts annually. Our library of thousands of informative articles and how-tos has been written by trusted journalists and fact-checked by bird and garden experts for accuracy. In addition to our staff of experienced gardeners and bird-watchers, we hire individuals who have years of education and hands-on experience with birding, bird feeding, gardening, butterflies, bugs and more. Learn more about Birds & Blooms, our field editor program, and our submission guidelines.


5 Common Mistakes Every New Gardener Makes

Every gardening expert was a new gardener once! Learn about some of the most common mistakes—and the simple solutions for each of them.

Orchid Care 101: Your Guide to Growing Orchids

This beautiful and mysterious species is known for its symmetric and upward-facing flowers, and specific care requirements. Find out how to keep your orchids happy, healthy and full of blooms.