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Make the backyard garden of your dreams a reality with these gardening tips and ideas from our experts.

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Top 10 Red Hummingbird Flowers

Give your garden a bold new look with gorgeous red flowers that hummingbirds will love.

20 White Flowers to Make Your Garden Glow

Choose white flowers to give your shade garden extra impact, or for a yard that lights up with an eye-catching...


Tomatoes Make Great Sunflower Companion Plants

Tomatoes make ideal sunflower companion plants. The sunflowers attract more pollinators like birds and bees to your garden for the...


Top 10 Early Spring Flowering Bushes

Spring flowering bushes and shrubs that add color to backyards early in the season, attract pollinators and more.


How to Attract and Host Mason Bees in a Bee House

Mason bees are very helpful to your garden, and it's easy to attract them to your yard with a bee...

Expert Tips for Growing a Clementine Tree Indoors

Follow expert advice for growing and pruning an indoor clementine tree. Find out the benefits of growing citrus fruit and...


Top 10 Small Shrubs for Small Spaces

Yes, you do have room for an extra shrub or two—all of our picks for the top 10 shrubs for...

Plant Lenten Rose for Early Spring Blooms

Learn how to grow and care for Lenten rose. These early blooming flowers will add beauty to your garden even...


Watch for the White Peacock Butterfly in the South

Keep an eye out for the beautiful white peacock butterfly year-round in southeastern wetlands and fields. Also see what...


Create the Ultimate Backyard Wildlife and Bird Habitat

Building a good backyard bird habitat doesn't have to be expensive or time-consuming. Here are tips to help create an...


Attract Birds and More With a Mountain Ash Tree

Mountain ash trees are gorgeous, but offer much more than looks. Discover the berries and blooms that make the trees...

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Top 10 Trees and Shrubs With Berries for Birds

Tasty fruits dangling from open branches entice birds, like cedar waxwings and American robins. Check out the best bird berries...


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How to Care for a Christmas Cactus and Help It Bloom

Learn how to properly care for a Christmas cactus to ensure it blooms and stays alive all holiday season.


8 Bugs You Should Never Kill in Your Garden

No one likes bugs. Well, unless you're an entomologist. But not all bugs are created equal, especially when it comes...


13 Spring Vegetables to Grow for an Early Harvest

No need to wait for summer to begin growing your vegetable garden! Try these top spring vegetables to get an...


Winter Interest Plants Add Color and Beauty to Your Yard

Eight bold winter interest plants that are sure to provide a wonderland of color, form and beauty to your landscape.

Grow a Lucky Charm: How to Care for a Shamrock Plant

Learn how to choose and grow a false shamrock plant, what it looks like, and what to do if your...


This Is Why You Should Grow a Firethorn Bush

Plant a firethorn bush in your backyard to welcome birds and bees while providing year-round beauty. This shrub features...


How to Propagate Succulents (for More Free Plants!)

Follow this easy step-by-step guide to learn how to propagate succulents from leaves and cuttings. Before you know it, you...


Rose Color Meanings: What You Should Know

Do you love roses? Learn about rose color meanings and how a gift of beautiful roses can communicate your true...


Ask the Experts: Tips for Winter Shrub Covers and Protection

Our garden expert talks about how to protect shrubs from heavy snow and cold weather in winter, including how to...


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15 Trees You Should Never Grow in Your Yard

Trees can add beauty and value to a home landscape — if you plant the right species and find the...


Orchid Care 101: Your Guide to Growing Orchids

Want to grow orchids but afraid you're not up to the challenge? It's easier than you think! Learn the ins...


8 Nutty and Fun Facts About Squirrels

Learn about the bushy-tailed critters in your backyard. These fun facts about squirrels will make you love these furry animals...

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10 Winter Garden Ideas to Keep Green Thumbs Happy

Don't worry, you don't have to stop gardening in winter. These winter garden ideas will keep plant lovers happy until...


10 Pet Friendly Indoor Plants for Dog and Cat Owners

Yes, you can grow houseplants AND keep your furry friends safe. Try one of these pet friendly indoor plants that...


Winter Wildlife: Animals That Hibernate in Your Yard

Learn about animals that hibernate in your backyard and their winter habits. Find out how raccoons, chipmunks, groundhogs, bats, frogs...


Plant Valentine Bush for Flowering Beauty in Winter

If you are getting a bit tired of looking at brown, frost-damaged shrubs and perennials, there's hope. Add Valentine bush for...


Top 10 Blooming Houseplants to Grow Indoors

Add a burst of color to your indoor space with these pretty blooming houseplants with vibrant flowers, like African violets...


Drought Resistant Trees and Plants to Grow for Birds

Be water wise and attract more birds to your yard by planting drought resistant trees and plants for food and...