Gardening

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

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Top 16 Easy Flowers Anyone Can Grow

Tired of flowers that won't bloom or can't stand a dry spell? Try one or all of these easy flowers to grow for a gorgeous garden with minimal effort.

11 Mini Planters to Suit Any Decorating Style

Add some flair to your home with mini planters. From sloths to ferris wheels, we found small planters for every...


11 Kinds of Butterflies Worth Knowing

From painted ladies to monarchs and malachite butterflies, you'll want to add all of these kinds of butterflies to your...


Never Plant These Invasive Shrubs (and What to Grow Instead!)

Find out which invasive shrubs you should avoid planting in your landscape and alternative native shrubs to replace them with.


Bring the Beach to Your Garden with a Rare Dolphin Succulent

Swim right over to this dolphin succulent plant. These dolphin succulents will make a splash with your other favorite houseplants.

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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs in Your Garden

Stink bugs not only stink but are also tough to kill in your garden and your house. We talked to...


How to Grow Your Own Pumpkins and Gourds

Skip the pumpkin patch next year! Follow this step-by-step guide on how to grow the best backyard pumpkins and gourds.

Top 10 Fall Container Plants for a Pretty Front Porch

Think beyond mums and pumpkins when dressing up your porch for autumn. These fall container plants have gorgeous seasonal...


Growing Tips: Mother of Thousands Succulent Plant

Learn if the mother of thousands plant is a good choice to add to your outdoor garden. You can also...


10 Secrets to Fantastic Fall Leaf Colors in Your Yard

Love to look at gorgeous fall leaves? Learn the secrets for enjoying rich, beautiful fall leaf colors in your backyard...


Fall Cleanup: 8 Garden Chores You Should Never Skip

Even if time is tight, focus on these fall cleanup chores that fellow gardeners say you should always finish before...

12 Pictures That Will Change the Way You Look At Moths

Butterflies may get all the glory, but these pretty moth pictures prove that some species of moths are just as...


Can You Reuse Potting Soil in Planters?

Can you reuse potting soil from year to year? Learn how to select a quality potting mix and how to...


Tips for Deer Resistant Plants and Deer Deterrents

Deer may be adorable, but they can seriously damage your garden. Follow this advice to deter deer. Plus, find deer-resistant...


10 Things You Need to Know About Chrysanthemums

Learn more about the chrysanthemum, a popular autumn plant. This guide explains everything you need to know about chrysanthemums.


25 Secret Garden Tips We Learned From Grandma

This collection of timeless gardening tips is proof that grandmas really do know best. They're tried, true and definitely worth...

Meet the Vast (and Fast!) Skipper Butterflies

Small and speedy, skipper butterfly species often fly under the radar. But these fascinating pollinators add lively interest to any...


When to Cut Back Ornamental Grasses

Learn when ornamental grasses need to be cut back and how to divide them, along with growing tips to keep...


Stop Bindweed From Taking Over Your Garden

Learn how to win the battle in your backyard against bindweed. Follow a garden expert's tips for controlling this difficult...


Top 10 Edging Plants for Three Seasons of Color

These native grasses, perennials and plants can brighten your garden boarders while inviting butterflies and hummingbirds!


How to Control a Japanese Beetle Infestation

Say goodbye to Japenese beetles in your garden! Follow a garden expert's tips for effective Japanese beetle control.


5 Essential Fall Butterfly Garden Tips

Butterflies overwinter in a variety of ways. Help butterflies get ready to handle the cold weather with these butterfly garden...


Grow Pineapple Sage for Cool-Season Pollinators

Butterflies and hummingbirds love to gather nectar from pineapple sage in fall and winter. And you'll love that the leaves...


Top 10 Hard to Kill Houseplants

These low-maintenance. hard to kill houseplants will thrive in your space, no matter what, even if you don't have a...

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The Perfect Houseplant for You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Not sure what houseplant to add to your collection next? Let the stars be your guide!


Butterfly Season: Your Year-Round Guide to Butterflies

Butterfly season isn't only in the summer. Learn when butterflies come out and how their habits change with the weather...


Look for Clouded Sulphur Butterflies in Your Backyard

The pretty yellow clouded sulphur is a common sight in the butterfly garden. Learn more about this colorful butterfly species.


9 Gorgeous Ornamental Grasses for Your Yard

Low-maintenance and versatile, ornamental grass is a great way to add color, movement and seasonal interest to your yard.


Plant Peonies in Your Flower Garden This Fall

Want to enjoy the spectacular blooms of peonies every spring? Plant fall peonies to enjoy these beautiful plants in your...


18 Fabulous Foliage Plants for Garden Pizzazz

These gorgeous foliage plants will thrive in a variety of garden environments, adding color and interest to any landscape.