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.

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...

Why Does My Plant Have Brown Tips on the Leaves?

Noticing brown tips on leaves of your indoor plants? Solve the problem with proper watering and fertilizing tips from a...


Why is a Cactus Covered in Spines?

Why does a cactus have spines? Find out the surprising reasons why these desert plants are so prickly and how...

15 Perfect Gifts for Plant Lovers

Shopping for someone who loves to grow plants? Give a plant-themed gift! Find the best gifts for plant lovers for...


When Does a Red Spider Lily Bulb Bloom?

Learn about the red spider lily, when it blooms and how to best grow this plant. Also learn why your...


Succulent Christmas Trees Are the CUTEST Christmas Decoration—Here’s Where to Find One

If you aren't in the Christmas spirit just yet, these succulent Christmas trees will get you there fast.


Top 10 Colorful Succulents You Should Grow

These easy-care colorful succulents will surprise you with their vibrant displays of sun-drenched yellows, reds, oranges and more.

Why Garden Toads are Valuable in the Backyard

Learn more about garden toads, what toads eat, how to attract them, and why these amphibians are beneficial backyard guests.


9 Gardening Subscription Boxes You’ll Love to Unbox

Looking for a perfect gift for plant lovers? Gardening subscription boxes deliver seeds, indoor plants, flowers, tools and more to...


10 Easy-Care Holiday Houseplants

Fuss-free and festive, these houseplants deck your halls with vibrant color. They make excellent holiday gifts, too!


Tips For Growing Paperwhite Flowers Indoors

Looking for a winter gardening project? Get tips for growing paperwhite flowers indoors and you'll be rewarded with beautiful blooms...


How to Identify and Attract a Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

The giant swallowtail butterfly is large and stunning. Learn what host plants this species requires, and what the caterpillars and...

Top 10 Orange Flowers to Add a Juicy Burst of Color

Orange is a delightfully bright flower color to see growing in a garden. See our top 10 orange flowers and...


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Meet Garden Royalty: The Viceroy Butterfly

A viceroy butterfly is a majestic sight in the garden. Learn what the butterflies and their caterpillars look like and...


How Does a Butterfly Survive Winter?

When the weather turns cold, you may wonder what happens to a butterfly in winter. Find out how different butterfly...


Can Pansies Survive Frost and Overwinter in the Garden?

Pansies can handle light frost and offer multiple seasons of colorful blooms. Learn how to overwinter pansies and enjoy flowers...


Plant Allium Bulbs in Fall for Gorgeous Spring Flowers

Allium flowers are easy to plant in fall and enjoy in spring. Check out our tips and tricks for growing...


Spooky Nature: Hickory Horned Devil Caterpillar

The hickory horned devil looks pretty creepy with bright colors, huge eye-spots, and gigantic horns. But this caterpillar turns into...


Composting Basics: How to Make Compost

Learn how to make compost and keep composting in winter, how often to turn compost, and get the ratio for...


How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter in Two Days

For a healthy spring landscape, spend a fall weekend preparing your garden for winter. It's easy with our straightforward, how-to...

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12 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...


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...


Tips for Saving Tomato and Veggie Seeds From Your Harvest

Make the most out of the summer and fall harvest by saving tomato, pepper and vegetable seeds for next year. Find...


Keep Your Garden Blooming by Deadheading Flowers

One simple chore will help your garden bloom better and longer. Deadheading flowers encourages plants to produce blooms instead of...


Gardening Basics: Secrets From the Garden Center

Shop confidently for flowers and shrubs at the garden center. Industry experts reveal the gardening basics to a better buying...


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...