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.

Top 10 Viva Magenta Flowers and Plants to Grow

Using Pantone's 2023 Color of the Year, Viva Magenta, in the garden with 10 examples of beautiful magenta flowers and...


How to Care for Prayer Plants

Once you master prayer plant care, you'll have a tropical showstopper to add elegance to your home


Top 10 Dwarf Fruit Trees for Small Spaces

You don’t need to own an orchard or live in the tropics to grow fresh fruit. You can grow dwarf...


Top 10 Edible Flowering Plants for Home Cooks to Grow

Add beauty and gusto to your garden with these flavorful, edible flower plants that you can harvest for culinary purposes.

How Plant Zones Work and How to Find Yours

Plants are happiest in their comfort zone. For a healthy and productive garden, make sure you know your plant zone...


6 Best Types of Mulch to Use in Your Landscape

Read this guide to the types of mulch before you go shopping at the garden center.

How to Grow Canterbury Bells Flowers

Learn why you should add canterbury bells flowers to your garden beds and get expert tips on how to grow...


Top 10 Seed Bearing Plants Your Birds Will Love

Keep these seed bearing plants standing in your garden all winter long, and the birds will thank you for the...


Top 10 Tropical Fruit Trees to Grow

With a sunny window and a little patience, you can grow tropical fruit trees in your home. It’s easier than...


Top 10 Bizarre, Unusual and Weird Plants

Ordinary garden basics these are not! Walk on the wild side with these unique-looking wacky and weird plants.

Grow Winter Daphne Shrubs for Early, Fragrant Blooms

Give your garden a treat with Banana Split Daphne shrub. This winter daphne has fragrant flowers that bloom in late...


19 Pretty Flowers for a Cutting Garden

Do you have indoor bouquets in mind? Here are our top picks for cut garden flowers, including roses, dahlias, zinnias...


What to Do if You See a Bald-Faced Hornet Nest

Learn to identify a bald-faced hornet nest and see what the insects look like. Find out what to do if...


How to Prepare and Prune Roses for Winter

Get your rose garden ready for the cold season! Learn how to prune roses for winter with our easy-to-follow expert...


A Beginner’s Guide to Growing a Camellia Bush

Camellia flowers are beloved in the south. Evergreen leaves and fall-to-spring blooms make them favorites. Learn how to grow a...

Enjoy the Backyard Benefits of a Moon Garden

Learn what to plant for nighttime beauty and why a moon garden is so beneficial for pollinators such as moths,...


How to Help Bees and Pollinators in 10 Easy Ways

Native bees and honeybees are struggling in many places. Learn how to help the bees, butterflies and more beneficial bugs...


Top 10 Blooming Winter Flowers for Your Garden

A dusting of snow doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to your garden! Add color to your winter landscape...


How to Care for a Fiddle Leaf Fig

Fiddle leaf figs are popular and generally easy to care for, making them a great fit for anyone looking to...


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Is Your Christmas Tree Infested with Bugs?

Yes, there are several kinds of insects that you might find in a real Christmas tree. Luckily, they're easy to...


Why Is My Paddle Plant Growing Sideways?

Interested in adding paddle plant to your houseplant collection? Learn how to grow this succulent, including why it sometimes grows...


How to Repot Orchids and Other Indoor Plants

Wondering how to repot a plant? It's not difficult! With these expert tips, you can give your indoor plants and...


How to Identify Emerald Ash Borer Damage

The emerald ash borer is deadly to ash trees—and aggravating for homeowners. Here's how to know if your tree has...


Grow Pretty Purple Fountain Grass for Birds

Purple fountain grass is an ideal choice for winter and fall interest—and it brings in the birds, too! Here's how...

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Your Complete Guide to Holly Trees and Berries

These native plants dazzle with bright berries and glossy leaves while attracting wildlife to gardens throughout the seasons.


Winter Interest Plants Add Color and Beauty to Your Yard

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


How to Grow Indoor Plants: Tips from Real Gardeners

Plant parents share their best advice on how to grow indoor plants with their tried-and-true tricks for healthy houseplant care.


Plant Fertilizer 101: How to Feed Your Garden

Strong and healthy plants thrive when you feed them properly. Here’s how to give your garden a nutrient boost with...


The Best Backyard Birding Tips for Small Spaces

With a little planning and some basic backyard birding tips from our experts you can attract and feed birds—no matter...


Easy Watering: 6 Plant Waterer Products We Love

Water your plants with ease! Keep your indoor and outdoor plants healthy with six plant waterer systems that do the...