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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.

Grow a Berry Heavy Gold Winterberry Bush for Beauty and the Birds

Liven up cold-season gardens and homes with this gorgeous winterberry bush. Berry Heavy Gold is also a favorite of hungry...


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...


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...


Why Do Mushrooms Grow in Your Lawn and Garden?

Gardening expert Melinda Myers explains why mushrooms sprout on your lawn and trees and what to do about them.

A Norfolk Island Pine Is an Adorable Mini Christmas Tree

If you've ever wanted a tiny Christmas tree, a Norfolk Island pine is the perfect pick. Learn how to care...


The Top 10 Best Houseplants for Beginners to Grow

Try your hand at houseplants with these beginner-friendly picks. We found the best houseplants that even beginners can keep alive.

How to Prepare and Prune Roses for Winter

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


10 Gardening Subscription Boxes You’ll Love to Unbox

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


Is Mistletoe Poisonous for People and Pets?

It's a staple of the holidays—but is mistletoe poisonous? Learn about mistletoe poisoning symptoms and how they differ in people...


8 Common Mistakes Every New Gardener Makes

Even pros mess up. Our garden writers share their most epic flubs and the lessons they learned. So the next...

Does Your Birth Month Flower Have Special Meaning?

Did you know the month you were born in has a birth month flower? Discover yours, as well as the...


7 Fascinating Facts About Holly Trees and Berries

Uncover holly tree facts, including if holly berries are poisonous, which holly tree is best for birds and how many...


How to Dry and Save Amaryllis Seeds

Did you know that amaryllis flowers produce seeds? Learn how to dry, save and grow amaryllis seeds for more holiday...


How to Grow and Care for Amaryllis (and Make the Bulbs Rebloom!)

If your green thumb is itching to dig in the dirt this winter, grow amaryllis! Learn how to care for...


Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Make sure the holidays are magical for everyone—including your four-legged friends. If you decorate with poinsettias, here's what to know.

20 Air-Purifying Plants for Your Home

These plants will spruce up your home and help to make your space—and you—healthier in a number of ways.


How to Care for Poinsettias Now and After the Holidays

Learn how to care for poinsettias even after Christmas, including how often to water poinsettias and how to get poinsettias...


7 Surprising Facts About Holiday Flowers and Plants

Get in a festive mood with these surprising facts about your favorite holiday plants, like Christmas cactus, amaryllis and poinsettia.


Create a Jolly Front Porch With Festive Winter Planters

Use these top expert-approved tips to design stunning winter planters with materials gathered straight from your own backyard.


Are American Pokeweed Berries Poisonous?

A garden expert answers questions about American pokeweed. Find out if this shrub is a native plant and if pokeweed...


How Does a Butterfly Survive Winter?

When the weather turns cold, you may wonder what happens to a winter butterfly. Find out where different butterflies go...


Attract Spicebush Swallowtail Butterflies and Caterpillars

Learn how to identify a spicebush swallowtail butterfly and caterpillar. Plus get tips to attract these pretty pollinators to your...


Plant Gin Fizz Juniper for a Bush Bursting With Berries

Plant a Gin Fizz juniper bush for low-maintenance greenery that looks great in every season. Plus, you'll attract flocks of...


Are Tulip Flowers and Bulbs Toxic to Cats?

Can you keep a bouquet of tulips in the house with your curious cat? Find out if tulips are toxic...

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How to Grow an Indoor Lemon Tree

It's easier than you think to brighten up your home in winter! Grow a fragrant reminder of summer with an...


Amazing Facts About Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous plants consume other living creatures for their food. Learn facts about venus flytraps, pitcher plants and more.


10 Small Evergreen Shrubs to Grow for Year-Round Curb Appeal

Small evergreen shrubs make your yard look great in every season. Dwarf evergreens also provide benefits for birds and wildlife.


How to Grow a Carnivorous Pitcher Plant

Carnivorous plants aren't for everyone, but if you can provide the right growing conditions, pitcher plants are fascinating and fun.


How to Grow a Carnivorous Sundew Plant

Interested in growing carnivorous plants? Start with a sundew plant, which is an easier option for home gardeners to care...


20 Pretty Winter Plants for Backyard Cheer

These trees, shrubs, grasses and even flowers shine bright in winter. Add height and texture to your yard with our...