Gardening

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What Is Your Rose Bush Trying to Tell You?

For proper rose bush care, you need to speak your rose's language! Discover common rose problems and solutions, and monitor for rose diseases.

Overgrown Rose Bush Pruning Tips for Gardeners

Don't give up on an old overgrown rose bush. Get proper pruning tips to reinvigorate your plant for beautiful blooms.


When to Fertilize Roses and Peonies

Are your rose blooms looking a bit droopy? Learn when to fertilize roses for strong, healthy plants. Plus get tips...


Admire the Many Colors of a Tuscan Sun Rose

Disease-resistant Tuscan Sun rose blooms offer a variety of colors on one bush. Learn more about growing this floribunda rose.


Add Green Roses to Your Garden (Really!)

Love growing roses? Give your rose garden something unique by adding Green Roses. This antique rose is like nothing you've...

Are Roses Toxic to Cats and Dogs?

If you're a pet parent, you might wonder: are roses toxic to cats? What about dogs? Here's what to know...


How to Grow Roses From Cuttings

If you admire your friend's rose bush, you might wonder how to make and grow roses from cuttings. Find out...

Lilac Bush Not Blooming? Here’s What to Do?

Gardeners love fragrant lilac flowers. But it can be frustrating if a lilac bush is not blooming. Get expert advice...


The Top 10 Hummingbird Wildflowers to Grow

Plant native wildflowers to attract more pretty pollinators. Mimic a natural hummingbird habitat with native blooms flowing with nectar.


Does a Lily Flower Have Special Meaning?

The lily flower meaning for floral arrangements can send a message of friendship, love and remembrance with their appearance and...


Plant Bee Balm in Your Pollinator Garden

Discover the delightful benefits of bee balm plants. Find out why hummingbirds, songbirds, bees and butterflies love monarda flowers.

The Best Time and Place to Plant Lily Bulbs

Is spring or fall planting better for abundant lilies? Discover the pros and cons of planting lily bulbs in spring...


How to Care for a Peace Lily Plant

Like its name implies, a peace lily is a stress-free houseplant. Learn how easy it is to care for and...


Calla Lily Care and Growing Tips

Enjoy the elegant grace of calla lily blooms in your garden, and learn how to keep them flowering season after...


7 Fascinating Caterpillar Facts You Should Know

There's more to caterpillars than you know. Dig into cool caterpillar facts to learn about about these amazing backyard crawlers.


20 Pretty Pictures of Roses From Home Gardeners

Growing roses can be a labor of love, but the beautiful blooms are worth the effort. Gardeners share their favorite...

6 Fascinating Victory Garden Facts

From when they began to how many tons of food they produced, learn about a key piece of the American...


Grow a Crimson Bottlebrush Shrub for Pollinators

If you need a plant for pollinators and birds, crimson bottlebrush is a perfect pick! Learn how to grow this...


Stella D’Oro Daylily Is a Resilient Garden Star

If you need a reliable bloomer for sunny borders, grow Stella d'oro daylily. These easy-care perennials put on a fantastic...


What I Wish I Knew Before Planting My Succulent Garden

Go ahead, think beyond houseplants when it comes to these gorgeous, drought-tolerant plants. Follow just a few simple care tips...


How to Arrange Fresh Cut Flowers Like a Pro

Not sure how to arrange the fresh cut flowers you got from the grocery store, farmer's market or your own...


Toad Lily Adds Beauty to Fall Shade Gardens

Discover the quirky flowers and late-season charm of toad lily — a shade-blooming plant that will brighten up any dark...


Top 10 Best Hummingbird Bushes to Grow

Choose one of these hummingbird bushes to attract more fliers to your yard. Hummingbirds simply adore these flowering, nectar-rich shrubs.


Monarch Butterfly Flowers You Should Grow

A migration journey of a thousand miles (or more) starts with lots of monarch butterfly flowers. Grow these nectar plants...


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How to Use Banana Water for Plants to Make Your Garden Flourish

The latest gardening craze has arrived: banana water for plants. Here's how to make a batch at home to help...

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11 Genius Garden Hacks You’ll Want to Steal Immediately

Should you use eggshells in the garden? Readers offer their best garden hacks and tips for getting the most out...


15 Water Lily Flower Pictures to Take Your Breath Away

Appreciate the beauty and splendor the water lily flower with this photo roundup of the most colorful, brilliant water lily...


Swallowtail Butterflies: Everything You Need to Know

Big, vibrant and abundant swallowtail butterflies bring a flurry of eye-catching activity to backyards across the United States.


Grow Persian Lily Flowers for Dark Garden Drama

This little-known perennial offers lots of benefits. The tall flowers on Persian lily will be a show-stopping focal point in...


Hummingbirds Can’t Resist Fiery Crocosmia Flowers

Crocosmia flowers will draw the attention of nectar-loving hummingbirds. Here's how to care for these plants in a pollinator garden.


Are Lilies Toxic to Cats and Dogs?

Lilies can be toxic to both cats and dogs. Here's what you should know about keeping these flowers inside the...