Gardening Basics

New to gardening? In the market for easy gardening tips? We’re sharing all of the gardening basics you’ll need to turn your backyard into a stunner.

13 Ways to Take Your Backyard Garden From Good to Great

From using better potting mix to saying no to pesticides, use these tips to improve your backyard garden. Then you'll enjoy your best garden ever!

10 Seed Catalogs Every Gardener Needs

Growing flowers and vegetables from seed gives you more choices and saves money. Here are 10 great seed catalogs to...


7 Fascinating Indoor Plant Facts

Learn indoor plant facts, including facts about air plants, wax plants, grow lights for indoor plants, and low-maintenance indoor plants.


How to Grow the Biggest and Best Amaryllis

When your green thumb is itching to dig in the dirt this winter, turn to amaryllis for a quick fix!...


How to Prevent Brown Spots on Plant Leaves

Are you seeing brown spots on plant leaves? Learn what causes leaf spots and how to care for your indoor...

How to Get Rid of Indoor Plant Bugs

Learn effective tips on how to treat, eliminate and prevent indoor plant bugs, including aphids, mites, fungus gnats and more.


How to Grow Indoor Plants: Tips from Real Gardeners

Houseplant parents share their best advice on how to grow indoor plants with their tried-and-true tricks for gardening success.


Watering Made Easy: 6 Plant Waterer Products We Love

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


Leggy Plants: Why Is My Plant Leaning Over?

How can you tell if your leggy plant needs more light? Look to see if it is stretching toward the...


Why Does My Plant Have Brown Tips on the Leaves?

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


Why Are My Plant Leaves Yellow?

Are you seeing yellow leaves on plants? Learn the proper way to water and fertilize your indoor plants to prevent...


8 Plant Subscription Boxes You’ll Love to Unbox

Looking for the perfect gift for plant lovers? Plant subscription boxes deliver seeds, indoor plants, fresh flowers, gardening tools and...


The Best Websites to Order Plants Online

If you want to order plants online, check out our favorite online plant retailers. These sources carry everything from annuals...

Save Money and Recycle with Cardboard Gardening

With this eco-friendly, free and easy gardening method, you’ll have a better garden in no time! Just place cardboard in...


Plant Propagation: How to Multiply Your Plants for Free

Save money and get more plants for free! Follow these plant propagation steps and learn how to make plant cuttings.


4 Types of Flower Bulbs That Gardeners Should Grow

A bulb isn't always just a bulb. Learn about the flowering plants that grow from tubers, rhizomes and more.


The Ultimate Guide to Planting Spring Bulbs

Lay the groundwork now for breathtaking blooms after the snow melts. Learn when to plant spring bulbs, how to choose...


How to Find the First and Last Frost Dates

Frost Dates are the bookends for your vegetable garden and annual flowerbeds. Mark the dates on your calendar, then plan...


Create a Year-Round Garden with Plants for All Seasons

Follow these simple steps to create a garden filled with plants that offer beauty in all seasons.


How to Preserve a Pumpkin the Right Way

Keep the spooky spirit going all October long.


Expert Tips for Late Season Gardening

Consider fall to be a new prime planting time for your garden.

What Plants Should Gardeners Water in Winter?

Protect your perennials, trees and shrubs from winter damage and dehydration with these expert gardening tips.


5 Essential Steps for Tree Planting Success

Planting a tree may be easier than you think. Just follow these digging, watering and planting tips to ensure your...


How to Overwinter Non-Hardy Bulbs and Tropical Plants

Northern gardeners should follow these proven tips to spare tropical plants and bulbs, including dahlias, gladiolus and begonias, from the...


5-Minute Garden Chores for Fall

Before the snow flies, spend a few minutes on these garden chores to be sure your yard is ready for...


9 Fun Fall Outdoor Container Ideas

When summer fades and cooler temperatures prevail, it's time to jazz up your outdoor living space with fresh fall decor....


When Is the Best Time to Water Plants?

Water sustains not only us but our gardens. Make sure to water your garden efficiently and effectively, starting at the...