Backyard Citizen Science for Nature Lovers
Count birds, report caterpillars, plan a habitat... there's something for every nature lover to enjoy with these backyard citizen science...
How to Use Edible Flowers from Your Garden
Freshen up meals with edible flowers found in your own backyard.
9 Poisonous Plants Every Cat Owner Should Avoid
Many kitties love to nibble on plants, but there are some very toxic plants for cats. Avoid lilies, kalanchoe and...
Will My Daffodils Bloom This Spring? // Ask the Garden Expert
The garden expert talks daffodils, which trees to prune in winter, and more!
Month-by-Month Gardening Resolutions
Your yard will have its best year yet when you set and keep these month-by-month gardening resolutions!
7 Surprising Facts About Winter Holiday Plants
Get in a festive mood with these surprising facts about your favorite holiday plants, like Christmas cactus, amaryllis and poinsettia.
Ask the Garden Expert: Is It OK to Use Rubber Mulch?
Our garden expert talks using rubber mulch in the garden, identifies mystery plants, and more!
7 Amazing Facts About Carnivorous Plants
Carnivorous plants grow in wetlands where nutrients are scarce, so they turn to living creatures for their food.
How Plant Zones Work and How to Find Yours
Plants are happiest in their comfort zone. For a healthy and productive garden, be sure to grow plants that are...
The Ultimate Guide to a Dog-Friendly Backyard
Design a garden or backyard with pets in mind. A dog-friendly space keeps your furry pals safe, happy and healthy.
12 Easy Ways to Take Your Garden to the Next Level
It's simple to make a huge impact in your garden with these easy ideas.
12 Ways to Win the War on Weeds
Arm yourself with a favorite tool and use these fresh ideas to say goodbye to unwanted plants.
8 Heartfelt Gardening Memories with Mom
Birds & Blooms readers recount their favorite memories of gardening with Mom or Grandma in the backyard.
7 Surprising Facts About Dandelions
Unexpectedly nutritious and tasty, dandelions have plenty of benefits.
6 Extraordinary Past Uses for Ordinary Plants
Travel back in time to discover unexpected uses for everyday plants.
Celebrating Women Naturalists Through History
In honor of International Women’s Day, learn more about four women naturalists and their contributions to our knowledge of birds,...
The Perfect Plant: How All-America Selections Designs New Plants
Add a wow factor to your space with award-winners designed, tried, and tested to make your garden pop.
The 7 Do’s and Don’ts of Garden Containers
7 Tips for a Thriving Small-Space Garden from the National Garden Bureau.
9 Steps to Growing a Greener Backyard
Adopt earth-friendly habits and your yard (and wallet) will thank you.
Winter Gardening Activities
Wishing you could get your hands in the dirt again? Try these winter gardening activities to keep you warm until...