Make Your Own Weed Killer With Vinegar and Dish Soap
Rather than spending money on chemical treatments to kill weeds, mix up a natural DIY weed killer with ingredients you...
How to Tell If Your Plants Need More Sun
It's more show than tell with indoor and outdoor plants. Learn the signs of too little light so you can...
Off Limits! 8 Houseplants That Aren’t Safe for Dogs
The last thing dog owners want to worry about is whether their houseplants are safe for their beloved Fido. Find...
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 Daffodil Bulbs Bloom This Spring?
A garden expert reveals the reasons why your daffodils might not bloom in spring. Find out what you can do...
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.
How to Grow Your Own Tea At Home
Put the kettle on and brew a one-of-a-kind blend by growing your own tea plants.
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.
Spring Break Nature Activities for Kids
Take advantage of time off and warmer weather to get out and enjoy the great outdoors with these nature activities...
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,...
Garden Chores for Warm Winter Days
It's not quite time to start planting, but there are still plenty of garden chores to do outside when the...
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...