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.

Grand Ground Cover Ideas

Capitalize on every inch of your garden with these ground cover ideas to fill otherwise empty areas. Whether you're working...


Winter Gardening: Striking Plant Ideas

Just because temperatures drop off late in the year doesn’t mean winter gardening has to follow suit. With some gardening...


Easy Gardening for Tough Locations

Living in the far north or south can make for tough growing conditions, but we've got tips for easy gardening...


Gardening For Your Health

Looking for a healthier lifestyle? Find how just how good gardening for your health can be!


Square Foot Gardening

Make the most of your time and space with a smarter way to plant your garden.


Overwintering Potted Plants

Learn how to keep your favorite potted plants with these answers to the most-asked questions about overwintering.


DIY Compost Bin

Learn how to compost, and you’ll be amazed at how easy it really is. Build this DIY compost bin and...


How to Prune

Follow these basic gardening tips when trimming trees, shrubs and vines.

Cheat Your Climate

Succeed in growing plants you “can’t” with these basic gardening tricks.


How to Root Cuttings from Plants

Learn the basics for growing new plants from cuttings, including what plants you should and should not propagate.


Free Plants

Save money in your backyard with these seven easy gardening tips.


Basic Soil Test

Learn more about your soil with these two quick and easy at-home soil tests.


Wintertime Planning for Springtime Improvements

Believe it or not, by this time of year — just over one month into the New Year — nearly


Starting Seeds Using Coffee Cups, Egg Shells or Cardboard Tubes

It's easy to start seeds using recycled materials that you already have at home. Try paper coffee cups, toilet paper...


Yellow Leaves With Green Veins Means Iron Deficiency

Does your plant have new yellow leaves with green veins? Learn how to test your soil, treat iron deficiency and...


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Compost bins

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