Gardening

Make the backyard garden of your dreams a reality with these gardening tips and ideas from our experts.

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Top 10 Fast-Growing Annual Flowers

Get a jump-start on spring planting with the prettiest and fastest-growing annuals around.

How to Grow and Care for Haworthia Succulents

One of the easiest indoors plants to grow and care for, haworthia succulents boast unique spiked foliage with green and...


What You Need to Know Before You Buy Indoor Plants Online

Ready to become a new plant parent or want to buy indoor plants online? Get tips from an indoor plant...


Easy Gardening: Save Time by Direct Sowing Seeds

If indoor seed-starting seems a little complicated, make it easy on yourself this year with direct sowing seeds. Plant the...


Tips for Gardening When You Have a Pollen Allergy

Can't stop sniffling and sneezing? An allergist shares simple tips to keep you gardening through the spring pollen allergy season.

How to Make Newspaper Pots for Starting Seeds

Get the folding pattern and learn how to make newspaper pots in four easy steps. They're biodegradable and perfect for...


How and When to Start Seeds Indoors

Learn when to start seeds indoors, what plants you should pick, how to care for them, and how and when...


We’re Hopping With Excitement Over This Adorable Bunny Succulent

This succulent resembles a tiny pair of bunny ears!


How to Plant Shrubs and Bushes

Planting shrubs will give you privacy and beautify your backyard in no time at all. Learn how to plant shrubs...


Why You Should Plant a Weeping Crabapple Tree

Catch the attention of wildlife and your fellow gardeners alike with a weeping crabapple tree. This tree looks gorgeous and...


Expert Tips on How to Grow an Indoor Avocado Tree

Yes, you can grow an indoor avocado tree! Learn how to start from an avocado pit and root a plant...


Ask the Experts: Tips for Winter Shrub Covers and Protection

Our garden expert talks about how to protect shrubs from heavy snow and cold weather in winter, including how to...


The Ruth Stout Method and More Tips to Garden Greener

Just because someone has a green thumb doesn't mean they garden green. Learn the Ruth Stout Method and more ways...

Grow Lesser Calamint, the Perennial Plant of the Year

The 2021 Perennial Plant of the Year is a perfect pick for pollinators. Lesser calamint supports bees and butterflies from...


Top 5 Tips for Growing Tomatoes Indoors (From a Tomato Expert)

Fresh tomatoes all-year long? It's possible! We asked a tomato expert for tips on successfully growing tomatoes indoors, no matter...


All About Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies and Caterpillars

Find out what eastern tiger swallowtail butterflies and their caterpillars look like and the best host plants to attract them.


Pretty in Pink: 10 Shrubs With Pink Flowers

Think pink when planning your garden! From pale pink to magenta, you're sure to find a shrub with pink flowers...


What to Feed Squirrels (and How to Peacefully Co-Exist)

Learn what to feed squirrels, along with seven helpful tips to help you live in harmony with these furry backyard...


15 Beautiful White Flowering Shrubs

If you love white flowers, good news! We found white flowering shrubs for every landscape. And many of these plants...


The Prettiest Yellow Flowering Shrubs for Your Yard

Love sunny yellow flowers? These yellow flowering shrubs will add vibrant color to your garden or landscape. And many of...


When to Prune Trees and Shrubs

Wondering when you should get out your pruning tools? A gardening expert reveals when to prune trees and shrubs to...

Top 10 Small Shrubs for Small Spaces

Yes, you do have room for an extra shrub or two—all of our picks for the top 10 shrubs for...


Top 10 Flowering Bushes for Your Yard

Perennials and annuals aren’t the only plants that provide color in the garden. These flowering bushes produce magnificent floral displays.


17 Blooming Bushes That Attract Butterflies

Attract more beautiful pollinators with these flowering bushes that attract butterflies. You'll also get easy-care vibrant color to fill your...


10 Dwarf Flowering Shrubs for Containers

Bring bushes out of the hedgerows and into your containers and patio gardens with these top picks for dwarf flowering...


22 Early Blooming Flowers for Spring

These pretty, early blooming flowers are the first to pop up in spring. That’s what makes hellebores, winter heath and...


Can You Reuse Potting Soil in Containers?

Can you reuse potting soil from year to year? Learn how to select a quality potting mix and how to...