Gardening

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

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7 Tips for Growing a Healthy Lawn

Follow these simple tips for growing a healthy lawn that may leave your neighbors green with envy. Learn how to water, fertilize, mulch and more.

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Butterfly Identification: A Helpful Cheat Sheet

Love attracting butterflies to your backyard? Take notice of these flying pollinators and learn helpful butterfly identification tips.


Moth vs Butterfly: How to Tell the Difference

Many people think moths are the nighttime equivalent of butterflies, but it’s not quite that simple. Learn the differences between...


All About Garden Moths: Important Pollinators

Learn essential facts about garden moths and how to identify them. Plus, see photos of some of the most beautiful...


What Is This Moth That Looks Like a Hummingbird?

Backyard gardeners are often puzzled when they spot a moth that looks like a hummingbird. Experts reveal the identity of...

How to Identify a Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

Learn how to spot a hummingbird clearwing moth and how to attract these unique pollinators to your garden with nectar...


10 Interesting Facts About Hummingbird Moths

A hummingbird moth can easily be mistaken for a hummingbird because they look and act similar. Learn more about what...


Top 10 Golden Plants to Make Your Garden Glow

Strike it rich with bright foliage that lights up a garden with our list of must-have golden plants. Some of...


Top 10 Heat-Tolerant Plants

Summer sizzles, and so do these beautiful blooms! Choose from these top heat-tolerant plants for your summer flower garden.


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Tips for Watching and Photographing Butterflies

Watching butterflies is a delight at any age, but finding them can be a challenge. Get tips to make butterfly...


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How to Help Birds and Wildlife in Extreme Weather

Where do birds go when it storms? From blizzards to heat waves we'll show you how to protect birds, bats...


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Top 10 Trees and Shrubs With Berries for Birds

Tasty fruits dangling from open branches entice birds, like cedar waxwings and American robins. Check out the best bird berries...


Why Plants are Perfect Housewarming Gifts (and 5 Great Ones to Give!)

Houseplants boost mood, productivity, air quality and enliven the decor of a new home. Here's the best indoor plants to...

Drought-Tolerant Blackfoot Daisy Can Take the Heat

Native to the southwest, blackfoot daisy loves hot, dry conditions. Grow this gorgeous flower in the sunniest spot you have...


Attract Pipevine Swallowtail Butterflies to Your Garden

Want to see a pipevine swallowtail butterfly in your own garden? Try planting native pipevines host plants to draw them...


Top 10 Best Flowers for Growing in Pots

Even if you have a small garden, deck or patio, you can still grow beautiful flowers! We found the best...


Dividing Perennials: How, When and Why You Should Divide Plants

Dividing perennials keeps plants healthy, plus you get more free plants! Learn how and when to dig up and transplant...


Ultimate Gardening Tips to be the Best Plant Parent

Whether you're a new to planting or a veteran gardener with a green thumb, check out these essential gardening tips...


7 Essential Facts About Growing Lavender Plants

Learn helpful tips about growing and caring for lavender plants, including how much sun they need and how long they...


Top 10 Hummingbird Plants That Grow in Shade

You can attract hummingbirds even in a spot with little sun. It's easy, just plant these 10 hummingbird plants for...


Attract Hummingbirds to Your Small Garden

You're just a few plants away from hosting loads of hummingbirds! Here’s how to welcome them with even the smallest...

The Best Natural Way to Kill Weeds

Want to get rid of weeds in your yard and garden for good? Follow a garden's expert advice for the...


How to Get Rid of Aphids on Milkweed Plants

Say goodbye to aphids in your garden! Follow these easy tips from a garden expert to take care of aphids...


3 Butterflies That Look Like Monarchs

Look closely at your backyard butterflies! Here's how to detect the subtle differences among the three butterflies that look...


Ask the Experts: How and When to Prune Lilacs

Here's a garden expert's advice on how and when you should prune lilacs to enjoy spring flowers. Also learn why...


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Vermicomposting: A Beginner’s Guide

Try composting with worms to create a vermicompost superfood for your garden!


Easy Ways to Use Vining Plants All Around Your Garden

Often overlooked, these twisting and vining plants are an incredible asset, providing shelter for wildlife, vertical color and even a...