Gardening

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

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Hummingbirds Will Love These Pink Nasturtium Flowers

Nasturtium flowers have been popular for decades for their edible peppery flavor and bright blooms. But this pink cultivar is...


Use an Ant Moat for Your Hummingbird Feeders

Do ants keep crawling into your sugar water and other bird food? Learn how to use an ant moat for...


Will a Praying Mantis Eat a Hummingbird?

Watch your feeders and flowers for a surprising hummingbird predator. Find out how to protect your hummingbirds from a praying...


10 Fast-Growing Vegetables You Can Harvest Quickly

Plant these fast-growing vegetables for your fastest summer harvest ever. Our veggie picks also include the number of days until...


5 Silk Moths That Might be in Your Backyard

Discover the amazing silk moths you can expect to find in the garden. See photos of silk moths and learn...


Grow Mexican Bush Sage for Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Plant Mexican sage in southern butterfly gardens for silvery foliage and fuzzy purple and white blooms. Grow this nectar-rich salvia...


Clean Out Your Clutter with 28 Recycled Garden Ideas

Everyone loves a bargain, but gardeners are an especially resourceful bunch. Reuse odds and ends you already have around the...


10 Types of Lilies Gardeners Should Grow

Lilies are beautiful, fragrant blooms for your flower garden. Some lilies are also prized as indoor plants. Learn about the...

Look for Zebra Swallowtail Butterflies in Southern States

Attract elegant zebra swallowtail butterflies to your yard by growing their favorite nectar plants. Also discover the host plant for...


10 Best Peppers to Grow in Your Veggie Garden

Pick the best peppers to grow in your veggie garden with this ultimate pepper plant list, including anaheim, cayenne, and...


What Gardeners Should Know About the Cabbage White Butterfly

Learn how to identify a cabbage white butterfly. Discover what they eat, where they live and how to save your...


The Best Types of Evergreen Trees and How to Care for Them

Choose the best type of evergreen tree or shrub for your yard and learn how to keep it healthy. These...


Top 10 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants

Attract birds, butterflies and bees with beautiful native plants that are easy to grow. Choose these plants to add color...


Top 10 Classic Yellow Flowers to Grow

From tall to small, yellow flowers add a splash of cheerful color to the backyard. See our favorite yellow blooming...


How to Get Rid of Powdery Mildew

Learn what powdery mildew looks like on plant leaves and what causes this fungal disease. A garden expert explains the...


Top 6 Trees with Pink and White Flowers in Spring

Plant pretty trees with pink and white flowers in your backyard for a display of colorful blooms in springtime. Plus,...


Top 10 Fast-Growing Annual Flowers

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

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...


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...


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...


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...


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...