Gardening

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Grow Potted Flowers and Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Learn how to plant a container garden for hummingbirds. Discover the best potted flowers and plants that attract hummingbirds to...


Enjoy the Backyard Benefits of a Moon Garden

Learn what to plant for nighttime beauty and why a moon garden is so beneficial for pollinators such as moths,...


Top 10 Gorgeous Cottage Garden Plants to Grow

Add classic cottage garden plants, like coneflowers, speedwell and bee balm, to create an easy to care for and...


Top 10 Best Houseplants for Low Light

No sunlight, no problem! We recommend some of the best houseplants for low light growing conditions or rooms with indirect...


Resilient Flowers: Top 10 Plants You Can’t Kill

Tough as nails, but these resilient flowers are pretty, too. You'll have a green thumb with the top 10 plants...


Top 10 Shade Tolerant Coral Bells Varieties

Discover why these fabulous, easy to grow, shade tolerant coral bells varieties are some of the best-kept secrets in the...


5 Lucky Shamrock Facts for St. Patrick’s Day

Learn how to tell fact from blarney when it comes to this symbol of Ireland! Here are fun lucky shamrock...


Top 10 Colorful Coleus Varieties

Make room in your garden for fast-growing, trouble-free coleus. These colorful coleus varieties will brighten up any garden bed or...

Hydrangea Not Blooming? Here’s What to Do

A hydrangea not blooming can be a frustrating issue for gardeners who adore its beautiful flowers. Here's how to solve...


The Top 10 Essential Garden Tools List

With this essential garden tools list, you can tackle any job in your yard. Learn what to look for when...


How to Remove Invasive Plant Species for Good

Invasives cause lots of problems in your yard and garden. Follow these tips for removing and replacing invasive plant...


Poisonous, Irritating and Invasive Plants You Should Never Grow

Some plants look pretty, but they are invasive, irritating to skin or poisonous. Avoid these toxic, irritating and invasive plants.


Grow a Sand Cherry Shrub for Spring Pollinators

Attract your favorite pollinators in spring, feed birds in summer, and enjoy fall color with a gorgeous sand cherry shrub.


Look for a Mourning Cloak Butterfly in Early Spring

Discover where and when to find a mourning cloak butterfly and how to attract them. Also see what their wings...


The 6 Most Common Plant Problems and How to Solve Them

The plant doctor is in! See the most common plant problems reported by your fellow gardeners and a garden expert's...


How and When to Thin Vegetable Seedlings

When you direct-sow seeds in your garden, things can get a bit overcrowded. Learn how to thin seedlings so your...

The Best Shade Garden Plants for Your Shady Areas

Gardeners are not doomed to boring, colorless garden plants for shady areas. Shade plants are more colorful and interesting than...


Is an Amur Maple Shrub Invasive?

Learn all about the Amur maple shrub and Amur honeysuckle and whether or not they are invasive plants. Also check...


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...


Iris Flower Types and Facts You Should Know

There’s more to this floral family than you know. Learn more about how to choose iris flower types and...


20 White Flowers to Make Your Garden Glow

Choose white flowers to give your shade garden extra impact, or for a yard that lights up with an eye-catching...

Tomatoes Make Great Sunflower Companion Plants

Tomatoes make ideal sunflower companion plants. The sunflowers attract more pollinators like birds and bees to your garden for the...


Top 10 Early Spring Flowering Bushes

Spring flowering bushes and shrubs that add color to backyards early in the season, attract pollinators and more.


How to Attract and Host Mason Bees in a Bee House

Mason bees are very helpful to your garden, and it's easy to attract them to your yard with a bee...


Top 10 Red Hummingbird Flowers

Give your garden a bold, colorful new look with gorgeous red hummingbird flowers that these pretty pollinators will love.


Expert Tips for Growing a Clementine Tree Indoors

Follow expert advice for growing and pruning an indoor clementine tree. Find out the benefits of growing citrus fruit and...


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...