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 Seed-Bearing Plants

Keep these seed-bearing plants in your garden all winter long, and the birds will thank you for the extra food...


Top 10 Dwarf Fruit Trees for Small Spaces

You don’t need to own acres of orchards or live in the South to grow gorgeous fruit trees. You can...


Top 10 Tropical Plants

With a sunny window and a little patience, you can grow tropical plants for your home.


Top 10 Edible Flowering Plants

Add gusto to your garden with these flavorful, edible flowering plants that you can harvest for culinary purposes.


Top 10 Flowers for a Cutting Garden

Indoor bouquets in mind? Here are our top 10 picks for flowers for a cutting garden.


Plant Garlic in Fall by Fruit Trees to Keep Borers Away

Bugs simply don't like the smell of garlic. Plant garlic in fall around fruit trees and shrubs to help deter...


Plant a Fall Salad Garden

As the weather turns cooler, plant leafy greens like lettuce, kale and spinach to keep harvesting salads during the fall...


Start Lettuce From Seed in Recycled Containers

Start Lettuce From Seed in Recycled Containers

Square Foot Gardening

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


Ingredients for Perfect Container Gardens

Mix and match these container plants for full and fresh small space gardens.


Small Space Garden Ideas

Transform small space gardens into lush backyards with the right plants and these top ten tips for small space gardening....


33 Easy Ideas for Shade Gardens

Liven up your shady spaces with these shade garden ideas.


Perennials for Shade Gardens

Try these twelve perennials to brighten up your shade garden.


Ground Covers for Shade Gardens

Low-light ground covers add beauty in shade gardens.


Overwintering Potted Plants

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


How to Make a Mini Garden

Legend says tiny fairies inhabit gardens. Learn how to make a mini garden just for them, a garden craft sure...

How to Grow Microgreens

Learn how to grow microgreens with this money-saving garden project.


How to Decorate Flower Pots with Mosaic Tiles

Learn how to decorate flower pots to suit any style with this surprisingly easy garden craft project.


DIY Herb Garden Living Wreath

Use a ready-made peat moss wreath or make your own to create this living DIY herb garden crafts project.


DIY Compost Bin

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


Decorative Window Box Plans

This garden craft idea dresses up a plain window box with scalloped lead sheeting for a rustic look.

Keep Your Garden Looking Great with Fall-Blooming Annuals

Even though the days may be getting shorter, these annual flowers will add color to your fall garden.


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.