Gardening

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

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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...


14 Top Tomato Growing Tips for the Ultimate Crop

Whether you're new to gardening or an old pro looking for secrets, learn to make the most of your veggie...


Top 10 Easy Plants for Kids to Grow

Get little ones excited about flower gardening with these easy plants for kids to grow. We also found foolproof vegetables...


Painted Lady Butterflies Are Flying Works of Art

Learn how to attract and identify painted lady butterflies and caterpillars. Learn what they eat and what host plants you...


Meet the Red Admiral Butterfly and Learn How to Attract Them

Learn how to identify and attract red admiral butterflies. Find out what they eat, where they live and what host...

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Everything You Need for Any Type of Garden

Help your garden grow with the best tools, clothing and accessories for working in any lawn, flowerbed or vegetable patch.


Pollinators Love Double Play Spirea

Double Play Big Bang spirea offers bursts of summer color and plenty of perks for pollinators, including butterflies and...


Top 10 Vegetables That Grow Well in Shade

You can harvest a bountiful crop of vegetables even if your garden is spotty on sunshine. Each of these vegetables...


9 Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a flower garden bursting with patriotic pride. Here are the best red, white and...


How to Grow and Care for a Gloriosa Lily

Wondering if a gloriosa lily is a good plant for your garden? Get expert growing tips, plus discover what's important...


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The Best Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeders and 12 Tips That Work

Let's be honest: there's no such thing as completely squirrel-proof bird feeders. But you can cut down on squirrels' visits...


9 Best Websites for Buying Flower Bulbs Online

Whether you're looking for spring or summer blooming bulbs, from tulips to dahlias, this list features all of our favorite...


Top 10 Summer Flowering Shrubs for Full Sun

Attract hummingbirds and butterflies with these summer flowering shrubs for full sun that provide a robust nectar source in your...

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The Best Potting Soil for Every Type of Plant

If your plants are growing in a pot or container, you need potting soil. Here are our picks for the...


The Best New Vegetables to Grow This Summer

Add tasty new veggie varieties to the menu this growing season. Some of these best vegetables to grow are perfect...


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Everything to Know About Mulch

Mulch is good for your plants and a great labor saver. Learn more about the different types, colors and ways...


Top 15 Colorful Flowers Hummingbirds Like

What flowers do hummingbirds like? Turn your garden into a pollinator haven with colorful hummingbird flowers such as bee balm,...


Toads vs Frogs: How to Spot the Differences

Frogs and toads are commonly spotted in gardens and backyards. Follow these key clues to spot the differences between toads...

10 Beautiful Flowers to Inspire Your Dream Garden

Marvel at gardeners' stunning pictures of beautiful flowers. These breathtaking blooms will have you racing to the garden center to...


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...


Gardeners Share Their Best Container Garden Ideas

Experienced gardeners share their greatest container garden ideas, from helpful plant design tips to how to keep your patio clean.


The Right Way to Ripen Green Tomatoes and More Garden Myths Debunked

Gardeners all have advice but some of it isn't helpful. Weed out the myths on how to ripen green tomatoes,...


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 Hummingbirds?

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