Gardening

Whether you’re a gardening novice or you have a natural green thumb, there’s always more to learn about growing and harvesting vegetables, herbs, flowers and more.

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    6 Plants That Attract Dragonflies

    Some of the most beautiful of garden bugs, skimmer dragonflies eat pest insects, making them great additions to your garden.

    16 Succulent Pots Our Stylists Love

    Show off that aloe and agave! These succulent pots and planters chosen by our very own stylists dress up your...


    What You Need to Know About the White Stuff on Your Mulch

    Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


    6 Ways You Can Help Save the Bees

    Help the declining pollinator population and become a bee champion.


    If Your Grass is Turning White, This is What it Means

    If it looks like someone sprinkled flour or baby powder over your grass, chances are good that your lawn has...

    How to Read a Seed Packet or Plant Tag to Help Your Garden Grow

    Beyond the pretty photo, do you know what all that plant information really means? Learn how to read a seed...


    Here’s What Makes Cucumbers Bitter—and How to Fix It

    Here's the science behind that bitter cucumber taste.

    What Are Spider Mites and How Do You Get Rid of Them?

    Often hard to detect, tiny plant-corrosive spider mites are pests you don't want in your garden, window box or home.


    How to Grow Zucchini in Your Backyard Garden

    Zucchini is a fun, fast-growing vegetable to have in the garden! Learn how to grow zucchini with tips from a...


    How to Prune Hydrangeas for the Perfect Summer Blooms

    Ready to learn how to prune hydrangeas? Here's the best way to care for these stunning shrubs.


    12 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Tomato Garden

    Having fresh tomatoes at the ready is one of the summer's great joys. But your tomato gardening technique could be...

    How to Care for Hydrangeas: 7 Things You Need to Know

    Here's a closer look at how to care for hydrangeas, including tips on where and how to plant them.


    12 Mistakes You May Be Making with Fresh Basil

    Fresh basil is one of the most beloved herbs for good reason—it's easy to grow and makes an amazing addition...


    You Can Make a Bee Watering Station with a Bowl of Marbles

    This bee waterer will make your backyard an oasis for hardworking pollinators. It's easy to DIY, too.


    How to Make a DIY Laundry Basket Strawberry Planter for Summer

    This inexpensive DIY strawberry planter is bound to give you a berry fruitful yield! Here's what to do.


    11 Low-Maintenance Flowers You (Practically) Can’t Kill

    Whether you're new to gardening or just looking to keep things stress-free, these resilient flowers will liven up your landscape...


    How to Care for Peonies

    For stunning blooms that will be the envy of the neighborhood, take note of these pointers for peonies care.


    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...


    The Best Smelling Flowers You Can Plant in Your Garden

    Find the best smelling flowers for your garden from this fragrant mix of annuals and perennials.


    People Are Growing ‘Alzheimer’s Gardens’ That Help Trigger Memories—a...

    Healing happens outside too. Learn how to plant a healing garden for outdoor therapy anytime.


    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...


    This Gardener Figured Out How to Propagate Potatoes from Store-Bought Spuds

    You can grow spuds in the garden—and it's surprisingly easy to learn how. This TikTok gardener will explain it all.


    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.

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    Bloomerang Lilac: Your Guide to This Fragrant Reblooming Lilac

    Enjoy three seasons (yes—three!) of beautiful and aromatic lilacs. Our guide to Bloomerang lilacs shows how to plant and care...


    The Best Plants for Your Shady Garden

    Gardeners are not doomed to boring, colorless plants for shady areas. Today’s shade garden plants are more colorful and interesting...


    How to Grow a Hanging Herb Garden in a Shoe Organizer

    This hanging herb garden is a simple and adorable way to get your hands in the dirt this summer!



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    How to Prune Azaleas

    Azaleas are loved for their splashes of springtime color when in bloom, and they're also easy to care for. Find...


    How to Plant and Grow a Tulip Tree

    Tulip trees offer year-round shade, beautiful flowers and stunning fall foliage. Consider growing this ornamental tree if it thrives in...