5 Easy-to-Grow Flowering Perennials for Your Garden
This article gives you information about five easy-to-grow flowering perennials for your garden.
How to Grow Kabocha Squash and Prepare Its Flowers, Leaves, and Fruits for Consumption
This article will break down how to grow your own kabocha squash from seeds and share tips on how to properly prepare the blossoms and tops for cooking.
Insects on Roses: Guide to the Bugs and Insects That Attack Rose Plants
This quick and easy guide will help you identify and deal with insect pests on your roses.
Dangerous Garden Insects: A Guide to the Garden Insects You Need to Avoid
This quick and easy guide will help you identify dangerous insects in your garden before you get too close to them.
Insects on Cabbages: Guide to the Bugs and Insects That Attack Cabbage Plants
Identify the caterpillars and other insects on your cabbage plants with this quick and easy identification guide.
What Is Potting Soil? (A Guide to Soil Substrates)
From horticultural sand to sphagnum moss, learn about some of the basic ingredients that you can buy or create to make your own mixes.
How to Water Cactus Seedlings (With Demo Video and Tips)
Watering all depends on the size of your seedlings. Water too much, and you risk damping off and fungus diseases. Water too little, and the delicate root hairs on the seedlings can dry up, causing you to lose them.
How to Grow Cactus From Seed (With Demo Video and Tips)
It is so easy to grow cactus from seed. In this demo video, I show how to sow Ferocactus seeds, but this method will work for any type of cactus.
How to Start Tomato Seeds Indoors and When to Plant Them Out
There are three simple steps to starting your tomatoes off right for the best growing success.
Caterpillars With Spots: An Identification Guide to Spotted Caterpillars (With Photos)
This spotted caterpillar identification guide tells you what you need to know about the caterpillar you have found.
Low-Maintenance Outdoor Potted Plants for Your Patio or Garden
Rachel Darlington shares her favorite low-maintenance potted plants, from agave to sarracenia.
How to Grow a Calamondin Orange Tree Indoors or Outdoors
Calamondin orange trees can be grown outdoors in warm climates or indoors in colder ones. The trees bear tiny fruit year-round.
Dracaena Marginata: Care Tips for Indoor Dragon Trees
From wiping the dust off of some leaves to snipping the browning tips off of others, Rachel shares her top care tips for the Madagascar dragon tree.
5 Tips for Overwintering Cacti (From Watering Less to Checking for Pests)
From keeping your cacti away from heat sources to checking regularly for pests, here are five tips for keeping your cacti alive this winter.
Unheated Winter Greenhouses: What to Grow and How to Grow It
Growing cold-hardy veggies and doing a couple of simple things to keep them warm will help your unheated greenhouse produce all winter long.
Celosia Seeds: How to Harvest and Store Them for Next Year
Kelly Lehman shows us different ways to harvest and store celosia seeds to give as gifts or plant in the garden in spring.
How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter (9 Dos and Don'ts!)
From planting bulbs to fertilizing your lawn, Kelly Lehman shares tips on what to do (and NOT to do) to prepare your fall garden for winter.
The Best Spring Bulbs to Plant in Fall (And How to Pick Them)
Learn how to check dry bulbs for signs of disease or damage before buying and which 10 perennial bulbs can be planted out in fall for the best spring blooms.
6 Signs Your Cactus or Succulent Needs to Be Repotted
From yellowed or shriveling leaves to lack of growth, here are six ways to tell if it's time to repot your cactus or succulent.
5 Cold-Hardy Succulents That Can Survive Sub-Zero Temps
From agaves to sedums, learn about five of the best cold-hardy succulents that can survive below-freezing winters.
3 Winter Greenhouse Watering Tips for Healthy Plants
Learn how to grow fresh food year-round in a greenhouse. This article provides three essential watering tips to ensure your plants thrive through the winter months.
How to Make Leaf Mould (2 Quick and Easy DIY Methods)
Learn how and why to make leaf mould from fallen autumn leaves (and how urine can help speed up the process!).
Plants for South-Facing Windows (3 Easy, Sun-Loving Favorites)
From the endearing star cactus to the glossy forest lily, here are several plants that thrive in south-facing windows.
Garden Trees With Beautiful Fall Foliage (Plus Growth and Care Tips)
From the full moon maple, which delights with crimson leaves, to the multicolored sweetgum, learn about a few garden trees to plant for fall foliage.
How to Plant a Crocus Lawn (With Demo Video and Care Tips)
Plant a crocus lawn in autumn to watch it flower in spring, year after year. Here's how.
Lifting Dahlias: How to Lift Dahlia Tubers in Fall
Learn when to lift your dahlias and how to properly store them over winter with this step-by-step guide!