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  • The beautiful peace lily is a great houseplant that is very hardy and easy to look after. However, to get the best out of it you need to know how to look after it, so look no further...

    How to Take Care of a Peace Lily

    How to Take Care of a Peace Lily

    by help for teachers2

  • Growing and caring for Venus flytraps is easier than you might think. Just give them lots of sunlight, keep their soil damp, and water with distilled water or rainwater. Avoid touching them frequently, and prune any flowers and dead leaves.

    How to Grow and Care for Venus Flytraps

    How to Grow and Care for Venus Flytraps

    by Marites Mabugat-Simbajon22

  • Vinegar is effective as a weed killer due to its ability to draw moisture out of foliage. Household vinegar may also be used in combination with other household items, like salt and dish detergent, to kill weeds. Vinegar is easy to find and use, while being an alternative to chemical herbicides.

    How to Use Vinegar to Kill Weeds

    How to Use Vinegar to Kill Weeds

    by Sean Hemmer7

  • As a beekeeper, the queen bee is going to be the most important member of your hive. Without her, there would be no workers, and thus no hive. This article outlines the steps to rearing queen bees to your advantage.

    Raising Queen Bees

    Raising Queen Bees

    by jeffrichley lm3

  • Wisterias are beautiful vines known for their vibrant, traffic-stopping colors. But they are also notorious for growing aggressively. This article will explain how to successively grow and care for one.

    How to Plant, Prune, and Care for Wisterias

    How to Plant, Prune, and Care for Wisterias

    by Sharon Vile27

  • What are the most painful stings in the insect world? Here's everything you need to know about the top ten most painful stings on earth.

    The Most Painful Insect Stings

    The Most Painful Insect Stings

    by FCM10

  • Spittlebugs are usually just a minor nuisance in your garden. If you have a large infestation, the insects are not difficult to get rid of and you can even prevent them from re-infesting your yard.

    How to Get Rid of Spittlebugs

    How to Get Rid of Spittlebugs

    by Caren White2

  • A guide to using companion plants in your vegetable garden as a natural way to keep away harmful pests and diseases and improve your crops. Includes charts of vegetables, herbs and flower companion planting combinations.

    Vegetable Garden Companion Plants Guide

    Vegetable Garden Companion Plants Guide

    by Kathy Sima16

  • Hydrogen peroxide is a stressed garden's best companion. Learn the natural insecticidal, fungicidal and cleansing benefits to using hydrogen peroxide for plants.

    Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

    Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

    by Zach76

  • A symbol of good luck, lucky bamboo is a beautiful plant that is surprisingly easy to cultivate. Learn plant care tips as well as information about its significance for both feng shui and vastu shastra.

    Care, Growth, and Meaning of Lucky Bamboo

    Care, Growth, and Meaning of Lucky Bamboo

    by Nithya Venkat77

  • Here is a complete guide of everything you need to know how and when to prune rose bushes. As well as brief overview of pros and cons of most popular rose species.

    How to Prune a Rose Bush

    How to Prune a Rose Bush

    by Angela Michelle Schultz8

  • The jade plant is a beautiful, lush, indoor succulent that stays green all year round. With a few simple tips, anyone can have a thriving jade plant for years to come.

    How to Care for a Jade Plant

    How to Care for a Jade Plant

    by Kate Daily8

  • If you're looking to maximize your container-garden yields, learning how to grow beets in containers is a must. This article will teach you how to get started with fast-growing, great-tasting beets!

    How to Grow Beets in a Container

    How to Grow Beets in a Container

    by Zach13

  • Designing a simple landscape plan requires a careful assessment of the garden site prior to selecting plants: you must determine the sun exposure, soil pH, moisture level, and location. Sample garden plans for different situations are included in this article about how to create a simple garden.

    How to Design a Simple Garden Plan

    How to Design a Simple Garden Plan

    by Leah Lefler34

  • Looking for an easy garden project that anyone can do? Try building your own cedar raised garden bed. It's easy, cheap, and you'll reap the benefits for years to come.

    How to Build a Cedar Raised Garden Bed

    How to Build a Cedar Raised Garden Bed

    by Bill De Giulio53

  • I offers tips for growing figs in northern climates. Where the winter cold can kill a fig tree, try growing the plant in containers. When it gets cold outside, move the fig inside for the winter.

    How to Grow Fig Trees in Containers

    How to Grow Fig Trees in Containers

    by Anthony Altorenna39

  • Follow this handy guide to learn how to set up your garden hose to an indoor or garden tap, as well as how to attach it to spray nozzles, sprinklers, pressure washers, and coiled hoses.

    The Complete Guide to Garden Hose Fittings

    The Complete Guide to Garden Hose Fittings

    by Eugene Brennan5

  • It's often hard to know what to grow in a shady area. This article will provide a list of wonderful, shade-tolerant plants, including: astilbe, hostas, anemone, aquilegia, epimedium, and trillium.

    10 Plants That Grow Well in the Shade

    10 Plants That Grow Well in the Shade

    by Diana Grant30

  • For grass to grow well, you need to assure the best growing conditions. Regardless of your growing methods, some problems cannot be avoided. This guide outlines the 5 most common grass problems and provides answers to help you revive your fading lawn.

    How to Revive Your Grass: 5 Common Problems and Solutions

    How to Revive Your Grass: 5 Common Problems and Solutions

    by Benji Mester9

  • Trying to find the name of a tree with white bark? Looking for an attractive tree for a garden? From birch to cypress, read on to learn more about these eye-catching white-barked trees

    14 Wonderful Trees With White Bark

    14 Wonderful Trees With White Bark

    by Will Apse10

  • Hydrangeas are hardy shrubs that produce some wonderful clusters of flowers. This informative guide will show you how to easily grow this beautiful ornamental plant.

    How to Grow Hydrangeas

    How to Grow Hydrangeas

    by David Lieu0

  • Are your precious crops being eaten by cabbage worms? There are natural ways to control them and protect your food from both insects and chemicals.

    Natural Ways to Control Cabbage Worms

    Natural Ways to Control Cabbage Worms

    by rpalulis55

  • You can easily learn how to plant, grow and care for clematis vines. These are easy to grow if you know what you are doing. You'll get a flush of blooms in the spring.

    How to Plant and Grow Clematis Vines

    How to Plant and Grow Clematis Vines

    by Barbara Badder58

  • Fungus gnats are tiny, obnoxious flying bugs that look like fruit flies but are not. They are found in your home or office and are attracted to moisture, but you don't need to throw out all your plants and produce to get rid of them. Learn how to combat fungus gnats.

    Fungus Gnats: Where Do These Little Flying Bugs Come From?

    Fungus Gnats: Where Do These Little Flying Bugs Come From?

    by thoughthole26

  • Do you want beautiful, healthy black-eyed Susan to flourish the organic way? Try these garden management techniques that help prevent the rust, gray mold, and mildew that often plague Rudbeckia hirta.

    Preventing Black-Eyed Susan Rust and Fungus Naturally

    Preventing Black-Eyed Susan Rust and Fungus Naturally

    by Jill Spencer20

  • One of the most beautiful house plants in the plant world is the Peace Lily. This article is a guide on how to care for them.

    How to Care for a Peace Lily Plant

    How to Care for a Peace Lily Plant

    by Kate Daily24

  • Looking for great acid-loving plants to grow in your naturally ericaceous garden soil? Some plants just love acid soils and will reward you over and over by putting on a great display year after year.

    Ten Acid-Loving Plants

    Ten Acid-Loving Plants

    by GardenExpert9995

  • Every part of the coconut tree and its fruit can be useful in some way. This article will break down the tree's various components and detail their many uses.

    10 Uses of Coconut Trees

    10 Uses of Coconut Trees

    by VioletteRose82

  • An illustrated guide to growing nine favorite perennial herbs. These common essential culinary herbs will grow year after year, giving you a fresh supply of herbs for your kitchen.

    9 Herbs for Your Perennial Herb Garden

    9 Herbs for Your Perennial Herb Garden

    by Nicolette Goff21

  • This plant is called fire sticks because of its branching effect and red color. You will see it everywhere as gardeners switch to drought tolerant plants. It grows profusely. Here are some care tips.

    How to Care for Fire Sticks Succulents

    How to Care for Fire Sticks Succulents

    by Sherry Venegas28

  • Many people buy a juniper bonsai to keep inside their home, apartment, or office, but indoor junipers will die. These five species will survive inside and make great bonsai.

    Five Species That Make Great Indoor Bonsai

    Five Species That Make Great Indoor Bonsai

    by Michael1

  • Tips from my 10 years of experience growing and harvesting stevia: Which type to buy, how to grow, harvest, and dry it, and why some stevia has a bitter taste.

    How I Grow and Harvest Stevia

    How I Grow and Harvest Stevia

    by LongTimeMother31

  • Interested in making compost for your garden? These 25 tips will help you get started. (Recipe for super-fast compost included.)

    25 Tips for Making Compost

    25 Tips for Making Compost

    by Jill Spencer22

  • These top 10 perennials are among the best, most colorful, perennial garden plants. They grow in a wide range of conditions and have proven reliable for generations of gardeners.

    10 Best Perennial Plants for Anyone's Garden

    10 Best Perennial Plants for Anyone's Garden

    by Ilona E33

  • Kangaroo paw plants are a unique addition to any flower garden! Their blooms will amaze any passerby and also tempt the local hummingbirds to make a pit stop near your home. Learn the basics of caring for these lovely plants.

    The Basics of Kangaroo Paw Plant Care

    The Basics of Kangaroo Paw Plant Care

    by Zach17

  • Though you might think that humans are savvy enough to have everything under control, raccoons are clever creatures that are surprisingly difficult to thwart. Below I'll share my personal raccoon experiences with you, as well as share some tips on raccoons and how to get rid of them.

    How Do You Get Rid of Raccoons? Tips and Tales on Raccoons and Cats

    How Do You Get Rid of Raccoons? Tips and Tales on Raccoons and Cats

    by Simone Haruko Smith53

  • Jade is a succulent plant native to South Africa, and is a very common houseplant. Jade is easy to care for, requires little watering, and is easily propagated. Propagating jade is the most rewarding part of growing jade. The trick to propagating jade is understanding the conditions for jade cuttings to succeed.

    How to Propagate a Jade Plant

    How to Propagate a Jade Plant

    by Sean Hemmer15

  • Learn everything you need to know to grow Asiatic lilies. They are some of the most beautiful flowers available.

    How to Grow Asiatic Lilies

    How to Grow Asiatic Lilies

    by Barbara Badder33

  • Willow is wonderful and extremely easy to grow from cuttings. This guide shows you how to propagate this useful plant.

    How to Grow Willow From Cuttings

    How to Grow Willow From Cuttings

    by Eugene Brennan10

  • Having trouble finding the perfect plant for shady spaces? This list of shade-loving plants will help you with your garden if you're in partial sun or full shade.

    10 Shade-Loving Plants for Your Garden

    10 Shade-Loving Plants for Your Garden

    by Melanie Shebel8

  • Franco from Tuscany shows how to prune olive trees for light, air and healthy growth.

    How to Prune Olive Trees

    How to Prune Olive Trees

    by Penelope Hart18

  • This article is about how to make bottles trees using just a few simple items. The history and 'functionality' of these trees is equally fascinating. Read on to discover more!

    DIY: How to Make a Bottle Tree for Your Garden

    DIY: How to Make a Bottle Tree for Your Garden

    by moonlake281

  • Pests of eggplants are sometimes difficult to identify before damage occurs. Learn the serious eggplant pests and natural remedies for their removal.

    Identifying and Removing Eggplant Pests

    Identifying and Removing Eggplant Pests

    by Zach7

  • If you are new to houseplants, buy one that is inexpensive and does not require a lot of care. Here is what to look for in a new plant and how to take care of it when you get it home.

    How to Choose the Best Houseplants for Beginners

    How to Choose the Best Houseplants for Beginners

    by Dolores Monet10

  • With a little effort, you can turn one coleus plant into a flowerbed of bright color with ease. Here's how to propagate these gorgeous ornamental plants in four easy steps.

    How to Grow Coleus From Stem Cuttings

    How to Grow Coleus From Stem Cuttings

    by Jill Spencer39

  • Most people are shocked when I answer their question, "How often should I water a cactus?" Read this article because you may be killing your cactus by watering too much or too little.

    How Often Do You Water a Cactus?

    How Often Do You Water a Cactus?

    by SueWithTwo7

  • Many plants grow in shade. If you know which plants are shade-loving, you can plant them in the right place so they are more likely to thrive.

    Plants That Will Grow in the Shade

    Plants That Will Grow in the Shade

    by Diana Grant27

  • A great healing herb, soil-improver, and very pretty to boot, yarrow should have a place in everyone's garden. Learn more about it and how it can improve your health and garden's health today.

    Why Every Serious Gardener Needs to Plant Yarrow

    Why Every Serious Gardener Needs to Plant Yarrow

    by Fiona6

  • Inexpensive and ordinary, clay pots possess a pleasingly earthy appeal.

    In Praise of Clay Pots

    In Praise of Clay Pots

    by Jill Spencer15

  • Iris, Azalea, and Hydrangea are poisonous garden plants - which parts of plant, symptoms, what to do in case of emergency. Protect children, wash hands after touching. May be poisonous to pets

    Poisonous Garden Plants: Iris, Azalea, Hydrangea

    Poisonous Garden Plants: Iris, Azalea, Hydrangea

    by Diana Grant80

  • How to grow cabbage from seeds in the garden. Gardening tips for planting, growing and harvesting cabbage successfully. It grows very well in cool weather. The seeds germinate quickly and are easy to transplant.

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Cabbage in the Garden

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Cabbage in the Garden

    by L M Reid6

  • Raised garden beds allow you to create your own soil mixture regardless of the native soil in your area. Choosing the right soil ingredients helps you take full advantage of your raised beds.

    A Healthy Soil Recipe for Your Raised Garden Bed

    A Healthy Soil Recipe for Your Raised Garden Bed

    by Chris Sherwood0

  • Do you have a beautiful houseplant suddenly covered in webbing? The plant may have a spider mite infestation. Find out more about how to identify and treat these destructive and industrious little pests.

    How to Treat and Prevent a Spider Mite Infestation

    How to Treat and Prevent a Spider Mite Infestation

    by thoughthole4

  • Sansevieria is also known as Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law's Tongue, or Devil's Tongue. No matter what you choose to call it, everything you have ever wanted to know about keeping a happy, healthy Sansevieria plant lies in this article.

    Caring for Sansevieria (a.k.a. Snake Plant)

    Caring for Sansevieria (a.k.a. Snake Plant)

    by thoughthole6

  • As an organic farmer, I look for natural ways to solve any pest control problems. Neem is the ideal plant as it's a vigorous growing tree and both its leaves and seeds have repellent properties.

    How to Use Neem Leaf as a Natural Pesticide

    How to Use Neem Leaf as a Natural Pesticide

    by Mary Wickison73

  • Working on a project? Looking for a beautiful and distinctive baby name? This alphabetical list of flower names will make it easy to search for names you know (to check spelling) or to find new ones.

    A List of Flower Names From A to Z

    A List of Flower Names From A to Z

    by Listessa75

  • If you've put a hummingbird feeder up only to discover it full of ants the following morning, don't despair. Here is an easy and inexpensive way to keep those unwanted ants off your feeders.

    How to Keep Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

    How to Keep Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

    by Mary Wickison34

  • Many people don't know the value of the plants around them. Do you see a dandelion as a weed spoiling the look of your lawn, or as a wild herb packed with vitamins? Everything in nature has a purpose.

    Good and Bad Neighbours in the Garden

    Good and Bad Neighbours in the Garden

    by John Hansen60

  • Do plants like music? It's a controversial topic: Studies have supported the claim that music can result in better growth, but many disagree with those findings. Hear both sides & decide for yourself.

    The Effect of Music on Plant Growth

    The Effect of Music on Plant Growth

    by Mazlan153

  • Jalapeño peppers are a festive and bountiful addition to any container garden. Learn how to grow jalapeños in containers today!

    Growing Jalapeños in a Pot

    Growing Jalapeños in a Pot

    by Zach38

  • As water and energy prices rise, many people are seeking alternatives to the traditional, thirsty, labor-intensive American lawn. Here are the pros and cons of letting clover grow in your lawn.

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Clover Lawns

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Clover Lawns

    by kerryg74

  • Learn how to build and maintain a plant terrarium in 7 easy steps. This article includes a list of appropriate terrarium plants, how to choose the container and environment, and how to plant and maintain your terrarium. Lots of tips!

    How to Make a Plant Terrarium

    How to Make a Plant Terrarium

    by Kate P31

  • The catalpa tree, sometimes referred to as the Indian bean tree, is a unique, ornamental tree with white flowers and long seed pods whose numerous species can be grown in many climates.

    Catalpa Tree Facts, Uses, and Planting Tips

    Catalpa Tree Facts, Uses, and Planting Tips

    by Ron Noble19

  • This is a guide to 10 of the easiest perennial plants to grow from seed. Perhaps you are looking at packets of perennial flower seeds and are wondering which ones are the best and the easiest to grow. Hopefully something here will be of help.

    Top 10 Easy Perennial Plants to Grow From Seed

    Top 10 Easy Perennial Plants to Grow From Seed

    by GardenExpert99918

  • Many consider the raccoon an adorable critter until they're invading your garden and digging up your precious plants and eating the crops!

    How to Keep Raccoons out of Your Garden

    How to Keep Raccoons out of Your Garden

    by Michael Kismet3

  • Mountain apple is a beautiful fruit tree that grows in many gardens and farms in Hawaii. It has a unique rose flavor, tastes sweet, and is extremely juicy. Mountain apples are usually eaten fresh or made into jams, pickles, and wines.

    Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Mouthwatering Mountain Apple

    Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Mouthwatering Mountain Apple

    by Viet Doan32

  • There are over 400 different species of sedum—a flowering plant of leaf succulents that is often cultivated for its hardiness and beauty. This article explains the four methods of propagation (seeds, leaf cuttings, stem cuttings, and division) for sedum.

    How to Propagate Sedum Using Seeds, Division, and Leaf or Stem Cuttings

    How to Propagate Sedum Using Seeds, Division, and Leaf or Stem Cuttings

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney5

  • Applying fertilizer in excess can easily damage and kill plants. Saving plants from fertilizer damage is possible, but a little work and patience is needed before the plant becomes healthy again.

    How to Save an Overfertilized Plant

    How to Save an Overfertilized Plant

    by Sean Hemmer2

  • Add a little flair to your container garden by growing garlic! This easy-to-grow root crop can be planted densely for abundant harvests. Come learn how to grow garlic in a pot!

    How to Grow Garlic in a Pot

    How to Grow Garlic in a Pot

    by Zach7

  • Plant-related poisonings are the third leading cause of illnesses and death in children, and they're responsible for thousands of pet poisoning emergencies each year. These 8 plants are safe to keep in your home, and they won't pose a threat to kids or pets.

    8 Non-Toxic House Plants for Children, Cats, and Dogs

    8 Non-Toxic House Plants for Children, Cats, and Dogs

    by Jayme Kinsey26

  • I explain how long it takes to grow goji berries from seed or young plants. What are the health benefits of goji berries. How to grow goji berry tree in your garden. Step-by-step instructions with videos and pictures

    How to Grow a Goji Berry Tree in Your Garden

    How to Grow a Goji Berry Tree in Your Garden

    by L M Reid31

  • Wisteria is a magnificent vining plant that boasts beautiful cascades of lavender, pink, or white flowers each spring. Find out how to successfully grow and care for a wisteria vine.

    Wisteria Vine: Types, Care, and Propagation

    Wisteria Vine: Types, Care, and Propagation

    by Megan Machucho2

  • Where deer are concerned, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that no plant is 100% deer proof. The good news is that there are plants that deer will only eat as a last resort.

    Flowers and Shrubs That Deer Won't Eat

    Flowers and Shrubs That Deer Won't Eat

    by Caren White16

  • It's rare to find a beautiful flower that blooms at night, so the moonflower is a real pleasure for anybody who has them in their gardens.

    Moonflowers: Night-Blooming Plants

    Moonflowers: Night-Blooming Plants

    by Carol Fisher66

  • English Ivy is an attractive plant that may be invasive in North America. It's both helpful and harmful for humans, other living things, and the environment.

    English Ivy Facts, Uses, and Problems

    English Ivy Facts, Uses, and Problems

    by Linda Crampton66

  • The edible Queen Anne's lace (wild carrot) should be properly identified to avoid confusion with the deadly hemlock plant. Knowing the differences between these two plants could literally save your life!

    How to Identify Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot)

    How to Identify Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot)

    by Leah Lefler21

  • Learn to mix your own bonsai soil the right way to ensure your bonsai will stay healthy and grow to be vigorous works of art.

    How to Mix Your Own Bonsai Soil

    How to Mix Your Own Bonsai Soil

    by David Lieu12

  • A comprehensive guide for creating miniature trees and learning the science behind dwarfing trees.

    A Beginner's Guide to Bonsai

    A Beginner's Guide to Bonsai

    by David Lieu3

  • Here is a list of the top 10 climbing plants perfectly suited for a small garden trellis. Bringing color, scent and interest into your yard, climbers also create a decorative screen or an ornamental feature that will bring months of pleasure.

    Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

    Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

    by GardenExpert99927

  • Flowering crabapple trees are not only beautiful, but provide vital food for wildlife during the long winter and early spring. Here's how to find varieties that keep their fruit over winter.

    Flowering Crabapple Trees: Four Seasons of Beauty

    Flowering Crabapple Trees: Four Seasons of Beauty

    by Diane Cass57

  • Organic and sustainable, liquid seaweed fertilizer can be harvested without damaging the environment and is one of the best fertilizers you can use on your plants. This guide will cover how it's made and provide a variety of tips on how best to use the miracle algae.

    The Benefits of Liquid Seaweed Fertilizer

    The Benefits of Liquid Seaweed Fertilizer

    by Cindy Lawson94

  • Pepper plants are a great addition to every container garden, needing only minimal looking after.

    Caring for Pepper Plants

    Caring for Pepper Plants

    by Zach9

  • One of the easiest ways to grow green onions is start with the ones you buy at the local grocery store. Green onions may be grown year-round for your favorite recipe.

    The Easy Way to Grow Green Onions

    The Easy Way to Grow Green Onions

    by Deborah Minter0

  • You can buy "ready made" plants in a store, but it can be much more fun to grow them yourself from seed. The magical phenomenon of seed germination is entertaining for both adults and children alike. This step by step guide shows you how to sow poppy seeds and grow them on into mature plants.

    Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy Steps to Sowing Seeds

    Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy Steps to Sowing Seeds

    by Eugene Brennan39

  • Harvesting honey from your hive is a fun and exciting endeavor. This guide includes photos, videos, and step-by-step instructions to extract honey from your backyard hive.

    How to Harvest Honey From a Beehive

    How to Harvest Honey From a Beehive

    by Robin Edmondson13

  • Do you cringe at what might be sprayed on your lettuce and other vegetables? Why not grow it yourself using an easy hydroponic system? No dirt means no mess, just healthier and faster growing plants.

    25 of the Best Plants for Indoor Hydroponic Gardens

    25 of the Best Plants for Indoor Hydroponic Gardens

    by Mary Wickison30

  • Instructions for planting, growing and harvesting lettuce in a small garden. I show you how much sun and water the lettuce plant needs to grow. How to grow lettuce plants in pots and containers. How long does it take for a lettuce seed to germinate?

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Lettuce Seeds in Containers

    How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Lettuce Seeds in Containers

    by L M Reid7

  • It's enjoyable to have plants in a home, but some house plants are poisonous. These need to be treated carefully and kept away from children and pets. In this article, you will learn the scoop about these poisonous plants and get tips on safe alternatives to have in your home.

    12 Poisonous House Plants, Their Health Effects, and Safe Alternatives

    12 Poisonous House Plants, Their Health Effects, and Safe Alternatives

    by Linda Crampton74

  • Moonflowers are related to Morning Glories, but bloom in the evening. Their white flowers glow in the moonlight.

    How to Grow Moonflowers

    How to Grow Moonflowers

    by Caren White0

  • Weeds are unsightly and spoil a neatly tended garden or yard. Fortunately there are lots of ways to deal with them, either with chemicals or in a natural, environmentally friendly way

    6 Ways to Kill Weeds, Naturally or With Chemicals

    6 Ways to Kill Weeds, Naturally or With Chemicals

    by Eugene Brennan49

  • Mint is a hardy garden herb prized for its ability to thrive in all sorts of environments. Hardy as it is, mint pests can always drop by for a quick meal.

    Mint Pests: Identification and Removal

    Mint Pests: Identification and Removal

    by Zach8

  • Whatever the colors of the blooms are—white, yellow, pink, red or blue—I'd say their shape would be the first thing that people notice about them. Now let's see all those flowers with bell-shaped forms!

    All Those Bell-Shaped Flowers

    All Those Bell-Shaped Flowers

    by precy anza8

  • Need a unique addition to your patio garden? Well then, consider growing olive trees in containers! These hardy trees are perfect for small spaces, and will grow for many years to come.

    Growing Olive Trees in Containers

    Growing Olive Trees in Containers

    by Zach10

  • Draw these exquisite birds to your yard with a quick and easy DIY nectar. Learn about the health benefits of homemade hummingbird food, how to store extra nectar, and fun facts!

    A Super Easy Recipe for Hummingbird Food

    A Super Easy Recipe for Hummingbird Food

    by Melanie Shebel12

  • No cottage or country garden would be complete without the showy stalks of hollyhock (Alcea rosea). From germination to storing seeds, this guide makes growing these old-fashioned favorites a little easier.

    How to Grow Hollyhock From Seed

    How to Grow Hollyhock From Seed

    by Jill Spencer94

  • The best fertilizer for your tomato plants can only be determined after testing your soil. But, not all of us can do this for our home gardens. My guide covers the best natural or chemical fertilizers that you need for your tomatoes at different stages of growth.

    The Best Fertilizer for Tomatoes at Different Stages of Growth

    The Best Fertilizer for Tomatoes at Different Stages of Growth

    by Brandon Lobo36

  • Using the right kinds of sprinkler heads can have a big impact on how healthy your landscape is. There are three main kinds of sprinkler heads, each with a different purpose.

    Best Sprinkler Heads for Watering Your Landscape

    Best Sprinkler Heads for Watering Your Landscape

    by Susette Horspool3

  • Learn how to grow and care for an interesting addition to your garden or home, the fuchsia plant. Enjoy the beauty this romantic, perennial plant offers by following these growing tips.

    Fuchsia Plant Care Guide

    Fuchsia Plant Care Guide

    by Cynthia Davis152

  • This article will provide you with all the information you need to know to dig up your tuberous begonias and store their roots over the winter. It will also describe how to restart your plant from tubers in the spring, as well as provide additional information about tuberous begonias in general.

    How to Store Tuberous Begonias for Winter and Restart Them in Spring

    How to Store Tuberous Begonias for Winter and Restart Them in Spring

    by Sandi10

  • Morning glory vines are easy to grow. Their cheerful flowers greet the sun (and you) each morning and then close in the afternoon.

    How to Grow Morning Glories

    How to Grow Morning Glories

    by Caren White8

  • If you have a beautiful dieffenbachia plant, you can actually clone it by taking cuttings and have more plants with the exact same characteristics. If you don't own one already, the purchase of one from a garden center can be a good investment, as they can grow indoors for many years to come.

    How to Propagate a Dieffenbachia Plant Using Cuttings

    How to Propagate a Dieffenbachia Plant Using Cuttings

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney14

  • Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas display giant pink- and cream-colored blossoms in late summer that fade to red as the weather cools. Learn how to plant and care for these beautiful bushes.

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