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Projects, tips and ideas for your garden, with ways to grow vegetables and plants in raised garden beds, containers and in the ground.
How to Successfully Fertilize Dense Plants
Fertilizing bushes or other dense plants requires getting the fertilizer to the base of the...
Frugal Gardening Tip: Grow Seedlings in Toilet Paper Tubes
For an easy and green way to start seeds, save your toilet paper and paper towel tubes.
Instant (and Cheap!) Planter Upgrade
Water settling at the bottom of pots can lead to root rot. To combat this...
How to Build a Backyard Beverage Stand That Doubles as a Lawn Ornament
Take your backyard beverages to the next level with this super-simple DIY drink stand.
5 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Cheap Planter
Great outdoor planters don't need to be expensive. We've got you covered with five effortless...
The British Royal Family’s Favorite Flowers
Have you ever wondered which flowers are favorites with the British Royal Family? Here's the scoop!
8 Backyard Greenhouse Hideaways
A little retreat for the botanist, these greenhouse hideaways will make you and your plants happy.
Why do Hummingbirds Sometimes Hang Upside Down?
Get the answer to this and other interesting backyard questions from our bird and garden experts.
12 Ingenious Gardening and Yard Tool Storage Tips
These smart ideas will help you prep for a no-clutter yard work season.
What a Hummingbird Home Looks Like
Zoom in on one of these teeny-tiny nests and take a tour of its artful structure.
Why the Rufous Hummingbird is the Toughest Bird on the Block
Get to know the feisty rufous hummingbird.
Hummingbirds Love This Plant
Grow this nectar-rich salvia to feed more hummingbirds.
Coffee Filter Dirt Stopper
Stop dirt from flowing out of your planters every time you water.
Warning! This Wild Plant Could Give You Serious Burns
Brushing up against a wild parsnip plant isn't in your best interest.
Plan Your Fall Bulb Planting Now
Would you like a spectacular garden next spring? If so, prepare in summer, plant in...
10 Seriously Useful Gardening Tips Every Beginner Needs to Know
Gardening is more rewarding when your efforts meet with success. These gardening tips will help...
The 5 Fruits People Always Get Wrong
These common and delicious vegetables hold a surprise: Technically, they are all fruit! Read on...
Beyond Feeders: 5 More Ways to Attract Hummingbirds
What's the relationship between spiderwebs and hummingbirds? Find out with these 5 tips to help you...
9 Home and Garden Tools That are Easy On Your Back
Caring for and maintaining your lawn and garden can be backbreaking work. Ease that pain...
The Best Advice for Growing Tomatoes
Homegrown tomatoes win the taste test over supermarket impostors time and time again. And, since...
9 Expert Tips for Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Backyard
Attracting hummingbirds is easy when you start thinking like a hummingbird! Experts Kenn and Kimberly...
Houseplant Pot Liner
Keep some extra coffee filters nearby
Truck-Bed Liner Extension
Run a piece of plywood over your tailgate when you have to haul dirt and leaves
Holey Weed Bucket
Save your plastic pots and repurpose them in the garden
5-Gallon Bucket Hack: Better Tree Watering
This 5-gallon bucket hack will slice your time doing yard work
Turn an Old CD Case Into a Seed Library
Don't toss that old CD case just yet
Fly Trap Hat
Divert those annoying flies from your face
How to Grow Grapes in the Home Garden
Whether growing them for healthy snacking or craft wine making, grapes have a place in...
Which Royal Garden Will Be Meghan Markle’s Favorite?
She loves roses, peonies and all pink blooms. And soon Meghan Markle will have a...
10 Best Plants for a Rain Garden
When you plant a rain garden, you do your part for the environment, filtering runoff...
The Ultimate Guide to a Weed-Free Landscape
Don't let your landscape get overtaken by weeds this season! We've got solutions for banishing...
10 Flowering Shrubs You’ve Just Gotta Try
If you're going to invest the money, time and valuable garden space in shrubs, you...