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The Best Plant Identification Apps

If you've ever wondered which plants are growing in your backyard, these apps are for you.


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Guide To Growing Asters for Fall Flowers

Autumn in my garden wouldn't be the same without fall asters. Butterflies and bees love them, too!


Seeding Square Review: Seed Spacer Tool for Maximum Harvest (We Tried It!)

This ingenious tool provides a simple way to plant seeds with optimal spacing for vegetables to flourish. Here's...


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Guide for Growing Goldenrod

I can't imagine my fall garden without the bright yellow flowers of goldenrod attracting pollinators hungry for nectar before cold...


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What To Know About Growing Sunflowers From Seeds

Sunflowers grow best when you sow seeds directly in the garden. Here are a few tips to keep in mind...


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10 Fast-Growing Flowers

You can enjoy beautiful blooms in as little as six weeks!


CobraHead vs. Grampa’s Weeder: Which Gardening Tool Is Right for You?

To see which is the best weeding tool, we put the long-handle CobraHead weeder and cultivator and Grampa's Weeder against...


Best Shrubs for Fall Leaf Color

For outstanding fall color in your garden, plant a variety of shrubs that put on a showy display.

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Gardening By the Moon: How To Use Lunar Phases for Planting and Harvesting

Connect with your ancestors and Mother Nature when you garden by the phases of the moon. Apply lunar gardening principles...


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7 Favorite Sunflower Varieties for Fall

Autumn's favorite flower comes in dozens of delightful shapes and colors.


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Growing Zinnias: Everything You Need To Know

Zinnias are easy to grow, come in many sizes and colors and there's at least one variety for every type...


Merrell Hydro Moc Water Shoe Review: Unisex Pick, Beats Crocs

The Merrell water shoes, called Hydro Moc, are among the trusted hiking brand’s bestsellers for a reason. Here’s...


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What’s the Difference Between Geraniums and Pelargoniums?

You think you know geraniums but haven't heard of pelargoniums? One is a perennial and the other is grown as...


7 Best Rabbit Repellents to Save Your Garden From the Adorable Creatures

Whether you have a large vegetable garden or small flower beds, keep them free of bunnies with the right rabbit...


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Hugelkultur Raised Bed vs. Traditional: Which Is Better for Your Garden?

Explore the world of hugelkultur gardening! Learn how it compares to traditional raised beds, what to plant and how to...


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8 Gorgeous Dahlia Colors for Summer 2023

Summer's favorite flower just got even prettier!


It’s So Hot That Mulch Is Catching On Fire

Add this landscaping staple to your list of spontaneous combustibles.

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What is Nutrient Burn?

Overfeeding your plants can hurt them in the long run. Here's a look at nutrient burn and how to prevent...


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A Guide for Growing Bearded Iris

Bearded irises can be grown almost anywhere, adding color and pop to the garden each spring.


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7 Tips to Protect Your Garden in a Heatwave

Your plants can still survive the summer heat with a just little TLC.


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6 Landscape Fabrics to Keep Weeds Out of Your Garden

We've examined the size, durability, permeability and beginner-friendliness of these fabrics to ensure there's a garden solution for everyone.


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A Guide for Growing Tulips

If you want to enjoy tulips, the quintessential spring flower, you need to buy bulbs to plant in fall.


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What Exactly Is a Bioswale?

You've likely already seen these planted ditches on the side of the road. Here's how they work.

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11 Plants to Grow for Fragrance

Fragrant flowers are remembered long after their blooms have faded and and they are a joy to grow. Consider adding...


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This Viral TikTok Hack Keeps Bugs Off Your Vegetables

If you haven't tried companion planting in your garden yet, consider this your wake-up call.


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10 Tips for Gardening With Your Dog

With our expert tips, you can make gardening time fun for you and your dogs. You'll need patience, treats and...


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Flexi Hose Review: Is It Truly the Best Expandable Garden Hose on the Market?

If you’ve never experienced an expandable hose, you’ll love the kink-free feature that Flexi Hose offers. No more...


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Beyond Big Boy: Grow New Types of Tomato Plants

These may be the best tomatoes you've never heard of. Each one is a winner and a delight to grow,...


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The Fascinating Tale of the Tomato Hornworm Life Cycle

Find out about the tomato hornworm life cycle, as it hatches from a tiny egg to a caterpillar, to a...