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This String of Turtles Plant Has Leaves That Look JUST Like Mini Turtle Shells

The string of turtles plant is our latest houseplant obsession!

10 Charming Planters That Make It Easy to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

Stop overbuying fresh herbs only to watch them spoil in the fridge. Instead, get an indoor herb garden and grow...


Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: 8 Mistakes to Avoid, According to the Mocha Gardener

Our expert helps make vegetable gardening for beginners a success. Learn about some of the most common gardening mistakes, plus...


Should You Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden?

Should you save your coffee grounds and add them to your garden soil? Learn how the garden expert says gardeners...


20 Vegetables You Should Never Grow Together, Plus Ideas for Companion Vegetables

Some vegetables should just not be planted together. Instead, put companion vegetables next to each other to yield a robust...

“Eye-Leaves” Is a Real Dwarf Succulent with Showy Flowers

You need this succulent for your indoor garden.


The Best Gifts for Gardeners

Looking for the best gifts for gardeners? We've rounded up some of the cutest (and most practical) gifts for all...


How to Grow Rhubarb

It's almost spring, and spring means rhubarb time! Learn how to grow rhubarb for your own supply of this much-anticipated...


Chocolate Cherry Sunflowers Will Make Your Yard Look Dark and Decadent

This chocolate cherry sunflower looks good enough to eat.

The ‘Frizzle Sizzle’ Is a Houseplant That’ll Make You Happy

The 'Frizzle Sizzle' is easy to grow and has the cutest curls! Add one to your houseplant family.


10 Great Trees to Consider Planting in Your Yard This Spring

Trees will not only bring you joy season after season, but the right species planted in the right spot can...


How to Grow Seedlings in an Empty Egg Carton

Don't throw away that empty egg carton!


12 Pretty (and Easy) Plant Combos

Variety is the spice of life. Try some of these savvy plant combinations to add flavor to your garden.


Moonflower Vine Is the Fragrant, Night-Blooming Plant You Need in Your Garden

Move over, morning glory—there's a new plant in town.

21 Early Blooming Flowers for Spring

These pretty, early blooming flowers are the first to pop up in spring. That’s what makes hellebores, winter heath and...



Here’s What to Do with Banana Peels Before You Toss Them Out

Hint: Your DIY fertilizer game is about to get a big boost.


How To Get Rid of Mealybugs and Scale Insects on Plants

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares her sure-fire tips on how to get rid of mealybugs. Also, learn how to get...


Tips for Caring for Your Christmas Cactus

Learn how to care for a Christmas cactus to ensure it blooms in time for the holidays.


Why Does My Plant Have Brown Tips on the Leaves?

Noticing brown tips on the leaves of your indoor plants? Solve the problem with proper watering tips from a gardening...


Why Are the Leaves on My Indoor Plant Yellow?

Are your indoor plant leaves turning yellow? Learn the proper way to water and fertilize indoor plants, and get rid...


10 Best Herbs to Grow Indoors

Make some room near your sunniest window for the best herbs to grow indoors—and add fresh-picked flavor to your cooking...

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9 Easy-to-Grow Houseplants All Plant Parents Need

Calling all gardeners! We found the best low-maintenance houseplants that will beautify your home or workspace.


9 Easy-Care Holiday Houseplants

Fuss-free and festive, these houseplants deck your halls with vibrant color. They make excellent holiday gifts, too!


How to Protect Shrubs From Heavy Snow

Extend the life and general appearance of your shrubs over the winter time with this simple tip.


10 Tips for Composting Your Leaves This Fall

Find a place for all your fallen leaves by composting them. With a little know-how, you can create nutrient-rich soil...


Expert Tips for Late Season Gardening

Consider fall to be a new prime planting time for your garden.


Outdoor Plants That Can Survive and Thrive Indoors

Keep alive the beauty of your summer garden and patio plants by hosting them indoors for the winter.