How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter in Two Days
For a healthy spring landscape, spend a fall weekend preparing your garden for winter. It's easy with our straightforward, how-to...
How To Close Down Your Vegetable Garden for the Winter
While fall winds down, there's still some garden winterization to do. Here's how to handle your final harvest, plus tips...
7 Perennials You Should Divide in the Fall
Get more plants for less by dividing perennials at the right time.
10 Perennials You Should Cut Back Every Fall (And 5 to Let Be)
Winterizing your garden includes trimming back some perennials and leaving others until spring. Our experts tell you what to do...
How to Identify and Fix Common Vegetable Garden Problems and Pests
You spend all summer tending your garden, waiting for that perfect harvest. But plenty of common vegetable garden problems and...
Everything You Need to Know About When to Plant Peonies
This guide explains what you need to know about when to plant peonies—plus, we're sharing the peonies that people can't...
These Red Double Tulips Are Our No. 1 Pick for Fall Planting
A fiery cross between a peony and tulip? We're planting it across our whole yard!
7 Types of Hydrangeas for Multi-Season Interest
Your garden needs good bones all year long. Use these types of hydrangeas to add interesting shape and colorful structure...
How to Grow a Chinese Lantern Plant—the Mesmerizing Bloom You Need in Your Garden
Few plants are as easy to grow as Chinese lantern. They ask for little, but deliver a splash of late-season...
How to Deadhead Hydrangeas, According to an Expert
Deadheading hydrangeas is a cinch with these pro tips.
How to Plant a Moon Garden for a Dazzling Midnight Display
It's easy to plant an out-of-this-world moon garden. Here's what to do!
Why Is There Mold on My Houseplant Soil and How Do I Fix It?
White, fuzzy growths can appear at the base of your plant seemingly overnight. Salvage your houseplant and prevent moldy soil...
6 Plants That Attract Dragonflies
Some of the most beautiful of garden bugs, skimmer dragonflies eat pest insects, making them great additions to your garden.
16 Succulent Pots Our Stylists Love
Show off that aloe and agave! These succulent pots and planters chosen by our very own stylists dress up your...
What You Need to Know About the White Stuff on Your Mulch
Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.
6 Ways You Can Help Save the Bees
Help the declining pollinator population and become a bee champion.
If Your Grass is Turning White, This is What it Means
If it looks like someone sprinkled flour or baby powder over your grass, chances are good that your lawn has...
Here’s What Makes Cucumbers Bitter—and How to Fix It
Here's the science behind that bitter cucumber taste.
What Are Spider Mites and How Do You Get Rid of Them?
Often hard to detect, tiny plant-corrosive spider mites are pests you don't want in your garden, window box or home.
How to Grow Zucchini in Your Backyard Garden
Zucchini is a fun, fast-growing vegetable to have in the garden! Learn how to grow zucchini with tips from a...
12 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Tomato Garden
Having fresh tomatoes at the ready is one of the summer's great joys. But your tomato gardening technique could be...
How to Care for Hydrangeas: 7 Things You Need to Know
Here's a closer look at how to care for hydrangeas, including tips on where and how to plant them.