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.
Myths and Facts About Butterfly Host Plants
It takes more than nectar to increase the variety of species in your garden. Learn about butterfly host plants and...
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...
20 Smart Ways to Boost Curb Appeal
These clever curb appeal ideas will beautify your home, whether you're ready to put the house on the market or...
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.
How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky
Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...
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...
How to Read a Seed Packet or Plant Tag to Help Your Garden Grow
Beyond the pretty photo, do you know what all that plant information really means? Learn how to read a seed...
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.
If You See a Painted Purple Fence, This Is What It Means
Knowing about purple paint laws can help you stay on the right path when driving or hiking in an unfamiliar...
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.
15 Products to Keep Bugs Away from Your Outdoor Eats
Whether you're looking for mosquito repellents or wasp traps, we found the best products to keep bugs away during outdoor...
How to Keep Flies Away from Your Porch and Patio
You can learn how to keep flies away with a bar of Irish Spring, according to a viral Facebook post.