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    10 Perennials You Should Divide in the Fall

    Get more plants for less by dividing perennials at the right time.

    Can Soil Go Bad?

    White, fuzzy growths can appear at the base of your plant seemingly overnight. Salvage your houseplant and prevent moldy soil...

    11 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting

    Some are garden thugs, others are maintenance hogs or one-hit wonders. Don't bother planting these shrubs.

    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 Set Fence Posts That Won’t Rot

    Keep moisture and insects from destroying your cedar fence posts.

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    Indoor Herb Garden Ideas and Inspiration

    Get inspired to keep fresh herbs always within reach with these beautiful and creative indoor herb garden ideas!

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    Should Price Be the Determining Factor When You Buy Plants?

    Many factors go into the price of plants. Let's see which ones are worth splurging for and which you can...

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    What Is a Plant Hardiness Zone and How Do I Find Mine?

    Learning your Plant Hardiness Zone will help you choose plants that will grow well in your garden and avoid those...

    How and Why To Keep a Garden Journal

    Just like gardens, garden journals come in all shapes and sizes. Once you start one, you'll love having a record...

    How To Winterize Rose Bushes

    Do all roses need to be winterized? Thankfully no, but a few types of roses may require some protection to...

    How to Keep Mums Alive Longer With a Simple Hack

    You might think mums are only a fall flower, but you're mistaken. Discover how to keep mums alive longer through...

    12 Gardening Tasks for the Off-Season

    Even if your winter weather is frightful, there's still a lot of gardening you can do, inside and outside.

    Pro Tips For Estimating How Many Plants You Need

    Estimating how many plants you'll need for your containers and garden beds isn't an exact science, but you'll come close...

    14 Best Christmas Plants and Flowers for the Holiday Season

    Decorating with Christmas plants and flowers is a great holiday tradition to start or continue in your home.

    How To Grow and Care for Pansies

    Can you plant pansies in the fall? Yes! They love the cooler temperatures of fall and spring. And you may...

    How To Grow Hellebores for Winter Blooms

    What flowers outside in the cold of winter? Hellebores!

    What To Know To Start a Community Garden

    Growing healthy, affordable food can boost your community's health, plus bring other rewards like building camaraderie and getting kids outdoors.

    How To Winterize Strawberry Plants

    Wonder why they call them STRAWberries? It has to do with how to winterize strawberry plants and the best layer...

    How To Winterize Hydrangeas

    Depending on the type you have and where you garden, you may not have to do much. Read on to...

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    10 Easiest Plants To Overwinter

    Overwintering tender annuals and tropical plants is a great way to keep your favorites from one season to the next.

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    Tips for Buying Garden Plants Online

    Buying live garden plants online is different than buying non-perishable goods. Here are 10 things you need to know before...

    What Are Cover Crops and Should You Plant Them Now?

    Bare ground in the garden is an invitation for weeds and other soil problems to take over. Protect your garden...

    Tips for Planting Roses in Your Garden

    Novice gardeners are often reluctant to plant roses. The truth is, roses are no more difficult to plant than any...

    10 Plants That Look Like They Were Created By Dr. Seuss

    When you tire of growing common plants, it's time to pick some new ones from this list of fun, whimsical...

    Three Ways To Use Eggshells In Your Garden (and Three To Skip)

    There are some good ways to use eggshells in a garden, and some ways that are a waste of time.

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    Should You Be Bottom Watering Plants?

    How's your houseplant collection doing? If you love the plants but hate to (or forget to) water them, check out...

    How to Build a Shed: 2011 Garden Shed

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    Want to build this stellar storage shed? The full project...

    How To Grow and Care For Coleus

    If you have a shady garden, plant coleus to add some instant color.

    Is Coleus an Annual or Perennial?

    Bring the tropics to your summer landscape with coleus and enjoy some of the prettiest leaves in the plant world.

    What Your Hydrangeas Can Tell You About Your Soil

    Hydrangeas are beautiful perennials that come in a variety of hues. But did you know their color can give you...

    Is Celosia a Perennial?

    I love seeing colorful celosia in fall-themed container gardens. But if it's planted in the ground, is celosia a perennial?...