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Madison Moulton

Madison is a writer, editor and life-long plant lover. After discovering an obsession with indoor gardening, she transformed her passion for plants into a career, contributing to various online and print publications in the gardening sphere. Through her writing, Madison hopes to encourage new gardeners to garden with the plants and the planet in mind.

Seed-sowing tips. Close-up of several starting trays with young seedlings on a wooden table. There is also a plastic glass on the table with several sticks for labeling.

Seeds

15 Best Tips for Seed-Sowing Success This Season

From labeling and taking notes to watering carefully and fertilizing early, there are many ways to boost your seed sowing success. Gardening expert Madison Moulton breaks down 15 of her best tips for seed sowing this season.

Terrarium design ideas. Close-up of several glass asymmetrical terrariums on a wooden table. The terrarium contains plants such as Gasteria carinata, Cladias, Echeveria elegans and Crassula marnieriana among decorative pebbles.

Houseplants

15 Unique Terrarium Design Ideas You Should Try

Terrariums are an indoor gardener’s opportunity to get creative and try something artistic, exciting, and completely unique to you. If you need some inspiration for your next terrarium project, houseplant expert Madison Moulton has you covered.

Grow popcorn. Close-up of a white ceramic bowl with ready-made popcorn on a white table next to three corn cobs. The corn cob, the reproductive structure of the corn plant, is characterized by its cylindrical shape and rows of kernels arranged around a central core. The kernels are pale yellow and glossy. The cob itself is encased in several layers of protective husks. Popcorn represents popped kernels are fluffy and irregularly shaped, with a crisp outer surface and a light, airy interior.

Edible

How To Grow Your Own Popcorn

If you’ve never tasted freshly made popcorn from the garden, you’re missing out. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains everything you need to know about growing popcorn, from choosing varieties to harvesting and cooking.

A colorful garden overflowing with flowers and plants. Tall green shrubs line the left side of the garden, while shorter plants with pink, purple, and white flowers fill the foreground. There are also several small trees in the background, which provide shade and help to create a sense of depth.

Fertilizer

How and Why to Fertilize Your Flower Garden

Flowering plants cannot flower without the right nutrients, making fertilizing an essential part of flower garden care. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains the importance of fertilizers and how to fertilize your flower garden.

A meadow full of colorful blooms beckons diverse pollinators.

Flowers

How to Start a Pollinator Garden

To boost productivity in your garden and support local pollinator populations at the same time, you need a pollinator patch in your backyard. No matter your garden size, you can make a big impact by following these easy steps.

Magnolia container tips. Close-up of a potted Southern magnolia with water drops in the garden. The Southern magnolia is a striking evergreen tree known for its glossy, leathery leaves and large, fragrant flowers. The tree boasts dark green elliptical leaves. The plant produces a large flower consisting of six to nine waxy, creamy white petals. The petals are arranged in a cup-shaped form, surrounding a central cluster of showy yellow stamens and pistils.

Trees

10 Tips For Growing Magnolias In Containers

Potted magnolias are guaranteed to make a statement in any garden, no matter the size. Gardening expert Madison Moulton gives you 10 tips for growing magnolias in containers successfully, from planting to care.