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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.

Flower seeds February. Close-up of flowering Snapdragons plants against a blurred background of a green blooming garden. Snapdragons, also known as Antirrhinum, are characterized by their orange-pink, tubular flowers that resemble dragon jaws. These flowers grow on tall spikes, and their petals are fused to form a wide, open mouth. Their foliage is bright green and lance-shaped, providing a striking contrast to the colorful blooms.

Seeds

17 Flowers to Start From Seed This February

Want to get a head start on your spring garden? February is an ideal time to plant from seed, depending on the last frost date in your region. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton shares her favorites for early sowing!

Preparing succulent soil substrate on a white table. On the table there is one large white plastic tray with piles of various components for preparing the substrate. Women's hands pour small orange pebbles from a glass bowl using a small spatula.

Houseplants

What’s the Best Soil for Succulents?

Succulents are incredibly picky about their soil and need it to drain quickly to keep their sensitive roots dry. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains the best soil for succulents, including a recipe on how to make your own succulent potting mix.

A pair of orange-gloved hands pours a white bottle of liquid fertilizer into the green lid. The gardener is surrounded by a collection of white flowerpots, a yellow watering can, and a mound of brown soil on the white table.

Fertilizer

Houseplant Fertilizers: A Beginner’s Guide

Fertilizing houseplants may seem complicated, but once you understand the basics, you’ll have no trouble giving your houseplants the perfect care at the right time. Houseplant expert Madison Moulton explains everything you need to know about fertilizing houseplants, from different types to application methods.

Close up of a paper-wrapped bouquet of apricot roses.

Flowers

How Long do Cut Roses Last?

Roses are a staple in any cut flower garden, but how long do they last once trimmed and brought indoors? Gardening expert Madison Moulton answers the question and gives tips to ensure your cut roses last as long as possible.