Gardening Inspiration

Looking for green thumb motivation? Our gardening inspiration section has ideas for everyone from beginners through professionally skilled people!

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17 Full Sun Plants to Grow in May

Looking for some full-sun plants to add to your garden this May? There are plenty of options, depending on your location. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago shares her favorite plants that will thrive in full sun when planted in May!

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11 Reasons Your Roses Aren’t Blooming This Season

Do you have a rose that isn’t blooming as you hoped? While roses are generally workhorses in the garden, several factors impact bloom production. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood outlines 11 reasons your roses might not be blooming, and what you can do about it!

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15 Vegetables to Start Seeding in April

April is the start of spring, and a month when many gardeners across the northern hemisphere start planting their crops. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey shares her favorite vegetables to start seeding in April.

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Cacti & Succulents

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Hens and Chicks

If you are looking for a low-maintenance succulent to add to your garden, look no further than the Hens and Chicks plant. Aptly named for the way they grow, these plants make great indoor or outdoor garden companions. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley walks through everything you need to know about these popular succulents and their care.

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How to Prune Tomato Plants in 6 Easy Steps

Are you struggling to find the most efficient way of pruning your tomato plants this season? Tomato pruning can be a chore, but it doesn't have to be complicated. In this article, gardening expert and farm owner Jenna Rich walks through the six steps you'll need to follow when pruning your tomato plants this season.

A close up image of apples on a tree in full sun exposure. The foliage is visible and the rays of the sunlight are yellow, and glinting off the foliage and fruit at the same time.

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Do Apple Trees Need Full Sun, Partial Sun, or Full Shade?

Looking to plant some apple trees this season, but aren't sure if they need full sun, partial shade, or full shade? Finding the perfect place for your trees can be the difference between plenty of fruit, or none at all. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at the sun requirements for Apple Trees in your garden.

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29 Native Plants For North Carolina Gardens

Live in North Carolina and need a few native plants for your garden this season? There are a number of native plants will thrive, depending on what part of the state you'll be planting them. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen walks through her favorite native plants for North Carolina gardens!

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Calibrachoa

Thinking of adding calibrachoa to your garden beds this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? These popular flowers are treated as annual plants in most locations and will reward you with beautiful blooms if properly cared for. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker shares everything you need to know about growing calibrachoa in your flowerbeds, including maitnenance and care needs.