Gardening Tips

Here you'll find quick and easy gardening tips to help you avoid mistakes, fix problems, and maximize your harvest in your garden.

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15 Gardening Tasks You’ll Be Happy You Did This Fall

Everyone loves to get prepared in the garden at the end of winter or the beginning of spring. But there's actually several gardening tasks you can do in the fall to set yourself up for success next season. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through her top gardening tasks to take on this fall before first frost!

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15 Tips For Keeping Plants Alive in Hot & Dry Conditions

Looking for some tips to help your garden beat the heat this season? With many places around the world setting records in both heat and with lack of moisture this summer, your plants may start to struggle. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for keeping your plants alive in hot and dry conditions.

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15 Companion Planting Mistakes to Avoid This Season

Companion planting in your garden can be as much of an art as it is science. There are many considerations to take, especially when trying to plant for pest prevention, or other symbiotic benefits. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through some of the top companion planting mistakes you'll want to avoid this season!

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Myth or Fact: Can Coffee Grounds Turn Hydrangeas Blue?

Have you heard that coffee grounds can turn the blooms of your hydrangeas blue? Or perhaps they can make your blue hydrangeas have even brighter blooms this season? In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago gets to the bottom of this "garden hack" to help you determine if it's myth, fact, or somewhere in between.

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What Plant Containers Are Best For Container Gardens?

Not sure what type of containers to use in your container garden this season? There are many choices to choose from, so it can be difficult to pick if you don't know where to start. In this article, Certified Master Gardener Laura Elsner shares everything you need to know about picking the right containers for your container garden this season.

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Are Coffee Grounds Good or Bad For Tomato Plants?

Trying to figure out if you should put some coffee grounds on your tomatoes in your garden this season, but aren't sure if coffee grounds are good or bad for tomatoes? In this article, suburban homesteader and gardening expert Merideth Cohrs examines if coffee grounds are safe for tomatoes, or if there are other alternatives.

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Can Miracle-Gro Be Used in Organic Gardens? Is it Safe and Effective?

When starting your very own organic garden, you may be curious if certain fertilizers are safe to use. Miracle-Gro is a commercially available fertilizer, and you may be asking yourself if this product is safe to use given its popularity. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines if Miracle Gro's products are safe and effective to use when gardening organically.