Gardening

All about gardening - we have many in-depth guides about edibles, ornamentals, houseplants, and much more. We provide answers for your garden issues!

A vibrant, colorful garden border curves around a manicured lawn, creating a visually appealing contrast. The border is packed with a variety of flowers in shades of pink, purple, red, and white, including petunias, impatiens, and verbena.

Flowers

How to Start a Flower Garden From Scratch: 7 Expert Tips

If you see a flower garden in your future but aren’t sure where to start, we have some great advice to set you on the path to success. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares some of the hurdles to creating a flower garden and how to get on the right road to a garden filled with color and life.

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.

A beautiful display of alyssum flowers and lush leaves creates a picturesque scene. The flowers boast captivating shades of purple and white, blending harmoniously amidst the verdant foliage, offering a delightful spectacle of natural beauty.

Flowers

24 Flowers to Sow Early in the Season

Can’t wait for spring to start gardening? We’ve assembled a list of our favorite flowers you can sow early this season. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she goes through each of them and highlights our favorite things about each of them.

A bright red bloom stands out against the snowy white backdrop.

Flowers

How to Direct Sow Poppies in Winter

If you’re getting excited about spring and can’t wait to start gardening, there are things you can do now to get a jumpstart on your spring and summer garden. Direct sowing poppies in your garden during the winter months is a fun and easy way to get your hands just dirty enough to tide you over until the real fun begins. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she shows us how easy it can be to start poppies in your garden now.

Close up of white dogwood tree in full bloom.

Trees

21 Dogwood Tree Varieties for Your Garden

If you are considering adding a dogwood to your garden, it can be difficult to decide upon just one variety of these stunning trees. Here, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 21 beautiful varieties to choose from.

A close-up of the Octopus Agave plant, showcasing its unique leaves with curled edges and spiky tips. The vibrant green foliage creates a striking contrast against the background of lush greenery and the facade of a sunlit house.

Cacti & Succulents

13 Agave Varieties for Your Indoor or Outdoor Garden

Agaves are often synonymous with deserts and hot, arid climates. But a few varieties can survive winter temperatures as low as 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Whether you want to grow agave indoors in containers or outdoors in your gardens, there is an agave variety for you! Gardening expert Kelli Klein dives into 13 varieties for your indoor or outdoor garden.

Growing cactus from seeds. Close-up of young sprouted cacti in a pot under sunlight. The plant produces upright, oval bodies with small spines. These cacti exhibit a vibrant green coloration.

Cacti & Succulents

Can you Grow a Cactus from Seed?

If you’re looking for a new gardening experiment or want to fill your home with cacti in a cost-effective way, growing from seed is the answer. Gardening expert Madison Moulton explains whether you can grow cacti from seed and how to get it right.