Can You Grow Tomatoes with Carrots?

Carrots and tomatoes are garden grown staples. But do they make good garden companions when planted near one another? In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at if these two veggies should be planted next to one another, or if there are better companion plants to pair with each this season.

How and When to Transplant Coneflowers For Best Results

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Transplanting coneflowers at the wrong time will impact their lifespan and limit their beautiful blooms. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago shares the best time of season to transplant coneflowers into your garden, whether started by yourself indoors, or purchased from a local nursery and planted.

How to Grow Peas in Pots or Containers

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Are you thinking of growing peas in pots or containers this season? These popular plants can be grown quite easily as container veggies. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares her top tips for growing high producing pea plants in your container garden this season!

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Rambutan Trees

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If you live in the US or Europe, you might be wondering what on earth a rambutan tree is. It’s a heat-loving tropical plant that needs to grow in USDA hardiness zone 10 or higher, so many of you may only be able to buy them online or in specialty farmers’ markets. They’re related to … Read more

10 Tips For Growing a Bountiful Lettuce Harvest in Containers

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Many gardeners are surprised to find out that lettuce is a fantastic container plant. There are many different lettuce varieties that will grow extremely well in pots or containers. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares the best methods of growing lettuce in containers and having a bountiful harvest this season.

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Weeping Cherry Trees

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The pink weeping cherry tree is known for its plethora of pink flowers in early spring, though, unlike most cherry trees, this one isn’t grown for its fruit. This ornamental cherry tree can produce pink or white flowers and is grown primarily for the visual interest that it adds to the landscape.  These beautiful trees … Read more