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 close-up of vibrant orange and red 'Brandywine' tomatoes nestled among lush green leaves.

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for ‘Brandywine’ Tomatoes

If you’re ready to slice into heirloom goodness this summer, look to the ‘Brandywine’ tomato for a huge slicing tomato with a long garden history. The unbeatable flavor keeps ‘Brandywine’ at the top of heirloom tomato varieties. Join gardening expert Katherine Rowe in exploring how to grow ‘Brandywine’ tomatoes in your garden.

Close-up of beefsteak heirloom tomatoes in the garden representing large, meaty fruits of bright red color, with slightly flattened, ribbed shapes and are accompanied by dark green, serrated leaves.

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Heirloom Tomatoes

Wondering what all the fuss is about heirloom tomatoes? There’s something special about their flavor, distinct shapes, and colors, but there’s also a history that doesn’t compare to hybrids on the market. In this article, organic farmer Jenna Rich shares why heirloom tomatoes have sentimental value to families across the globe and how best to plant, grow, and care for them.

Clusters of hydrangeas in varying shades of purple, pink, and yellow, vividly bloom above lush green foliage.

Shrubs

When Do Hydrangeas Bloom?

A hydrangea in flower is the hallmark of summer. Different types bloom at varying times of the season for a long-lasting display. Here, gardening expert Katherine Rowe explores when hydrangeas bloom and the factors influencing their bloom time.

Green baskets filled with small, vibrant orange 'Sungold' tomatoes; each tomato glowing with a rich hue.

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for ‘Sun Gold’ Tomatoes

Looking for an exceptional cherry tomato to grow this summer? Look no further than ‘Sun Gold’. This prolific fruiter yields clusters of juicy, flavorful, low-acid tomatoes from early in the season until frost. Join gardening expert Katherine Rowe in exploring ‘Sun Gold’ tomatoes for the summer harvest.

Wild Petunias display slender, lance-shaped green leaves and a delicate, funnel-shaped lavender flower with slightly ruffled edges.

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Wild Petunias

You are probably familiar with the colorful petunia flowers commonly sold as annuals at your local garden center. Did you know there are also wild petunias? In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces these beautiful and easy-to-grow native wildflowers.

Ginkgo biloba is a tree with unique fan-shaped leaves of glossy green color.

Trees

29 Trees With Unique Foliage

Are you looking for a tree to add structure and diversity to your yard? Consider a tree with showy, unique leaves that will really stand out in your landscape! In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 31 tree species with uniquely different foliage.

The Willow tree features slender, flexible stems and long, narrow, lance-shaped leaves with finely serrated edges that flutter in the breeze.

Trees

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Willow Trees

Willow trees have a graceful, almost magical look to them. They are well suited to moist locations near ponds and wetland borders. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen introduces the diverse world of willows and how to best grow these trees in your landscape.

A group of fresh cucumbers with their vibrant green skins gleaming brightly in the light.

Vegetables

7 Reasons You Have Misshapen Cucumbers

Are your cucumber plants producing stubby, C-shaped, or curvy fruits? Do you wish to trade these misshapen fruits for straight cucumbers? In this article, farmer Briana Yablonski will share some common reasons why cucumber plants develop funny-looking fruits.