Gardening

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

Close-up of a flowering Ranunculus plant in a small black pot on a wooden table, against a gray wall. The Ranunculus plant, commonly known as buttercup, presents a charming appearance with its vibrant, bowl-shaped flowers with gradient petals from soft pale pink to deep pink at the edges. The plant's foliage is deeply lobed and glossy green.

Flowers

11 Tips for Growing Beautiful Ranunculus in Pots

Ranunculus are stunning members of the buttercup family. They are best known for their use as cut flowers due to their long, slender stems and colorful blooms. In this article, join gardening expert Melissa Strauss as she shares 11 tips for growing ranunculus flowers in pots!

A close-up reveals the delicate beauty of Munstead lavenders, showcasing their vibrant purple petals. Against a blurred backdrop of lush greenery, these flowers stand out, their intricate details inviting closer inspection in the serene garden setting.

Herbs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Munstead Lavender

Munstead lavender is a hardy perennial known for its alluring and calming fragrance. It is easy to grow and drought-tolerant once established. Its beautiful blooms will attract a host of bees and beneficial pollinators to your garden. Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through how to plant, grow, and care for 'Munstead' lavender.

A group of vibrant pink cherry blossoms fills the frame, their delicate petals contrasting with the lush green grass below. The clear blue sky adds to the peaceful serenity of the scene.

Trees

21 Beautiful Flowering Crabapple Trees for Your Garden

Are you intrigued by the prolific spring beauty of flowering crabapple trees? If you want a showy ornamental tree to add to your landscape, a flowering crabapple might be an excellent choice to brighten your spring days. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 21 super-showy flowering crabapple varieties. With so many colorful options, it might be difficult to choose a favorite!

A close-up reveals a cluster of vibrant yellow Banksia roses, their delicate petals unfurling gracefully. Surrounding them, lush green leaves provide a verdant backdrop, enhancing the brilliance of the blossoms in this natural arrangement.

Flowers

17 Roses With Extremely Long Lifespans

Roses bring history and charm to the garden, and many grow for decades with long lifespans in favored locations. Explore rose selections to become long-lasting hallmarks of the garden with gardening expert Katherine Rowe.

when plant potatoes. Close-up of a gardener's hands planting potatoes in the soil in a spring garden. Potato tubers have an oblong shape with a smooth skin. The gardener is wearing white and green gloves.

Edible

When Should You Plant Potatoes?

The best potato planting time depends on your climate and spud variety. Garden expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey digs into when you should plant homegrown potatoes.

A bare-root plant, its roots exposed, rests in a white plastic container, devoid of soil. The stark contrast between the stark white vessel and the earthless roots highlights the potential for growth and adaptation in a minimalist setting.

Flowers

How to Grow and Care for Bare-Root Roses

Bare-root roses are just roses that have been pruned and cleaned to be packaged and shipped anywhere. In this way, your choice of rose types is increased by the number of times you can use your credit card. For rose lovers, bare-root roses are a dream come true. In this article, flower farmer Wendy Moulton shares how to plant, grow, and care for these roses.

White clusters of 'Renhy' hydrangeas adding a soft elegance to the scene. Vibrant green leaves form a lush backdrop, enhancing the purity and elegance of the blossoms, creating a serene garden scene.

Shrubs

13 Beginner-Friendly Hydrangea Varieties

Hydrangeas can be tricky to grow, especially for a beginner gardener. Some varieties are sensitive to poor soil drainage, incorrect soil pH, too much sun, pruning at the wrong time, over-fertilizing, and too much water. Luckily, these 13 beginner-friendly hydrangea varieties will reward you with stunning blooms and low maintenance needs. Gardening expert Kelli Klein describes each variety in detail so you can choose the right one for your garden.

Close-up of a wicker basket full of strawberry varieties in a garden against the backdrop of beds with growing strawberry plants. Strawberries present a charming appearance with their low-growing habit and lush, dark green foliage. Their trifoliate leaves are glossy and serrated, forming a dense carpet that provides a verdant backdrop for the ripe, juicy berries. The berries themselves, ranging in color from deep red to pinkish hues, are nestled among the foliage and adorned with tiny seeds that glisten in the sunlight.

Fruits

17 Best Strawberry Varieties For Growing at Home

Are you imagining a summer garden bursting at the seams with fresh, juicy strawberries? Now’s the time to consider the different types you can grow and select varieties well-suited to your garden and needs. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich for a list of the 17 best strawberry varieties for growing at home.

Growing thornless berries. Close-up of ripe 'Eden' Raspberries in the garden. This plant produces profusion of dark red berries. The berries are conical in shape, with a soft and juicy texture. 'Eden' raspberries' foliage consists of compound leaves with serrated edges.

Fruits

13 Best Thornless Berry Varieties for Your Garden

Do you love fresh fruit but dislike the pricks and pains thorns cause you during harvest? Some fruits are naturally thorn-free, and others have had this characteristic bred out. Plants and bare-root plugs are readily available for purchase for the home gardener. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich for 13 of the best thornless berry varieties for your garden.

Close-up of flowering Angelonia plants in a sunny garden. Angelonia, also known as summer snapdragon, presents a charming appearance with its slender, lance-shaped leaves arranged neatly along upright stems. Rising above the foliage, tall spikes bear clusters of small, delicate flowers resembling snapdragons, coming in deep purple.

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Angelonia

If you love snapdragons, but want a more reliable bloomer during the peak heat of summer, incorporate angelonia, commonly called summer snapdragons. They are heat and drought-tolerant, make an amazing cut flower, and add cheer to any type of garden. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she shows us how to plant, grow, and care for these low-maintenance beauties.