Gardening

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

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Vegetables

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts in Raised Beds

Brussels sprouts are a tasty cool-season veggie that belongs in your raised garden beds this fall. Depending on the variety, the best time to start these slow-growing plants from seed is late spring through late summer. Garden expert Christina Conner provides guidance on growing these delicious brassicas from seed to harvest and how to enjoy them best in this how-to guide.

A red-flowering currant, its vibrant leaves embracing clusters of delicate pink blooms, basks in the warm embrace of the radiant sun.

Shrubs

17 Best North American Native Shrubs For Your Garden

Do you want to diversify your landscape? By adding a few beautiful native shrubs, you can easily increase its structural diversity, color, and curb appeal. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 17 of her favorite easy-to-grow and super-showy native shrubs.

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Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Great Maiden’s Blush Roses

‘Great Maiden’s Blush’ roses are charming old garden roses with a history dating back to the 15th century. Clusters of blush pink rosettes carry exceptional fragrance, and blue-gray leaves complement the rose’s attractive form. Gardening expert Katherine Rowe explores the many merits of these beautiful roses for any garden collection.

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Edible

27 Plants for Your Raised Bed Kitchen Garden

If you’re planning a kitchen garden, raised beds complement this type of garden wonderfully. They are accessible and attractive and make growing your favorite kitchen staples a breeze. Gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 27 plants that work great in your raised bed kitchen garden.

native plant landscaping. A garden scene featuring a blend of native and non-native plants, including Berberis bushes, Echinacea purpurea, Blazing stars, and Rudbeckia hirta flowering plants, with a Quercus pyrenaica tree and Ornamental Grass set against a low wooden fence, all set against a blurred backdrop of the house.

Ornamental Gardens

9 Tips for Landscaping With Native Plants

Why plant native plants? They invite local wildlife back into the garden, and they grow nutritious rewards for bugs, birds, and us humans. Follow these simple tips and learn how to best care for native plants in your yard alongside native plant gardener Jerad Bryant.

A daphne shrub with small purple flowers, which have a delicate and vibrant appearance, accompanied by small, glossy green leaves that create a contrasting backdrop.

Shrubs

9 Flowering Daphne Varieties For Your Landscape

Flowering daphne carries divine fragrance, flowers, and foliage. These attractive woody shrubs are multi-season jewels in the shade garden. In this article, gardening expert Katherine Rowe explores versatile flowering daphne varieties for your best fragrance-garden selections.