Gardening

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

Vibrant snapdragons in shades of pink, yellow, and white, soaking up the sunlight with their delicate petals and vivid colors, creating a picturesque scene in the garden.

Flowers

21 Deer-Resistant Annuals for Your Flower Garden

Many of us welcome local wildlife into our rich garden ecosystems. Deer, however, can devour annual plantings in a single sweep. Protect your colorful display, labor, and investment by selecting plants with qualities that deer find distasteful. While no plant is deer-proof, gardening expert Katherine Rowe reviews top-performing annuals with deer-resistant characteristics for an all-season show.

A shrub adorned with clusters of crimson berries and lush green leaves, creating a rich tapestry of color and texture in the garden landscape.

Shrubs

16 Pretty Garden Shrubs with Red Berries

Perennial shrubs add a layer to your landscaping, creating a beautiful backdrop for other flowering plants. Shrubs also create a hedge row, windbreak, or create a boundary at a property line. But what makes these shrubs stand out from the endless varieties to choose from? Well, the contrast between red berries and green foliage makes them even more visually appealing. Gardening expert Kelli Klein provides a list of 17 garden shrubs with red berries.

A close-up of strawberry plants on a farm, featuring vibrant green leaves and branches, shows a mix of ripe red strawberries ready for picking and smaller unripe green strawberries still growing.

Fruits

11 Strawberry-Growing Mistakes to Avoid This Year

If you crave sweet homegrown berries but your strawberry plants have underperformed in the past, a few tweaks to your growing methods could tremendously improve yields. Strawberry expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey explains the most common strawberry-growing mistakes and how to avoid them this season.

Close-up of blooming brown eyed susans which feature hairy, branching stems that support coarse, toothed leaves with three distinct lobes, while their vibrant yellow petals encircle a prominent dark brown cone center.

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Brown-Eyed Susans

You may have heard of the black-eyed susan, also known as Rudbeckia. But have you heard of its close relative, the brown-eyed susan? This flower is also in the Rudbeckia family and is just as stunning! Once established, it is low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, and attracts a plethora of pollinators. Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through how to plant, grow, and care for this perennial flower.

conifer types. The Cedrus libani, or Cedar of Lebanon, presents dense branches adorned with evergreen needle-like leaves, which are dark green and spirally arranged, culminating in large, barrel-shaped cones.

Trees

25 Types of Conifers for Home Landscapes

Are you considering a conifer to spruce up your yard? Conifers come in all shapes and sizes, from majestic towering trees to ground-hugging shrubs. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces 25 uniquely different conifers from around the world.

Cream and lavender foxglove flowers bloom gracefully, their delicate petals unfurling in the garden's gentle breeze, offering a serene contrast against the verdant backdrop of lush greenery.

Flowers

Why Aren’t My Foxgloves Blooming?

It can be troubling and confusing when the plants we expect flowers from refuse to bloom. Foxgloves have such spectacular blooms that gardeners especially look forward to their flowers, and it can be disappointing when they don’t bloom. Read on as gardening expert Melissa Strauss troubleshoots the reasons why your foxgloves might not be blooming when you expected.

chamomile types. Chamomile is characterized by feathery, fern-like leaves and small, daisy-like flowers with white petals and yellow centers.

Flowers

5 Types of Chamomile for Your Garden

You probably know chamomile for its cute yellow and white flowers or its use as a relaxing herb. But did you know there are multiple chamomile species and varieties? Join farmer Briana Yablonski to learn five types of chamomile you can plant in your garden.

remove strawberry runners. Close-up of female hands adorned with orange gloves, delicately pruning strawberry runners in a sunlit garden bed.

Fruits

7 Benefits of Removing Strawberry Runners

If you want to eat loads of berries this summer, you may need to do some pruning. Strawberry runners suck a lot of energy away from your plants, but former organic farmer Logan Hailey has expert info on why and how you can remove them for higher yields.