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Everything You Need to Know About Container Gardening

Pots, tubs, and half barrels overflowing with flowers add appeal to any garden, but container gardening can serve a practical purpose too. Container gardening is ideal for those with little or no garden space. In addition to growing flowers, gardeners limited to a balcony, small...

The Absolute Best Places to Buy Plants Online

The joys of owning house plants are innumerable. We ask ourselves every day why we don't own more plants. Thankfully, we can now buy plants online faster than it takes to fill up a watering can. Sending someone a house...

Aqua Bonsai Trees Are Perfect for Anyone Who Doesn’t Have a Green Thumb

Not everybody has a green thumb. Even "indestructible" succulents can succumb to an overenthusiastic waterer. Luckily, a popular gardening trend actually encourages drowning your plants, with stunning results. Aqua bonsai combines the traditional Japanese art form with hydroponics, the practice of growing plants without...

52 Landscaping Ideas for a Stunning Backyard

Tiny courtyards or sprawling lawns, these outdoor escapes make the most of their surroundings. Plus, get more amazing backyard inspiration! Garden Shed A living archway frames the pathway to Rebecca Vizard's vegetable garden. A post office in Seaside, Florida, inspired the design of the petite...

5 Ways to Water Plants While You’re Away on Vacation

So you're taking off on a big trip? Good for you. Studies have shown that vacations are good for your health, but now you have to figure out what to do about watering your beloved plants. The good news...

10 Office Plants That Won’t Die On Your Desk

Office life usually consists of being so busy you forget to eat lunch, wrapping up in a blanket in the frigid temperatures, and totally abandoning everything the second 5 p.m. hits on Friday. But that doesn't mean you can't...

This Smart Garden Will Keep You From Killing All Your Plants

Raise your hand if you'd love to grow fresh herbs at home, but you're too worried about accidentally killing all your plants to make your gardening goals a reality. (In case you can't tell, I'm over here raising my hand with...

How To Support Heavy Annabelle Hydrangeas

Annabelle hydrangea is known as the old-fashioned hydrangea, the kind found in gardens from your grandmother's day. They're even more popular today, and for good reason. Blooms range from 6 to 12 inches in diameter and can last for long...

6 Reasons to Grow Vertical

Vertical gardening as an innovative method of urban greening may be just a few decades old, but vertical gardens have been part of human culture for millennia, as is evident from the ancient gardens of the Mediterranean. Ivy-covered cottages...

Why Mulch? 7 Benefits of Mulching

Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden. This is the act of placing a protective barrier (mulch) around your plants and over your bare soil. This protective barrier can be made up of a...