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10 Really Rare Herbs You Should Try Growing In Your Herb Garden

There are few things better than relaxing in your own beautiful herb garden, enjoying the aroma of sage and lavender while sipping on a cup of mint tea. But why not change that up a bit? You could even...

15 Summer Flowers for the Prettiest Garden Ever

Give your neighbors major garden envy by planting these showstopping blooms. The tried-and-true picks bloom all season long — and in every color of the rainbow. Asters As September's birth flower, asters represent love and patience. The star-like blooms add splashes...

How to Start Seeds

GROWING plants from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season. With the right light and some simple equipment, it's easy to grow from seed to harvest. Keep it simple Because each plant has unique seed-starting requirements,...

Herb Gardening Guru: How to grow herbs

We all know and love herbs. Chances are that you’ve already used a product today that has an herbal ingredient. The soap you showered with this morning used lavender for its scent. The organic wool sweater that you’re wearing...

Regenerate Your Garden’s Soil With Plants

When gardening, it can be difficult to keep the soil healthy enough for plants to grow properly. Some of the nutrients that are desperately needed for plants to grow include nitrogen, calcium, manganese, and carbon. While fertilizer and compost...

Garden Tips: The Proper Way to Prune

Tree pruning can be a difficult concept for many growers, but proper pruning is essential to proper growth and fruit development. When it comes to pruning, it seems like an arcane a mixture of art and science. When my...

How to Grow Garlic

As far as I'm concerned, garlic gets the blue ribbon for backyard produce. It grows easily, tastes great and takes up little room. Even those with small gardens can raise enough to be self-sufficient in garlic for a good...

15 Strange, But Also Beautiful, Houseplants You Never Knew Existed

You can probably recognize a cactus without a second glance. Even snake plants are becoming more and more common. But what about donkey tails? Or trachyandra (say that five times fast). If you already have a home filled with...

13 Deadly Plants You Might Have at Home

We're not saying you can't keep them, but watch tiny (and/or furry) house dwellers closely. They might get sick or worse from eating these leaves and flowers. Foxglove Don't let the pretty colors fool you. These bell-shaped blooms and their berries...

3 Plants That Attract Butterflies

Butterflies are beneficial to the garden both with their visual appeal and their ability to pollinate your flowers. The following three plants have a reputation for attracting butterflies and are widely available at most nurseries. 1. Milkweed Sometimes called butterfly weed,...

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6 Brilliant Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar In The Garden

As you probably know by now, apple cider vinegar has what seems like about a gazillion different benefits and uses. In fact, it’s practically...

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