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Save Water and Energy with These Year-Round Landscaping Choices

Spring is the time when people put the most effort into their yard, but it doesn’t have to be the only time you take care of your outdoor living spaces. If you’ve been looking for ways to make your...

Must-Have Beginning Gardening Tools

You can have great soil, the best seeds, and a really good game plan and still end up with a pretty subpar garden. Even the most successful gardeners started at one point with little knowledge. But no matter what...

7 Reasons to Start a Garden

The health benefits of gardening are as abundant as the garden's yield. Gardening brings families and communities together, offers a good workout, and provides you with seasonal vegetables and fruits. A beautiful garden isn't just something to be admired in...

Compost Your Coffee Grounds

When I go to my local coffee shop, I often come out with more than a cup of coffee. Near the door, they have a bin with free bags of used coffee grounds. Like most avid gardeners, I find...

3 Reasons You Need Earthworms In Your Garden & How To Attract Them

We admit it, earthworms are strange little creatures. These sightless animals have a body made up of rings surrounded by bristles, and they don’t move by slithering around like snakes. Instead, they compress and expand with their rings and...

7 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow In Hanging Baskets

Gardeners who are limited when it comes to space are always experimenting with ways to grow food vertically, and using hanging pots is often one of the very best options. Even if you aren’t worried about space, growing food...

12 Weird & Unusual Fruits & Veggies You Can Grow At Home

Growing your own fruits and vegetables comes with many benefits, from saving money and getting the freshest produce possible to getting exercise in the garden, and being able to choose from an incredibly vast selection of different varieties that...

5 Weed Killers that Won’t Harm Plants

Weeds are also called "invasive plants" because they invade your garden and spread. If left unchecked, a weed infestation can take over an entire yard and turn it into an eyesore. Many people have trouble dealing with aggressive weeds because...

How To Grow The Best Sunflowers + 7 Wonderful Uses For The Entire Plant

Native to the Americas, Helianthus annuus – or the common sunflower – is among the most recognizable flowers in the world. Once worshipped by the Incas as a symbol of the Sun God, these towering beauties are bright and...

10 Fragrant Plants That Will Make Your Garden Smell Amazing

Whether your garden is cozy and cottage-style or manicured and orderly, a sweet scent will entice you to stop and breathe in its beauty. After all, a garden should engage all of your senses. "Texture, color and seasonality are...

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How To Grow Rhubarb

Known for its sour crimson stalks, rhubarb (Rheum × hybridum) is a perennial plant with a long history of use. Though its origins as...

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