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14 Best Plants That Repel Squirrels: Safe for Pets & Effective

Ever dealt with those cheeky squirrels turning your garden into their personal snack bar? Yeah, it’s not just you. These fluffy critters,...

Pollution Tolerant Plants: Perennials and Annuals for Smoggy Urban Gardens

Until we solve many of our current pollution problems some urban gardens will suffer. Here are smog tolerant options for gardens in dirty cities. Sometimes...

Year-Round Gardening: A Seasonal Guide to Home Garden Maintenance

Successful gardeners know vegetable and flower gardening is a year-round endeavor. Even in the deepest winter there is plenty to be done to ensure...

Monarda Plant Profile Growing Guide: Planting, Selecting, and Maintaining Bee Balm (Oswego Bergamot Tea)

Monarda didyma is highly attractive to hummingbirds, honeybees and butterflies, as well as providing weeks of colorful blooms each summer and early fall. Learn...

Best House Plants That Heal

Indoor plants such as the Peace Lily, Fern, and Cheese Plant, require plenty of watering, and can significantly contribute to a healthy living environment. Human...

Drought Tolerant Plants Attracting Pollinators: Try Xeriscape Gardening and Attract Bees Butterflies Hummingbirds

Planting Butterfly Weed Butterfly weed is hardy in zones 4-9 and flower from midsummer to fall. The milkweed-shaped pods appear in fall and can be...

How to Use Herbs as Edging

Growing edible plants to use as a border in your herb, flower or vegetable gardens. There are many herbs that make attractive edging for your...

Growing Betony in the Herb Garden

This fast growing perennial herb will quickly become a favorite in the herb garden. Betony, Stachys officinalis, is a medium height, slightly oval stemmed, toothed...

Grow Medicinal Plants for Relief of Respiratory Illness at Home

Medicinal herbs can be grown in a specialized garden that focuses on a particular illness. This is one medicinal herb garden for Respiratory Illness. The...

Forcing Bulbs for Late Winter: Cheer Grow a Spring Bulb Garden Indoors

Blooms from forced bulbs, for gifts or to keep, can fill the home with the feeling of springtime months before the soil starts to...

How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs: Keep this Flower Coming Back Year after Year

Amaryllis bulbs can be picked up in just about any store these days to bloom around Christmas. Most people don't know you can keep...

How to Care for Holiday Plants after Christmas: Tips for Growing Amaryllis Bulbs, Poinsettia, Cactus After Holidays

Popular Christmas decorations and gifts include poinsettia, amaryllis, and live evergreen trees. These plants will thrive if given proper care after the...

Shrubs for Attracting Songbirds: How Bushes Bring Birds to the Garden With Food and Shelter

Attracting birds to the garden landscape can be easy for gardeners who plant these shrubs that feed and house native bird species. These shrubs and...

How To Decorate With Houseplants: Hanging Plants, Windowsill Gardens, and Other Decorating Ideas

Houseplants aren't only good for cleaning the air-they can also add a fresh and stylish touch to any home decor. Here's how! Adding houseplants is...

Low Maintenance Gardening – Flower Planting Tips

Learn beginning gardening tips to make flower purchasing and planting easy. Find ideal flowers and plants and create a no-fuss garden. Gardening seems like a...

Flower Garden Ideas for Containers and Windowboxes

These five simple flower garden ideas for containers and window boxes create instant color and add beauty through simple, strong designs. Gardeners with small spaces...

How to Grow Tropical Bromeliads as Houseplants

Easy Growing Epiphytic and Terrestrial Plants for Indoor Gardening Learn how to grow epiphytic and terrestrial bromeliads as houseplants. Bromeliads are good easy to grow...

How to Grow and Care for Bromeliad

Are you looking for a plant that truly stands out in your home or garden? Bromeliads might be the answer. These plants...

How to Grow Queen Ann Tears – Billbergia Nutans

One of the most unusual flowers to grow is what is commonly known as Queen Ann Tears or Queen's Tears. Other names for Billbergia nutans...

How to Grow and Care for Anthurium from Seeds

Have you ever faced the challenge of wanting to add a splash of tropical beauty to your indoor garden but didn't know...

Put Some Spring in Your Sleep: Strategic Indoor Gardening in the Bedroom Yields Wonderful Results

As the last few months of winter wane, spring is in everyone's minds. Garden expert P. Allen Smith demonstrates some easy ways to bring...

Breathe Easy with an Indoor Garden: Improve the Air Quality and Charm of Your Home with Houseplants

Want to improve the air quality of your home while adding color and interest? An indoor garden with common houseplants helps you to do...

How to Grow and Care for a Black Swedish Ivy

Have you ever wondered what makes a houseplant truly stand out in the crowded world of indoor gardening? Black Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus...

How to Grow and Care for Catnip from Seeds

Have you ever wondered why catnip drives cats wild with joy? This plant, a true favorite among feline friends, holds a special...

5 Herbs Grown for Both Their Leaves and Seeds: Herbs that Do Double Duty

Many people are getting back to the earth, growing their own food, and that includes growing herbs to use when you cook what you...

Fragrant Garden Perennial Plants: Flowering Perennials for a Fragrance Garden

What could be more wonderful than strolling through a flower garden full of scent and fragrance? Here are some top perennial picks for a...

Butterfly Bush – the Centerpiece of the Garden: A Butterfly Garden is Not Complete Without This Flowering Shrub

Also known as summer lilac, this plant is an easy to grow drought tolerant blooming shrub that attracts beneficial insects. The butterfly bush, or the...

Fall Flowers for Autumn Color: Plants to Keep Fall Color in the Garden Beds, Borders and Containers

With the cooling days of autumn, many summer perennials begin to cease their blooms. Gardeners can keep the color going for the autumn months...

Fragrant Plants for Autumn Gardens: Using Scent and Aroma in the Fall Landscape

Just because the flush of spring and summer flowers has ended, doesn't mean a garden has to be boring or devoid of sweet aroma....

Enhance Shady Gardens with Evergreen Ferns

Are you facing the challenge of bringing life to the shaded areas of your garden? Shady spots often present a unique set...

What Are The Top Perennial Groundcovers For Shade?

In the enchanting world of gardening, where nature’s tapestry is the canvas and time is the brush, every corner holds potential. However,...

How to Plant Garlic At Home

Have you ever faced the struggle of wanting fresh garlic at your fingertips, only to be met with the disappointment of store-bought...

Top 7 Plants That Repel Spiders

Though some people think that spiders are cute little animals and can be proven a very good pet, not everyone likes to have them...

Top 12 Incredible Plants that Repel Ants

The worst thing ever that could happen to a garden is its disheveled look due to unknown insect attacks. A number of...

How to Become a Plant Breeder: A Step-by-Step Career Guide

Embarking on a career as a plant breeder opens doors to a pivotal role in agriculture and biotechnology.

Foliage Plants for Dry, Shady Gardens

One of the most challenging garden situations is under the roof hanging of a house, or against a tall fence which blocks...

Upright Growing Container Plants: Perennial and Annual Plants that Provide Vertical Accents

These plants all have strong vertical or upright growth habits to add contrast and interest in a container or hanging basket planting.

Beautify Shady Outdoor Locations with Flowering Vinca Plants

Thrives in shade and needs less water, Vinca plants bring beautiful blooms to gardens in hard to grow locations. Good for ground...

Fall Seasonal Container Plants: Annuals and Perennials for Autumn Baskets

With harvest parties, Halloween and Thanksgiving autumn containers can be a dramatic focal point on a deck, patio or open garden spot.

Advantages of Plant Delivery

The popularity of room plants has exploded in recent years. They are mainly grown for decorative purposes and to enhance your interior. But it...

6 Steps in Making Your Houseplants Live Longer

Are you getting tired of watching your newly bought plants wither and droop one by one after just a few weeks? If these things happen...

5 Fast Growing Perennials: Colorful Choices that are Quick to Grow

Get a garden or landscape off to a fast start with these fast growing perennials. Fast growing perennials are a great way to start landscaping...

The Lantana Hybrid is a Mediterranean Plant for all Seasons

The evergreen Lantana hybrid is a useful drought tolerant plant for any Mediterranean garden where it will flourish and bring colour for most of...

Boston Ivy Plants: Growing and Caring Tips

Several ivy varieties do have similar growing conditions. Boston ivy is one of the best ivies that will climb all kinds of buildings. It would...

English Ivy Plants: Growing and Caring Tips

One of the best vines that never dries is the Hedera Helix plant. English ivy is an excellent plant that will be great in covering...

How to Revive a Dying Orchid

Orchids are stunning and elegant plants that can add beauty to any space. However, they can sometimes become unhealthy and look sad...

Why is My Fern Turning Brown? Get the Answers Here

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on a common issue experienced by many plant enthusiasts - the browning of ferns. This problem can...

How To Choose The Perfect Plant For Your Home

Making the decision to introduce plants into your home can bring many benefits, from improving air quality to providing a pop of...

Why Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants is a Must?

As a plant owner, you may be wondering why hydrogen peroxide for plants is a must. After all, plants don't need oxygen...

5 Pollinator-Friendly Plants You Can Grow Right Now

Planting pollinator-friendly plants in your garden is always welcomed. However, there are over 200.000 of them. Beetles, bats, butterflies, and lizards can...