Gardening

Gardening is a useful and relaxing pastime. Read gardening tips and learn how to plan and care for a variety of gardens.


Your garden is a place for you to zone out from the harsh reality of life and spend a little time with nature. There are just a few things your garden wishes you knew so that you both can live happily ever after together.

You'd like to make a scarecrow to keep birds away from your garden, but you're not sure how to do it. Read this article to learn how to make a scarecrow.

Your kangaroo paw plant will grow best in moist, well-drained soil in a sunny, warm area.

The desert rose plant requires moist, well-drained soil, full sunlight and warm temperatures in order to grow.

Peace lilies are the perfect plant to add color to a room or office.

Wouldn't it be fun if you could plant your own watermelons? Learn about how to plant watermelon in this article.

You'd like to plant some petunias, but don't know how to care for them. Learn about how to care for petunias in this article.

You'd like to plant some hibiscus, but don't know how to care for them. Here's a guide of how to plant and care for hibiscus.

Keep rabbits out of your garden with fencing, tree guards, aromatic repellents or human hair. Learn how to keep rabbits out of your garden in this article.

You'd like to plant some mums in your garden, but are not sure how to care for them.

Elephant ear plants lend an exotic touch to any setting.

Create a knockout garden with gorgeous, lush Knockout roses.

Your gardenia bush is sure to thrive if you care for it correctly.

You have an urge to plant sweet corn, but don't know what to do. This article will tell you how to plant corn seeds.

Ah, spring. The weather is getting warmer, the leaves are turning green and the days are getting longer. Unfortunately, your garden needs a bit of tending before it's ready for its springtime debut.

One traditionally pictures a winter garden as stark and bleak, banked with snow and leaves. Just under the surface, however, a winter garden can teem with life.

Don't let your garden get the best of you; control weeds and ward off pests with one of your most common household items, aluminum foil.

We can't all install an Olympic-sized swimming pool in our backyards, but that doesn't mean water features are totally out of the question. How can you use a waterfall, rock pond or birdbath to help enhance your outdoor space?

So you live in a high-rise in New York City. That's no reason to let your green thumb grow rusty! Create an urban rooftop oasis -- we'll show you how.

Landscaping on a budget can be a daunting prospect. But with a good plan and a little ingenuity, you can create a stunningly landscaped yard that will make the pros drool.

Window boxes are quick and easy ways to add beauty to a home's exterior. Check out these pictures of window boxes and get inspired to create your own version at home.

Creating an indoor garden is one of those things that can remind you that anything's possible. Even if you don't have space for an outdoor garden, bringing some plants inside offers a lot of the same benefits and may enhance your home's decor.

Plants have pretty basic needs. They crave water, healthy soil and rays of sunshine. But if you can't provide your flora with lots of direct sun, you can still grow these low-light plants in your shady garden.

Wall fountains are popular for adding aesthetic value to a room as well as creating a relaxing atmosphere. But what should you know about them before investing in one for your home?