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Whether you're a novice to the plant world or have a seasoned green thumb, these garden tips will help you hone your skills. Try out the tips and tricks in these articles.

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Garden Propagation Tips

Garden propagation methods include starting your own plants from seeds, cuttings, divisions, and layering. While many of these techniques save money and expand options, propagation does require a certain amount of attention.


Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers

Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers

Looking for some gardening tips for beginners? Check out our Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers article now! See more »

Do You Have a Green Thumb?

Do You Have a Green Thumb?

Not everyone has what it takes to sprout seeds into greens. See how well your plant-growing skills have taken root with this green thumb quiz! See more »

Fragrant Flower Quiz

Fragrant Flower Quiz

Beautiful and aromatic, flowers have the power to tease the senses and evoke pleasant memories. Take this quiz to test your sense of floral scents and their history. See more »

10 Best Smelling Flowers

10 Best Smelling Flowers

Why do some people love flowers so much? More than a few will cite the way they smell. Here are 10 of the most best smelling flowers around. See more »

What You Need to Do Now to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

What You Need to Do Now to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Does your garden needs a bit of tending before it's ready for its springtime debut? Check out what you need to do now to get your garden ready for spring. See more »

The Ultimate Organic Gardening Quiz

The Ultimate Organic Gardening Quiz

The organic gardening quiz tests how much you know about maintaining an organic garden. Take the organic gardening quiz to prove what you know. See more »

HowStuffWorks Answers Your Gardening Questions

HowStuffWorks Answers Your Gardening Questions

HowStuffWorks answers your gardening questions. From planting to maintenance, you can create a gorgeous landscape. Find out how to cultivate your land. See more »

Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips

Take good care of your garden, and it will reward you with brighter blooms and a bigger harvest. Find tips for all gardening aspects at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Garden Care Tips

Garden Care Tips

Our garden care tips will get you on the right track toward a beautiful, healthy garden. You'll find suggestions on pruning, mulching, and more. See more »

Organic Gardening Tips

Organic Gardening Tips

The organic gardening tips featured in this article will offer exciting ways to grow a healthy garden while keeping the environment safe. Learn more here. See more »