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.

Gardening Tips

Gardening can bring you satisfaction, especially when your flowers and vegetables grow and flourish. Properly caring for your garden will mean more flowers and a better harvest. Find tips for every aspect of gardening.

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  • 10 Best Smelling Flowers

    10 Best Smelling Flowers

    Why do some people love flowers so much? It could be their delicate beauty or bright colors, but more than a few will cite the way they smell. There's a reason why Shakespeare felt compelled to contemplate the sweet scent of the rose, after all. Here are 10 of the most fragrant flowers around. See more »

  • Do You Have a Green Thumb?

    Do You Have a Green Thumb?

    In theory, caring for plants is easy. They're stationary and nonverbal, and their nutritional requirements generally consist of sunlight, soil and water. But not everyone has what it takes to sprout seeds into greens. See how well your plant-growing skills have taken root with this quiz! See more »

  • Fragrant Flower Quiz

    Fragrant Flower Quiz

    Beautiful and aromatic, flowers have the power to tease the senses and evoke pleasant memories, from the intoxicating scent of the gardenia to the fresh and fruity aroma of ylang ylang. Take this quiz to test your sense of floral scents and their history. See more »

  • The Ultimate Organic Gardening Quiz

    The Ultimate Organic Gardening Quiz

    Organic gardeners pay very careful -- some say obsessive -- attention to their soil to produce fruits and veggies that they claim taste better than supermarket goods. Organic gardeners can be really into worms, too -- take this quiz and find out why. 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

    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. See more »

  • Garden Care

    Garden Care

    You're not finished with your garden once seeds are in the ground. Regular garden care is essential to healthy, flourishing plants. Learn how to maintain your garden in this article. See more »

  • Garden Care Tips

    Garden Care Tips

    Keeping your garden looking great depends on having the right tools, developing a good technique, and being organized enough to do the right things at the right time. Find garden care tips in this article. See more »

  • Garden Propagation Tips

    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. See more »

  • Garden Soil Tips

    Garden Soil Tips

    Soil is a complex blend of animal, vegetable, and mineral material. Healthy soil is one of the keys to a thriving garden. Find helpful garden soil tips in this article. See more »

  • Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers

    Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers

    Even if you've never gardened before, it's easy to add some plants to your yard in five easy steps. See more »

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