SMALL GARDENS

Not everyone has acres of land or time to work with. Small gardens are perfect for the newbie as well as those with little space. From keeping your houseplants alive while on vacation to growing low-light plants, learn all about small gardens.
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Backyard-Free Gardens: How to Grow Without Space

Don’t have much space? That doesn’t mean you have to go without a garden.

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  • Bonsai Quiz

    Bonsai Quiz

    Have you ever looked at a bonsai tree and thought "What's the big deal?" Turns out, there's a lot that goes into this ancient art form. Nearly any plant, including trees and shrubs, can be used for bonsai. But how do you create and maintain these miniature plants? Test your knowledge and see how much you really know about this unique practice. See more »

  • How to Bring the Outdoors in With Indoor Gardens

    How to Bring the Outdoors in With Indoor Gardens

    Once you know a few simple tricks, an indoor garden is easy to care for. Don't smirk; it's true. And the rewards you reap from your indoor garden will offset any work you have to put into it. See more »

  • How to Grow Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

    How to Grow Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

    Start with a sunny windowsill and a few herb seeds and -- snip-snip, you have an instant gourmet meal. Well, it may not be quite that simple, but fresh herbs are still a great asset to have in the kitchen. See more »

  • How to Keep Plants Alive on Vacation

    How to Keep Plants Alive on Vacation

    You've worked hard to turn that brown thumb green, and you're finally seeing the fruits of your labor. But that weeklong vacation looms on the horizon, and you know that it could all go down the tubes if you don't have a plan in place. See more »

  • Top 10 Ideas for Small Water Features

    Top 10 Ideas for Small Water Features

    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? See more »

  • Top 10 Low-light Plants

    Top 10 Low-light Plants

    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. See more »

  • Backyard-Free Gardens: How to Grow Without Space

    Backyard-Free Gardens: How to Grow Without Space

    Don’t have much space? That doesn’t mean you have to go without a garden. See more »

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