Gardening is a useful and relaxing pastime. Read gardening tips and learn how to plan and care for a variety of gardens.
Kohlrabi is a cruciferous vegetable, just like cabbage, with a slightly sweeter flavor. It's also known as a German turnip and can be eaten raw or cooked.
Those white beads you see in potting soil are made of a volcanic glass called perlite. And that's not the only place you'll see this versatile material. So how is it made and what is it used for?
You know that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what's your IQ on the lesser-known fruits (and veggies) of the world? Take our quiz to find out!
One of the oldest and most widely used materials in the world, baked clay or terracotta, can be found on roofs, in museums and in gardens all over the world.
If you don't already have a trellis working for you in your garden, you probably need one.
Despite being pretty in pink, oleander is a highly poisonous plant. And now it's being touted as a cure for COVID-19. We'll break down the facts from fiction.
This pretty flower has been known for centuries to have chemicals that can regulate your heartbeat but also poison you.
Sunflowers are incredibly tough and can be grown in almost any soil. Plus, it's hard not to smile when you see a field of these bright yellow rays.
For decades we've been told having houseplants can improve our indoor air quality. But is this true? And do you need to live in a veritable jungle to get better air quality?
What vegetable is often mistaken for a fruit, has poisonous leaves but is still edible and is often harvested by candlelight? Yep, that would be rhubarb.
Roundup is the brand name for the chemical glyphosate, which is the most widely used weedkiller today. Some hail it, some hate it, but what does it really do?
Cucamelons are about the size of grapes but they pack a big tart punch.
People have been saving seeds for centuries. But a new website takes the idea online, making it easier for farmers to find and share the seeds they want and need.
Many of us love a break from the cold weather, even if temporarily, but should we be worried about early blooms and the environment?
'Easy-to-care' has always been a big plus for indoor plants. Which ones are impossible to kill?
How many poinsettias have languished on high shelves so children and pets can't munch on their dangerous leaves? It may all have been for naught. The poinsettia's poisonous rep is a bit unfair.
DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have much space? That doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t mean you have to go without a garden.
Even if you've never gardened before, it's easy to add some plants to your yard in five easy steps.
Creative waterfalls for yards of all shapes and sizes.
It'll save you money and help the environment. How can you grab water from your roof and your washing machine and use it to hydrate your plants?
Sure, you could take a wrecking ball to everything that casts a shadow on your yard. But it's way easier to simply plant some veggies that thrive on shade. Which seeds should you sow?
If you're looking for a way to add color to your garden year after year, you can't go wrong with bright asters. Learn more about this floral star in this article.
For fragrance and looks it's hard to beat lavender. Find out more about this well-loved plant in this article.
Elephant's ear is a colocasia plant with large leaves. Learn more about other characteristics of elephant's ears.
There are many ways to use perennials, including as borders, in gardens, in flower arrangements and as groundcover. Find out which perennials are popular in the West from this article.