Gardening is a useful and relaxing pastime. Read gardening tips and learn how to plan and care for a variety of gardens.
Sunflowers Really Do Follow the Sun and 9 Other Dazzling Facts
How can you recycle water for your outdoor garden?
Square Foot Gardening: The Planting Method Created By an Engineer
Hügelkultur: Creating the Perfect Soil for Your Garden Bed
How Deadheading Helps Flowering Plants Flourish
How to Store Canna Bulbs
Community Gardens Are Good for the Neighborhood
Use Your Pee to Grow Your Peas
Companion Planting: The Do's and Don'ts of Growing Plants Together
How a Closed Terrarium Can Live for Decades, No Water Added
What's In Potting Soil? Everything But Soil
What Does the Money Tree Have to Do With Lunar New Year?
Put Down the Pesticides! Introduce Beneficial Insects Into Your Garden
How to Use Rooting Hormone to Propagate New Plants From Cuttings
Ranunculus Is a Toxic Beauty With a Doozy of a Name
5 Easy Medicinal Herbs You Should Know and Grow
How Do You Grow a 2,000-pound Pumpkin?
Square Foot Gardening is great for people who want to grow their own veggies and who also like very specific instructions.
Beneficial insects can help keep your garden healthy and beautiful and are far more environmentally friendly than pesticides.
Looking for an easy way to propagate new plants from existing ones? Rooting hormone can help turn one plant into two.
If you're looking for an easy, organic way to improve your soil and create a permanent, thriving garden bed, hügelkultur will check all the boxes for you.
By Kate Morgan
Learn which plants benefit each other — and which plants shouldn't be neighbors — to get the most out of your garden.
By Kate Morgan
David Latimer put a plant and some compost in a bottle in 1960. It's still alive and thriving over 60 years later. How does a closed ecosystem like this work?
Ranunculus is a genus containing more than 600 species, all of which are beautiful, but toxic to both humans and animals.
By Carrie Tatro
A cinch to plant and tend, forsythia is beloved for its vivid yellow blooms. They also mark the beginning. Here's how to grow and care for these beauties.
By Alia Hoyt
The money tree has long been a symbol of good fortune in Asia. But how did the plant get its name?
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.
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!
By Alia Hoyt
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.