Gardening

Gardening is a useful and relaxing pastime. Read gardening tips and learn how to plan and care for a variety of gardens.

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Creative waterfalls for yards of all shapes and sizes.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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For fragrance and looks it's hard to beat lavender. Find out more about this well-loved plant in this article.

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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.

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The South’s climate makes it suitable for the planting of various perennial flowers. Learn which perennials thrive in the South from this article.

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Basil is one of your favorite herbs and you would like learn how to grow it in your yard. This article will now tell you how to grow basil.

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You'd like to learn how to grow herbs in pots so that you can grow them inside. This article will tell you how to grow herbs in pots.

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You'd like to learn how to grow herbs. This article will teach you how to grow herbs.

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When you know how to grow lettuce, you can have this crisp and refreshing addition to any salad or sandwich any time you want. Learn how to grow lettuce in this article.

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You can't always have fresh herbs, but you can have freshly dried herbs if you learn how to dry your own herbs at home. Learn how to dry herbs in this article.

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You want to garden in Arizona, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to garden in Arizona in this article.

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You'd like to learn how to design your own vegetable garden. In this article we will tell you how to design a vegetable garden.

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Basil is a beautifully fragrant plant that's easy to harvest. Learn about how to harvest basil in this article.

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You'd like to learn how to store your canna lily bulbs for next year. Here's how to store canna bulbs.

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If you know how to grow sugar beets you'll always have a good source of carbohydrates, protein, minerals and vitamins. Read this article and get more information about how to grow sugar beets.

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You have creepy, flying gnats on your plants, and you'd like to learn how to get rid of them. Here's how to get rid of gnats in your houseplants.

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You can have a garden even if you have limited space, if you learn how to build a vertical garden. Learn about how to build a vertical garden in this article.

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You bought a calathea plant, and now have to learn how to care for it. Learn about how to care for a calathea plant in this article.

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You bought some bamboo plants to decorate your home, and now realize that you don't know how to care for them. Learn about how to care for bamboo plants this article.

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There's no reason to let your garden freeze when winter hits. Some vegetable plants, trees and flowers thrive in the chill and can liven up the icy tundra that your landscape has become. Learn more about planting winter vegetables from the following article.

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If you live in the western parts of the U.S., the hot, dry conditions shouldn't stop you from having a colorful yard. Learn about the annuals you can plant for a hot-weather garden in this article.

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Popular annuals found around the southeastern states of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida include petunias, marigolds and zinnias. Learn about annuals that thrive in the Southeast from this article.

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