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How to Design a Vegetable Garden

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.

How to Harvest Basil

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

How to Preserve Geraniums

Just because the winter is coming doesn't mean that your geraniums will be lost. Learn about how to preserve geraniums in this article.

How to Store Canna Bulbs

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

How to Grow Sugar Beets

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.

How to Get Rid of Gnats On House Plants

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.

How to Build a Vertical Garden

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.

How to Care for a Calathea Plant

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.

How to Care for Bamboo Plants

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.

Are pansies delicate flowers?

According to the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the pansy is most certainly not delicate. Learn more about pansies from this article.

Can I grow vegetables in the winter?

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.

What types of annual plants thrive in the west?

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.

What types of annual plants thrive in the Southeast?

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.

What types of perennial plants thrive well in the northeast?

The Northeast might not be the easiest place to grow a flower garden, but there are still plenty of flower choices to add color to your yard. Find out more about the types of perennials that will grow well in the northeast in this article.

How to Plant Alfalfa Seed

Lately your friends are all talking about how easy it is to plant alfalfa seeds. Read in this article all about alfalfa and how to plant alfalfa seeds.

How do you grow camellias?

Plant camellias in a partially shaded area with rich, moist, acidic soil. Learn more about camellia care in this article.

How to Plant Cotton Seeds

You want to plant cotton seeds, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to plant cotton seeds in this article.

How to Grow Millet

Millet is a popular food that's easy to grow yourself. Here's a guide to how to grow millet.

How to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

A drink topped with fresh sprigs of mint. A pulled pork taco with fresh cilantro. Pasta with chopped oregano. All of this can be yours, with an indoor herb garden.

Can you start a garden in the summer?

As is usually the case, time is in short supply and has been slipping away from you fast. You had great intentions of preparing your summer garden months ago, but life got in the way. Is it too late?

10 Flowers With Secret Meanings

Flowers are gorgeous to look at, but they've also got a lot to say. There's a secret flower language we'll clue you in on -- and you might be surprised by the message your favorite bloom is sending!

Top 10 Prettiest Flowers

There's no such thing as an ugly flower, but some blooms definitely stand out. It took a lot of work, but we picked the 10 most beautiful flowers. Pick up a few of these stems to arrange in your home, and you won't be able to take your eyes off of them!

10 Worst Plants for Your Allergies

If you're sneezing and scratching your eyes, it's probably because it's allergy season. Which plants are the worst hay fever offenders?

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.

How to Prune Grape Vines

You need to prune grape vines, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to prune grape vines in this article.