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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Schizanthus, also known as butterfly flower or poor man's orchid, is a beautiful cool-weather annual flower that accents your garden with large, open blossoms. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using schizanthus.

By C. Colston Burrell

Bulbs include a variety of plants that produce beautiful, colorful blossoms. Check out this article for tips on growing and caring for bulbs, and for ideas on incorporating these wonderful plants into your garden's design.

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Annual baby's breath is a delicate annual flower that produces white and pink flowers. Learn how to grow and cultivate baby's breath.

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The forget-me-not flower is a distinctive spring plant that accentuates any garden. In this article, you can discover its cultural meaning and learn how to grow these pretty blue flowers.

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Chrysanthemum is an adorable multi-colored annual flower with a unique shape and presentation. Learn how to grow chrysanthemum.

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Ornamental grasses come in more than 100 varieties and have many functions in a well-designed garden. Learn how to grow and use ornamental grasses.

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Four o'clock, also called marvel of Peru, is a multi-colored annual that opens in the afternoon. Learn how to grow and use four o'clock.

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Native to South Africa, the African Daisy brings a vibrant splash of yellow or orange to any flower bed. Learn how to grow African daisy at HowStuffWorks.

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Livingstone daisy is a ground-hugging annual flower that needs full sun. The dark centers of these flowers are surrounded by petals in a wide range of colors, from pink to orange. Learn about Livingstone daisies.

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Morning glory vine is a great, multicolor annual flower that will grow almost anywhere. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using morning glory vine in your flower garden.

By C. Colston Burrell

Looking for a great multicolor annual flower that is highly colorful but also low-maintenance? Try New Guinea impatiens. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using New Guinea impatiens in your flower garden.

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Many vegetable gardeners prefer to use non-chemical means to keep pests away. Simple steps like disease-resistant seeds and crop rotation can help keep your garden healthy. Learn about organic pest control for your vegetable garden.

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Planting a vegetable garden at home is great. Vegetable gardens offer health benefits and save money. Learn crop selection, proper seeding and transplanting techniques, and the conditions that will make your garden thrive.

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Sometimes even the most experienced gardener runs into a trouble spot in the vegetable garden. In this article, we provide you with a number of effective vegetable garden growing tips to help you succeed.

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Successful vegetable gardens start with careful vegetable selection, good soil preparation, and great vegetable plot placement for a bountiful harvest. Learn everything you need to know about starting a vegetable garden.

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Successful vegetable gardens need to be weeded, watered, fertilized, and maintained all through the growing season to ensure a bountiful crop. Learn everything you need to know about caring for a vegetable garden.

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Growing a vegetable garden is a great addition to your current gardening skills. We'll teach you about the different vegetables types, planting methods, and proper veggie garden care. Learn about vegetable gardens.

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Vegetable plants sometimes need stakes, cages, or trellis systems to ensure healthy growth and a good crop. Tomato plants in particular need support systems to thrive. Learn all about staking vegetable plants.

By C. Colston Burrell

A compost pile is a great resource for your vegetable garden. It provides nutrient-rich soil, and it helps clear away some of your kitchen waste. Learn all about maintaining a compost pile.

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Lettuce is a staple of the American diet. Let it become a regular part of your vegetable garden, too. This article includes tips on growing, selecting and preparing lettuce, and information about its health benefits.

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Plotting out your vegetable garden before you start planting can help ensure a successful harvest. Graph paper can assist when you're drawing out your plot plan. Learn about designing a vegetable garden.

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Cucumbers rank high on vegetable lovers' lists because of the delicious, refreshing crunch. Gardeners love the cucumber plant's lovely, sprawling vines. Check out this article for tips on growing and harvesting the cucumber plant.

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California black-eyed peas don't like the cold -- but they like the South, and being grown there. Versatile and tasty, black-eyed peas are low in fat, high in fiber and protein. Learn how you can grow and prepare black-eyed peas.

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If you're looking for an uncomplicated vegetable to grow, choose green beans. There are several varieties of this delicious vegetable to choose from. This article will show you how to grow and harvest green beans.

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Watermelon isn't a small snack -- it can weigh up to l00 pounds. With warm soil and ample water, gardeners can grow this source of lycopene, which can prevent cancer. Learn how to grow watermelon.

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