You might not believe it, but you were born with a green thumb. It may have gone untended for a while, but it's there waiting for you to nudge it awake. Put away your theory of being a plant killer, that anything dies under your care. Forget those nagging thoughts of where your garden will live or when you'll find the time, it's there somewhere. It doesn't have to cost a fortune and you'll get more than you give. So, here are 10 tips for conquering your fear of gardening:See More
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Drought! The word itself strikes fear into the hearts of gardeners everywhere. Scarce water resources, especially in hard hit areas such as California and Texas, are making it almost impossible to maintain traditional style lawns. That's why many people are replacing their lawns with groundcovers and native plants. But for those who want a lush green lawn, here are some less-thirsty options.See More
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Ranging from steamy Florida to the Appalachians and parts of Texas, the South can be a tough place to grow plants. Ensure success with these beauties.
You can't go wrong growing easy plants like astilbe, bee balm, or lily-of-the-valley in the Northeast. No matter how cold your winter or how hot your summer, you can rely on these tough-as-nails plants for loads of garden color.
You can grow a huge array of plants in the Pacific Northwest. But there are plenty of challenges, too -- from erratic weather to giant slugs.
This region, with its often dry conditions and rocky soils, offers gardeners a challenge. But you can create the garden of your dreams with these extra-easy plants.
Plants have to be extra tough to survive the arid conditions of the Desert Southwest. Savvy gardeners have long relied on the likes of salvias, penstemons, and agaves for easy-growing color in this region.
No matter how little time and energy you have to garden, you can grow beautiful plants with these tough but easy varieties.