How to Get Blue Hydrangeas

If you love blue flowers (and who doesn't?), one of the most popular must-have plants for your garden is hydrangea. These versatile shrubs produce giant ball-shape flowers that look stunning in the landscape surrounding your home, as specimen plants in your garden, and make gorgeous (and easy!) bouquets.

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Flowering Perennials from Spring to Fall

Turn your garden into a color show spring through fall. Here are 17 easy-to-grow flowering perennials.

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Garden Pictures That Inspire

Garden pictures can provide inspiration. Browse our gallery of garden pictures, including landscape garden pictures, to find the picture of a garden that will give you your perfect landscape.

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Growing Lilies and Daylilies in Your Garden

Daylilies and lilies are two big-impact, easy-to-grow plants for your summer garden.

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How to Grow Potatoes

Growing potatoes is easy, and you'll find the taste of homegrown potatoes much better than that of store-bought versions. You can grow potatoes in just a few easy steps. Learn how to grow potatoes, as well as how to harvest them for maximum flavor.

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Urban Gardens

Living in a space-challenged urban environment shouldn't stop you from enjoying fresh air. Check out these great ideas from some amazing city landscapes.

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How to Get Beautiful Texture in Your Garden

Add beauty and texture to your garden with leafy and flowering perennials, annuals, and grasses.

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Pest & Problem Fixes

Planting the right varieties for your region and your interests isn't enough: To have the best garden you can have you must go on the offensive to prevent and treat any pest and insect infestations in your landscape. Start with animal pests, including destructive rabbits, deer, and moles. They can quickly chew plants down to the ground or dig up under a lawn, ruining your yard. Deter them with the top resistant plants for your region. Or use one of the various protection methods that keep these animals from making headway. Insects, diseases, and weeds are also troublesome issues for a gardener. To get rid of them, learn to identify the worst ones, which help you learn the best ways to control and eliminate them (including ideas to draw bats to your yard). Common pests such as aphids, cabbage loopers, cucumber beetles, Japanese beetles, and fall webworms are menaces, but there are organic methods to deal with them. Snakes are often harmless, but nonetheless there are things to keep in mind when you do encounter them in the garden. Finally, dogs may be man's best friends, but they can be a true hassle in the garden. Fortunately there is balance -- having a great yard and having active dogs. Find tips to peacefully coexist.

Weed Identification Guide

Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you...

Editors' Picks: Top Rabbit-Resistant Plants

We've pulled together a gallery of some of our favorite plants that rabbits...

How to Get Rid of Moles

Damage caused by moles is quite possibly the most frustrating problem in the...

Top Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Region

We've pulled together the top deer-resistant plants for each region. Click...

Vinegar as Weed Killer

Vinegar is a jack-of-all-trades around the home. In addition to the zing it...

How to Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

Wondering how to kill Creeping Charlie? Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea)...

Stop Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles can be a huge hindrance to a healthy garden. Getting rid of...

Eliminate Weed Plants from Your Garden

Weeds are tough competitors in a garden. Here's how to fight and win your weed...

How to Weed Your Garden

Get tips and tricks on how to get rid of weeds in your garden.

Stop Garden Pests

Get tips for identifying and controlling some of the most common insects and...

Stop Grasshoppers in Your Garden

Don't let grasshoppers leave your garden ragged. Use these tips to keep your...

Save Your Roses from Black Spot

Try these tips for preventing black spot from ruining your perfect roses.

Tips for Deterring Deer

Keep the deer from eating their way through your garden with these tricks.

Weed Control in Gardens

Use our guide to prevent and control weeds in your garden.

Stop Grubs in Your Lawn

White grubs can be serious lawn pests. Knowing when to control them saves you...

Stop Cucumber Beetles in Your Garden

Keep your cucumbers, cantaloupe, squash, and pumpkins safe from cucumber...

Winning the Weed War

Looking for a battle plan to assist you in the war on weeds? Here are 15...

How to Get Rid of Bugs in Your Garden

Learn how to get rid of bad bugs in your garden without damaging the...

Stop Sawflies

Although this pest looks like a worm or a slug, it's neither, and that makes a...

Stopping Squirrels and Chipmunks

Minimize the impact squirrels and chipmunks can have on your yard with these...

Stop Squash Vine Borers in Your Garden

This disgusting little pest can turn a large, healthy squash plant into a...

Stop Aphids in Your Garden

Don't let aphids ruin your garden. Use these tips to keep your plants safe.

Stop Squash Bugs in Your Garden

Keep your squash and pumpkins safe from these annoying insect pests.

How to Control Garden Pests

Here are some natural and nontoxic ways to protect your flower and vegetable...

Stop Fall Webworms the Organic Way

Don't let webworms ruin your fall garden. Use these organic remedies to get ri...

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