The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Turn a wet, poorly drained spot in your yard into a colorful landscape feature with these perennial flowers and ornamental grasses.

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Fall Veggies to Plant Now

Grow these cool-season vegetables and herbs to extend your garden's harvests in spring and fall. This list of vegetables includes seasonal vegetables, green vegetables, non-starchy vegetables, winter vegetables, green leafy vegetables, fall vegetables and more.

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Improve Poor Drainage

Follow these tips to transform a poorly drained area into an easy-care garden.

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Tips and Tricks to Keep Plants Blooming

Deadheading is a popular practice ¿ but do you know all the ways to keep flowers on your plants longer? Follow these easy tips for keeping your favorite shrubs and flowers blooming longer.

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Top Plant Picks for Late-Summer Color

Keep the color coming on strong through the end of the growing season with these easy-care, reliable annuals and perennials.

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Plan for a Gorgeous Fall Landscape

See how two great gardeners -- one on the East Coast and one on the West -- created knock-your-socks-off fall yards -- and learn how you can do the same.

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Best Plants for Rock Gardens

Transforming an unsightly slope or mound in your backyard into a colorful rock garden is easy when you chose the right plants. These amazing, low-maintenance ground huggers don't mind poor soil but do need good drainage to survive. Here's a list of our top plants for rock gardens.

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Bugs, Diseases & Weeds

Nothing can rob a garden of its beauty quicker than a space infested by insects, diseases, or weeds. But it is possible to keep your garden healthy, lush, and free of pests. With weeds, the best bet is to get rid of them before they have a chance to get established. To do that, you'll have to learn how to identify these pesky plants. Start with our guide to the most common weeds. The same is true with pests: To keep your garden free of them, learn to identify the most common bugs. If you do have a pest problem, you can control it without turning to harsh chemicals; we have ideas for you. Bats can actually be a gardener's friends, but how can you attract them safely to your yard? Use these tips to invite more of these helpful creatures to your yard. Many diseases and pests prey on specific plants, such as roses. There are two options: Plant disease-resistant versions or stop dreadful diseases such as black spot. Aphids and Japanese beetles are common to many gardens, but there are ways to minimize damage and keep plants safe.

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

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

Stop Fall Webworms the Organic Way

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Winning the Weed War

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Eliminate Weed Plants from Your Garden

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

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

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Stop Grasshoppers in Your Garden

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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.

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Attract Bats for Organic Insect Control

They may not be pretty, but bats are hardworking garden residents.

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Keep your cabbage, broccoli, and other vegetables safe from cabbage loopers...

Stop Cucumber Beetles in Your Garden

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Stop Leafminers

Thin whitish trails in leaves are a sure sign of leafminers. Use these tips to...

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