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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Vegetable Garden Plans

Do you want to grow a vegetable garden but aren't sure how to get started? Need inspiration for your vegetable garden design? Try one of the free vegetable garden plans from the editors at Better Homes and Gardens; you'll find something for every space and every kind of vegetable gardener, too. If you're a gardener without a lot of space to devote to growing vegetables, try the Patio Vegetable Garden plan along a deck or patio for convenience and beauty. Kids love to grow vegetables; they'll enjoy the harvest and won't have to put in a lot of work with the Children's Vegetable Garden plan. If you enjoy ethnic cooking, you may want to take time to put in either an Asian- or Italian-Inspired vegetable garden to enjoy vegetables and herbs for those cooking specialties. Spring, summer, and fall all have crops they are known for -- radishes and lettuce in spring, for example, tomatoes and corn in summertime, spinach and a second round of peas in autumn. Maximize the harvest in each season with these season-specific vegetable garden plans. If you want to theme part of your landscape around color, it's easy enough to do it with a vegetable garden; start with favorites such as chard, red cabbage, onions, and other treats for a great-looking, great-tasting garden bed.

Vegetable Garden Plans

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Colorful Herb Garden Plan

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Planting Plans Inspired by the White House Kitchen Garden

Grow a 4x12-foot version of the White House Kitchen Garden (designed by Better...

Easy Children's Vegetable Garden Plan

Get youngsters excited about growing their own food with this easy-growing...

Raised Garden Bed Plans

Browse raised garden bed plans! DIY raised garden beds are the perfect way to...

How to Plan a Garden

Design a beautiful garden or landscape with our garden-planning tips.

Materials for Raised Garden Beds

Here's an overview of the most common materials for building raised garden beds.

Fall Vegetable Garden Plan

Keep your garden productive as the season winds down with this fall-harvest...

Large-Scale Vegetable Garden Plan

Enjoy lots of healthy, homegrown vegetables and herbs with this plan.

All-American Vegetable Garden Plan

Add these home-grown favorites to your vegetable garden with this free garden...

Small-Space Vegetable Garden Plan & Ideas

There are lots of small vegetable garden ideas and it's easy to learn lots...

Summer Vegetable Garden Plan

Enjoy summer's finest flavors with this fun and easy garden plan.

An Eye-Catching Kitchen Garden Plan

Enjoy a full summer of homegrown vegetables with this ornamental potager garden.

Colorful Vegetable Garden Plan

Freely mix flowers and greens to create a garden that is a feast for both the...

Classic Herb Garden Plan

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home an...

Heritage Vegetable Garden

Enjoy the fruits of your labor in this heritage-filled edible garden.

Spring Vegetable Garden Plan

Enjoy spring's freshest flavors with this fun and easy garden plan.

Small-Space Vegetable Garden Plan

Tomatoes, peppers, and marigolds are all you need to create this beautiful...

Patio Vegetable Garden Plan

Create a small, easy-to-manage garden right on your deck or patio.

Inspired by Italy Vegetable Garden Plan

Create a taste of Italy in your garden -- and on your table -- with this garde...

Easy Children's Vegetable Garden Plan

Enjoy growing healthy produce while spending time with little gardeners with...

Italian Herb Garden Plan

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A Garden of Salad Greens

This compact, row-cropped vegetable garden features leafy salad greens, herbs,...


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