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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Garden Care

Sure, there are great blooms and wondrous nature sights to enjoy in a garden -- but it takes hard work and lots of care to get there. From choosing the best plants for your yard to deadheading and watering, these tips will help you make your garden the best it can be. Make easy work of the plants you want to include in your garden with steps to starting your own seeds. Or, if you prefer, there are ways to get the most from nursery plants, and we show you how. You may be starting a brand-new bed; find eight steps to build it from scratch. Springtime is a crucial time for the garden, and our spring checklist will help yours get a good start on the growing season. Once your plants get established, they need trimming, deadheading, and staking, as well as proper feeding. Find 10 essential plant-rearing tips (as well as even more ideas to make gardening easier) that will nurture a successful flower garden. It's also easier to think of caring for your garden if you break it down by time of year and type of plant; turn to seasonal landscape maintenance lists -- including how to put your pond to bed for the year.

Summer Garden Maintenance Checklist

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How to Build a Raised Bed

Raised beds make growing any plant easier. Use these easy instructions to buil...

What to Prune When

Take the mystery out of when to prune your plants by following our...

Tips for Watering Plants

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Summer Garden Checklist

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Garden and Landscaping Edging Ideas

Use these garden edging ideas to lend character, definition, and texture to...

8 Steps to a New Garden

Here are the steps to building a new bed or border from scratch.

Building a Flowerbed Without Digging

Transform your yard with this easy-to-build, no-till garden bed.

Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs

Fill your garden with beautiful bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, and fall....

The Easiest Seeds to Start

We've put together our list of the easiest annuals to grow from seed.

Deadheading for Extended Bloom

You, too, can advance confidently into the garden armed with sharp tools and...

Make More Plants from Cuttings

Taking cuttings from your favorite plants is one of the quickest -- and easies...

How to Weed Your Garden

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

10 Steps to Beginning a Garden

Dig into your first garden adventure with these 10 basic tips.

6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden

Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor.

Brick Raised Bed

For a decorative and long-lasting bed, brick is a good choice.

Easy Division for Your Plants

When it gets cramped in your flower bed, it's time to divide and conquer.

Ultimate Rose-Care Guide

Grow the most beautiful roses in your neighborhood with these tips.

Seed-Starting Essentials

Starting seeds is the inexpensive way to grow more of your favorite plants....

30 Fun Facts About Plants

Here are some fun, quirky facts about plants and gardening!

Create an All-Star Yard and Garden

10 easy ideas to transform your yard and garden

Weed Control in Gardens

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

25 Gardening Tips Every Gardener Should Know

These gardening tips are perfect for new gardeners looking to get started.

How to Improve Garden Soil

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