Gardening in the Midwest

Gardening in the Midwest can be a little tricky. Check out our month-by-month calendar of tasks and suggestions for gardening in the Midwest. If you're looking to add beauty to your spaces, find inspiration in a few of our favorite Midwest garden ideas, as well as tips for care in your garden.

Incorporate vintage treasures, salvage scores, and flea market finds to create...

Transform molds from your pantry and easy-to-use concrete into a variety of...

Add low-maintenance beauty to your yard with these tough native plants.

Gather multiple potted plants to create the splendor of an in-ground border in...

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

Don't let deer destroy your garden or landscape. Grow these plants to send the...

As fragrant as it is colorful, lavender is a wonderful addition to any sunny...

Create the romance of a cottage garden with these simple tips.

Bubbling fountains bring life to any outdoor space. Install one this weekend...

Get design ideas for creating a cute country-style garden from BHG.com reader...

Get ideas for making your yard more beautiful with tips from a self-taught...

Pollinating flowers is a two way street. The only way bees and other helpful...

Beloved by gardeners far and wide, hydrangeas offer beautiful bouquets of...

Choose these perennials for a bold, beautiful, low-maintenance garden that...

Use our lawn-care calendar to help you have a beautiful lawn all season long.

Pretty, long-blooming shrubs are a perfect fit for gardens old and new. Check...

Looking for summer plants that bloom all season long? Once planted, these...

Rely on these artistic principles to take the mystery out of garden design,...

Ensure success with beautiful roses by picking the right varieties for your...

From summer till frost, dahlias are tireless performers for any garden.

Learn how to use a variety of leaf colors and textures to create a garden that...

These trees promise to provide lots of great-tasting fruit at harvest time.

Here are a few surefire ways to add sweet scents to your Midwest garden.

Ensure drought doesn't interfere with your garden by selecting these beautiful...

This Midwestern gardener created a beautiful cottage-style landscape in a smal...

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