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.

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Create a Country Garden

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

Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the Midwest

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

Design Lessons from a Minnesota Shade Garden

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

November Gardening Tips for the Midwest

Before you start feasting on turkey and the snow really starts flying, tackle the last of the outdoor chores.

More Gardening in the Midwest

Great Plants for Midwest Gardens

These easy-care plants are hardy and beautiful. Their award-winning characteristics make them terrific plant choices for your Midwest landscape.

August Gardening Tips for the Midwest

High summer brings delicious vegetable harvests and outstanding flower power from annuals and perennials.

Best Fall Flowers for the Midwest

These fabulous flowers enliven the garden with late-season color and interest