Planning a Garden

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How to Create a Postage Stamp Garden

Even small spaces can grow valuable veggies.

How to Garden Vegetables in Raised Beds

These classic containers are both handsome and effective.

6 Indoor Micro Gardening Kits

It's like gardening, but easy.

What Plants Work Best for Rain Gardens?

These beauties love the water.

The 12 Principles of Permaculture

This gardening style gets back to nature.

What Is the Grow Food Not Lawns Movement?

Some plants provide free food year after year.

10 Perfect Plants for Permaculture Gardens

These beautiful plants produce nutritious food.

Grow an Edible Landscape with a Permaculture Food Forest

Grow edible plants together for low maintenance abundance.

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Starting with a frame allows you to control soil quality.

Container Gardens for the Beginning Green Thumb

Flex your green thumb with some container gardening.

5 Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

Draw the smallest birds to your garden with these tips.

Growing and Caring for the Christmas Cactus

The Christmas cactus is the second most favorite plant to gift during the holidays.

Build a Garden Trellis for Vegetables, Vines and Flowers

Garden trellises are functional as well as beautiful.

18 Houseplants Perfect for Bad Gardeners

Select the right plants and even a bad gardener can enjoy a house filled with green.

How to Use Junipers in Your Landscape

Juniper trees are attractive ornamental plants that produce berries.

How to Fix Your Broken Garden Gnome

Life in the outdoors can be hard on a garden gnome.

Growing a Foxglove in a Container

Foxglove is a beautiful biennial plant that produces colorful, bell shaped flowers in its second year.

How to Add Casters to Your Wine Barrel Planter

An old wine barrel makes a charming and unique planter for both flowers and vegetables.

Container Growing Dutch Iris Bulbs

Planting Dutch iris bulbs in containers is an easy way to create a beautiful mobile flower garden.

Build a Japanese Style Rock Garden

A Japanese style rock garden is a wonderful landscaping idea for most home gardeners.

Ideas Where To Plant Zinnias In Your Garden

Zinnias are popular as a stand-alone plant, or can be used as a complementary plant.

How to Build a Fan Trellis

Add a statement piece to your garden landscape by following these steps.

Growing Asters in Containers: 6 Tips

Asters can thrive as container plants if given the proper care and maintenance.

Vertical Garden: Growing Indoors

Build and maintain an indoor living wall in just 5 steps.