18 Things You Should Never Do to Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these no-nos.


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This is When You Should Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.

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12 Easiest Foods to Grow at Home During the Pandemic

Whether you've got a backyard plot or containers on your patio, porch, or apartment balcony, growing your own fresh vegetables...


10 Vegetables You Should Start Indoors

There may still be snow on the ground, but that doesn't mean you can't start preparing for your vegetable garden!


7 Hacks to Bring a Dead Houseplant Back to Life

Even if a plant looks dead, it doesn't mean that it's beyond rescue.


How to Care For Your Poinsettia After the Holidays

With the proper care, your holiday houseplants can last well into the new year.

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15 Low-Light Houseplants That Thrive in Near Darkness

We already know that houseplants detoxify our air and make us happier. These plants thrive in low-light so now you...


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10 Hardy Indoor Plants You (Probably) Can’t Kill

Got a brown thumb? Maybe you're just not growing the right plants! These 10 hardy indoor plants are virtually indestructible.


12 Ways to Prep Your Lawn and Garden for Fall

Make your life easier in the fall by being proactive! Check out these tips for getting your lawn and garden...


10 Fall Yard Maintenance Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Take a few minutes to read these fall yard maintenance tips, and you could save yourself hours of work outdoors.


11 Things to Do in August to Get Your Garden Ready for Fall

Even in the coldest hardiness zones, August isn't yet the time to start putting your gardens to rest for the...

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass: A Step-by-Step Guide

Need to defend your turf from crabgrass? Follow these tips and learn how to kill crabgrass and be one step...


7 Gardening Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Perennial Plants

Your flower beds aren't living up to that gardening magazine ideal? You may be making one of these common perennial...


How to Harvest Rhubarb the Right Way (Hint: Don’t Cut It!)

Don't cut those rhubarb stalks! Here's why it's a bad idea, and how to harvest rhubarb the right way.


30+ Yard Tool Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Save your back! These simple and smart updates to everyday yard tools will make your outdoor chores a heck of...


11 Things to Never Keep in Your Backyard

Theft, damage and accidents are all too common when you leave these items in your backyard.


7 Organic Lawn Care Tips to Try This Year

This is the year to go au naturel—with your lawn care! It'll take a little work and patience, but you...


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These Are the Best Mosquito Repellent Plants—and More Tricks to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Beautiful days and warm nights mean it's barbecue season! Don't let pests ruin your summer—learn how to keep mosquitoes away.


The Green Thumb’s Guide: 10 Simple Tips for Growing a Vegetable Garden—Anywhere!

Ever dreamed of growing your own vegetable garden? From choosing the perfect location to picking what to grow (and how...

Never Plant These 5 Flowers in Your Garden

There are so many good selections available that there's absolutely no reason to plant any of these troublesome flowers.


The Healing Garden: 8 Medicinal Plants to Grow at Home

Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with these medicinal plants you can grow at home.


This is the Most Efficient Way to Mow the Lawn

When it comes to keeping lush green grass, there is a right and wrong way to mow the lawn. Follow...


13 Vegetables That Take the Least Amount of Time to Grow

Master Gardeners reveal the fastest growing veggies—plus a few foods you can grow without seeds!


How to Amend Soil for a Nutrient-Rich Garden

Here's how to amend your soil's texture, pH and nutrients to maximize garden growth.


11 Vegetables You Can Regrow with Kitchen Scraps

All it takes to regrow veggie scraps into new produce is water, soil and a bit of patience.