This Seed Spacing Hack Will Make It Easy to Plant Your Garden
I wish I had known this a long time ago!
Yes, the Blue Orchard Bee Exists—and It’s Not the Only Blue Bee
To spot a blue orchard bee, head to Florida.
If You See a Purple Porch Light, This Is What It Means
People use colored lights to bring awareness to a plethora of different issues. Here's the meaning of purple porch lights.
What’s a Bottle Tree—and How Do I Make One?
Bold, recycled and ideal for anyone with a not-so-green thumb, bottle trees are a Southern tradition with deep roots.
This Is Why Southern Homes Have a “Joggling Board” on the Front Porch
These rocking benches have a rich history in South Carolina.
How to Propagate Succulents from a Cutting, Leaf or Pup
Ready to grow your collection of houseplants? Learn how to propagate succulents to create brand-new plants for free.
Spray-Painted Mums Make Gorgeous Christmas Decorations—Here’s How
Don't toss out your dead mums from October. You can transform them for the holidays with a can of spray...
How To Close Down Your Vegetable Garden for the Winter
While fall winds down, there's still some garden winterization to do. Here's how to handle your final harvest, plus tips...
7 Perennials You Should Divide in the Fall
Get more plants for less by dividing perennials at the right time.
17 Holiday Door and Porch Decorating Ideas
The most wonderful time of year is (almost!) here. Prepare to welcome guests to your home with these dazzling holiday...
Do Bees Need Water in Winter?
We're bee-lovers here! Learn how to help thirsty bees in winter so pollinators make it through to spring.
How to Identify and Fix Common Vegetable Garden Problems and Pests
You spend all summer tending your garden, waiting for that perfect harvest. But plenty of common vegetable garden problems and...
Everything You Need to Know About When to Plant Peonies
This guide explains what you need to know about when to plant peonies—plus, we're sharing the peonies that people can't...
These Red Double Tulips Are Our No. 1 Pick for Fall Planting
A fiery cross between a peony and tulip? We're planting it across our whole yard!
Why Do Tomatoes Split? Here’s Your Answer, Plus How to Prevent It
No matter how knowledgeable the vegetable gardener, everyone has asked "Why do tomatoes split?" at least once in their gardening...
How to Grow a Chinese Lantern Plant—the Mesmerizing Bloom You Need in Your Garden
Few plants are as easy to grow as Chinese lantern. They ask for little, but deliver a splash of late-season...
How to Deadhead Hydrangeas, According to an Expert
Deadheading hydrangeas is a cinch with these pro tips.
How to Plant a Moon Garden for a Dazzling Midnight Display
It's easy to plant an out-of-this-world moon garden. Here's what to do!
Why Is There Mold on My Houseplant Soil and How Do I Fix It?
White, fuzzy growths can appear at the base of your plant seemingly overnight. Salvage your houseplant and prevent moldy soil...
If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means
Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...
20 Smart Ways to Boost Curb Appeal
These clever curb appeal ideas will beautify your home, whether you're ready to put the house on the market or...
6 Plants That Attract Dragonflies
Some of the most beautiful of garden bugs, skimmer dragonflies eat pest insects, making them great additions to your garden.