Garden Info & Inspiration

Everyone has a green thumb no matter where they live. Literally tasting the fruit of your own labor by growing your own vegetables and spices is a great part of life. Or maybe you want to create a visual spectacle of a flower garden, even on a patio or balcony. The sky is the limit, but the earth is the source. We have all of the gardening ideas you need below.

types of plums

11 Types of Plums: Every Taste & Color Pictured Here

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Of the various types of plums, most of us have probably only tasted a few at most and possibly are even unaware that there are different kinds. The […]

types of moss

27 Types of Moss That Can Make Your Garden Magical

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There are so many different types of moss species that you can use in your garden and lawn that you could spend forever trying to sort it out. […]

types of jade plants

16 Types of Jade Plants to Complete Your Collection

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The various types of jade plants are among the most popular houseplants in the world. They're a type of succulent and formally called Crassula ovata that have huge […]

how to grow chives

How to Grow Chives & Get a Bountiful Harvest Like Never Before

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Learning how to grow chives is simple. The hard part is being patient before the harvest, making sure you water, feed, and care for your plants in the […]

wild blackberries

Wild Blackberries: How to Find & Pick This Tasty Fruit

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Come summer, one of Mother Nature’s most delicious bounties populate the wild in abundance— wild blackberries! These berries, along with raspberries, are the easiest to identify, growing in […]

growing mushrooms in your basement

Growing Mushrooms in Your Basement is Easier Than You Think

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Growing mushrooms in your basement is so easy that some people find it happening by accident and become alarmed by it. But when you set out to do […]

how to grow broccoli

How to Grow Broccoli & Get Big Harvests Like a Farmer

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There's nothing particularly difficult in learning how to grow broccoli. The real challenge comes in the patience it takes to tend to your veggies until they're ready to […]

backyard farming

Backyard Farming for Everyone: Get Started Easily Today!

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Backyard farming is a movement in which everyday spaces are turned into mini or micro-farms. It's a deliberate approach to growing and harvesting your own fruits and vegetables […]

how to grow fennel

How to Grow Fennel & Have a King's Harvest at Home

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It's no wonder people want to know how to grow fennel more and more lately. It's one of the world’s healthiest foods, being chock full of many essential […]

how to grow squash

How to Grow Squash & Enjoy a Big Succulent Harvest

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Learning how to grow squash is as simple as reading these words. The only challenge is having patience and taking care of your plants as they thrive before […]

how to grow cauliflower

How to Grow Cauliflower Like a Farmer for Giant Harvests

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Knowing how to grow cauliflower isn't difficult at all. The real challenge is the patience it takes and the discipline to water and feed your garden without an […]

how to grow peas

How to Grow Peas From Planting to Harvest Like a Farmer

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Knowing how to grow peas is simple. The real challenge is in waiting for them to grow so you can enjoy your big harvest, all the while watering […]

how to grow onions

How to Grow Onions by Planting & Harvesting Like a Farmer

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Knowing how to grow onions is simple. It's the person that's willing to stick it out with discipline that gets the big reward come harvest time. Onions belong […]

how to grow rhubarb

How to Grow Rhubarb Like a Pro Farmer for Big Harvests

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Learning how to grow rhubarb is a simple task. The only challenge is the discipline it takes to plant, water, and harvest at the right times. Other than […]

how to grow cilantro

How to Grow Cilantro & Harvest Big Like a Farmer

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Learning how to grow cilantro is a piece of cake and we'll tell you exactly how it's done. Doing it right is the difference between massive harvests and […]

how to grow bell peppers

How to Grow Bell Peppers & Harvest Them Big & Juicy

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So you want to know how to grow bell peppers as big as your head and as plentiful as a farmer's bountiful harvest? You came to the right […]

how to grow strawberries

How to Grow Strawberries & Get a Farmer's Sized Harvest

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Learning how to grow strawberries is as easy as following these easy instructions. The real challenge is patience and self-discipline. Someone's got to plant and water them, after […]

how to prune roses

How to Prune Roses to Encourage Better Growth & Health

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Anyone can whip out some scissors and start pruning roses, but that doesn't mean they know how to prune roses correctly. Doing it right means causing little harm […]

how to prune crepe myrtle

How to Prune Crepe Myrtle to Boost Health, Growth, & Looks

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Pruning crepe myrtle is easy but it can't be done carelessly. You can't just go at it if you want it done right. Learning how to prune crepe […]

poisonous flowers

6 Poisonous Flowers That People Grow for Some Ridiculous Reason

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Growing poisonous flowers is getting increasingly popular in backyards and flower beds these days. People are always looking for options that are not only visually captivating but also […]

how to grow brussels sprouts

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts for a Top-Tier & Tasty Harvest

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Knowing how to grow brussels sprouts is a piece of cake. We'll walk you through every step and once it's in your head, you'll never need to refer […]

how to grow basil

How to Grow Basil & Maximize Your Flavorful Harvest

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Knowing how to grow basil means you can open up an entire vista of flavor and options in your own cooking. Basil is a well known herb, an […]

how to grow cucumbers

How to Grow Cucumbers the Right Way

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Cucumbers are famously known as a green vegetable, but they are actually a fruit (yes, you read that right). Knowing how to grow cucumbers opens up an entire culinary […]

How to Make an Herb Spiral Garden & Why You Should Do It!

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An herb spiral is created in an area where you want to plant a ton of herb plants, but you don't have a lot of space. The spiral […]

dwarf umbrella tree

Dwarf Umbrella Tree: The Houseplant You Were Looking For

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The dwarf umbrella tree is one of the many species of the Schefflera plant. This dwarf variation, as the name suggests, is a small plant that can be […]

edible berry bushes

5 Edible Berry Bushes That Keep on Giving Flavor

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Edible berry bushes are getting increasingly popular in backyards these days. People are looking for fruit-bearing plants that not only look attractive all season but are also easy […]

climbing vegetables

8 Climbing Vegetables That Thrive on the Vine

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Growing climbing vegetables at home can be a healthy and cost-effective way of preparing nutritious meals at home. Vegetables are a great source of fiber and vitamins and […]

types of ferns

11 Types of Ferns, Indoor & Outdoor, to Liven Up Your Space

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While there's countless more types of ferns, we'll introduce you to the 11 most common, available, or exciting ones so you can creatively decorate your patio, flowerbeds, and […]

elderberry bush

How to Grow Elderberries: It's Super Easy!

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Lots of people want to know how to grow elderberries lately. When compared with blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries, elderberries are a much lesser-known fruit. This is surprising […]

cactus types

9 Types of Cactus to Bring Beauty & Interest Into Your Home

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Browsing the numerous types of cactus plants that you could have in your home can be such an inspiring experience. You get to see what’s available, and choose […]

6 Plants That Repel Ants Outdoors & Inside Your Home

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It’s nice out, you want to enjoy your patio, but you can’t help but notice a never-ending stream of ants crawling around. Sometimes, you’ll feel a little ticket […]

10 Plants That Repel Mosquitos in Your Yard & Indoors

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Plants that repel mosquitos are a big piece of the puzzle, but there’s more you can do, too, beyond just growing plants that keep mosquitos away. In some […]

how to grow succulents from cuttings

How to Propagate Succulents Without Being Disappointed

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The succulent community will give you countless tips about how to propagate succulents but here’s the big secret about propagating succulents: most methods will work just fine! For […]

harvesting potatoes

How & When To Harvest Potatoes Like an Expert Farmer

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Before you start digging, you need to know exactly when to harvest potatoes. There's a too soon, a too late, and the proper methodology. If you're like many […]

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7 Plants That Repel Fleas & Provide Secondary Benefits You'll Love

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Imagine your home; your sanctuary being invaded by tiny nasty fleas just waiting to attack. Although they can't fly, these little creatures can certainly jump (up to 7" […]

14 Plants That Repel Spiders Indoors & Outdoors With Little Effort

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We know spiders aren't only good for the environment but are necessary. Without them our entire ecosystem will go haywire. But there's two things none of us want […]

how to mix 0-20-20 fertilizer

0-20-20 Fertilizer: Why Zero Nitrogen Mixes Reign Supreme

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There's endless fertilizer mixes, and that's because differing garden plants and flowers benefit from varying ratios and amounts of the three main macronutrients they need. These macronutrients are […]

garden fertilizer numbers

Fertilizer Numbers: What N-P-K Numbers Mean

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Every gardener likely remembers having to ask the question of what the heck these fertilizer numbers are on the front of the bags. We can usually figure things […]

how to get rid of spiders naturally

Natural Spider Repellent: 9 Safe Spider Deterrents for Your Home & Yard

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There are certain times of the year that the spiders go crazy spinning their webs, and no, I don’t mean around Halloween. I understand these critters contribute to […]

adult fungus gnat

How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats - Quickly & Permanently

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As you can guess, I'm writing about how to get rid of fungus gnats because it's a plan I'm enacting right now. I realized it last night as […]

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21 Plants That Repel Ticks: Fresh Smells We Love & Ticks Hate!

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I've been planning some flower beds around trees (less weed-eating around big roots!) and next to the house and figured I should use some plants that repel ticks. […]

Best Time to Plant Fruit Trees By Season & Type

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A few months ago my brother and I gave our annual gift to our mom, which is another tree for her small orchard. She was saying that she […]

Where Do Spider Mites Come From? (Prevention Tips & More)

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Everyone has dealt with spider mites at one time or another. You'll finally remember to water your plants on the front porch or back patio, wait patiently while […]

maggots in compost

Maggots in Compost: Good or Bad? Here's What to Do

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I imagine your story is similar to mine. One year after I had my first vegetable garden I decided I'd start saving nutritious food waste to turn into […]

Perlite vs. Vermiculite: What's the Difference? (& How to Use Each)

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I was at Home Depot this weekend for some various items when I remembered that the plants on my front porch are established enough in their pots to […]

apartment garden ideas

28 Apartment Garden Ideas That Will Activate Your Green Thumb

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Building an apartment garden is no easy task. You're either going to build indoors, which can be tricky due to lighting, or you're going to do it in […]