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Gardening Tips & Techniques

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A Green Gardening Primer

Anatomy of a Spring Planter


Ash Tree Alternatives

Birch Cleaning


Container Gardening

Creating Winter Interest

Cut Branches for Indoor Arrangements and Forcing

Dealing with Snow in the Garden

DIY Bee Homes

Do-It-Yourself Lawn Care

Edibles for Containers

End-of-Season Projects

Enhancing Your Garden

Espalier an Apple Tree

Fall Garden Chores

Fall Lawn Care

Fall Leaf Color

Feeding Your Roses

Forcing Bulbs for Midwinter Color

Garden Lighting

Garden Soil Care

Gardening as Therapy

Gardening with Children

Gardening with Colorful Conifers

Grow Houseplants Indoors and Outdoors

Growing Top Tomatoes

Growing a Salsa Garden

Growing Herbs on Your Windowsill

Helpful Tips Before and After Planting

How to Identify Beneficial Insects

Japanese Garden Design

Landscaping with Native Plants

Maintaining a Perennial Garden

Perennial Garden Echinacea

Make an English Garden Trough

Making Herb Vinegars

Planting a Garden for Birds

Planting a Glass Jar Terrarium

Planting Narcissus Bulbs

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

Proper Tree Planting

Pruning in Winter

Raised Beds

Repotting Orchids

Shade Gardening with Colorful Foliage

Shade Gardening with Perennials

Small-Space Gardening

Starting a Small-Space Vegetable Garden

Starting Vegetables

Sustainable Gardening

Topiary and Training Plants

Trees and Shrubs for Spring Color

Eastern redbud

Using Herbs for Tea

Using Shrubs in the Perennial Border

Using your fall leaves to help the environment

Watering Plants during Drought

Weather-Tolerant Gardens


Winter Pruning

Wise Watering

Woodland Gardening