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A Guide to Organic Fertilizers

A Guide to Organic Fertilizers - feed your garden, the natural way -

Organic fertilizers are all plant foods derived from natural sources, like manure, fishing byproducts and blood meal. Learn more about the different types of organic fertilizers, and what they can do for your garden.

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How to Make and Enjoy Shrub

How to Make and Enjoy Shrub - perfect for a mixer or mocktail base -

Learn how to make your own shrub--a colonial-era, refreshing and oh-so-trendy drink mixer. All it takes is vinegar, sugar and your own fresh produce.

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Get to Know Basil

Get to Know Basil - explore the many forms of this versatile herb -

Basil is available in more sizes and colors than ever before. But one thing all the varieties will always have in common - excellent flavor and an endless variety of uses.

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Grow Your Own Wildflower Patch

Grow Your Own Wildflower Patch - take a walk on the wild(flower) side -

Seven easy steps for creating your own bed, or even a meadow, packed with native wildflowers. The perfect way to attract birds, bees and other beneficial insects.

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All About Growing Tomatoes

All About Growing Tomatoes - tips, inspiration & popular varieties -

A one-stop collection of our most popular tomato tips, including how to grow and preserve tomatoes. Plus, a list of our best tomato recipes.

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How to Roast or Grill Garden-Fresh Vegetables

How to Roast or Grill Garden-Fresh Vegetables - easy, quick & healthy preps -

Nothing beats home-cooked fresh produce, and the most delicious--and simplest--way to prepare vegetables is roasting or grilling. These tips will guide you to perfect roasted or grilled vegetable dishes, every time.

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How to Keep Your Garden Looking Good

How to Keep Your Garden Looking Good - help your plants beat the summer heat -

Summer’s here, the hard work of spring is done, and the garden’s a riot of blossom and color. Here are five simple maintenance tasks you can do to keep your garden performing at its peak throughout the summer.

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10 Perennial Shade Plants with Fabulous Foliage

10 Perennial Shade Plants with Fabulous Foliage - no flowers or full sun needed -

Foliage shapes, textures and colors can transform shady spaces just as much as flowers. Read on to learn about 10 perennial shade-loving plants with great looking leaves.

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8 Beneficial Bugs for the Garden

8 Beneficial Bugs for the Garden - get to know a few of the good guys -

So many insects cause damage or create a nuisance that it’s easy to start thinking that nearly all bugs are pests. Here’s a few that will change your mind when you learn how they help defend your garden from the bad guys of the insect world.

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A Guide to Popular Lilies

A Guide to Popular Lilies - grow these stars of the garden indoors or out -

Learn about different kinds of lilies; the fragrant, colorful flowers that are the mainstays of perennial beds, interiors and container gardens.

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