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How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need?

How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need? - learn what light your houseplant needs to thrive -

Though most favorite houseplants are suited to grow well in an indoor environment, they all need some access to sunlight or an artificial substitute. We’ll walk you through how to tell if your plants are getting too much or too little light, and what you can do to correct that.

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10 Houseplants to Propagate and Share

10 Houseplants to Propagate and Share - grow new plants from clippings or division -

Double your fun with your houseplants by learning to propagate them from plantlets or cuttings. Increase your own collection or have houseplants to share—a unique and green DIY gift.

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Fall and Winter Bonsai Tree Care

Fall and Winter Bonsai Tree Care - getting ready for a winter rest -

Bonsai trees need to experience the seasons just like their larger counterparts, but they can be a bit more vulnerable to cold damage. Learn what precautions to take to ensure your bonsai tree is ready for winter.

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Decorating with Mums

Decorating with Mums - everyone’s favorite for fall -

Chrysanthemum flowers have become as symbolic of the fall season as pumpkins and dried cornstalks. Here are some of our favorite ways to use chrysanthemums for adding great color to seasonal decorations.

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10 Fun and Safe Houseplants for Kids’ Rooms

10 Fun and Safe Houseplants for Kids’ Rooms - kid-friendly green décor -

Kids love taking care of houseplants, especially the interesting, colorful or downright weird ones. Check out our 10 favorite non-toxic and easy-care houseplants, perfect for your budding gardener’s bedroom.

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Create Nesting Areas for Backyard Birds

Create Nesting Areas for Backyard Birds - make your home their home too -

If you want your feeders and gardens filled with healthy, happy birds, you need to landscape with nesting habitat in mind. We lay out five things you can incorporate into your landscape plans to make sure your favorite backyard birds settle in for the season.

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Ways to Water Your Garden

Ways to Water Your Garden - the right methods make this chore easier -

All garden plants, from sturdy shrubs to pretty container annuals need water, but the amount they need is different. Use one of these watering techniques, plus a little planning and a timer to ensure that your plants thrive without wasting water but still delivering the right amount to every plant. You’ll save time too!

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5 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden

5 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden - have a lush garden and manage water use at the same time -

Solutions to outdoor water waste, from inexpensive to a little investment.

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8 Common Plants for Use in Natural Beauty Products

8 Common Plants for Use in Natural Beauty Products - discover natural ingredients you can grow in your own garden -

Many of the main ingredients of the finest commercial soaps, creams, tinctures and perfumes are based on common garden plants. Explore the benefits and uses of eight of the most popular and easy-to-grow of these herbs and flowers, the natural alternative to harsh chemicals for skin and hair care.

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Nesting Materials for Birds

Nesting Materials for Birds - use what’s already in your garden to help birds build their nests -

Find out how easy it is to help your backyard birds with the task of building their nests this spring. Discover the materials they need—and don’t need—and how you can provide them from your garden, with very little effort.

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