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snake plant varieties

Houseplants

Dracaena Varieties: 37 Different Types of Snake Plants

Are you thinking of welcoming a snake plant into your houseplant collection but you aren't sure which type to pick? Snake plants come in many different shapes in sizes. In this article, we look at the many different varieties of snake plant you can welcome into your home!

cold hardy hydrangeas

Shrubs

27 Cold Hardy Hydrangea Varieties For Cool Climates

Do you live in a cooler climate but really want to plant hydrangeas this season? There are actually many different varieties of hydrangea that can survive in colder hardiness zones. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines her favorite hydrangeas for areas that get some cooler weather!

lilacs blooming

Shrubs

14 Tips To Keep Your Lilacs Blooming All Season

Looking to get the biggest and brightest blooms out of your lilacs this season? There are actually several things you can do to encourage the flower growth of these prolific bloomers. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros walks through her top tips for getting the most out of your lilacs this year!

zucchini companion plants

Vegetables

Zucchini Companion Plants: 27 Plants to Grow With Zucchini

Thinking of adding some companion plants to your zucchini garden, but aren't sure what to pair them with? There are plenty of plants you can grow with zucchini, even if it tends to take over a garden area. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through her favorite zucchini companions for the garden.

Lilacs shade or sun

Shrubs

Do Lilacs Prefer Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Full Shade?

If you've decided to add lilacs to your garden this season, it's a good idea to make sure you pick a proper location where they get the perfect amount of sun to meet their needs. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at the sun needs of the lilac, and if they prefer full sun, partial shade, or full shade.

jade plant problems

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13 Common Problems With Indoor Jade Plants

Having problems with your Jade Plant but aren't quite sure where to start? There can be many Jade Plant problems, and many of them seem similar to one another even though they have different remedies. In this article, gardenine expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines the most common problems Jade Plants experience as well as their remedies.

marigolds and zinnias

Flowers

Can You Plant Marigolds and Zinnias Together?

Thinking of planting some marigolds with your zinnias this season but want to make sure they'll be good companions before you start? In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers walks through if it's safe to pair these flowers together, and what you can expect when you do.

Hydrangea With Brown Leaves

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Hydrangea Leaves Turning Brown? Here’s Why, and How to Fix it!

If the leaves on your hydrangea have started turning brown and crispy, there's several reasons why this can happen. The good news is that it can be fixed in most circumstances, and if you catch it early enough, it likely won't cause your plant to die. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines the most common reasons for browning hydrangea leaves, and how to fix it!

tall houseplants

Houseplants

37 Tall Houseplants For Indoor Garden Spaces

Looking to add some tall houseplants to your indoor garden space, but aren't quite sure where to start? There are many different types plants that can grow quite tall, and function as a houseplant. In this article, we look at our favorite tall houseplants with names and pictures of each!

flowering groundcover plants

Plants

51 Flowering Ground Cover Plants With Beautiful Blooms

Are you looking for some flowering groundcover plants but aren't quite sure what to choose? There are many different options available, depending on where you are planting them. In this article, we look at our favorite groundcover plants that have beautiful blooms!

hydrangeas and peonies

Flowers

Can You Plant Peonies and Hydrangeas Together?

Thinking of growing peonies with your hydrangeas this season but you aren't sure if it's a good idea or not? These two beautifully blooming plants are garden favorites, and for good reason! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through if planting peonies with your hydrangeas is something you should do this season.

peperomia varieties

Houseplants

55 Different Types of Peperomia Varieties For Indoor Gardens

Thinking of adding a peperomia plant to your houseplant collection but aren't quite sure what variety to pick? There are many different types of peperomia, so picking the perfect one for your next indoor plant can be a challenge. In this article, we look at many of the different types of peperomia with names and pictures of each!

oakleaf hydrangea

Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Oakleaf Hydrangeas

Thinking of adding some oakleaf hydrangeas to your garden this season, but aren't sure where to start? This species is a favorite amongst many gardeners, so it's important to start off on the right track if you are adding them to your garden this season. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through how to plant, grow, and care for Oakleaf Hydrangeas.

Plants

16 Popular Perennials You Can Still Plant in July

Just because July is here, doesn't mean you can't make some changes in your garden by adding a few new perennials. There are plenty of options, regardless of the type of space you need to fill. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago hand picks her favorite perennials that you can still plant in the month of July!

Vegetables Growing in Warm Weather

Vegetables

23 Heat Resistant Summer Vegetables For Hot Climates

Looking for a heat resistant vegetable for your hot climate garden? The good news is, there's plenty of vegetables to pick from! Gardening expert and former organic farmer Sarah Hyde has 10 years experience growing crops in the heat of the Arizona high desert summers. In this article, she shares her favorite heat resistant vegetables.

Lilac Tree vs Shrub

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Lilac Trees vs. Lilac Shrubs and Bushes: What’s The Difference?

Lilac trees and lilac shrubs are different but share some similarities. But how can you tell the difference between the two? And how exactly do they differ? In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines lilac trees vs. shrubs, and breaks down how to tell them apart by their appearances, as well as their other differences & similarities.

Cucumbers and Strawberries

Fruit

Can You Grow Strawberries and Cucumbers Together?

Are you thinking of growing cucumbers with your strawberries this season? Companion planting has many benefits, but some companion plants can also create more problems. In this article, homesteader and gardening expert Meredith Cohrs examines if planting strawberries with your cucumbers is a good idea or not.

Lavender Affected By Aphids

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11 Lavender Pests & Diseases To Watch For This Season

Lavender is an extremely hardy plant. They fall victim to few pests, and very few diseases. But despite their hardiness, pests and diseases do still take hold of these plants. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey (who has worked at a large lavender farm) walks through the most common lavender pests and diseases, as well as how to preven them!