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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

Plants

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!

Beautiful Grown Delphiniums

Flowers

14 Tips For Growing Beautiful Delphiniums This Season

Looking to grow some beautiful delphiniums this season but aren't sure where to start? Garden grown delphiniums can be a beautiful addition to any garden. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares her top tips for growing beautifully blooming delphiniums!

carrot companion plants

Vegetables

Carrot Companion Plants: 17 Plants to Grow With Carrots

Thinking of adding some companion plants with your carrots this season but aren't sure what to plant? Carrots can be successfully grown alongside a number of different plants, but some are better pairings than others. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines her favorite companion plants that you can grow with your carrots this season!

watering hydrangeas

Shrubs

How Much and How Often Should You Water Hydrangeas?

Are you struggling to figure out how much or how oftern to water your hydrangeas to heep them looking great? Overwatering and underwatering hydrangeas is a common problem that's easily solved. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines how much water your hydrangeas need, and how frequently you should water them.

how to grow salvia

Flowers

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Salvia Flowers

Are you committed to growing salvia this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? These hardy plants can be a great addition to any garden, and can surive a variety of different cliamtes. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through everything you need to know about adding salvia to your garden, including planting, care, and maintenance.

Hydrangea species arborescens

Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Smooth Hydrangeas

Smooth hydrangeas are one of the more popular types of hydrangea grown each season. Their compact shrubby nature makes them ideal for areas where you may not want a fully grown, taller plant. In this article, coastal gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago outlines each step for planting, growing, and caring for smooth hydrangeas.

propagate lavender from cuttings

Plants

How to Propagate Lavender From Cuttings in 7 Simple Steps

Looking to propagate lavender from cuttings this season but aren't quite sure where to start? Propagation fromk cuttings is one of the most popular ways to expand your lavender crop. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through 7 simple steps for successfully propagating lavender in your garden.

full sun lilac

Shrubs

17 Different Lilac Varieties That Thrive in Full Sun

Lilacs are fantastic plants, but they are fairly notorius for their preference of the shade. But did you know there are some varieties that are a bit more sun tolerant than others? In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros walks through her favorite lilac varieties that can handle full sun conditions.

Different Types of Succulents on Table

Houseplants

57 Types of Succulents With Names and Pictures

Are you looking for the perfect type of succulent for your garden, but aren't sure which one to pick? There are many different succulent types, so picking the perfect addition to your indoor garden may seem a little daunting! In this article, we look at our favorite types of succulents, including names and pictures of each!

Wilted and Drooping Hydrangea Flowers

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How to Revive Wilted and Drooping Hydrangeas

Are your hydrangeas wilting or drooping and you aren't sure why? There are a few common causes for wilted and droopy hydrangeas. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through why your hydrangeas are droopy or wilting, and how to address the situation to revive your beautiful blooming shrubs!

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15 Companion Planting Mistakes to Avoid This Season

Companion planting in your garden can be as much of an art as it is science. There are many considerations to take, especially when trying to plant for pest prevention, or other symbiotic benefits. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through some of the top companion planting mistakes you'll want to avoid this season!