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A hydrangea in the wintertime. The blooms have turned brown, and there is plenty of snow on top of the blooms and the foliage in the garden.

Shrubs

7 Care Tips to Help Prepare Your Hydrangeas For Winter

Need to winterize your hydrangeas this season but aren't sure where to start? Winter care doesn't need to be a challenge, but it can leave many gardeners feeling a bit overwhelmed. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through seven simple steps for protecting your favorite shrubs this winter.

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Flowers

15 Companion Plants to Grow With Tulips This Season

Looking for the perfect companions to grow with your tulips this season? There are many different plants that grow quite well alongside these popular flowers. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at her favorite tulip companion plants for your garden this seaason.

A camellia blooming in the shade with a flower that has white petals. A bright yellow stamen is in the center of the bloom.

Shrubs

11 Shade Friendly Camellia Varieties For Shady Garden Spaces

Are you looking for some shade-friendly camellias to add to an area of your garden or yard that doesn't get as much sunlight? While most camellias can tolerate some shade, there are certain varieties that excel in it. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss walks through her favorite varieties of camellia that will thrive in the shade.

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Plants

21 Drought Tolerant Lavender Varieties For Arid Desert Climates

If you are looking for some lavender that can tolerate both heat and drought, you've come to the right place! There are many different desert friendly types of lavender you can plant, depending on your location. In this article gardening expert and former lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines her favorite varieties of lavender for hot and dry desert climates.

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Vegetables

How to Prune Tomato Plants in 6 Easy Steps

Are you struggling to find the most efficient way of pruning your tomato plants this season? Tomato pruning can be a chore, but it doesn't have to be complicated. In this article, gardening expert and farm owner Jenna Rich walks through the six steps you'll need to follow when pruning your tomato plants this season.

camellias

Shrubs

11 Tips For Beautiful Fall Blooming Camellias This season

Camellias are a fall gardener favorite. With their colorful blooms and vividly colored flowers, these plants can make a statement in any garden. In this article, gardening expert and camellia enthusiast Melissa Strauss walks through her top tips for beautiful camellia blooms in your garden up through first frost!

A close up of potatoes and cucumbers recently harvested after growing in the garden. The cucumbers are in a brown wicker basket, and the potatoes are still covered in soil, in a blue plastic basket.

Vegetables

Can You Plant Cucumbers With Potatoes in Your Garden?

Thinking of planting cucumbers with potatoes in your garden this season? Maybe you are curious if it's even a good idea? In this article, gardening expert and homesteader Merideth Corhs examines if planting cucumbers with your potatoes is a good idea this season, or if you should stick to other companions for either vegetable.

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Information

15 Common Problems With Garden Cabbage Plants

Are you having some issues with your garden grown cabbage this season? Unfortunately, cabbage is one of the many veggies that can succumb to a variety of different garden problems. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems you might come across when growing cabbage.

A close up image of blueberries growing in direct sunlight. The fruits are blue, with some that are unripe and are green. Some are slightly pink as well and not ready to be picked.

Fruit

Do Blueberry Shrubs Need Full Sun, Partial Shade or Full Shade?

Confused on how much sunlight your blueberry shrubs need to grow properly? Getting an adequate amount of sunlight is essential for the growth of any plant. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines how much sunlight blueberry shrubs need. You'll find out if they perform better in full sun, partial shade, or fully shaded garden areas.

A close up image of a struggling azalea shrub. The focus of the image is on the pink bloom that is coming out of the shrub in the center of the plant.

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How to Revive a Dying Azalea in 7 Easy Steps

Do you have an azalea that's dying in your yard or garden, and aren't quite sure how to bring it back to life? There are many reasons an azalea can struggle, but the good news is that reviving them is possible. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through seven steps to bring your azaleas back if they've started to decline.

A close up image of blueberry shrubs growing in the garden. The fruit are blue and ripe, and you can see some unripened fruits on the branches as well which are green. They are surrounded by green foliage.

Fruit

Are Blueberry Shrubs Considered Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Are you thinking of adding some blueberry shrubs to your garden, but want to make sure they'll come back each year before you start planting? Blueberry shrubs can be a great addition to any garden, so it's only natural to do your research. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines if these popular shrubs are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants.

A close up image of apples on a tree in full sun exposure. The foliage is visible and the rays of the sunlight are yellow, and glinting off the foliage and fruit at the same time.

Fruit

Do Apple Trees Need Full Sun, Partial Sun, or Full Shade?

Looking to plant some apple trees this season, but aren't sure if they need full sun, partial shade, or full shade? Finding the perfect place for your trees can be the difference between plenty of fruit, or none at all. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at the sun requirements for Apple Trees in your garden.

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Flowers

15 Purple Orchid Varieties For Indoor and Outdoor Gardens

Thinking of adding a few purple orchids to your flower garden but aren't sure which type to add? There are many different shades of purple orchids, so picking the perfect flower can be a bit difficult! In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss looks at the some of the top purple orchid varieties you can grow!

october perennials

Plants

15 Perennials You Can Plant This October

Thinking of putting some perennials in the ground this October? There are plenty of perennials you can plant, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago looks at her favorite perennial plants to settle into your garden in the month of October.

Non fertilized lavender growing in a field. The blowers are deep purple and appear at the top of the stalks of many of the plants.

Plants

Should You Fertilize Your Lavender Plants This Season?

Trying to figure out if you should fertilize your lavender plants? This hardy shrub can handle quite a bit of neglect, but what about fertilizer? In this article, organic gardening expert and former lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines if it's a good idea to fertilize this season, or if you should skip it.

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Houseplants

How Much Direct or Indirect Sunlight Do Aloe Vera Plants Need?

Are you thinking of adding Aloe Vera to your indoor or outdoor garden, but want to know what type of sunlight it needs? There are a few things to consider, such as full sun, partial shade, and fully shaded locations. Then there are types of sunlight such as indirect, or direct. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn walks through everything you need to know about this popular succulent's sunlight needs.

types of lilies

Flowers

74 Different Types of Beautiful Lily Varieties

LIlies are one of the most popular flowers that gardeners plant each season. They are quite stunning, and there are many different varieties that you can plant in your flower garden! In this article, we take a look at some of our favorite types of lilies, with names and pictures of each!

A gardener wearing black latex gloves pruning tomato plants that are on the vine, in a greenhouse. The tomatoes are green and not yet ripe.

Vegetables

When Should You Prune Your Tomato Plants This Season?

Are you unsure when you should start pruning your tomato plants this season? Regular pruning is an essential part of tomato plant maintenance, so it's important to do it regularly. In this article, gardening expert and farm owner Jenna Rich details when you should be pruning your tomato plants!