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Madison Moulton

Madison is a writer, editor and life-long plant lover. After discovering an obsession with indoor gardening, she transformed her passion for plants into a career, contributing to various online and print publications in the gardening sphere. Through her writing, Madison hopes to encourage new gardeners to garden with the plants and the planet in mind.

Plant Succulents in Rocks

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Can You Plant Succulents in Rocks? Will They Actually Grow?

Are you considering adding some succulents to your rocks in your garden? Perhaps you are thinking of planting some succulents using rocks in a bowl as the soil? If you do, are you wondering if your succulent will even grow correctly? In this article, we examine everything you need to know about planting succulents in rock beds, or bowls of rocks!

Grow Ginger

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Ginger Plants

Do you want to try growing your own ginger at home? It’s easier than you think. Ginger is a carefree tropical plant that tastes far better home-grown than store-bought. It has many uses which include cooking, seasoning, and more. Gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses everything you need to know about growing this globally popular spice.

Hibiscus Shrub or Tree

Shrubs

Is the Hibiscus a Shrub, Tree, or Other Type of Plant?

Are you thinking of planting some hibiscus in your garden or around your home, but aren't sure what type of plant it is? Are you asking yourself, "is hibiscus a shrub, tree, or other type of plant?" These magnificent plants make a fantastic ornamental in just about any garden, depending on your climate. Find out what type of plant the hibiscus is, and why.

Potatoes Next To Tomatoes

Vegetables

Can You Grow Potatoes and Tomatoes Together?

If you are considering growing tomatoes and potatoes in the same garden together, there are a few factors you'll need to consider. While both of these plants are quite popular in many amateur vegetable gardens, do they make good companion plants when grown alongside one another? Read on and find out if you should grow these plants side by side!

Grow Creeping Jenny

Houseplants

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Creeping Jenny

Are you thinking of adding some Creeping Jenny as ground cover to your home gardening space? Creeping Jenny can make an excellent plant for just about any home gardening space. But getting it to grow properly can be a bit tricky. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton explains how to plant, grow, and care for Creeping Jenny.

Grow Turmeric

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Turmeric

For more than 4,000 years, turmeric has been cultivated as a culinary spice and used in Ayurvedic medicine. It has roots in India, but is now grown in warmer areas around the world. It also makes a fantastic garden plant with its large leaves and tropical feel. Let’s explore this useful plant in more depth.

Grow Pear Trees

Fruit

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Pear Trees

Are you interested in growing fruit trees in your backyard? Pears are your answer. These plants are easy to care for, grow quickly, and produce the classic fruits we all know and love. Gardening expert Madison Moulton dives into the specifics of European pear tree growing, covering absolutely everything you need to know for a thriving tree in your own backyard.

Grow Horseradish

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Horseradish

Horseradish shouldn’t be relegated to that jar at the back of the fridge you never look at or open. This root vegetable, commonly used as a herb or condiment, is great in the garden – especially for beginners. Gardening expert Madison Moulton looks at all the essentials for growing horseradish – including how to contain them, and what to do with your harvest.

Grow Blue False Indigo

Flowers

Blue False Indigo: How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Baptisia Australis

Are you looking to grow Blue False Indigo in your garden? Beginner gardeners or those wanting a low-maintenance, water-wise plant to add to their landscape will be satisfied with this native perennial. Gardening expert Madison Moulton takes a look at this popular plant, covering absolutely everything you need to know from planting to cutting the flowers in spring.

Grow Avocado Trees

Fruit

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Avocado Trees

Are you tired of paying for expensive avocados? It's not too difficult to grow your own instead. Depending on the hardiness zone you live in, Avocado trees can grow fairly easily, with less maintenance than other fruit producing trees. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses everything you need to know to grow avocados successfully, from seed to harvest.

Apple Trees in Tennessee

Fruit

Can You Grow Apple Trees in Tennessee? Find Out Which Varieties To Grow!

Are you thinking of adding some apple trees to your Tennessee yard or home gardening space? Because of Tennessee's rich agricultural heritage, it's no surprise that certain apple tree varieties can do quite well in this southern state. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton looks at if apple trees can be successfully planted in this state.

Cherry Trees vs Cherry Blossoms

Fruit

Cherry Trees vs. Cherry Blossoms: What’s The Difference?

Not sure what's different or similar between cherry trees or cherry blossoms? While one tree produces edible fruit, the other is strictly ornamental. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton examines what's different and what's the same between these two trees.

Edible Hedges

Plants

Edible Hedge Plants That Serve as Both Privacy and Food

Are you thinking of adding some hedge plants to your yard or garden, but want the plant to also be edible? The good news is, there are plenty of plants that can be trained into being hedges, all while bearing edible fruit. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton examines the most popular hedge plants that yield edible fruit.

Tennessee Cherry Trees

Fruit

Can You Grow Cherry Trees in Tennessee? Should You Try?

Are you thinking of growing some cherry trees in your Tennessee yard or gardening space? Tennessee covers two different hardiness zones (5-8), which has slightly different growth needs and temperatures. In this article, gardening expert Madison Moulton examines if you can grow cherry trees in this southern state.