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Fruit

12 Dwarf Fruit Trees For Small Garden Spaces

Are you looking for a dwarf fruit tree to place in a smaller garden area? These days, a compact growing space isn't necessarily so limiting. There are actually plenty of small fruit trees you can plant, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at some of her favorite fruit trees that come in smaller sizes.

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Flowers

15 Pink Orchid Varieties For Indoor & Outdoor Gardens

Looking for a pink orchid to plant in your indoor or outdoor garden, and can't decide what to choose? There are many different pink varieties to choose from, so picking just one can be a challenge. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss takes a deeper look at some of her favorite orchids that bloom in beautiful shades of pink!

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Fruit

When Should You Plant Apple Trees This Season?

Are you thinking of adding some apple trees to your garden this season, but aren't quite sure when you should actually plant them? Depending on your location, there's a few best practices to follow. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs walks through the best times of year to plant Apple trees in your garden.

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Fruit

How Long Does it Take For Blueberry Shrubs to Produce Fruit?

Blueberry bushes are well known for producing delicious berries during their fruiting season, but how long after planting should you see them start to produce fruit? In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines how long it takes for blueberry bushes to become fruit productive, and what you can expect.

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15 Common Problems With Flowering Pansies

Are your pansies struggling this season? Pansies can fall victim to many different issues, so it's important to identify them early and treat them if possible. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through some of the most common problems with pansies, and how to fix them!

A picture of orange canna lilies blooming in the middle of a field in full sun conditions on a day with plenty of sunlight and clear skies.

Flowers

Do Canna Lilies Need Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Full Shade?

Are you looking to provide your canna lilies the right amount of sun to enjoy their beautiful blooms? Too much sun can cook your plants, and too little can stunt flowering. In this article, gardening expert Paige Folely examines if canna lilies thrive in full sun, partial shade, or full shade.

A beautiful pink orchid blooming in color with pink petals around the center stamen. The stamen almost looks like a tongue, with yellow at the center and some white with darker purple spots.

Flowers

Orchid Flower Colors: What Colors Do Orchids Bloom?

Are you thinking of planting some orchids in your indoor or outdoor garden, but want to know what your color options are? Orchids bloom in a wide variety of colors, so you'll have plenty of options! In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines the most common colors you'll see orchids bloom!

A beautiful pink rhododendron blooming in the garden. It has bright pink flowers and subtle green foliage.

Shrubs

Are Rhododendrons Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

So you've decided you want to add some rhododendrons to your garden this season, but want to know if you'll have to replant them each year before you do? In this article, we take a look at the rhododendron life cycle, and if they are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants!

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Shrubs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Butterfly Bushes

Are you thinking of adding some butterfly bush to your garden this season? Butterfly bush is a beautiful purple blooming perennial plant, and can function well in many different hardiness zones. It's also famous for attracting plenty of butterflies! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through everything you need to know about the butterfly bush and its care.

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15 Gardening Tasks You’ll Be Happy You Did This Fall

Everyone loves to get prepared in the garden at the end of winter or the beginning of spring. But there's actually several gardening tasks you can do in the fall to set yourself up for success next season. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through her top gardening tasks to take on this fall before first frost!

An image of a purple hydrangea in full bloom. It's a close up of a single hydrangea bloom, with many different petals. The petals are all purple on the outside, and transition to a deeper blue on the inside. Some of the flower petals have a hint of magenta.

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15 Purple Hydrangea Varieties For Majestic Garden Appeal

Thinking of adding some purple hydrangeas to your garden, but aren't sure what to plant? There are many different options, so picking the perfect plant can be a bit confusing! In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago lists out her favorite purple hydrangea varieties you can grow!

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11 Reasons Your Lavender Isn’t Blooming and How to Fix it

If your lavender is struggling to bloom this season, there are a few common issues that can contribute to the problem. So, what should you do about it? In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines the most common reasons that lavender fails to bloom, and how to fix it!

A large blueberry bush grows in the garden. It is full sized, around 2 feet in total height. The image is focused on the plant, the fruits, and the green foliage grown by the shrub.

Fruit

How Big Do Blueberry Bushes Actually Get?

Looking to find out how big blueberry bushes get before you add them to your garden this season? While they can range in size depending on the plant, there are some size consistencies you can rely on. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at how big blueberry shrubs can get to help you properly plan for the space you'll need.

An image of a perennial canna lily that has vibrant orange blooms. The flowers have an edge of yellow color all the way around, and there is green foliage that is out of focus in the background.

Flowers

Are Canna Lilies Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Are you thinking of planting some canna lilies in your garden, but want to make sure they'll come back every year before you start putting them in the ground? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley examines if these popular flowers are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants!

A pink flowering cosmos plant that has a problem that is impacting the ability for it to fully bloom. The petals are wilted and the image focuses on the flower and flower petals.

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15 Common Problems With Flowering Cosmos Plants

Are your cosmos flowers having problems this season? While these popular flowers are fairly hardy, they do have a few common issues that can pop up from time to time. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers walks through the most common problems with cosmos flowers!

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Plants

15 Dwarf Lavender Varieties You Can Grow in Compact Spaces

Do you have a compact space in your garden that you feel is perfect for lavender? Dwarf lavender varieties are smaller, more compact versions of the plant. In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey walks through her favorite dwarf lavender varieties.

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Houseplants

How to Grow and Care For a Christmas Cactus

Thinking of adding a Christmas Cactus to your indoor or outdoor gardening space? These popular succulents aren't only popular during the holiday season. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton takes you through everything you need to know about the Christmas Cactus and their care.