Gardening

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Growing Herbs: The 10 Best for a Home Garden

Plant these popular herbs in your garden like basil, thyme, and dill, and enjoy some… >>

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6 Golden Rules for Planning a Garden

Most successful gardens have foundation plants, trees and shrubs, and ground cover, along with… >>

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14 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow

Here's an A to Z guide to the medicinal herbs that relieve common ailments like indigestion… >>

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11 Ways to Kill Garden Weeds

Keep unwanted weeds from infiltrating your garden with these simple remedies. >>

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How to Grow Herbs in the Vegetable Garden

You already know that growing your own herbs is cheaper than buying them. But how do you know which… >>

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How to Set Out Plants in Your Organic Garden

Get your organic plant seedlings into the ground the right way using these tips. >>

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How to Hard Prune a Tree

Hard pruning a tree can lead to more vigorous growth and a longer life...if you do it the right way. >>

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7 Tips to Mow Like a Pro

Follow mowing pro Bill Klutho's 7 mowing techniques for a smooth lawn. >>

6 of the Most Intimately Beautiful Gardens in America

In their new book, Great Gardens of America, Tim Richardson and Andrea Jones open up a world of… >>

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Garden Tools

You probably have most of these solutions already on hand. >>

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9 Colorful Flowers That Grow in Shade

Love flowers but think your garden doesn't get enough sun? These shade flowers grow happily even… >>

Gardening Secrets for Starting Seeds

Get ready for a gorgeous garden with these simple tips. >>

Grow Your Own Drugs: 5 Easy Recipes for Natural Remedies
Grow Your Own Drugs: 5 Easy Recipes for Natural Remedies

In his new book, Grow Your Own Drugs, ethnobotanist James Wong helps you tap into the ancient… >>

Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work
Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work

I've painstakingly nurtured windowsill basil plants, and shooed ambitious animals out of past… >>

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10 Expert Gardening Tips for Beginners

Love to garden? These tips from The Family Handyman will help you be faster, cleaner, and more… >>

10 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow at Home
10 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow at Home

In his new book, Grow Your Own Drugs, ethnobotanist James Wong explains how anyone can make… >>

11 Secrets You Won't Learn at the Garden Center
11 Secrets You Won’t Learn at the Garden Center

You can grow beautiful, healthy plants by using these common, inexpensive household items when you… >>

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RD on GMA: 13 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief and chief content officer of Reader's Digest, shares the 13 Things… >>

Composting Dos and Don’ts
Composting Dos and Don’ts

Skip pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Dryer lint can be composted, and so can old rags. Here, a… >>

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10 Tips for Planning Your Indoor Garden

Plants bring life and color into the home and require little in the way of maintenance. Follow… >>