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Even if you don’t consider yourself a “green thumb”, our Gardening Guides will help you make the most of your outdoor space and contribute to you living a more sustainable lifestyle.

From chemical-free pest control to companion planting and yard accents, we cover it all!

root vegetables in containers

5 Root vegetables you can grow in containers

Container allows you to get your hands dirty and grow various vegetables on your patio or balcony. Here are seven root vegetables that are perfect for growing in containers.
Use Autumn Leaves in Your Garden

How to Use Autumn Leaves in Your Garden

Beyond their beauty, autumn leaves offer many benefits for your garden. As leaves fall from trees, they create a natural mulch that helps retain moisture and suppress weeds. They also provide essential nutrients for plants and help improve the soil structure. Here are a few creative ways to use fallen leaves in your garden.
Homemade Weed Killers

10 Homemade Weed Killers to Use in Your Garden

Anyone who owns a garden knows how pesky weeds can be. Here are 10 safe homemade weed killers to use in your garden and around your home.
apartment gardening

Small Space? No Worries. Get Started With Apartment Gardening Today

If you're tight on space but still want to enjoy the benefits of gardening, then apartment gardening is for you. Still trying to figure out where to start? Don't worry; we've got you covered. Read on for our top tips on how to get started with apartment gardening today.
Fall bumper harvest

7 Fall Gardening Tips for a Bumper Harvest Now & Next Year

The leaves are changing color, and the weather is cooling off, which can only mean one thing: it's time to start thinking about your fall garden! These seven tips will help you sustainably grow your own food to enjoy a delicious and nutritious harvest all season long.
why you should keep houseplants

Why You Should Consider Keeping a Houseplant [+ a Few Reasons Why You Shouldn’t]

Plants make a home look and feel alive. And according to some research, they might even make indoor air healthier to breathe and improve your mood. If you're on the fence about keeping a houseplant, here are four benefits that just might convince you. (Plus, a few reasons why you might want to avoid them.)
companion planting

Top 5 Flower Companions for Your Vegetable Garden

Companion gardening is a method of gardening in which different plants are grown together to benefit from each other's company. This type of gardening is used to improve the yield of crops, deter pests, and attract beneficial insects. Here are the top 5 flower companions to consider for your vegetable garden.
raised bed gardening

The Beginner’s Guide to Raised Bed Gardening

In this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about raised bed gardening, from the basics of how it's done to tips for getting excellent yields.
how to care for your plant seedlings

How to Care for Plant Seedlings

Seedlings are delicate creatures that need extra care and attention during their first few weeks of life. Here are some tips on how to care for your newly germinated plant seedlings:
starting your first garden

Starting Your First Garden? Follow 6 No-Fail Tips to Create Your Own Oasis

Some people love to garden. Others wish a garden would just spring up and give them a beautiful place to unwind. Either way, you can easily grow a beautiful garden without breaking your back, or pocket. Here's how.