Planting Guides

Discover the secrets of a thriving garden with our lists of companion plants and other helpful planting guides.
Close-up of avocados hanging from a tree
How to Grow an Avocado Tree
woman's hand reaches for fresh cucumber ripe on the vine
Growing Cucumbers: How to Add Crunch to Your Garden This Season
Hand putting crushed eggshells into potted plant.
Are Eggshells Good for Plants?
hand stretches to touch red and green tomatoes growing on vine in garden
What’s the Difference Between Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes?
woman's hands gently cup purple lilac bushes growing in backyard
Growing Lilac in Your Backyard: Plant Care Tips
Balcony filled with large variety of potted herbs and flowers
16 of the Best Low-Maintenance Outdoor Potted Plants to Transform Your Space
Sick gardenia plant in a pot
Why Are My Plants Turning Yellow?
Harvested Speckled Pinto Beans
Growing Guide and Plant Care for Pinto Beans
Low Angle View Of Flowering Tree Against Sky At Night with large moon
How to Create a Moonlight Garden
Victorian home with lush front yard garden filled with native plants and no grass lawn
10 Gardens Prettier (And More Water-Efficient) Than a Lawn
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Growing Guide for Rosemary: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More
round orange ripe pumpkin grows in field with thick vine ready to harvest
Our Growing Guide for Pumpkins: Harvest Tips, Varieties, and More
pink peony flower bush with pointy green leaves Paeonia Suffruticosa
Growing Guide for Peonies: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and Overwintering
hand plucks large twig of mint with flowers from outside garden
How to Grow Fresh Mint in Your Herb Garden
a small peanut plant grows in blue pot outside
The Ultimate Guide for Growing Your Own Peanuts
fully grown butternut squash attached to stem in outdoor garden
How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Butternut Squash
UK, Scotland, East Lothian, Brussels Sprout field
Growing Guide to Brussels Sprouts: Plant Care, Varieties, and Tips
bright yellow sunflowers in bloom grow outside in small garden
How to Grow Gorgeous Sunflowers: Plant Care Tips
cup of tea with lemon and honey and fresh lemon balm leaves
How to Grow and Make Your Own Tea
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How to Get the Most Out of a Tiny Garden Space
freshly harvested carrots pulled out of ground with stalks attached
Carrot Plant Care Guide: How to Successfully Grow Carrots
red and green tomatoes on vine ready to be picked
How to Grow Tomatoes
shelf of thriving houseplants under a sun mirror with person in pink sweater spritzing water
10 Houseplants to Beat the Winter Blues
small starter lemon balm plant in terracotta container indoors
Beginner's Guide to Growing Lemon Balm: Plant Care Tips and Uses
Blueberry Bunch
How to Grow Blueberries: Your Go-To Guide for Plant Care
Close up of person picking green asparagus in garden.
Growing Guide For Asparagus: Plant Care Tips
Christmas Reef and Paperwhites in Bloom
Growing Paperwhites Indoors: When to Plant for Holiday Blooms
Fresh organic strawberry
Our Guide to Growing Strawberries: Plant Care Tips
hands with dirt flecks hold stalks of dried lemongrass
Your Growing Guide to Lemongrass: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More
turnips
Growing Guide for Turnips: Plant Care Tips and Maintenance
Green mustard
How to Grow Delicious Mustard Greens in Your Garden
fully grown sweet potatoes with exposed roots lay half-covered in dirt
Your Growing Guide to Sweet Potatoes: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More
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How to Grow Garlic in Your Fall Vegetable Garden
Handpicked shiitake mushrooms held in hands by a basket.
How to Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms
Red poinsettia flowers
How to Grow Poinsettias
Close up of fresh beets in crate in farm field
The Ultimate Growing Guide for Beets: Plant Care Tips and Varieties
Beautiful blue and red kernels of glass gem corn.
10 Heirloom Seeds for Dazzling Vegetables
orange marigolds glow in sun with green yard in background
10 Easy Flowers to Start From Seed in Your Garden
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Top 10 Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden
Purple, bulbous allium growing in a field of flowers
10 Spring-Blooming Bulbs You Should Plant This Fall
Bright red, crown-like flowers stand amid green foliage
10 Shade-Tolerant Flowering Plants
Various azalea plants growing in a park
Growing Guide for Azaleas: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More
Echeveria succulents in purple and green in plastic pots
Everything You Need to Know About Succulents
three potted Christmas trees, one with decorations, next to logs and boots
How to Care for a Living Christmas Tree
Two young girls harvest a potato from the garden
10 Plants Perfect for a Kids' Garden
Close-Up Of Potted Plants On Table Against White Tiled Wall
9 Easy Culinary Herbs to Grow From Seed
Peas Grow On The Vine
Growing Guide: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Peas
Broccoli growing, close-up
Growing Guide: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Broccoli
Native flowers in a front garden
Why Choose Native Plants for Your Garden?
large vegetable garden with rows of tomato plant vines surrounded by companion plants
12 Companion Plants to Grow Alongside Your Tomatoes
The Art of Espalier Will Help You Train a Tree
How to Grow a Salsa Garden for Spicy Summer Snacking
The Art of Growing Grapes
green lettuce grows out of dirt
How to Grow and Harvest 'Cut and Come Again' Lettuce, for Perpetual Salad Greens
hero shot of red poinsettia next to christmas tree
How Do I Keep Poinsettias Alive and Thriving for Next Christmas?
green beans growing in the garden, picking green beans
How to Grow Green Beans, Even With a Brown Thumb
green pepper plant grows in garden with help of metal trellis
32 Companion Plants to Grow With Your Peppers
Here's What Your Houseplants Need for Spring
How to Get Your Houseplants Through the Winter

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