How to Plant Articles
This article explains the ins and outs of hardening-off plants so they are better able to handle the rigors of the outside environment.
This article covers the basics on using color in your garden bed. Learn how to create pleasing garden color schemes using flowers, foliage plants and more.
Short definitions and descriptions of many of the horticultural terms used on this website.
One of the most basic questions on gardening is whether you are looking for a sun or shade plant, or maybe something in between. This simple idea can be difficult to define if you don't understand what constitutes full sun, full shade, and partial sun/shade. This article will go over the basics of sun and shade and how to determine which category different areas should be labeled.
My plant was flowering and now it's stopped. Why did it stop and more importantly how do I make it start flowering again? This article will go over some of the top reasons why plants go out of bloom.
Learn how your choice of container and soil and correct watering and fertilizing practices will produce great planters.
Apply an organic mulch on most established ornamental plants in mid-spring when the soil has warmed sufficiently for active root growth.
Weeds can make ornamental plantings look unsightly. Weeds also may harbor insects and diseases that may cause problems on more desirable ornamental plants.
A landscape filled with mature, vigorous plants is the dream we all have when we plant perennials. Where they settle in happily, they thrive and multiply, and are ready to be divided after a few years. Here are some tips on how to divide and transplant perennials successfully.