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Gardens and Gardening Tips

Inspiring garden designs, plant picks, and expert gardening tips.


Gardens and Gardening Tips

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There's a lot to love about these easy-to-grow flowers.

14 Facts Every Daffodil Devotee Should Know

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For another take on repurposing milk jugs, build a tiered planter. It doubles as a space-saving garden solution that will look at home in any greenhouse.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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This DIY planter actually lets you start seeds in the winter! The plastic will act as a greenhouse, keeping the soil warm, even if it's snowing.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Repurpose two-liter bottles into self-watering planters for a low-maintenance way to start seeds indoors.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Paper egg cartons are biodegradable and can be easily pulled apart for planting.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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While you can't place this option right into your garden, it's a much cheaper solution to store-bought seedling starters, plus you can reuse them.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Wrap your newspaper around a soup container to get the right shape, forming cups to hold seedlings.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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These cute biodegradable pots combine two of our favorite summer activities—eating too much ice cream and spending time in our gardens.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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These emptied toilet paper tubes with brown packing paper wrapped around them are cute enough to gift to friends if too many sprouts start popping up.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Turn a lemon or orange rind into a seedling starter that can be planted right in the ground. The peel will compost into the soil, adding nutrients to the plants as they grow.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Just because they're disposable doesn't mean they're trash—K-Cups are actually more reusable than you might think. Turn them into seedling starters!

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Don't throw out those empty eggshells after making breakfast—put some soil in them! Eggs are a great source of calcium for plants, too.

10 Everyday Household Items That Make Perfect Seedling Starters

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Facts every lilac lover should know about their favorite spring flower.

12 Facts Every Lilac Lover Should Know

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Facts every lilac lover should know! There are more than 1,000 varieties of lilac bushes and trees.

12 Facts Every Lilac Lover Should Know

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White is a classic choice if you want to give your backyard shed a fresh coat of paint.

7 Tips for Creating Your Very Own "She Shed"

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Placing your she shed in a secluded spot and surrounding it with grassy plants, vines, and flowers helps create a tranquil vibe.

There are no rules when it comes to creating the perfect backyard she shed—it's all about you being you.

As a wedding gift one husband transformed a neglected potting shed into a greenhouse "she shed" with a tempered-glass roof.

See How This Neglected Potting Shed Was Turned Into a Glamorous "She Shed"

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From picking the right flowers to decorating your garden shed, here are all the gardening tips and tricks you need to know to create a beautiful backyard.

50 Essential Gardening Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

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If you want to keep your strawberries from taking over your garden, keep them in a small space with a large container.

50 Essential Gardening Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

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Choose a spot for your bird feeder that's visible from indoors.

50 Essential Gardening Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

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Deepen soil color in your garden with soot from cleaning your furnace pipes or chimney.

50 Essential Gardening Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

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Cut the bottoms of your leftover yogurt containers—they're perfect for protecting seedlings from spring weather.

50 Essential Gardening Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

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Strengthen seedlings by starting them in flats before planting them in your garden.

50 Essential Gardening Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

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