The Basics of Growing Celery
Celery is popular for its many health benefits, its versatility,...
How to Deal with Standing Water in Your Garden
Thawing winter and the spring rains soak the ground, and...
How to Use Rice Hulls in Gardening
When properly applied, they improve soil drainage, water-holding capacity, and...
How to Grow Peppers
The colorful fruits are low in calories and abundantly rich...
How to Create a Moonlight Garden
For your late-evening entertaining, nighttime strolls, or outdoor suppers, try...
Growing Swiss Chard in Your Backyard
Swiss chard is a nutrious addition to soups, stir-fry dishes,...
How to Restore Exhausted Soil
When years of gardening – or plain neglect – exhausts...
How to Use Perlite to Improve Soil Structure
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Basic Gardening Tools Every Beginner Should Own
If you’re among the many who have decided to start...
Recyclable Rockery: How to Start a Straw Bale Garden
There’s a reason why straw bale gardening is getting a...

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5 Great Gardening Books Every Gardener Should Read

No one is born with a perfect green thumb. We hone our skills by asking questions, by observing other gardeners, and – yes – by reading. Here are our picks for books that every gardener should read.

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Whether you live in a region with tough water restrictions or not, you can help your garden with appropriate hardware and by adjusting your habits and plant choice.

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Nothing adds flavor and zing to a dish quite like fresh-picked herbs. The good news is that you can grow your own herbs indoors.

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Whether your potted plants live indoors year-round or you’ve brought them in for temporary shelter from freezing temperatures, they will require special attention throughout the cold season. We’ve got a few tips that will surely help.

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