To keep dahlia safe during the winter, we dig up the tubers and provide cool, dark storage using paper bags, newspaper, plastic wrap, or crates. For helpful growing tips, see 7 Best Tips for … [Read more...]
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Learn how to grow pineapple plants (Ananas comosus) from seed using these easy germination methods. Instructions show how to collect and sow seeds. You can also grow a pineapple by rooting the top … [Read more...]
Ready to explore garden path and stepping stone ideas for your yard? These photos come from home gardens with walkways made from stone, brick, hypertufa, and concrete pavers. If you would like more … [Read more...]
What should you prune in fall and what should wait? With leaves gone, fall is the perfect time to examine your trees, shrubs, and vines and come up with a pruning plan. It's the time to remove dead, … [Read more...]
When indoor seed starting is taking too long, a heat mat can help seeds sprout faster. Find out the pros and cons, best tips for choosing a heat mat, and how to use one to warm the soil and encourage … [Read more...]
By saving seeds from your favorite flowers, fruits, and vegetables, you can create a custom seed collection suited to your growing conditions. If you want to try it, this tutorial on saving tomato … [Read more...]
This chart lists the optimum soil temperatures for starting flower and herb seeds. We're often told seeds need warmth to sprout but you can overdo it. Find out what your seeds need to achieve the best … [Read more...]