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You want to make your lawns and landscapes — the places where your children play and your vegetables grow — as safe as possible. Our landscaping blog provides the ideas, information and experience, to help you do it.

Share tips and ask questions over at our Lawn Care Forum. Because, the grass doesn’t always have to grow greener next door!

Flower Growing Guides


Flowers can brighten up and enliven any landscape. Click here for our growing guides, tips and more.

Organic Lawn Care 101

Healthy Lawns

Love your lawn — and the people who use it — by going chemical-free! Click on our go-to guide to get started.

Rose Gardening Guru


Simple, effective techniques for growing fantastic roses you (and neighbors!) will brag about.

Orchard & Tree Pests

Pest Control

Got bugs? Click here for pictures, descriptions and a complete list of earth-friendly remedies.

Saving Bees, One Yard at a Time

Video Channel

You don’t have to be a beekeeper to have a pollination home team. Learn how to support local bee populations here.

Ornamental Berries for the Holidays

Landscape Design

Red holly and ornamental berries of all hues bring color to winter gardens.

Flower Gardens

Flower Gardening 101

Flower Gardens

A garden filled with flowers will brighten up and enliven any landscape.

The Best LED Grow Lights in 2023 + How to Pick the Right One


With so many options on the market, finding the best LED grow lights for your indoor garden can be understandably ...

Fuchsia Plant Care: How to Plant, Grow and Care for Fuchsias

Flower Gardens

Delicate and unique, fuchsia plants are a colorful summer delight.

Healthy Lawns

How to Get Rid of Dandelions (Tried and Tested Methods)

Healthy Lawns

Yes, it is possible to get rid of dandelions without using toxic sprays. Here's how.


Compost & Soil

Mulching grass clippings back into your lawn means less labor and healthier turf.

Organic Lawns, Healthy Soil

Compost & Soil

Healthy soil that's rich in microbial life saves you money, time and effort.

Landscape Design

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Red Creeping Thyme


Red creeping thyme (Thymus praecox) spreads quickly to make a lush carpet of small leaves and bright blooms! When touched ...

Creeping Thyme Lawn (Pros and Cons and How to Plant)


Here's how to grow this attractive, drought-resistant herb instead of grass.

Terrace Farming: Benefits, Drawbacks, and How to Get Started

Garden Design

If your property tilts as much or more as it runs level, you might want to consider terrace gardening.

Rose Gardens

Springtime Care of Roses

Garden Calendar

Pruning and fertilizing of rose bushes rewards with rich, sumptuous blooms.

Trellis & Arbor Ideas

Fruits & Berries

Vertical gardening with roses, grapes and other vines on arbors and trellises.

Rose Gardening 101

Garden Design

Learn how to plant, grow and care for roses using these proven, organic techniques.

Trees & Shrubs

FULL GUIDE: White Bird of Paradise Care (Strelitzia Nicolai) + FAQ


The white bird of paradise plant (Strelitzia Nicolai) belongs to the bird of paradise plant species. The white bird of ...

Complete Guide to Plant, Grow, and Care for Red Oak Trees


The Red oak tree is a timber tree belonging to the beech family. They are wooden shrubs and trees with ...

Everything You Need to Know About Black Currant

Compost & Soil

What is Black Currant? Black currants (Ribes nigrum) are woody shrubs that are native to Europe and Asia and introduced to ...