Gardening

Growing season is short in Canada, so make the most of it with these expert gardening tips. Find problem-solving flowers for every type of growing condition, house plant hacks, and more pro tips to keep your green thumb supple.

The Best Annual Flowers for Your Planter Pots

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.

Great Gardening Ideas For Small Spaces

No backyard? No problem! Use these urban gardening tips to add greenery to even the smallest porch, patio or balcony.


Hardy Indoor Plants You (Probably) Can’t Kill

Got a brown thumb? Maybe you're just not growing the right plants! These hardy varieties are virtually indestructible.


Genius Gardening Hacks to Save Time, Money and Effort

Maintaining a beautiful garden is a lot of hard work, but you can labour more efficiently with these brilliant tips.


No Natural Light? These Houseplants Thrive in Near Darkness

These plants grow exceptionally well in low light, making them ideal for brightening up a gloomy corner.

How to Grow a Healing Garden

Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with these medicinal plants you can grow at home.


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30+ Cheapskate Handy Hints for the Outdoors

Save those milk jugs, soda cans and pool noodles you thought were useless—and give them a new life outdoors with...

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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass: A Step-by-Step Guide

Need to defend your turf from crabgrass? Follow these tips and learn how to kill crabgrass and be one step...


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24 Genius Gardening Hacks You’ll Be Glad You Know

This collection of helpful landscaping hints will give you effective new techniques to get the beautiful garden and backyard you’ve...


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What You Should Know Before Starting a Garden

Ready to get growing? These gardening tips can help.


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12 Easiest Foods to Grow at Home During the Pandemic

Whether you've got a backyard plot or containers on your patio, porch, or apartment balcony, growing your own fresh vegetables...

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30+ Yard Tool Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Save your back! These simple and smart updates to everyday yard tools will make your outdoor chores a heck of...


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8 Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

Readers captured energetic birds zipping through their gardens. These nectar-rich blooms keep them buzzing back for more.


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These Are the Best Mosquito Repellent Plants—and More Tricks to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Beautiful days and warm nights mean it's barbecue season! Don't let pests ruin your summer—learn how to keep mosquitoes away.


This is the Most Efficient Way to Mow the Lawn

When it comes to keeping lush green grass, there is a right and wrong way to mow the lawn. Follow...


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11 Vegetables You Can Regrow with Kitchen Scraps

All it takes to regrow veggie scraps into new produce is water, soil and a bit of patience.

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The Green Thumb’s Guide: 10 Simple Tips for Growing a Vegetable Garden—Anywhere!

Ever dreamed of growing your own vegetable garden? From choosing the perfect location to picking what to grow (and how...


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Never Plant These 5 Flowers in Your Garden

There are so many good selections available that there's absolutely no reason to plant any of these troublesome flowers.


What You Need to Know About Lawn Mower Oil

When was the last time you checked your lawn mower oil? Check out these helpful hints for lawn mower maintenance.


How to Grow a Hanging Herb Garden in a Shoe Organizer

This hanging herb garden is a simple and adorable way to get your hands in the dirt this summer!


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18 Things You Should Never Do to Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these...


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The 18 Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA

The best plants are the ones that do double duty—and all of these purify your air of toxic chemicals. Even...


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This is When You Should Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.


10 Vegetables You Should Start Indoors

There may still be snow on the ground, but that doesn't mean you can't start preparing for your vegetable garden!

7 Hacks to Bring a Dead Houseplant Back to Life

Even if a plant looks dead, it doesn't mean that it's beyond rescue.


How to Care For Your Poinsettia After the Holidays

With the proper care, your holiday houseplants can last well into the new year.


12 Ways to Prep Your Lawn and Garden for Fall

Make your life easier in the fall by being proactive! Check out these tips for getting your lawn and garden...


10 Fall Yard Maintenance Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Take a few minutes to read these fall yard maintenance tips, and you could save yourself hours of work outdoors.


11 Things to Do in August to Get Your Garden Ready for Fall

Even in the coldest hardiness zones, August isn't yet the time to start putting your gardens to rest for the...


7 Gardening Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Perennial Plants

Your flower beds aren't living up to that gardening magazine ideal? You may be making one of these common perennial...