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How to Use Neem Oil in Your Garden

Here's everything you need to know about neem oil, a popular choice for organic insect and disease control. Read on to find out more.
Black Spots Roses

How to Control Black Spot Fungus on Rose Leaves

Want your rose bushes to stay nice and red? Here's how to control a disease that can spread from rose leaves and ruin your garden.
Container garden flower pots

Container Gardening: How to Grow Flowers in Pots

Growing flowers in pots will brighten up your backyard and it's easy to do. Here's everything you need to know about container gardening.
White, red and pink poinsettias

How to Care for Poinsettias Year-Round

Poinsettias can be used year-round, not just for Christmas! This guide shares how to care for poinsettias indoors as houseplants.

How to Grow Geraniums Over the Winter

Geraniums are one of the most popular container and garden plants. You just can't beat their bright colors and sturdy, well-shaped foliage. Geraniums can easily be stored over the winter and enjoyed again next year. So if you hate to see your lovely geraniums killed by frost this fall, read on to find out how to overwinter them indoors.
Yellow daffodil flowers.

What’s the Difference Between Daffodils, Jonquils, and Buttercups?

Shelley asks, “I've heard those yellow spring bulbs referred to as daffodils, jonquils, narcissus, and buttercups. Is there a difference, or are they all names for the same plant?”

All four terms are used to refer to the same flower, but there are some differences. Read on for more.
hibiscus flower

Problem with Tropical Hibiscus Leaves Turning Yellow

There are a number of reason the leaves on hibiscus can yellow, including too much or too little water or sunlight. Read on to find out more.
White, red and pink poinsettias

How to Grow Flowering Kalanchoe

Flowering kalanchoes are staples of the holiday and florist trade. Here are some tips for keeping your plant healthy and blooming for years to come.
Orange chrysanthemum flowers

How to Grow Chrysanthemums in Your Garden

In the fall garden, chrysanthemums are the showstoppers, blooming prolifically after other garden plants have called it quits for the season. Learn everything you need to know to grow this easy, colorful perennial in your garden.