Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Create a Spilled Flower Pot

Here's how to upcycle broken flower pots and add a playful touch to your garden!

10 Edible Flowers to Grow, Cook and Eat

Want to wow your guests at cookouts this summer? Then try serving up your meals with edible flowers! There are many edible flowers that make great additions to your favorite recipes, from garnishes to seasonings to the main course. Read on to find out more.

This Household Product Doubles as a Low-Cost, Non-Toxic Fertilizer

This household staple isn't just for sore muscles, small wounds and dry skin. Joe Truini explains how it can be a low-cost fertilizer.
Child holding flower seed pods saved in jar.

How To Save Flower Seeds for Planting Next Year

Saving seeds is an easy and economical way to expand your garden. Here's what you need to know to collect and save flower seeds to grow in your garden next year. Read on to find out more.

Enhance Your Pergola or Arbor with Climbing Flowers

A pergola or shade arbor is an excellent way to add a visual focal point to your garden and create a shady place to relax. Adding climbing plants provides even more shade and helps the arbor blend in with the surroundings.
poppy flowers in field

How To Grow Oriental Poppies in Your Garden

Oriental poppies are long-lived and easy to grow perennials, but they don't behave quite like other garden plants. Read on to find out what you need to know to grow and enjoy Oriental poppies in your garden.
Camellias under tree

Shade-Loving Flowers to Plant in Your Yard

If you have shady spots in your yard that could use some color, check out these seven shade-loving flowers.

Wild About Lavender: How to Grow This Beautiful, Versatile Plant

Lavender is a versatile plant which makes a beautiful hedge, helps keep deer away from your roses, and can even liven up your lemonade. Read on to learn how to grow, harvest, and propagate lavender; as well as some of the most popular types available.
Gerbera daisy flowers.

How to Grow Gerbera Daisies from Seed

Gerbera daisies are a little tricky to grow from seed, but it definitely can be done. Read on for tips on how to propagate and grow Gerbera daisies from seed in your garden.