How to Grow Hyacinths in the Garden

Hyacinths are spring-flowering bulbs that are treasured by gardeners for their heavenly fragrance. Overview and History Flower lovers began cultivating hyacinths more than 400 years ago. During the 18th century, they were the most popular spring bulbs in the world, and Dutch growers offered more than 2000 named cultivars. Today, there are less than 50 cultivars […]

Quick and Easy Summer Edible Containers

If you’re craving homegrown goodies but lack garden space, you’ll find fabulous new vegetable introductions that work wonderfully in your edible containers. While many tomatoes can grow in pots, you’ll need a large, 5-gallon container to grow traditional varieties. However, with advances in breeding, new, compact varieties make the perfect addition to container gardens, even growing […]

Quick and Easy Summer Sun Containers, 1-2-3!

Originally appeared at National Gardening Bureau Create beautiful sun container gardens quickly and easily with just one, two, or three plants. There’s a reason container gardening is so popular. It’s easy for new gardeners to grow plants without a big time or money commitment. Experienced gardeners use container gardens to add focal points, design elements, and curb […]

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