Earth Day: How to Plant a Tree

Earth Day: How to Plant a Tree

Give a tree the best chance for survival by following up-to-date planting and care advice. You might be surprised by what’s changed.

No Tilling Required

No Tilling Required

Are you tired of tilling your garden every season before planting? Then skip it!

Tips for Sharpening Yard Tools

Tips for Sharpening Yard Tools

Still can't part with that rusty old shovel you've had since 1970? Or how about that hand-me-down garden trowel that's more like a workout aid than a planting tool? And let's not forget those squeaky shears that give you blisters.

Make This Simple Container Water Garden

Make This Simple Container Water Garden

In this video, Gardening Club Editor-in-Chief Kathy Childers goes to Minneapolis to find master gardener Meleah Maynard and learns how to make a container water garden. When you have a water-tight container, a few bricks, your plants and aquatic plant food, it takes about 10 minutes to assemble. That's pretty simple, so just follow these instructions.

All About Oakleaf Hydrangea

All About Oakleaf Hydrangea

Oakleaf hydrangea has that much-sought-after trait: multi-season garden interest. Growing as a spreading, multi-stemmed shrub, this handsome native’s large (up to 8 inches long) lobed leaves add bold texture to plantings. Leaves are deep green on top, tan to whitish below, and turn rich shades of red and purple in autumn.