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Midwest Gardening Calendar

What should you be doing in your garden this month? Find out here.

Garden Ideas

Create a knockout yard with these simple strategies.
Smart garden path materials balance aesthetics and...
Adopting earth-friendly gardening habits is easier than you...

Season's Best

If you’ve ever watered a pot of chives, you’ve grown alliums (aka...
Grape hyacinth
Does your garden just need a pop of purple? Click or tap ahead for some of...
DIY Garden Projects
Time to spruce up your backyard, deck, porch or garden! Give one of these...
8 Miniature Flower Arrangements You'll Love
We're thinking small with fun ways to display those itsy-bitsy blooms.
Dogwood spheres
Twist colorful redtwig or yellow twig dogwood cuttings around woody vines...
How to Force Hyacinth Bulbs In a Vase
With nothing more than forcing vases, bulbs, and some water, you can fill...
Plant strawberries in a hanging basket for a quick crop with luscious...
6 Stunning Ways to Display Your Blooming Branches
Sure, you'll enjoy those gorgeous blooming branches in your yard, but...
6 Ways to Show Off Your Peonies
Peonies are bold and beautiful on their own, but they also make the...
How to Divide Iris
Iris—especially the reblooming varieties—can be so energetic that crowd...
Turn an inexpensive basket into a miniature garden with our simple paint...
Arrange a lush centerpiece inspired by nature for use indoors or out.

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More Gardening Tips

If you’ve ever watered a pot of chives, you’ve grown alliums (aka...
Create a tasteful (and tasty!) privacy screen along a sunny deck or patio...
Grape hyacinth
Does your garden just need a pop of purple? Click or tap ahead for some of...
For this year’s can’t-miss plant picks, we peeked into the test garden...
DIY Garden Projects
Time to spruce up your backyard, deck, porch or garden! Give one of these...
Even a novice DIYer can create 
a garden planter with materials available...