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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...

More Gardening Tips

Sure, marigolds make great bedding plants, but their bold blooms also...
Turn an inexpensive basket into a miniature garden with our simple paint...
Arrange a lush centerpiece inspired by nature for use indoors or out.
At workshops in a renovated Saint Paul warehouse, stylist Jackie...
The diagnosis: An overworked Ohio physician. The cure: Transform an...
How does an Iowa garden catch the Smithsonian’s eye? With plant stories...

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Season's Best

Turn an inexpensive basket into a miniature garden with our simple paint...
Arrange a lush centerpiece inspired by nature for use indoors or out.
Heirloom peonies
Hardy, fragrant and long-lasting, Midwest-friendly heirloom peonies bring...
A flower garden bouquet
Design a bouquet with a wide array of florals, edibles and botanicals—even...
How to Make a Twig Terrarium
Follow our step-by-step instructions to learn how to create tiny...
How to make a tiny terrarium
Whether you make terrariums for your home or for gifts, these petite...
Vertical garden
Tight on space? Sick of bugs and weeds? Give your garden a lift by going...
Best groundcovers for the Midwest
Keep weeds at bay and boost your garden’s appeal with these easy-to-grow...
Here’s how to create a simple pond in a pot so you can enjoy water lilies...
Street-Sign Window Box
Pair a vintage street sign with a salvaged container for a window box...
These creative chalkboard plant markers make the perfect gift for your...
Create a nontraditional bouquet from the bounty of your garden.