Planting bare-root roses is the best and most cost-efficient way to make your spring and summer bloom like mad

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Brighten your life and your garden by planting a citrus tree

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Selecting and planting


Follow these basic steps to be a more successful seed-starter!

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The Basics


Let the beauty burst forth with these easy-to-grow bulbs

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Planting amaryllis


All good things must come to an end. Here’s how to know when to bail and how best to do it.

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The smartest, laziest financial move of my life came from watching Netflix

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One crop in particular rejuvenates your soil while it also feeds you.

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California is burning. Don’t let your garden become a tinderbox.

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Don’t assume that just because your garden is lovely and well-tended that it’s also fire-safe.


And 1 Thing Never to Do

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Remove dead and dying plants


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