Grow Your Own Birdhouses with These Decorative Gourds

Birdhouse gourds (Lagenaria siceraria) are fun plants for the whole family. Learn how to start them from seed and train the twisting vines on arbors and trellises for a homegrown hideaway, then watch blossoms give way to hard-shelled hanging fruit that’s perfect for making decorative homes for the birds. Read more now!

Grow a Super Food in Your Own Backyard: Cultivating Tuberous Turmeric

Top down view of a basket of freshly harvest turmeric roots with live plants next to it. Sitting in garden soil.

Grow turmeric, a spice that dates to ancient India. Prized for its tangy flavor, golden color, and healthful benefits, today’s chefs and herbalists use it in dry, fresh, paste, or pill form for exotic dishes and the relief of inflammatory and digestive complaints. Learn how easy it is to cultivate now!

How to Grow Cauliflower, a Challenging Cold Weather Crop

Oblique view of a white head of cauliflower growing in the garden.

Cauliflower has a reputation for being a difficult cold weather crop to grow, but don’t let that stop you. With an understanding of temperature and watering needs, you’ll soon be cultivating white, purple, orange, and green varieties packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. Read on to learn how, here on Gardener’s Path.

Managing the Aphid: An Unwelcome Garden Visitor

Close up of an infestation of yellow aphids on leafy greens.

Aphids are a nightmare, leaving plants shriveled and dying after an infestation. Learn natural ways to keep them from making your backyard their home, plus ways to manage an onslaught without resorting to potentially dangerous chemical preparations. We’ve got gardening solutions you can use, here on Gardener’s Path.

Exploring Rodale’s Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

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Check out the updated version of Rodale’s Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening for the latest on plants, growing techniques, and natural pest control. Since its debut in 1959, the name Rodale has become synonymous with eco-friendly practices. Read on for a review of this essential guide, here on Gardener’s Path.

Splash Your Garden in Blue with Bachelor’s Button (Cornflower)

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Bachelor’s button is a wildflower that has naturalized throughout the United States. From classic blue to shades of pink, purple, and white, it’s an invasive grower that likes space to roam. Learn about this country classic and see if it’s right for your backyard landscape, here on Gardener’s Path.

Virginia Stock, A Cordial Summer Visitor

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Virginia stock is a summer flower that blooms in a profusion of pink, purple, and white blossoms, for a carpet of pastel color. Tolerant of salt, low moisture, and dry soil, it’s perfect for those hard-to-plant locations. Read on to learn all about this easy-to-grow annual, here on Gardener’s Path.

Growing and Harvesting Fennel

A close up photo of a row a bulb type fennel growing in garden soil.

Sweet fennel is an aromatic and delicious herb, especially when you pick it fresh from your own garden. Learn how easy it is to grow this cool weather crop. Choose bulb and bulb-less varieties and reap bulbs, foliage, and seeds for nutritious and tasty additions to your daily menus. It’s all here, on Gardener’s Path.

Anise Hyssop is a Honey of an Herb in Border Gardens

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Are you looking for a perennial native flower to naturalize in your yard? Anise hyssop is the answer for sun-filled border gardens, where its lavender spikes create a showy swath of color throughout the summer months. Learn about this easy-to-grow, deer-resistant plant right here on Gardener’s Path.

What’s Not an Asparagus and Not a Fern? Asparagus Fern!

Horizontal image of asparagus ferns planted in a garden bed topped with brown wood mulch, with small red berries on some of the stalks.

For an attractive indoor hanging plant, choose a variety of asparagus fern. Appreciated for its delicate and feathery leaves, this vigorous grower is easy to maintain and adds soft green color and textural interest to your indoor decor. Learn how to cultivate this South African beauty, right here on Gardener’s Path.

Plant a Classic: Perennial Peony

A close up photo of two pink herbaceous peony blooms.

Perennial peony is a garden classic. Choose from herbaceous, tree, and intersectional varieties with single, double, and semi-double blossoms in a host of striking colors. Learn the secrets to success and enjoy this spring-to-summer stunner in your beds and borders for years to come. It’s all here, on Gardener’s Path.