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Not sure how to plant, prune or divide your plants? We’ll let you know how and when to tackle these tasks. We also have helpful advice on starting seeds, how to identify (and get rid of) weeds and save water.

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Bulb Planters Make Hard Work Easy

Planting bulbs doesn't have to be a back-breaking chore; check out our favorite bulb planters and planting techniques to make things easier!

Best Battery-Powered Garden Tools

Lightweight and easy to use, you may fall in love with battery-powered garden tools. Here are 6 of my favorite that will make gardening easier.

How to Start Celosia from Seed

Wondering how to grow celosia from seed? These exotic blooms aren't as difficult as you might think. Follow these tips for celosia seed-starting success!

Dividing Plants in Summer

Need to divide a perennial in summer’s heat? No sweat. Find out which plants you can divide in summer and how to do it so they take off and look great.

Watering Succulents

Watering succulents can be tricky — learn how to identify if you have been overwatering or underwatering.

Identifying Weeds in the Garden

To pull or not to pull? Identifying weeds and perennials in spring can be tricky. We’ll show you photos of commonly confused plants and what to look for.

How to Water Houseplants

Most houseplant problems are caused by watering. Use these tips to tell if you are overwatering or underwatering your indoor plants, then learn some tricks to water houseplants better.

Pruning Spirea

Check out this no-fail advice for pruning spirea to get more flowers and keep its habit tidy throughout the season.
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Different Types of Garden Hoses

With all the different types of garden hoses available it's hard to know which one to get. Learn the pros and cons for each one and some tips for keeping this essential tool in great shape.

How to Use Fertilizer in Your Garden

Granular fertilizer, water-soluble fertilizer and compost — do you know which one is best for your plants? Learn how to use fertilizer properly in your garden.

Starting seeds indoors

Budget-friendly and convenience-oriented, our tips for starting seeds indoors will get your garden growing with ease!

Seed-starting tips

Want to make starting seeds easier? Garden Gate readers share their favorite seed-starting tips.
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