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What Plants Grow Surprisingly Well in Containers? On BHG.com, We Investigate…

Does your patio need more green? Got a bright window that’s all dressed up, but with nothing to grow? This week on BHG.com, we round up 10 Plants That Grow Surprisingly Well in Containers — from Meyer lemon trees in pots to sidewalk sweet potatoes.…

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Under the Roof: We Finally Get the Internet’s Favorite Houseplant

Kind of hard to believe we haven’t talked about this yet. About…you now…the fig thing. Nah, not those figs.…

Pansies on Pennsylvania: The Winter Street Flowers of Washington, DC

It’s great to be back from winter recess. We took a long one this year — saw our families in DC and New York, and today I finish my third (out of five!) residencies at Warren Wilson College, where I’m getting my MFA in fiction writing.…

Coleus Collection: A Colorful Fall Fix For Our Garden

What colors do you associate most with fall? Here in our subtropical climate, we don’t get the level of fluorescent foliage we did growing up in the Northeast and Midatlantic — like the neon New England landscapes I saw last week while visiting friends in Boston.…

How to Turn Your Clay Pots Into a Vertical Garden

MAY 2016 UPDATE: Thank you for all of your enthusiasm and great questions about our DIY vertical clay pots. This project has had quite a life since we first created it for Whole Foods Market back in 2014.…

Make Your Own: Almost-Invisible Air Plant Cage

It only occurred to us after we received our wholesale order of 50 air plants that we had no place to put them!…

Garden Love, Delivered: A Surprising Gift From an Instagram Friend

To selfie or not to selfie?

We don’t know; we’d rather take pictures of plants. But it was across Instagram’s sea of selfies that we forged a friendship with a brilliant gardener named Warren Keller, whose photos depict the joy, verve and drama of gardening and plant appreciation.…

25 Lessons We’ve Learned Since Launching

Happy Autumn Equinox! It’s hard to believe that we launched just one equinox ago on the cusp of spring — and that the tulips and kumquats of March have been replaced by the blushing apple trees, pickling tips and dahlias on dahlias on dahlias of September.…

Christy Wilhelmi of ‘Gardenerd’ Talks Hen-tertainment, Organic Growing, and the Garlic Clove That Changed Everything

Moments after arriving at the delicious ecosystem that is Christy Wilhelmi’s Los Angeles backyard, we’re startled by the sound of the screen door snapping open.…

Slat Trick: How We Built a Healthier Habitat for Our Nepenthes Pitcher Plants

Their hardboiled, bloodthirsty reputation aside, our carnivorous pitcher plants cry out for more tender loving care than any other plant we grow.…