6 Pretty Planters for Your Garden

Take a peek at these unique options and get your green thumb working.

A Guide to Indoor Gardening

Use these expert tips and techniques to keep your house plants looking their best.

7 Ideas for Decorating With Houseplants

Seven ideas for gorgeous displays and the secrets for keeping your indoor greenery growing strong.

Vegetable and Herb Container Garden Checklist

A container garden is easy to grow if you follow these how-tos. (For full information, see 8 Steps to a Vegetable and Herb Container Garden.)

Month-by-Month Guide to Vegetable Gardening

How to prep, plant, and maintain your garden for a bountiful harvest every season.


8 Steps to a Vegetable and Herb Container Garden

Flowerpots on a windowsill, a terrace, or a patio can provide delicious food all summer long. Here are the simple how-tos for growing a container garden.

Readers’ New Gardening Uses for Old Things

Real Simple readers share their secret double-duty gardening tools.*

Aha! Guide to Gardening

Dreaming of updating your backyard or making over an outdoor space? Even the most novice gardener can create something beautiful. Get started with these gardening tips.

The Black Thumb Guide to Gardening

Your flowers never grow, but you can’t put your finger on what you’re doing wrong. With these tips, tricks, and techniques, you’ll soon be an old hand at gardening.

22 Container Gardens in Bloom

As these photos show, a garden can call for nothing more than a pot and a lush plant.

The Best Pots and Planters

Find the ideal vessel to show off your flowers and plants.

Gardening Pointers

A glossary of gardening lingo.