Gardening

5 Unique Plant Stands to Spruce Up Your Space

Get your greenery off the ground with the help of these elevated planter options.

Gifts for Any Level Gardener

Do you know someone who finds endless satisfaction cultivating her garden or digging his arms elbow deep in dirt? Support those outdoor activities, think outside the box, and consider giving that person a gift to assist them with their hobby. 

How to Care for Hydrangeas

Expert tips, whether they’re in a vase, potted, or in the ground.

10 Gardening Mistakes You May Be Making

Digging up flowers instead of weeds. Drowning the tulips. Real Simple readers reveal their growing woes and garden design pros plot out the solutions.

How to Grow a Vertical Garden

Here’s how to get started with the latest green-thumb trend.

7 Outdoor Games You’ll Be Playing All Summer Long

Whether you’re picnicking in the park, enjoying a beach day, or even hanging out in the backyard, these fun games will keep the whole family involved.

8 Basic Gardening Tools Every Newbie Needs

Get your green thumb ready with these picks.

10 Goofproof Outdoor Plants

If tending to your flora is leaving you feeling wilted, take heart: These plants are almost impossible to kill.