Gardening

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.

How to Care for Tulips

Tips for when they’re in the ground, potted, or displayed in a vase.

5 Ways to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Prep now and enjoy a beautiful outdoor space later.