8 Plants You’ll Barely Need to Water

Two experts share their favorite drought-tolerant plants that will make your life easier (and help you save water)!

9 Gardening Tips for Beginners

Four experts tell you everything you need to know to get growing—even if you don’t have a green thumb.

8 Basic Gardening Tools Every Newbie Needs

Get your green thumb ready with these picks.

How to Grow a Vertical Garden

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

6 Gardening Essentials

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener, or you have a barely-green thumb, these pretty and practical tools will help you step up your game this spring.

10 Goofproof Outdoor Plants

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

6 Grow Your Own Food Kits

This Real Simple-tested gear includes everything necessary to grow fresh ingredients for cooking (or snacking). No green thumb or garden required.

24 Gifts for Girlfriends That Take the Stress Out of Shopping

Is your girlfriend a yogi, a home cook or a social butterfly? Check out these great gift ideas she'll be thanking you for all year long.

5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Space With Flowers

You don't have to spend a bundle on an impressive outsourced Thanksgiving centerpiece. Follow these expert tips to create your own beautiful bouquet.