How to Compost

Composting reduces your home’s waste, helps the environment, and refreshes your flower beds.  Get started with these FAQs.

10 Houseplants That Are Safe for Cats and Dogs

Choose these pretty plants to keep your furry friends safe. 

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.

How to Plant Pumpkin Seeds

You could have a pumpkin patch right in your own backyard.

14 Hardy Houseplants That Will Survive the Winter

Drafts, dry air, and low light are no match for these plants.

18 Products That Changed Our Lives

As magazine editors, lots of products—from makeup and hair tools, to cleaning supplies and organizational products, to gardening gadgets and even toilet paper (yes, toilet paper!)—make their way across our desks. Some fall flat, others generate temporary buzz, and a select few become staples in our lives. And when we realized that some of these products have become items we simply cannot live without, we knew it was time to share the wealth with our loyal readers. Here, we present you with our editors’ all-time favorite items.

6 Innovative Camping Products

You might never want to go inside again.

How to Keep Your Garden Thriving All Summer Long

Beat the heat and keep your garden in tip-top shape this season.