How to Grow

Have you always wanted to know how to grow a garden but never took the plunge? Well you're in the right place. The Hometalk community of garden enthusiasts will get you started with all you need to know about growing everything, from cucumbers to roses, and all the materials, tools, and techniques in between. Happy gardening!

Top Projects for Growing

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Popular Slideshows for Growing

Here you'll find slideshows of gorgeous growing and gardening DIY projects.

Growing Videos

We've got the DIY video tutorials to get you started in the world of gardening.

Epsom Salt for Your Plants - Inside and Out

Did you know you could use Epsom salt for your outdoor plants and your houseplants? It says so right on the label!!

How to Grow a Pineapple at Home

If you want to enjoy pineapple year-round, consider growing a pineapple at home. This post will teach you how to grow a pineapple both indoors and outdoors so that you can enjoy the taste of summer all year round.

Turn Paper Towel Rolls Into Cheap, Biodegradable, Seed Starter Pots

I've been wanting to plant some seeds for a while now, and I thought of using paper towels. My only problem was that we don’t actually use too many paper towels in our house; I like re-washing our towels to be eco-friendly. So I had to get some from our friendly neighbors. Turning paper towel rolls into starter pots is a really great project. It’s practically free, it upcycles your paper towels, and it helps your garden flourish.

Heart Shaped Wildflower Seed Bombs

These 3 ingredient seed bombs are inexpensive and so easy to make. Simply toss them anywhere there is dirt... along the side of the road, in an open field etc. The next time it rains they will dissolve, and before you know it there will be a little more beauty in the world.

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Make Your Own Nosegay
Up Your Houseplant Game With Water Propagation
New & Improved Recycled Soda Bottles/Hanging Seedling Rain Chains
Spring Gardening Tasks
Vertical Garden - DIY Succulent Wall Planter
Mini Desert Gardens...
Tips for Spring Garden Clean Up
Create A Succulent Sconce
How to Plant and Grow Garlic for the Biggest Harvest Ever
How to Get a Mini Garden to Produce Maximum Fruit
The Iris Garden
Peaceful Yard to Read or Just Enjoy the Outdoors
PART 2 of Album Practically Care Free Flowers & ShowStoppers!
Tomato Problems (And How to Fix Them)
Eating Nasturtium- an Edible Plant in My Garden
Harvesting Sweet Potatoes and Saving Slips
3 Ways to Store Fresh Basil
The Easiest Way to Grow Potatoes
Easy Care Gardening with Knockout Roses!
Secret to Cilantro
Aloe Vera the Wonder Plant
Succulent Bird Bath
How To Create A Simple Indoor Herb Garden
Repotting Snake Plants: The Mix To Use & How To Do It
Pallet Garden Box
The Use of Artificial Grass for Public Playgrounds
Propagating Begonias
Indoor Fairy Garden
Create A Rose Garden Color Pallette
Make An Awesome Gift & Recycle Cans!
A visit to Morikami Gardens
Making a Flower Arrangement
How to Prune Fruit Trees
Garden in the Morning Sunlight!
Making Your Own Bonsai
A friend of mine conducted an experiment with some cuttings from a local fig tree.
Flower Bed
Lemon Plant Propagation Experiment
Transplanting Seedlings Grown In Eggshells
Learn About Dandelions
How To Grow Potatoes In Your Home Garden
Transitioning to summer flowers here in Georgia !
Wintering My Plants
My Gardens
How To Grow and Use Paperwhites In Your Winter Decor
How to Prune Camellias
Yellow Rose European Dish Garden to Brighten Your Day!
FRONT PORCH CURB APPEAL
How to Save Seeds for Beginners
Terrariums in All Shapes and Sizes
Tips for Planting Spring Bulbs
Easy Orchid Repotting
Seeding – Why and When It Must Be Done
How to Grow Radishes in Containers
Garden'13 Update - Strong Wind Supports
Upcycled Can Pansy Planter
Tis the Season.....Christmas
Chemistry Hacks to Grow a Pretty & Easy Patio Garden (Even for Non-Gar
Complete Fall Container Garden Guide in Three Easy Steps
Summer Mantel Refresh and Succulents