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!

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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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A Complete Guide on How to Repair Patchy Grass
How to Pollinate Tomatoes That Need an Extra Oomph
How to Make a Moss Pole to Support Your Vining Plants
Save a Trip to the Store: Here's How to Reuse Potting Soil
How to Grow Hyacinths Both Outdoors and Inside
How to Grow Jasmine Indoors as a Fragrant, Flowering Houseplant
How to Grow Blueberries for a Harvest That's Worth the Wait
How to Prevent Birds From Hitting Windows With a Few DIY Tricks
How to Plant Amaryllis Bulbs in Pots
An Essential Guide on How to Grow Tomatoes in Pots
A Complete Guide on How to Grow Winter Squash
How to Aerate a Lawn by Hand
How to Grow Cilantro Indoors for Fresh Flavor Year-Round
The Easiest Way to Grow Ginger at Home
How to Grow Watercress Successfully at Home
How to Care for Pampas Grass and Style It in Your Home
How to Grow Microgreens and Level-Up Your Favorite Recipes
How to Get Rid of Fungus in Mulch for Good
A Complete Guide on How to Lay Sod Yourself
A Complete Guide on How to Care for Aloe Vera Plants
How to Plant a Tree in 8 Simple Steps
How to Care for Christmas Cactus and Get It to Bloom
How to Care for Mums So They'll Thrive All Season
How to Prune a Tree to Keep It Healthy and Tidy
How to Grow Succulents From Cuttings and Leaves
How to Get Rid of Gnats Inside and Outside Your Home
How to Get Rid of Chipmunks Around Your Garden
How to Get Rid of Hornets for Once and for All
How to Care for Air Plants (Plus Tips on Styling Them!)
Everything You Need to Know About Growing Strawberries in Pots
How to Grow Flavorful Garlic in Your Backyard Garden
How to Prune Tomato Plants for Your Biggest Harvest Ever
How to Grow and Harvest Juicy, Delicious Watermelon
How to Start a Garden in 8 Steps
How to Grow Marigolds for a Splash of Sunny Garden Color
Don't Toss Out Your Food Quite Yet—Here's How to Make Compost
How to Build a Window Box
Straw Bale Gardening
Growing Tomatoes in Five Gallon Buckets
Mosaic Walkway
Fix Burnt Grass & Dog Urine Spots With This Easy Solution!
Turn Paper Towel Rolls Into Cheap, Biodegradable, Seed Starter Pots
Use Reusable Grocery Bags to Grow Potatoes
Easy DIY Seed Containers
Ladder Herb Garden
Up-Cycled, Ugly, Black Flower Pots.
Quick, Easy, and Creative Ways to Grow an Avocado Tree From a Pit
Create Cement Lace Using Doilies and Other Crochet Items
A Backyard Upgrade With A Unique Vegetable Garden Fence
DIY Rain Barrel
Wine Bottle Watering Device With Copper Tubing for Container Gardens
DIY Faux Stone Raised Planter
How to Create a Geranium Hanging Basket