Indoor Gardening

  • How to Grow Orchids
    A comprehensive guide to orchid care
  • Getting Orchids to Bloom Again
    Pay attention to light, water and fertilizer and your phalaenopsis will rebloom.
  • Watch: Terrarium Idea Book
    Fun to plant and simple to maintain, terrariums are a stylish start for a tabletop oasis.This slideshow will get you inspired.
  • Gardening Under Lights
    Use lights to grow an abundance of stocky, green seedlings or pamper indoor flowering plants. The right lights will keep them blooming almost year-round.
  • Amaryllis Care
    How to grow indoor-blooming amaryllis.
  • Seed-Starting FAQs
    Expert advice and answers to frequently asked questions about starting plants from seed.
  • Growing Annual Flowers from Seed
    Some annuals are especially easy to grow. Learn how.
  • How to Grow Sweet Peas from Seed
    If you want to grow flowers from seed, start with sweet peas. The large seeds are easy to manage and most varieties germinate readily. Plus, the resulting blooms are gorgeous and sweetly scented.
  • How to Grow Microgreens
    With just a few simple items, you can grow microgreens at home. It only takes a few weeks to harvest your first crop, and you can do it all on a sunny windowsill.
  • Watch: Growing Microgreens from Seed to Harvest
    Petite microgreens are wonderfully delicious and nutritious — and expensive unless you grow them yourself. Watch how easy it is.
  • Recharge Your Houseplants Through Repotting
    Winter is the ideal time to spend a few hours trimming and repotting the plants around your home.
  • How to Choose a Grow Light
    Learn how to choose the right light for growing plants and seedlings indoors.
  • How To: Indoor Gardening
    How to grow plants indoors and surround yourself with plants year-round.
  • Growing Bulbs Indoors
    When winter's chill forces the gardener to move indoors, windowsills come into bloom.
  • Houseplant Pests and Diseases
    How to keep your houseplants healthy and pest-free.
  • Tip: Wash Houseplants to Prevent Disease
    Inspect houseplants thoroughly before moving them indoors for the winter.
  • When to Start Your Seeds
    Learn how to create a seed-starting schedule. By starting seeds at the proper time, you'll have strong, well-rooted transplants when spring arrives.
  • Easy Seeds for Beginners
    Starting seeds for the first time? Here's a list of seeds that are quick to germinate and don't require a lot of extra fussing.
  • Why Our Grow Lights Are Better
    When you grow seedlings under our lights, you won't see the usual signs of light starvation. Instead, you'll notice straight, stocky seedlings with well-developed leaves and root systems.
  • Worm Composting
    All about creating compost with worms
  • How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies
    Getting fruit flies out of the kitchen takes a bit of persistence, but it isn’t difficult and doesn’t require any pesticides.
  • How to Pot an Amaryllis Bulb
    It's easy to your own. All you need is potting soil and a pot.
  • How to Grow Cyclamen
    The key to keeping cyclamen happy and healthy is to replicate their natural environment as closely as possible.
  • How to Care for Poinsettias
    Poinsettias are fairly easy to care for. With about six hours of sunlight a day and attentive watering, they'll thrive right through the holidays.
  • Why Choose Cowpots to Start Seeds
    Cowpots are biodegradable, keeping plastic waste out of the landfill. And they're not only made from a renewable resource, they're taking a potential pollutant out of the waste stream. They're made in the U.S. by farmers, and they grow happy seedlings. What's not to love?
  • Good Question!
    Gardeners have questions — and we have answers. You'll find some of the most frequently asked questions answered here.
  • How to Choose Potting Soil
    Our garden-tested potting mixes are formulated to guarantee great results.
  • Slideshow: Microgreens
  • Watering Plants While Away
    Here are some ways to help plants thrive while you're away, so you can come home to healthy gardens and happy houseplants.
  • Introducing the GrowEase Seed Starter Kit
    The GrowEase Seed Starter Kit is a convenient, self-watering system.
  • Succulent Idea Book
    Beautiful, drought-tolerant planters feature easy-care succulents that thrive indoors and out.
  • Prevent Seedling Disease With a Fan
    Young seedlings are especially vulnerable to a disease called damping-off. It's a fungus that enters young seedlings from the soil, causing the seedlings to die — often within days.
  • How to Thin Out Crowded Seedlings
    When faced with a flat of crowded seedlings, use a scissors to thin them out.
  • 5 Ways to Bring the Garden Indoors
    Here's how you can get back to the garden: Plant some seeds. Treat yourself to a flowering houseplant. Make plans for the best garden ever. It'll be spring before you know it.
  • Amaryllis Legends and Fun Facts
    Greek mythology brings us the story of Amaryllis, a love-struck maiden who longed for the handsome but cold-hearted Alteo.
  • Best Herbs for Growing Indoors
    Keep your kitchen supplied with fresh herbs all year with varieties that thrive on a sunny windowsill or under grow lights.
  • How to Plant a Terrarium
    Learn how to create a colorful indoor garden in this step-by-step guide. In less than an hour, you can plant a terrarium.
  • Grow Geraniums from Seed
    "There is no trick to growing geraniums from seed," says Valerie Ryan, who grows dozens of seedlings each year. "Patience and care is all that is needed."
  • How to Start Seeds
    Growing plants from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season. With the right light and some simple equipment, it's easy to grow from seed to harvest.
  • Watch: Grow Seeds in an Eggshell
    Use an eggshell to grow a tiny crop of seedlings. Makes a great spring centerpiece.