Heather Blackmore

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Heather Blackmore is an award winning writer and photographer specializing in gardening, health, and family. Her work has appeared on Good Morning America as well as in several regional and national publications including Better Homes and Gardens magazine, Chicagoland Gardening, Farmers' Almanac, and Chicago Tribune. She also contributes weekly to her blog, Here She Grows, where she shares the highs and lows in her suburban Chicago garden. Heather and her husband are currently weathering the storm of two teenage daughters and one attention-hungry dog named Stella.
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NOVEMBER 7, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 Landscaping Must-Dos to Help Your Plants Survive the Winter

Winter has a way of wreaking havoc on the landscape, leaving in its wake heaved plants and wind-torn trees and shrubs. This year, don't just sit back and wait to see how your garden fares...

NOVEMBER 1, 2019 | FRIDAY
35 Landscaping Plants You’ll Love If You Hate Fall Yard Work

When autumn arrives, the last thing you want to do is put down the rake and start pruning, deadheading, and transplanting finicky perennials. Save yourself the extra work by sticking with...

OCTOBER 30, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Count On These 25 Indoor Plants for Easy Color Year-Round

Adding houseplants to a space is like putting out the welcome mat. They infuse a home with life, bringing character and interest to every room they inhabit. Some houseplants even offer a ...

OCTOBER 21, 2019 | MONDAY
12 Fall Landscaping Mistakes to Know and Avoid

Whether you have a green thumb when it comes to your home garden, or you can hardly tell the difference between a rose and a weed, you should know that there are certain landscaping tasks...

OCTOBER 15, 2019 | TUESDAY
Solved! When—and How—to Repot a Plant

Q: When should I repot a plant? And how do I ensure success?A: Plants don’t stay little for long, especially if they like the living situation in your home. All that TLC you show them—the...

SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 | MONDAY
The Unkillable Garden: 15 Veggies and Herbs That Will Thrive in Your Space

Plagued with a black thumb? Do you fear that the produce section at your local grocery store is as close to fresh as you’ll ever get? Take heart. Whether you have unlimited space, a gener...