Steph Coelho

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Steph Coelho is a freelance writer focusing on home & garden, health, wellness, and other lifestyle topics. She is a Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor, has taught numerous gardening classes and workshops, and has a keen eye for home decor (FYI: the more plants, the better). When she’s not click-clacking away on her keyboard she’s either digging in the garden, sautéing something in the kitchen, or nose-deep in a good book.

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SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 | MONDAY
10 Cool Products from Gardener's Supply Company to Buy for Your Favorite Green Thumb

Shop Online and Save Time for GardeningGardening is a time-consuming hobby. Don’t waste this precious commodity by driving around looking for supplies. Instead, head online to Gardener’s ...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 | MONDAY
12 Types of Squash All Home Gardeners Should Know

Gardeners know that you always either have too much squash or not enough. There’s simply no in-between. And having too much squash on your hands is always a good thing. This versatile edi...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 | FRIDAY
Upgrade Your Winter Garden with These 9 Colorful Perennials

Add a pop of color to your winter landscape—and feed hungry birds in the process—by planting these stunning shrubs and trees.

AUGUST 26, 2021 | THURSDAY
10 Climbing Plants That Are Easy to Keep Under Control

Check out these attractive, noninvasive climbing vines.

AUGUST 24, 2021 | TUESDAY
7 Types of Plant Covers All Home Gardeners Should Know

As the gardening season begins to wind down and first frost dates start to creep closer, it’s time to think about protecting your plants for the winter and extending the harvest. Plant co...

JULY 30, 2021 | FRIDAY
10 Things to Plant Now for Your Fall Vegetable Garden

Here’s what to get in the ground now for a bountiful autumn harvest.

JULY 27, 2021 | TUESDAY
10 Stepping Stone Designs to Elevate Your Garden Pathway

Pull your garden together with the help of one of these stepping stone designs.

JULY 26, 2021 | MONDAY
Solved! What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat in Winter?

Q: My partner and I have an annual disagreement about the thermostat temperature and how to get the most energy savings. Does it really matter what temperature I set my thermostat in wint...

JULY 22, 2021 | THURSDAY
How To: Get Rid of Thrips

Many garden pests are easy to spot, but thrips often evade detection until they’ve completely taken over. This is due to their small size—less than 1/20 of an inch long. Despite their min...

JULY 13, 2021 | TUESDAY
How To: Change Hydrangea Color

Hydrangeas are one of the only types of flowers that can change color. The change in hue happens in response to the availability of aluminum. These gorgeous landscaping plants are like pH...