Teri Dunn Chace

Teri Dunn Chace is author of more than 35 gardening books, including The Anxious Gardener’s Book of Answers. She lives in central New York.
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How to Bring Plants Inside for the Winter

Many plants—gladioli, dahlias, geraniums—can make it through the winter if you know how to move them inside properly.

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Buy Better Plants from Online Nurseries

Mail-order nurseries are sprouting up everywhere. Find new flowers and plants for your garden and yard

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How to Make Your Christmas Tree Last Longer

There are lots of myths out there about how to keep a Christmas tree looking great for a long time. But we’ll tell you what really works.

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How to Harvest and Dry Garden Herbs

Dry your fresh garden herbs so you can enjoy them all year long. What's best—screening, bundling or paper bags—depends on which herbs you're drying.

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Protect Your Rosebushes Through the Winter

Even established rosebushes can suffer through winter, so here’s how to protect them.

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Love Your Garden Tomatoes? Save the Seeds! Here’s How…

Saving tomato seeds from your own garden is a great way to grow even more delicious tomatoes next year. It's simple to do.

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How to Keep Deer Out of Your Yard

Deer eat garden plants and carry Lyme-disease-causing ticks. Here are the best ways to keep them off your property.

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Now’s the Time to Fix Your Lawn’s Bare and Thin Spots

How you treat your lawn in the fall will make all the difference next spring and summer. Here's what to do.

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Plant Fall Bulbs Right

Popular garden author Teri Chase shares her favorite fall bulb planting tips.

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How to Make Cut Garden Flowers Last Longer

Why do cut flowers from a florist seem to last longer than ones from your own garden? It's the cutting technique—learn it here.

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How to Keep Your Garden Colorful All Summer Long

Easy ways to brighten up your garden with color after the flowers of spring have faded.

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How to Battle Slugs in Your Garden—and Win

Slimy garden slugs can eat your garden seedlings. Here's how to get rid of them and even turn them into bait for birds.

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How to Plant a Tree So That It Survives

In recent years, pros who study tree growth have learned new information and have changed the standard planting advice.

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8 Big Gardening Mistakes to Avoid in the Spring

Late winter/early spring is the time to prep your garden and lawn. But doing it wrong does more harm than good. Here’s what to do—and not do.

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How To Grow Beautiful Roses

Don't make these mistakes. Roses are the divas of the gardening world—or so it seems. But growing these beauties actually…

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How To Kill Garden Weeds Naturally

Yes, weeds in your garden are tough to deal with, but you don’t need to use toxic commercial weed killers…

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How to Prune a Tree Right

Pruning trees is important for their health and good looks. But if you do it wrong, a tree may be…

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Revitalize Your Perennials

Sure, you planted perennials for a carefree, flowering garden, but you may have noticed that they’re not as attractive as…

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Grow Delicious Tomatoes…Problem-Free

Homegrown tomatoes are typically better than store-bought. But sometimes things go awry just when you’re looking forward to that wonderful…

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How to Grow Beautiful Roses

Don't make these mistakes. Roses are the divas of the gardening world—or so it seems. But growing these beauties actually…