Hate the look of plastic landscape edging? For a more informal, natural border around planted areas, try trench edging and mulch borders.
Use Pins and Staples to Prevent Gaps in Your Garden's Landscape Fabric
Sections of landscape fabric often pull apart after winter or heavy rainfall, allowing weeds to grow. Landscape fabric staples will hold the…
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Inexpensive Landscaping for Attractive Entryways
Give the front of your home curb appeal by adding a trellis, arbor and low wall. These projects are all low-cost and easy enough to do yourself.…
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Building brick paths and stone walls creates a magical landscape. It's also hard work. These tips will help you work smarter and faster and…
Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas
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Best Way to Control Weeds
Reduce that tiresome weeding chore with a thick layer of organic mulch or a high quality landscape fabric. Both are easy to apply and…
Mulch is good for your plants and a great labor saver. It reduces evaporation, slows weed growth, improves soil quality, and makes your gardens…
Finding the Best Garden Hose
Don’t believe what you read on the garden hose labels. Here’s how to really tell which gardens hoses are kink-free.
How to Build a Rain Barrel
This DIY rain barrel costs less than $100 and works just as well as the expensive one you can buy. Get complete how-to instructions and start…
Tree Pruning Techniques
Here's how to prune your tree without taking a big swath of tree bark along with it. Safely remove midsized branches for a healthier, better…
Easy Lawn Care Tips
Reduce yard chores and create a better lawn and gardens by following this expert advice, including establishing easy-mow borders and walks,…