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Low-Maintenance Flower Bed Tips
These tips will help you make a beautiful garden with showy, low-maintenance flowers and ground covers.
This Is the Right Tree to Plant In Your Backyard
10 Worst Garden Insect Pests and How to Get Rid of Bugs on Plants
How to Identify Tree Species
10 Garden Mistakes You Keep Making
Lawn Aerator Options: Which One’s Best for Your Yard?
Hurray for Hostas! Landscaping with Hostas
Everyone with shade in their garden knows the value of hosta. But not everyone knows...
13 Creative Driveway Landscaping Ideas
A driveway may be utilitarian, but it doesn't have to be ugly. Here are 13 driveway...
DIY Landscape Design: How to Get Started
Landscape design is part science, part art. The science part means looking at the site,...
Crazy About Coleus
Gardeners looking for alternatives to impatiens for shade can find the answer in coleus. See...
10 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting in Your Yard
Some are garden thugs, others are maintenance hogs or one-hit wonders. Don't bother planting these...
How to Know When You Need a New Lawn Mower
A carbon-coated spark plug can make for hard starting, and so can old gas or...
10 Gardening Tools Worth Splurging On
Don't "cheap" yourself. Sometimes it pays to splurge and get real quality, especially with gardening...
10 Outstanding Desert Landscaping Ideas
While not as boisterous as a cottage garden nor as lush as a tropical garden,...
12 Essential Spring Gardening Tips From the Pros
It's spring—the perfect time to get out in the garden and start making things...
14 Smart Small Yard Landscaping Ideas
Many of today's homes (especially condos and townhouses) often have little or no yard space...
10 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas
Dry weather affects us all at some point. But gardeners can deal with it if...
Never Plant These Five Flowers in Your Garden
There are so many good selections available that there's absolutely no reason to plant any...
10 Inexpensive Plants that will Make Your Garden Pop
You get a lot of bang for the buck with these showy plants. A small...
The Best Privacy Plants for Your Backyard
A little bit of privacy makes any backyard more enjoyable. Here are some plants to...
How to Grow a Cocktail Garden
Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries,...
15 Landscaping Tips for All House Styles
Savvy landscaping complements a house, presenting it in its finest light. Here are some examples...
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How to Grow a Salsa Garden
Salsa is one of the fastest growing condiments in America. It's tasty, all natural, and...
How to Grow a Salad Garden
The first order of business is to find a place to grow your salad garden....
Companion Planting: Why You Should Grow These Plants Side-by-Side
Part science and part folklore, companion planting has long been used by gardeners, who pair...
12 Lucky Plants You Should Add to Your Home
Everyone can use a little extra good fortune. Take a page from the annals of...