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How to Grow a Cocktail Garden
Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries, we're talking about plants used in mixed drinks. In other words, a cocktail garden.
15 Landscaping Tips for All House Styles
How to Grow a Salsa Garden
How to Grow a Salad Garden
Companion Planting: Why You Should Grow These Plants Side-by-Side
12 Lucky Plants You Should Add to Your Home
The Best Privacy Plants for Your Backyard
A little bit of privacy makes any backyard more enjoyable. Here are some plants to...
How to Get Rid of Crickets
How to Get Rid of Crickets
How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell
Skunk spray is pungent and oily. It's hard to remove and the longer you wait,...
How to Get Rid of Box Elder Bugs
Outfitted in black and orange, box elder bugs have the look of Halloween about them,...
How to Get Rid of Gophers
Gophers can cause damage to plants and underground structures. Here's how to get rid of...
13 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home
Show your green side by taking small steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home....
12 Houseplants You’ll Regret
The selection of houseplants today is almost as impressive as the many benefits of having...
10 Worst Trees for Your Home’s Plumbing
Trees are most often an asset to the home landscape, but some species can cause...
10 New Year’s Resolutions for Gardeners
Make a New Year's resolution to garden smarter, greener and—yes—easier this coming year....
12 Awesome Kits and Books Every DIYer Will Love
Off-the-shelf gifts won't do much to inspire the DIY fan in your life. Instead, fire...
The 10 Best Things To Do Instead of Exchange Gifts This Holiday Season
Tired of riding on the consumer carousel during the holiday season? Here are 10 things you...
12 Things You Should Never Do to Your Deck
A backyard deck is a wonderful place to relax or entertain. Make sure you take...
15 Trees You Should Never Grow in Your Yard
Trees can add beauty and value to a home landscape—if you plant the right...
10 Amazing Backyard Compost Products
Compost is a wonderful soil conditioner, fertilizer and tonic for your garden. And best of...
Do These 8 Things to Your Fruit Trees Before Winter
Don't neglect your fruit trees just because the growing season is winding down. Here are 8...
10 Landscaping and Gardening Myths You Need to Stop Believing
A lot of good gardening advice has been passed down through the generations, but some...
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How to Identify Tree Species
Whether you're taking a walk in the park or simply admiring your neighbor's landscape, it's...
10 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas
Dry weather affects us all at some point. But gardeners can deal with it if...
10 Clever Tips for Landscaping Around Trees
Plop a tree in the middle of the yard and it may look out of...
Plan Your Fall Bulb Planting Now
Would you like a spectacular garden next spring? If so, prepare in summer, plant in...