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13 Creative Driveway Landscaping Ideas
A driveway may be utilitarian, but it doesn't have to be ugly. Here are 13 driveway landscape ideas to make yours more appealing.
DIY Landscape Design: How to Get Started
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10 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting in Your Yard
How to Know When You Need a New Lawn Mower
10 Gardening Tools Worth Splurging On
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...
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...
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,...
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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...