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Projects, tips and ideas for your garden, with ways to grow vegetables and plants in raised garden beds, containers and in the ground.
8 Backyard Greenhouse Hideaways
A little retreat for the botanist, these greenhouse hideaways will make you and your plants happy.
Why do Hummingbirds Sometimes Hang Upside Down?
12 Ingenious Gardening and Yard Tool Storage Tips
Hummingbirds Love This Type of Birdbath
What Plants Do Hummingbirds Love Most?
What a Hummingbird Home Looks Like
Why the Rufous Hummingbird is the Toughest Bird on the Block
Get to know the feisty rufous hummingbird.
Hummingbirds Love This Plant
Grow this nectar-rich salvia to feed more hummingbirds.
Coffee Filter Dirt Stopper
Stop dirt from flowing out of your planters every time you water.
Warning! This Wild Plant Could Give You Serious Burns
Brushing up against a wild parsnip plant isn't in your best interest.
Plan Your Fall Bulb Planting Now
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10 Seriously Useful Gardening Tips Every Beginner Needs to Know
Gardening is more rewarding when your efforts meet with success. These gardening tips will help...
Clay Chimney Flue Liners Make Great Planters
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The 5 Fruits People Always Get Wrong
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Beyond Feeders: 5 More Ways to Attract Hummingbirds
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DIY Lint Fire Starter Log
Make a quick fire starter log in a pinch—all you need is an empty toilet paper roll and some lint.
9 Home and Garden Tools That are Easy On Your Back
Caring for and maintaining your lawn and garden can be backbreaking work. Ease that pain...
The Perfect Balcony Herb Garden
You don't need a garden to grow luscious, healthy herbs.
The Best Advice for Growing Tomatoes
Homegrown tomatoes win the taste test over supermarket impostors time and time again. And, since...
To-Go Coffee Cup to Water Plants
A clean to-go coffee cup with a lid makes an excellent watering can. The hole...
A Basement Root Cellar – Putting Up Below Ground
A modern-day homesteader keeps garden crops fresh through winter using old-time techniques and a basement...
Colorful Shade Tolerant Plants
A shade garden isn't doomed to dreary, colorless choices. Today's shade tolerant plants are more...
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Greenhouse from the Salad Bar
The next time you hit up a salad bar for lunch, save the plastic clamshell...
DIY Bird Feeder Wreath
Learn how to make a bird feeder from seed heads and a grapevine wreath. This...
Cozy Cabin DIY Bird Feeder
Our photos walk you through as you learn how to build a bird feeder with a rustic thatched top.
Build a License Plate Birdhouse
Personalize a DIY birdhouse with an old license plate, and you’ll have a real...