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Check out our favorite ideas, projects, tips and tools for creating the ultimate backyard
Projects, tips and ideas for your garden, with ways to grow vegetables and plants in raised garden beds, containers and in the ground.
How to Keep Gardening Seeds Fresh
If you don’t use up all of your gardening seed packets this year, here's how to keep them fresh!
How to Make a Glass Bottle Hummingbird Feeder
Save money while attracting hummingbirds by creating this homemade hummingbird feeder from a glass bottle...
Retread & Grow: How to Turn an Old Tire Into a Hanging Planter
Put a fresh spin on a classic repurposed planter.
13 Jaw-Dropping Facts About Hummingbirds
These fascinating facts and photos are bound to make you adore them even more!
Pretty Hanging Planter Ideas
Get creative with hanging planters. Raise them up to create a stage, double them up...
How to Make a Window Box That is Rot-Resistant
Check out this yard and garden handy hint for making rot-proof window boxes.
The Perfect Balcony Herb Garden
You don't need a garden to grow luscious, healthy herbs.
8 Succulents That Make Pretty, Easy-Care Ground Covers
These low-growing succulents create interest in the drought-tolerant garden.
Never Plant These Five Flowers in Your Garden
There are so many good selections available that there's absolutely no reason to plant any...
Peaceful Wind Chimes That Won’t Drive Your Neighbors Crazy
The breeze will flutter through these wind chimes without disturbing your neighbors.
What’s Wrong With My Succulent?
Five quick fixes and troubleshooting tips for succulent growers.
13 Outdoor Self-Watering Planter Options for the Easiest Container Garden Ever
From big to small, stand-up to hanging on the wall, these self-watering planters will save...
11 Easy-to-Grow Plants to Add Color to Your Shade Garden
No matter what the situation, nature provides. Take shade, for instance. These 11 shade garden plants...
49 Colorful Plants to Brighten Up Your Landscape
Want to add more color to your landscape this season? Start by incorporating one or...
10 Best Plants for Container Gardening
Container gardening continues to be hot. Homeowners like that containers are easy to plant and...
The Best Privacy Plants for Your Backyard
A little bit of privacy makes any backyard more enjoyable. Here are some plants to...
10 Indoor Plants You (Probably) Can’t Kill
Can't keep house plants alive for long? Even the anti-green thumb can handle one of...
Top 10 Five-Star Garden Hose Options on Amazon
These garden hoses averaged 5-star ratings thanks to some discerning gardeners. (Psst. They're all expandable!)
10 Top-Rated Watering Can Options on Amazon
From metal to plastic, big to small, and even downright funny, there's something for everyone...
10 Zen Water Feature Ideas for Outdoors
If you want a chill vibe in your outdoor space, take inspiration from these peaceful water features.
Late Summer Container Plants
Your best bet for late-season container color? Annuals! And many summer plants will reward you...
How to Grow a Cocktail Garden
Leave the specialty hops to the basement brewmasters and the grapes to the boutique wineries,...
Hummingbirds Love This Type of Birdbath
Attract more hummingbirds to your backyard space with moving water.
Natural Mulch Landscape Edging
Try natural planter edging instead of plastic.
Everything You Need to Know About Mulch: Mulch Guide
Improve your gardens and reduce the work!
How To Start Seeds Indoors
Learn how to start seeds indoors. You'll provide your plants with a head start before...
Our Favorite Seed-Starting Products to Get Your Garden Going
You don't have to wait until the ground thaws and the chance of frost passes...
How to Grow a Salsa Garden
Salsa is one of the fastest growing condiments in America. It's tasty, all natural, and...
How to Improve Your Garden Soil On the Cheap
Here are two ways to grow flowers or vegetables in hard, rocky soil. The first...
5 Perfect Plants for Chocolate Lovers
Treat yourself to a garden of desserts with plants that look and smell like chocolate....
How to Build a Cedar Potting Bench
Complete plans for building a potting bench.
Garden Closet Storage Project
This compact outdoor closet fits in a small yard and yet holds a ton of stuff.