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    How to Grow Elephant Garlic

    This trendy allium is easy to grow and delicious to cook with.

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    How To Convert Your Lawn and Garden To Be Organic

    Organic lawn care might seem overwhelming, but it's actually pretty simple and affordable to convert your yard or garden. Here's...


    Heat Things Up This Valentine’s Day with Hot Tub Sales

    Our Sales Editor dug through hundreds of hot tubs to find the best hot tub sales online, just in time...


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    How To Care for Begonias

    Whether you garden for flowers or foliage, learn how to care for begonias and you'll enjoy gardening success.


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    How To Find Good Deals on Native Plants

    Native plants are beneficial to birds, bees and ecosystems. They're also often cheap or even free. Here's how to find...

    The 7 Best Rooftop Tents for Your Car

    Your next camping trip doesn't have to involve sleeping on the hard, cold ground. Try the best rooftop tent instead.


    The 5 Best Pole Saws to Trim Your Trees and Shrubs

    Use this list of the best pole saw picks to ensure your tree pruning tasks are completed quickly and safely.

    The 5 Best Hanging Chairs for Your Home

    Gently rock and sway your way to comfort. Check out this cool collection of hanging chairs to fit every space...


    How to Install an Egress Window

    Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.


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    How To Grow Dahlias

    Dahlias are becoming more popular each year as gardeners discover the many varieties available. If you love flowers, you'll find...


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    Garden Soil vs. Potting Soil: What’s the Difference?

    Soils aren't all alike. You'll be less discombobulated in garden stores if you know how garden soil differs from potting...

    Is It Safe to Plant Climbing Vines Around Your House?

    Choose your vines wisely. A vine on house exteriors can inflict unintended damage if you aren't careful.


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    What To Know About Mini Vegetables

    If you have a sunny outdoor spot, a place to put a big container and a little time, you can...


    How to Make an Eco-Friendly Succulent Yard

    Save water and money with these charming, low-maintenance plants.


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    Try These Mini Vegetables and Fruits in Your Garden This Year

    Whether you have space for a big garden or not, growing mini vegetables is fun and easy. Plus, you get...


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    How You Can Help Bees and Pollinators Thrive in Your Yard

    Native bees and honeybees are struggling in many places. Learn how to help the bees, butterflies and more beneficial bugs...

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    If Mushrooms Are Growing in Your Lawn, This Is What It Means

    Gardening expert Melinda Myers explains why mushrooms sprout on your lawn and trees and what to do about them.


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    What To Consider When Buying a DIY Shed Kit

    A DIY home or shed kit can save you lots of money and time if you're handy. Here is everything...


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    10 Best Annuals for Shady Spots

    Brilliant blooms and fun foliage options are endless if you know where to look. Let's explore captivating types of annuals...


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    12 Orange Flowers To Grow in Your Garden

    Orange flowers pack a punch, making a bold statement in gardens, borders and containers. These extroverted flowers are NOT shrinking...


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    12 Best White Flowers for Your Garden

    White flowers are great for brightening up a garden, especially at night when they seem to glow in the moonlight.


    The 8 Best Pool Tables for Your Home Game Room

    Cue up some family-friendly competition with the most classic party game. Here are the best pool tables on the market.


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    Gardening 101: How To Plant Flowers

    Once you've planted your first flowers and watched them grow and bloom, you'll be confidently adding more flowers to your...


    Honor Your Eco-Friendly Resolutions (and Your Wallet) with These Gardening Sales

    Greenhouses are a spectacular way to continue tending to crops well into the winter. Shop these garden sales to stock...


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    How To Install a Window or Vent in Your Van or Camper

    Feeling a little stuffy inside your adventure or work van? Here's how to transform your space with a window.

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    10 Types of Flowering Trees

    Flowering trees can make a big statement when they're in full bloom. Every yard should have at least one such...


    The 6 Best Hot Tub Cleaners to Make Your Spa Sparkle

    A backyard hot tub is a year-round source of enjoyment—if you keep it clean. Here are the best hot tub...


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    10 Types of Flowers to Spruce Up Your Garden

    Brighten your landscape with fanciful types of flowers that offer vibrant color in spring, summer and fall.


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    If You See Pink Snow, This Is What It Means

    This "watermelon snow" is a striking, bright color reminiscent of sweet summer fruit. But the cause of the color change...


    Amazon’s Affordable, Portable Greenhouse Protects Plants All Winter

    This wallet-friendly, highly-rated, portable greenhouse on Amazon will keep all of your plants safe from frost and furry...


    Cold-Weather Camping Gear Deals for the Extreme Outdoorsman

    Don't venture out unprepared—shop camping gear deals. Stock up on survival items and sleeping bags so you can sit back...