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12 Types of Grass and Garden Weeds (and How to Remove Them)

Grab your sprayers or herbicides, or be ready to tackle by hand some of the peskiest and most persistent lawn and garden weeds.

Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Your Yard and Garden

If you want a beautiful yard without a lot of fuss, here are six low-maintenance landscaping tips that will keep...


12 Best Spring Blooming Plants for Northern Gardeners

Winter is the best time to plan next year's garden. These 12 spring blooming, hardy perennials and shrubs can survive...


How to Amend Soil for a Nutrient-Rich Garden

Here's how to amend your soil's texture, pH and nutrients to maximize garden growth.


How to Till a Garden

Spring planting season is here, and tilling is the first step in preparing your garden. This guide walks you through...

What Can I Do Now to the Soil in My Garden to Get it Ready for Spring?

Don't forget about your soil during the winter months. Know what you can do in winter to prepare your soil...


Buyer’s Guide To Outdoor Benches for Your Backyard

A properly placed outdoor bench evokes thoughts of pleasant days taking in the sights and sounds — even if you...

What the Color of Your Garden Soil Means

Some soil colors are gardening gold, while others are a bust. Here's what your soil color means for gardening success,...


9 Summer Gardening Tips from the Pros

Learn how to grow a flourishing garden that lasts through the summer with these nine helpful tips from seasoned gardening...


What Is a No-Till Garden?

Less work, less money and healthier ecosystems. Here's why no-till gardening might be your next move.


Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Lawn Grass

Here are some attractive alternatives to a traditional grass lawn.

10 Inspiring Garden Fences

These garden fence ideas will add style to your yard, define the gardening space and keep animals away.


How To Build and Plant a Raised Vegetable Garden in 3 Hours

Everyone's excited to get outside and plant. Build this raised garden bed kit with a greenhouse cover and you can...


12 Best Rake Tips and Tricks

Rakes don't just clean up leaves. They can do lawn care and so much more.


13 Best Shade Perennials That Won’t Take Over Your Garden

Finding plants that don't just survive, but thrive in shade can be challenging. These shade perennials are a sure win...


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9 Perennials You Should Divide in Spring

Want free perennials? Divide perennials in spring so you'll have more to transplant in your garden and share with family...

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Top 10 Best Flowers for Growing in Pots

Even if you have a small garden, deck or patio, you can still grow beautiful flowers! We found the best...


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If You Plant This, Hummingbirds Will Flock to Your Home

Want an easy way to attract hummingbirds to your garden? Grow a hummingbird mint plant! Pollinators can't resist these colorful...


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Garden Cultivator vs Tiller: What’s the Difference?

Don't confuse a cultivator with a tiller; they're different tools for different jobs. Here's how to decide which is right...


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Get Your Hands On Some Family Handyman Approved Hestra Job Duratan Flex Work Gloves

When headed outdoors to work on your spring projects, the first essential tool to reach for...


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10 Plant Stands You and Your Indoor Plants Will Love

Houseplants are having a moment in a big way, and this collection of must-have indoor plant stands celebrates the best...


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9 Things Master Gardeners Wouldn’t Do in Their Gardens

We asked master gardeners for advice to help the rest of us garden like the pros. Here are the top...


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13 Perennials You Didn’t Know You Could Divide

Dividing perennials is good for them! And you get new plants for your yard and garden, or to give to...


11 Best Trailing Plants

For wall planters, hanging baskets and more, trailing plants add a touch of elegance and tons of eye-catching dimension. Here...

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10 Best Houseplants To Propagate

Plant propagation is a cost-effective way to create more plants. Experts say you're likely to have success with these 10...


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When and How To Repot a Plant

Repotting plants is essential, but how can you tell when a plant has outgrown its container? Experts explain when and...


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Can I Replant Potted Bulbs?

Is the pot of tulips you received this spring worth saving? Find out which types of bulbs are worth your...


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What You Need to Know Before Buying Indoor Plants Online

Ready to buy indoor plants online? Read these tips from an indoor plant expert about what you should know before...


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18 Unusual Gardens Ideas To Consider

From simple to classic to surreal, we take a closer look at innovative garden designs that are out of the...


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What To Know About Houseplant Propagation

Houseplant propagation is a fun, creative and budget-friendly way for home gardeners to create more plants.