Which Natural Weed Killers Will Work Best for You?
We talk with an expert about healthier choices for humans and the environment.
How To Test Soil pH With and Without a Kit
From formal lab tests to DIY baking soda and vinegar, here's how to choose which method is best for your...
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...
Should I Rotate Crops in My Vegetable Garden?
Crop rotation in your vegetable garden sounds like a lot of work. But it's actually an easy practice to follow.
Should You Be Bottom Watering Plants?
How's your houseplant collection doing? If you love the plants but hate to (or forget to) water them, check out...
Should You Prune Hydrangeas In the Fall?
It's fall and you're cleaning up your garden. What happens if you don't prune your hydrangeas? Let's find out.
How to Split Hostas
Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.
The Benefits of Planting Hostas
Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.
When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?
Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.
Natural Ways to Kill Weeds and Get Them Out Of Your Garden
Use these techniques to help prevent the spread of weeds and learn what they can teach you about your soil.
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
24 Genius Gardening Hacks You’ll Be Glad You Know
This collection of gardening and landscaping handy hints will give you effective new techniques to get the beautiful garden and...
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
How to Build a Water Garden With Waterfall
Put a little piece of paradise right in your own backyard. We'll show you how to build a pond waterfall...
How to Sharpen Tools
A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade.
11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time
Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and...
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 root cellar.
Tips for Easier Gardening
Love to garden but short on time? Here are some tips that will help you plant, water and weed more...
How to Build a Garden Bench
Make this attractive, comfortable garden bench. We show you how to build...
Fountain: How to Build a Concrete Fountain
Carving stone requires years of training, extraordinary skill and endless patience—or you can cheat and use power tools.
Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures
Stay up late: Enjoy your deck well into the evening hours
How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden
Solder up this trellis in a weekend with ordinary copper tubing
How to Build a Garden Pond and Deck
Plans for a rectangular reflecting pond with ground-level boardwalk.