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30 Common Lawn Weeds and How to ID Them (Plus Free Downloadable Chart)

Meet the most common botanical interlopers you're likely to find in your garden or vegetable patch, and learn how to treat each.

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What Is Purslane Weed and How Do I Get Rid of It?

The "comeback kid" of lawn weeds, purslane weed frustrates with its wily ability to bounce back just when you think...


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What Is Quackgrass and How Do I Get Rid of It?

Controlling and getting rid of quackgrass takes persistence, but it can be done. Here's how to kill the invasive perennial...


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How To Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

Brought to North America as an ornamental plant, creeping Charlie is now a rampant lawn weed that can quickly overrun...


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.

Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

When winter departs, it's time to check for damage and prepare for the hot weather ahead.


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10 Best Ground Cover Plants

These hardworking landscape plants make gorgeous ground covers, whether you want to fill in gaps or replace turf grass completely.

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What to Know About Solar Umbrellas

Solar umbrellas offer convenient access to alternative energy and a nice shady spot on your patio. What's not to love?


Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.


10 Must-Have Products to Make Fall Yard Work a Breeze

Fall yard work doesn't have to be strenuous!


8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your backyard beckons! To help you make the best of the...

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10 Flowering Groundcovers

Flowering groundcovers beautify trouble spots, help with erosion and add a blaze of flowers to home landscaping.


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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.


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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...


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What Plants Should Gardeners Water Before Winter?

Protect your perennials, trees and shrubs from winter damage and dehydration with these expert gardening tips.


50 Crucial Fall Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Forget

You'll definitely regret skipping over any of these important home maintenance tasks this fall.

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Get Those Deep Lawn and Garden Deals at Amazon

These products from Amazon’s summer sale are perfect for your outdoor space.


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Ergonomic Household Products That Will Save Your Back

Use these 10 ergonomic tools to get more done in your home, garage and garden, while avoiding the painful aggravation...


How to Build a Compost Bin

This 'log cabin' bin will keep your compost pile from becoming an eyesore. These compost bin plans will give you...


How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door


How to Install an Outdoor Faucet

Stop lugging around that hose


How to Get Rid of Thistle for Good

Learn how to get rid of thistle for good with organic and standard methods.


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31 Cheapskate Handy Hints For the Outdoors

Save those milk jugs, soda cans, pool noodles and other things around your house you thought were useless. Think again!...


Outdoor Storage Locker

A little garden and lawn mower shed that spells big relief for a crowded garage.

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The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance garden and lawn edging ideas to inspire.


Garden Closet Storage Project

This compact outdoor closet fits in a small yard and yet holds a ton of stuff.


How to Use a Fertilizer and Seed Spreader

This must-have lawn tool spreads everything you need for a healthy, attractive lawn.


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....


How to Make a Simple Guide for Edging Your Lawn

To edge your lawn, garden, or flowerbed, lay down a 2x6. While holding the board with your foot, drive a...


How to Build a Backyard Beverage Stand That Doubles as a Lawn Ornament

Take your backyard beverages to the next level with this super-simple DIY drink stand.