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Learn how to plant a garden, build a raised bed garden and find the right tool for your job with the help of our gardening experts.

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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.


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8 Best Pruning Tools for Your Garden and Yard

Pruning is important for keeping gardens and landscapes looking their best. But to do it right, you need good pruning...


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

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


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

Fall yard work doesn't have to be strenuous!

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Family Handyman’s Vintage True Value Ad from the ’80s

Family Handyman published its first magazine in 1951. In honor of our 70th anniversary of garden advice and tool recommendations,...


10 Landscaping and Gardening Myths You Need to Stop Believing

A lot of good gardening advice has been passed down through the generations, but some erroneous recommendations have trickled down...

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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...


10 Secret Kitchen Ingredients That Can Help Your Garden Grow

These common kitchen pantry ingredients will bring new life and color to your garden.


Store Garden Hand Tools: Make a Handmade Toolbox

Branch handles make this a natural for your garden tools. Find step-by-step plans for making this garden toolbox below.


The Coolest Yard Tools You’ve Ever Seen

Prepare yourself for the next digging adventure with these incredible shovels.

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How to Sharpen Garden Tools

After a couple years of service, it's common for your favorite garden tools like garden cutters start losing their edge...


10 Best-Reviewed Garden Tillers on Amazon

According to Amazon reviewers, these are the best garden tillers you can buy.


12 Best Gardening Tools To Begin Planting

Gardening will be easier, more productive and, well, just a lot more fun when you have the right tools at...


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 Build a Garden Arbor

Make a sturdy place to relax or a dramatic garden entrance in a weekend with this amazing garden arbor.


How to Renew Your Garden Tool Handles

How to restore your garden tools


How to Build a Pine Garden Hutch

Keep all your gardening tools close at hand in this solid pine cabinet


How to Sharpen Garden Tools

Instructions on how to sharpen hedge shears, pruning shears and grass clippers using simple tools.


How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden

Solder up this trellis in a weekend with ordinary copper tubing


Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

13 expert sharpening tips and tools to make the job easier - no more dull DIY and garden tools!