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10 Small Plants for Landscaping

Looking for the best small plants for landscaping? Here are some ideas that will have your yard looking good from the ground up.

NALP Launches Climate Change Campaign for National Lawn Care Month

Taking care of the environment starts with taking care of your lawn.


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How to Plant and Grow a Tulip Tree

Tulip trees offer year-round shade, beautiful flowers and stunning fall foliage. Consider growing this ornamental tree if it thrives in...


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10 Tall Outdoor Plants for Landscaping

Mixing plants of varying sizes and textures is an easy way to add visual interest to any yard.


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Japanese Maple Tree Care: Planting and Growing Tips

The Japanese maple tree boasts year-round beauty with a wide range of colors. Considering adding one of these trees to...

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How To Prune Crepe Myrtle

Fast-growing crepe myrtle is a garden show-off, with bright flowers all summer long. Find out how to prune crepe myrtle...


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10 Flower Border Ideas and Designs

These playful colors, sophisticated greens and pleasing textures make gorgeous designs with eye-catching flower borders.

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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.


10 Unusual Landscape Borders

Draw interest in your garden with these unique landscaping borders. Many are repurposed materials, which means money savings, too!


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Turn Your Fall Leaves into Free Mulch and Compost

Use fall leaves to improve soil, make free mulch and expand your garden beds.


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10 Perennials You Should Cut Back Every Fall (And 5 to Let Be)

Winterizing your garden includes trimming back some perennials and leaving others until spring. Our experts tell you what to do...

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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11 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting

Some are garden thugs, others are maintenance hogs or one-hit wonders. Don't bother planting these shrubs.


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How Often Should You Remove and Replace Mulch?

Mulch is a gift to the soil — one that occasionally needs replenishing or reinvigorating, but rarely replacing.


How to Keep Your Garden Alive When You Go on Vacation

Keep your garden and potted plants looking fresh and alive when you're headed out of town for some rest and...


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Our 10 Favorite Garden Gnome Ideas

A garden gnome adds fun and whimsy to any yard or garden. Here are some of the best ones to...

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10 Ideas for Growing an Edible Landscape

Incorporate tasty fruits, herbs and vegetables into edible home landscaping.


10 Invasive Plants You Should Get Out of Your Garden Now

Keep your guard up. Look out for these weedy pests and make sure they don't get a toehold in your...


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3 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Yard Waste

Enrich your lawn and garden with these economical, chemical-free greenscaping practices.


12 Easy Plants to Bolster Backyard Landscaping

They're as easy on the eyes as they are easy to grow. Meet 12 garden superstars that don't take a...


10 Benefits of a Healthy Yard

You can reduce stress, improve your mood, and increase your bottom line by creating a healthy yard. Here are 10...


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How to Grow and Care for Hostas

Shade-loving hostas add lushness, color and volume to your garden. Follow these tips for getting the most out of landscaping...


10 Pretty Purple Flowers That’ll Make Your Garden Pop

Add a splash of purple to your landscape with some bountiful blooms. Whether you're looking for annuals or perennials, here...


How to Hide an Air Conditioner: 9 Clever Ways

As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC unit is accessible, covering that...

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Palm Tree Landscaping Tips for Warm Climate Dwellers

If you're dreaming of a lush, exotic garden, no tropical look is complete without palms. Here's how you can use...


Our Favorite Flower Bed Ideas for Full Sun

You can have a beautiful garden without a lot of work. As proof, here are 10 flower bed ideas for...


Eye-Catching Raised Flower Bed Ideas

Raised flower beds are a great option, no matter what your outdoor space looks like. Raised bed gardening is not...


Low-Maintenance Flower Bed Tips

These tips will help you make a beautiful garden with showy, low-maintenance flowers and ground covers.


The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

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