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Tips for Tidy Outdoor Storage

Wouldn't it be nice to have all of your gardening tools and supplies organized and in a handy location? Read...

Greenhouse from the Salad Bar

The next time you hit up a salad bar for lunch, save the plastic clamshell container. It can be reused...

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10 Tips for Winter Composting

There's no reason to let compost go dormant over the winter. Keeping your compost active year-round offers a range of...

Square Foot Gardening

Make the most of your time and space with a smarter way to plant your garden: square foot gardening

Build a License Plate Birdhouse

Personalize a DIY birdhouse with an old license plate, and you’ll have a real one-of-a-kind place for birds to call...

10 Wildflowers That Do Well in Home Gardens

Wildflowers are a good option for the gardener who wants plants to do the "heavy lifting" without a lot of...

11 Sparkling Shrubs for Today’s Yards

Shrubs have come a long way since the days of "blink and you'll miss seeing it bloom" forsythias. Advances in...

Garden Tool Storage Ideas

The right garden tools make gardening easier for sure. But where do you store all those tools? And how do...

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How To Build a Garden Arbor

Create this stylish, arched DIY garden arbor in only a couple of days. It’s way easier than it looks.

How to Construct a DIY Wooden Cart With Wheels

This perfectly balanced workhorse rolls up and down hills with ease.

How to Build Easy DIY Steps on a Slope

This easy-to-build natural stone path will last a lifetime

How To Sharpen Shears, Hedge Trimmers and Other Garden Tools

Proper gardening tool sharpening, such as pruning shears and hedge clippers, make your work easier, and the sharpening can be...

How to Build a DIY Copper Trellis for Your Garden

Solder up this trellis in a weekend with ordinary copper tubing

How to Build a Garden Pond Deck

Plans for a rectangular reflecting pond with ground-level boardwalk.

Drip Irrigation for Vegetables

Learn how to get stress-free vegetable garden irrigation.

Getting the Kinks Out: Finding a Garden Hose that Actually Works

I'm on a quest for the perfect garden hose.

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Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

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

Garden Shed Illustrations and Materials List

These illustrations and this materials list are a part of the Garden Shed that appeared in the July/August, 2008 issue...

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Best Flowers for Bees

Help the pollinators around your home by planting flowers for bees, many of which are easy to grow and low...

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How To Close Down Your Vegetable Garden for the Winter

While fall winds down, there's still some garden winterization to do. Here's how to handle your final harvest, plus tips...

The 6 Types of Soil For Your Garden

Gardening success depends on knowing your soil. Here's how to determine your soil type, and point your green thumb toward...

8 Best Garden Hose Reels of 2024

Whether you tend an acre plot or a tiny vegetable patch, garden hose reels keep your yard neat and tidy...

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10 Best Plants that Bloom in the Winter

Give your home's landscaping a pop of color even during the dark, dreary months of winter. These winter blooming plants...