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We Tried the Stihl BR 600 Backpack Blower, and It’s a Must-Have for Fall Cleanup

The Stihl BR 600 backpack blower is fuel efficient and durable, and it produces low exhaust emissions and...

Solitary Bees: Nature’s Unsung Heroes

Honey bees get all the attention, while solitary bees do most of the work. Let's give solitary bees their day...

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Save Money and Get More Out of Your Fall Flower Planters

Perennials can bloom in your fall flower planters now and be part of your perennial garden next spring.

This Zip Tie Hack Will Make Trimming Ornamental Grasses a Breeze

Gather, cut and dispose of excess grass in seconds!

How to Remove Bushes and Shrub Roots

You don't have to dig when learning how to remove bushes and shrub roots! Use a lever to make shrub...

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How To Grow Fruits and Vegetables Indoors Year-Round

You've stored your outdoor gardening gear for the season, but that doesn't mean you can't grow some fruits and veggies...

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Toad Lily: How To Grow This Gorgeous Fall Flower

What grows in the shade, blooms in the fall, and comes in varieties with variegated foliage and spotted flowers? Toad...

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How To Create a Gravel Garden

Here's how to fashion a weed- and worry-free gravel garden that's quick, easy and affordable.

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The Best Plant Identification Apps

If you've ever wondered which plants are growing in your backyard, these apps are for you.

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Guide To Growing Asters for Fall Flowers

Autumn in my garden wouldn't be the same without fall asters. Butterflies and bees love them, too!

Seeding Square Review: Seed Spacer Tool for Maximum Harvest (We Tried It!)

This ingenious tool provides a simple way to plant seeds with optimal spacing for vegetables to flourish. Here's...

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Guide for Growing Goldenrod

I can't imagine my fall garden without the bright yellow flowers of goldenrod attracting pollinators hungry for nectar before cold...

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What To Know About Growing Sunflowers From Seeds

Sunflowers grow best when you sow seeds directly in the garden. Here are a few tips to keep in mind...

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10 Fast-Growing Flowers

You can enjoy beautiful blooms in as little as six weeks!

CobraHead vs. Grampa’s Weeder: Which Gardening Tool Is Right for You?

To see which is the best weeding tool, we put the long-handle CobraHead weeder and cultivator and Grampa's Weeder against...

Best Shrubs for Fall Leaf Color

For outstanding fall color in your garden, plant a variety of shrubs that put on a showy display.

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Gardening By the Moon: How To Use Lunar Phases for Planting and Harvesting

Connect with your ancestors and Mother Nature when you garden by the phases of the moon. Apply lunar gardening principles...

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7 Favorite Sunflower Varieties for Fall

Autumn's favorite flower comes in dozens of delightful shapes and colors.

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Growing Zinnias: Everything You Need To Know

Zinnias are easy to grow, come in many sizes and colors and there's at least one variety for every type...

Merrell Hydro Moc Water Shoe Review: Unisex Pick, Beats Crocs

The Merrell water shoes, called Hydro Moc, are among the trusted hiking brand’s bestsellers for a reason. Here’s...

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What’s the Difference Between Geraniums and Pelargoniums?

You think you know geraniums but haven't heard of pelargoniums? One is a perennial and the other is grown as...

7 Best Rabbit Repellents to Save Your Garden From the Adorable Creatures

Whether you have a large vegetable garden or small flower beds, keep them free of bunnies with the right rabbit...

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Hugelkultur Raised Bed vs. Traditional: Which Is Better for Your Garden?

Explore the world of hugelkultur gardening! Learn how it compares to traditional raised beds, what to plant and how to...

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8 Gorgeous Dahlia Colors for Summer 2023

Summer's favorite flower just got even prettier!

It’s So Hot That Mulch Is Catching On Fire

Add this landscaping staple to your list of spontaneous combustibles.

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What is Nutrient Burn?

Overfeeding your plants can hurt them in the long run. Here's a look at nutrient burn and how to prevent...

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A Guide for Growing Bearded Iris

Bearded irises can be grown almost anywhere, adding color and pop to the garden each spring.

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7 Tips to Protect Your Garden in a Heatwave

Your plants can still survive the summer heat with a just little TLC.

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6 Landscape Fabrics to Keep Weeds Out of Your Garden

We've examined the size, durability, permeability and beginner-friendliness of these fabrics to ensure there's a garden solution for everyone.