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  • 11 Easy-to-Grow Plants to Add Color to Your Shade Garden

    No matter what the situation, nature provides. Take shade, for instance. These 11 plants take varying amounts of shade and still add color,…

  • 10 Best Plants for Container Gardening

    Container gardening continues to be hot. Homeowners like that containers are easy to plant and maintain. They also like that the containers…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • 10 Easy Vegetables Every Midwest Gardener Should Grow in their Garden

    Fresh taste, nutritious food and the convenience of having a produce aisle right outside your door. That’s what awaits vegetable…

  • Try These Great New Plants in Your Garden

    One of the joys of gardening is to be able to experiment with new varieties every year. Thanks to advances in plant breeding, new outdoor plants…

  • Aromatherapy Garden Plants

    The power of scent is remarkable. Just a whiff can transport us back in time to a distant memory. Scent can also affect our mood, appetite,…

  • Colorful Shade Tolerant Plants

    By Sally Roth Just a few years ago, the words “shade garden” brought to mind hostas, ferns, impatiens and maybe some astilbe. Shade gardens were…

  • Square Foot Gardening

    Text and photos by Donna and Tom Krischan What do you get when you combine the analytical brain of an engineer, the organizational tactics of an…

  • How to Start a Garden

    Create an attractive planting bed for growing flowers, fruits or vegetables with this simple, eight-step process that takes you from planning…

  • Mulch Guide

    Mulch is good for your plants and a great labor saver. It reduces evaporation, slows weed growth, improves soil quality, and makes your gardens…

  • How to Build a Cedar Potting Bench

    You don’t need any special woodworking skills to build this handy gardener’s bench in a weekend. We’ll show you everything…

  • Late Summer Container Plants

    Your best bet for late-season container color? Annuals! And many of them will reward you with garden color all summer long and right into fall.…

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