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    14 Smart Small Yard Landscaping Ideas

    Many of today's homes (especially condos and townhouses) often have little or no yard space at all. Fear not. Here are 14 small yard landscaping ideas that will give your space serious style!



    If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

    Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


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    How to Budget Landscaping Costs for a New Home

    It's easy to underestimate landscaping costs for your new home or cabin. It's a major expense that requires a well-planned,...

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    9 Best Trees To Grow in a Pot

    Trees are a wonderful way to add vertical interest to the landscape. This can also be done on a smaller...


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    7 Best Patio Trees for Shade

    Here’s a list of ornamental trees in a variety of sizes to create shade for any patio.

    4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

    Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


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    If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

    Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...


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    Tips On How To Stake a Tree

    If you want your tree to grow big and strong, staking is a necessary practice that can provide tremendous benefits....


    How to Turn an Empty Milk Jug Into a Watering Can

    Can't find your watering can? Don't make your plants wait until you can buy a new one at the gardening...

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    10 Best Shrubs for Shade

    Don't let your shady yard stop you from having a lively landscape. Jazz up your space with our list of...


    5 Best Digging Shovels of 2021

    Take a look at some of the best shovels available in 2021 no matter what kind of digging you have...


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    7 Shoreline Landscaping Design Ideas for Your Cabin

    Lake, pond or riverfront property? Give it an earth-friendly beauty boost with the shoreline landscaping idea that best matches your...


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    Homeowner’s Guide To Shrubs

    They're a landscape mainstay, second only to trees in stature. Our handy guide will help ensure your shrubs get the...


    13 Before and After Backyard Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend

    Have a bland backyard and a free weekend? We'll show you how to update your outdoor space for fun and...

    12 Incredible Dog Houses for Your Best Friend

    For millions of people across the globe, dogs aren't just pets, they're part of the family. And a beloved member...


    24 Ways to Decorate Your Home and Yard For Halloween

    Although many people love decorating for Christmas, others go all out decking the house for Halloween. These tips will help...


    Homeowner’s Guide to Tree Pruners and Loppers

    Pruning a tree is a lot easier if you have the right tools. Here's everything you need to know about...


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    11 Fast-Growing Shade Trees

    Cool down your house in summer and maximize your air conditioner's efficiency. These trees will quickly throw some shade your...


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    Best Drought-Resistant Perennials

    Don't lament your dry soil — take advantage of it by growing these 10 distinctive perennials that are drought resistant.


    What to Know About Digging Bars

    Learn more about these versatile and powerful digging tools here.


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    What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

    When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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    What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

    Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...

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    Best Perennials for Sunny Spots

    Have a sunny spot where you could use a bright splash of color? Start with these 10 popular sun-loving perennials.


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    Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

    Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


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    Best Landscaping Plants for Around a Pool

    Add ambiance, color and fragrance to your pool surroundings. These plants help make any poolscape attractive and inviting.


    10 Dwarf Trees for Your Backyard

    Dwarf trees offer beauty and edible fruit without taking up much yard space. Learn what dwarf trees are and discover...


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    Hillside Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Yard

    Take advantage of a steep or hilly yard with these gorgeous landscaping ideas.


    Green Industry Expo to Return In-Person This Fall

    After a year of virtual trade shows, the GIE+EXPO returns to its normal format this October.