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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!



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Ditch Plastic Landscape Edging for Natural Mulch

Hate the look of plastic landscape edging? For a more informal, natural border around planted areas, try trench edging...

The Best Cordless Leaf Blowers, Tested By a Lawn Expert

After testing dozens of cordless leaf blowers, we've found the perfect combination of power, usability and affordability.

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How To Use a Broadcast Spreader the Right Way

A broadcast spreader is an essential tool for taking care of your lawn.


8 Bulbs to Plant in Spring

Not to worry if you missed fall planting. From lush lilies to dazzling dahlias, here are bulbs to plant in...

25 Trees for Every Landscape Need

Trees play several roles in the home landscape. Here are some expert recommendations for which trees to plant for the...


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10 Living Fence Ideas

A living fence is a great alternative to regular fencing. It can bloom, attract wildlife and even change with the...


Worx Trimmer Review: Testing the Amazon’s Best Selling Cordless Weed Wacker

If you need a lightweight cordless string trimmer that's easy to use, this 12-inch model from Worx is perfect for...


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What To Know About Backyard Koi Ponds

Do you have backyard koi ponds on your water features Pinterest board? These insider insights will help you decide if...

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7 Things To Consider Before Planting a Wildflower Meadow

Wildflower meadows are a great option for pollinators and nature-loving gardeners. Here's what to know before turning your yard into...


19 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you’re a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a barefoot-worthy lawn with these tips.


We Tried the Craftsman Electric Lawn Mower, a Riding Mower for Tight Spaces

Ready to take the plunge and go battery-powered? We tested the Craftsman electric lawn mower–here’s what we thought.


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10 Ground Cover Plants for Full Sun

For your sunniest expanses in the landscape, consider these low-maintenance ground cover plants to choke out competing weeds.


3 Simple Landscape Edging Ideas

Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance garden and landscape edging ideas to inspire and keep weeds out of your garden.
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9 Best Privacy Shrubs

Whether it's to screen a view, hide an eyesore or gain some privacy from prying eyes, these shrubs offer homeowners...


You Can Prep Your Garden Super Quickly With This Cardboard Gardening Hack

One hour doing this can save you from an entire season of weeding!


Toro Zero-Turn Mower Review: We Tried Toro’s First Electric Riding Mower and It Was Well Worth...

I got my hands on the all-new 60V MAX TimeCutter–the first Toro electric zero-turn mower. Check out my electric Toro...


Husqvarna Combi Switch 330iK Review: It’s Official, I’m Breaking Up With My String Trimmer and...

I tested the convenient Husqvarna Combi Switch 330iK pole saw and edger and it's safe to say...


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Cool New Shrubs To Grow in Your Yard

Flowering shrubs are ready for their moment, thanks to the work of plant breeders. See what's new and improved with...


We Tried the All-New 2024 Toro TimeCutter SS4225, Zero Turn Mower & Here’s Our Unfiltered...

The Toro TimeCutter SS4225 is the revamped version of the classic zero-turn lawn mower. We tested it for ourselves.


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Can You Replant a Christmas Tree?

Replanting a living Christmas tree is possible if you buy the right kind and have a good spot for it...


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...


7 Best Leaf Vacuums for Maintaining a Pristine Lawn This Fall

Those leaves are falling fast. Instead of raking or blowing them into a pile and bagging them up, check out...

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Best Shrubs for Fall Leaf Color

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


It’s So Hot That Mulch Is Catching On Fire

Add this landscaping staple to your list of spontaneous combustibles.


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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.


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Sod vs. Seed: How to Choose the Right Option for a Lush Lawn

Both approaches have their pros and cons.


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How To Clean Pavers

Got some dirty pavers in your garden, patio or walkway? With proper cleaning, they can look as good as new.


This Weed Wacker Hack Offers Protection for Your Plants

Want to keep your shrubs and plants safe from your weed wacker? We review a TikTok hack on how to...